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David Boyce | NCAA.com | October 19, 2016

Division II Football Power Rankings: Week Seven

  Bemidji State jumped up a few spots in Week 7's power football rankings.

In Week 7, little movement occurs up top within the power rankings. However, Minnesota Duluth jumps into the rankings at No. 16, just as it prepares to face Bemidji State, who jumped to No. 12 this week. 

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Rank Team Record Comments Last Week
1


Northwest Missouri State

7-0 This team has won its last 22 games.  1
2
Shepherd
6-0 In a recent win, Shepherd set a school record for total number of yards with 804.  2
3
Grand Valley State
7-0  This team held Truman State to just 127 yards.  3
4
Sioux Falls
7-0 This is USF's third straight season to start 7-0. 4
5
Harding
7-0 Harding scored 28 or more points in the second quarter for the second straight week, 5
6
Midwestern State
6-0 Quarterback Quade Coward threw a touchdown pass in the final seconds of the most recent game to win, 28-21.  6
7
California (Pa.)
6-0 California posted over 300 rushing yards in its most recent win, its most rushing yards since 2004,   7
8
Tuskegee
6-0 Tuskegee returns from a bye week to face Kentucky State.  8
9
LIU-Post (N.Y.)
7-0 LIU Post overcame a 13-point deficit in a 30-23 road win. 9
10
North Alabama
4-1 Recorded its 12th straight homecoming win with a shutout.  10
11
Texas A&M-Commerce
6-1 The team caused four turnovers in a 14-point victory. 11
12
Bemidji State
6-1 Bemidji State moves on to face a stern test against Minnesota Duluth.  15
13
Henderson State
6-1 For the first time in school history, the coach, Scott Maxfield, has led the team to seven straight winning seasons.  13
14
Ashland
6-1 In the last two games, Ashland has outscored its oppenents, 108-13.  14
15
Azusa Pacific
6-1 In Azusa Pacific's 500th game, the offense tallied over 500 yards.  16
16
Minnesota Duluth
6-1 Minnesota Duluth has been on a six-game winning streak since its first loss in the season opener.  NR

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