Recent Football News
Monday, September 15, 2014
Weekly Notebook - Sept. 15
Valley Football schools all but finish their non-conference portion of the schedule this week, with eight of the league’s 10 teams in action. After Sept. 20, only three non-conference regular-season tilts remain. Five of the games this weekend are at home, where the league has fashioned a perfect 13-0 mark this season.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Vote for Your Top Players
In 2014, the Missouri Valley Football Conference will celebrate its 30th anniversary. Founded in 1985 as the Gateway Football Conference, the league has produced countless All-Americans and owns five national championships in its first 29 seasons.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Six Valley Football Teams Ranked
Valley Football has tied a record with six teams in the Top 25 and five teams in the Top 15. All 10 schools received votes in The Sports Network poll this week.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Two Players Earn National Honors
LB Pat Meehan of Illinois State and QB Mike Perish of Indiana State have been named National Players of the Week. Meehan earned honors from both The Sports Network and College Sporting News.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Valley Football Players of the Week
This week's Missouri Valley Football Conference Players of the Week include QB Mike Perish of Indiana State; LB Pat Meehan of Illinois State; P Chris Sullens of Missouri Stat; QB Mark Iannotti of Southern Illinois; and C Tanner Crum of SIU.
Monday, September 08, 2014
Weekly Football Notebook - Sept. 8
For the first time this year, all 10 league teams are in action. Two league teams are at FBS programs (Indiana State at Ball State; Northern Iowa at Hawaii), and the eight other contests are against FCS programs.
Monday, September 08, 2014
League Pair Honored Nationally
RB Zach Zenner of South Dakota State; and LB Carlton Littlejohn of North Dakota State all earned National Player of the Week honors this week.
Monday, September 08, 2014
Five MVFC Teams Ranked This Week
North Dakota State remained the No. 1 team in the Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Poll this week. The Bison were nearly a unanimous No. 1 selection, receiving 25 of the 26 first-place votes after extending their FCS-record winning streak to 26 games.