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Missouri Valley Conference Beat is a blog dedicated to the Missouri Valley Conference, Missouri Valley Football Conference, mid-major basketball and FCS football.  I am a Northern Iowa alum who loves small school DI sports.  Enjoy my ramblings about all things mid-major, with a focus on the Missouri Valley, below.

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MVC Expansion Candidate Profiles

An in depth look at the MVC expansion candidates: UIC, Kansas City, Murray State, Omaha and UT-Arlington.

Pre Week 11 FCS Playoffs Snapshot

I categorize the fall 2021 FCS playoff contenders and look at everyone's odds of making it with two weeks left to play.

Quick Hits: Ranking the MVFC Money Games

Across the country FCS teams will be taking on FBS teams in nonconference games over the next few weeks. The FCS does pull the occasional...

Top 30 MVC Newcomers of 2020-21 (So Far)

As the season began, I did a list of the “Top 30 Returning Players in the MVC”. While that was a good starting point for what to watch...