Montreal moves ahead of archrival Laval in weekly U Sports football rankings

By The Canadian Press
September 12, 2017 - 11:30am

TORONTO — The Montreal Carabins leapfrogged archrival Laval on Tuesday to move into top spot in this week's U Sports football rankings.

Montreal (2-0) received 17 of 18 first-place votes and 161 points from the Football Reporters of Canada panel to knock the Rouge et Or (2-1) into second spot, U Sports said in a release. The Carabins defeated the Rouge et Or 21-16 last weekend.

The Calgary Dinos (2-0) remained in third position and the Western Mustangs (3-0) held steady in fourth. The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks (2-0) rose one position to fifth.

The top 10 is rounded out by the Regina Rams (1-1), Saskatchewan Huskies (2-0), Ottawa Gee-Gees (3-0), McMaster Marauders (1-1) and UBC Thunderbirds (1-1).

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