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Viking Football Ranked No. 8 in Spring Poll
Posted April 13, 2015

Complete Rankings-Click Here Marshall, Mo. (April 13, 2015)- The Missouri Valley College football team is ranked No. 8 in the 2015 NAIA Football Coaches' Spring Top 25 Poll released Monday.  The poll is released to coincide with spring workouts for football programs across the NAIA.  The Vikings have now been ranked in 116 consecutive coaches' polls, the second longest active streak in the NAIA... Read More

2015 Viking Football Recruiting Class
Posted April 13, 2015

Viking Football Takes Part in Reading Superbowl
Posted February 5, 2015

Marshall, Mo. (Feb. 5, 2015)—Members of the Missouri Valley College football team participated in the Benton Elementary School’s annual Reading Superbowl on February 5.  MVC student-athletes visited the classrooms at Benton to read books to the students and talk with them about how important reading and education is... Read More

Viking Football 2015 Recruiting Class
Posted February 4, 2015

Two Viking Football Coaches Leave for New Positions
Posted January 5, 2015

 Marshall, Mo. (January 5, 2015)- Two members of the 2014 Missouri Valley College football staff have taken new positions at other NAIA programs.  Former Offensive and Recruiting Coordinator Aaron Christensen has accepted the Head Coaching position at Montana State University-Northern, and former Defensive Backs Coach Lavell Jackson has left to take the Defensive Coordinator position at Bethany (Kan... Read More

Ty Phillips Named Top NAIA Defender in National Award
Posted December 24, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 24, 2014)- Missouri Valley College student-athlete, Senior Defensive Lineman Ty Phillips (East St. Louis, Ill.), has been recognized by the Little Rock (Ark.) Touchdown Club as the top vote-getter in the NAIA for the 2014 Cliff Harris Award.   Phillips was one of 14 NAIA players, and 56 other players from across NCAA Division II and III, chosen as a finalist for this year’s award which recognizes the top defensive player in small-college football... Read More

Viking Football Finishes Season Ranked No. 8
Posted December 22, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 22, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College football team finished the 2014 season ranked No. 8 in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll released Monday, down three spots from the final regular season poll released last month.   The Vikings finished the season with a 9-3 overall record, a fourth-straight Heart of America Athletic Conference championship and a third-straight NAIA Football Championship Series Quarterfinal appearance... Read More

Viking Student-Athletes Receive Scholar Athlete Honors
Posted December 18, 2014

Marshall, Mo. (December 18, 2014)- The NAIA has announced the 2014 Fall Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athletes.  To be eligible for this honor student-athletes must be nominated by their institution’s head coach, must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved junior academic status in the classroom... Read More

Ty Phillips Named to AFCA All-America Team
Posted December 16, 2014

 Marshall, Mo. (December 16, 2014)- Missouri Valley College Senior Defensive Lineman Ty Phillips (East St. Louis, Ill.) has been chosen for the 2014 American Football Coaches Association NAIA Coaches’ All-America Team.   This is the second-straight year Phillips has earned All-American status from the AFCA and joins former Viking Richard Wick (2010-2011) as the program’s only student-athletes to earn two-straight AFCA All-American honors... Read More

Ty Phillips Nominated for National Award
Posted December 11, 2014

 Marshall, Mo. (December 11, 2014)- For the second year in a row, Missouri Valley College Senior Defensive Lineman Ty Phillips (East St. Louis, Ill.) is a finalist for a National award.   Today it was announced that Phillips is a finalist for the 2014 Cliff Harris Award which recognizes the top small-college defensive player in the country... Read More