Recent Football News
Monday, September 26, 2016
Valley Football Weekly Notebook (Sept. 26)
All 10 league teams are in action with five league games on the slate. Illinois State and North Dakota State meet for the first time since facing one another in the NCAA Division I Football Championship game following the 2014 season (NDSU won, 29-27).
Monday, September 26, 2016
7 MVFC Teams Ranked This Week
Seven MVFC teams are ranked this week. North Dakota State, No. 1 in all three polls (FCS Coaches, STATS and HERO Sports), is joined in the Top 10 by Western Illinois (No. 7/8).
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Valley Football Players of the Week (Sept. 24)
This week's Missouri Valley Football players of the week include QB Sean McGuire of Western Illinois; LB Brett Taylor of Western Illinois; PK Jerry Nunez of Indiana State; WR Bob Pugh of Indiana State; and OL Matt Zobrist of Western Illinois.
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Valley Football Recaps - Sept. 24
The league had a light schedule on Saturday, with just four games. Western Illinois gave the league a record fourth win against an FBS program in a single season; Indiana State knocked off Illinois State in the league opener for both schools; and Missouri State fell at Kansas State in a game that was halted at halftime due to weather/poor playing conditions.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Valley Football Weekly Notebook (Sept. 19)
It’s a lighter week on Sept. 24 with only four MVFC teams in action. Missouri State (at Kansas State) and Western Illinois (at Northern Illinois) wrap up their regular-season non-conference slates at FBS programs.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Six MVFC Teams Ranked in Top 16
Six MVFC teams are ranked in all three polls, as North Dakota State is a unanimous No. 1 in all three after knocking off No. 11/13 Iowa this past Saturday in Iowa City.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Valley Football Players of the Week (Sept. 17)
This week's Missouri Valley Football Players of the Week include QB Isaac Harker of Indiana State; LB MJ Stumpf of North Dakota State; PK Cam Pedersen of North Dakota State; QB Josh Straughan of Southern Illinois; and RT Landon Lechler of North Dakota State.
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Valley Football Recaps - Sept. 17
Valley Football schools mustered a combined 4-4 record in non-conference play, which included two last-second heart-breaking losses on the road, but North Dakota State's sixth-straight win against an FBS program (No. 11 Iowa) highlighted Saturday's action.