Morningside is ranked No. 6 in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll.
Morningside is ranked sixth in the nation in the NAIA Football Coaches’ Postseason Top 25 Poll released on Dec. 20.
The Mustangs, who were ranked fifth in the final regular season poll, posted a 10-2 record and won their sixth consecutive Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) championship during the 2016 campaign. The Mustangs made their 13th consecutive postseason appearance in the NAIA Football Championship Series, where they lost 42-35 in the quarterfinals against eventual NAIA National Champion University of Saint Francis.
Morningside has been ranked in the NAIA Top 25 for 125 consecutive polls for the nation’s longest active streak of Top 25 rankings. The Mustangs also have the nation’s longest active streak with their 13 consecutive NAIA Championship Series appearances.
Morningside is one of four teams from the GPAC in the NAIA Postseason Top 25. Aside from Morningside, Doane College is ranked 10th, Dakota Wesleyan University is 16th, and Concordia University is 19th.
Morningside has a 134-27 record for a .832 winning percentage since the start of the 2004 season.
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