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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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Week 7 MVFC Primer and Power Rankings

A preview for week 7 in the MVFC, a quick look at other big games this week in the FCS, and my first league power rankings of the year.

MVFC Week 6 Recap

Recap of a crazy week six in the 2021 fall MVFC season.

Week 3 MVFC Recap

It was another fabulous week in the Valley. See my recap of week 3 in the MVFC here.

Week 2 MVFC Recap

Recap of week two of the fall 2021 MVFC football season.

MVFC Week 2 Primer

All eleven MVFC teams are in action this week. Below you’ll find a preview of each matchup and my prediction for the game. I am 10/10...

MVFC Week 1 (and 0) Recap

Last week I did a primer for week 1 of the MVFC and I have to say I underestimated my league. While I did predict the outcome of every...

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...

MVFC Week One Primer

We have reached week one, so I suppose it is time for me to get back on the horse! I can’t believe football is back, and for FCS fans it...

Week 10: MVFC Power Rankings

FIVE BIDS! Holy cow. The committee showed the MVFC all the respect in the world by giving the league 66% of the at-large bids and...

MVFC Football Week 9 Power Rankings

Another team opted out this week as the MVFC continued to trudge along in this weird spring season. The league has now completed just...