Morningside College is ranked third in the nation in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll released on Aug. 6.
The Mustangs come off a 2017 season where they posted a 13-1 record and won a seventh consecutive Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) championship. The Mustangs made their 14th consecutive postseason appearance in the NAIA Football Championship Series for the nation’s longest active streak.
Morningside has been ranked in the NAIA Top 25 for 125 consecutive polls for the nation’s longest active streak of Top 25 rankings.
Morningside is one of two teams from the GPAC in the NAIA Preseason Top 25. Aside from Morningside, Northwestern College is ranked seventh.
Morningside has a 147-28 record for a .840 winning percentage since the start of the 2004 season.
Morningside will open the 2018 season with a 1 p.m. home game against William Penn University on Saturday, Aug. 25.
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