NAIA Football Pre-Season Ratings Released

August 02, 2022 10:09am

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Northwestern and Dordt are two of three ranked GPAC teams in the NAIA pre-season football poll. The Red Raiders are pre-season number three after advancing to at least the national semi-finals for the second straight season last fall. Dordt, which finished 23rd in the final rankings last season is number 21 in this year's pre-season poll after going 7-3 a year ago. Northwestern's only two losses last season came to eventual national champion Morningside, and the Mustangs are the pre-season number one team with another Iowa school, Grand View at number two. Also from the GPAC, Concordia is receiving votes. Dordt opens the season September 3rd at Briar Cliff while Northwestern also opens the same day in Sioux City against Morningside. You can see the etire pre-season poll here.