The top 5 remains unchanged in the Week 7 Power Rankings. Michigan Tech falls out of the top 10 as several team enter the Power Rankings after being unranked last week.

Power  Ranking Team Record What They Are Saying Previous Rank
1 MSU-Mankato 7-0 The Mavericks won its 40th consecutive NSIC game 1
2 West Georgia 7-0 Impressive 28-7 victory at Delta State 2
3 Ferris State 6-0 Avenged last year's playoff loss by beating Ohio Dominican 38-17 3
4 Sioux Falls 7-0 Recorded a season-high six sacks in 34-26 road win at Southwest Minnesota State 4
5 Northwest Missouri 7-0 Avenged last season only regular-season loss with a 31-14 win at Pittsburg State 5
6 CSU-Pueblo 6-1 Erased a 10-0 first quarter deficit and scored 48 unanswered points at Chadron State 7
7 Colorado School of Mines 7-0 In the last two weeks junior quarterback Justin Dvorak 899 yards and 9 touchdowns; faces CSU-Pueblo 7
8 Ashland 6-0 31-point victory in Homecoming victory as sophomore quarterback Travis Tarnowski throws for 360 yards 8
9 Shepherd 6-0 Sophomore linebacker James Gupton led the Rams with six tackles in 46-17 win 10
10 Midwestern State 7-0 Senior Arsenio Phillips career-high 106 yards in 35-10 win over Humboldt 14
11 Texas A&M-Commerce 6-1 Lone Star Conference showdown at home against Midwestern State; 3 p.m. (CT) kickoff 13
12 North Alabama 5-1 Faces toughest test of the season at West Georgia 15
13 Grand Valley State 6-1 Four straight wins since loss to Ferris State NR
14 Michigan Tech 5-1 Tough task trying to rebound from first loss by playing at Ferris State 9
15 Slippery Rock 6-1 Rushed for 252 yards in win over Mercyhurst NR
16 Henderson State 6-1 Moved into first place in the Great American Conference with 41-3 victory NR