ST. LOUIS, M.O. (Valley-Football.org) — The Missouri Valley Football Conference has three of the nation’s top-5 ranked schools, including North Dakota State (1), South Dakota State (2), and Missouri state (5). Southern Illinois and UNI are also ranked again this week, while South Dakota and North Dakota are receiving votes.
The last time the league had 3 teams in the Top 5 was on March 8, 2021, when UND (3), UNI (4) and NDSU (5) represented the league. Prior to that, the Conference accomplished the feat on Sept. 25, 2017 with NDSU (2), SDSU (4), and Youngstown State (5).