(News Talk 1480 WHBC) – While the success of the Mount Union football program has been no secret in Stark County, the division three powerhouse has recently received some national recognition.
In honor of the upcoming 150th season of college football, ESPN produced a list of the top 50 best college football programs, ranking Mount Union at 16. The Purple Raiders are the highest non-division one program on the list.
The 13 time National Champs are ranked just between LSU at 15 and The University of Miami at 17. The top spot on the list belongs to the University of Alabama.
Ohio State also made an appearance in the top five, earning the number three ranking. Other Ohio Universities who also made the list include Miami (Ohio) at 40 and Wittenberg at 27.