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David Boyce | NCAA.com | November 22, 2016

Division II football power rankings: Final Week

  Northwest Missouri State quarterback Kyle Zimmerman was nominated for the 2016 Harlon Hill Trophy.

The top eight spots remain unchanged, but Tuskegee, Colorado Mines and North Greenville take a spot in the rankings. 

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Rank Team Record Comments Last Week
1


Northwest Missouri State

11-0

Team faces Emporia State in the playoffs for second straight season.

1
2
Shepherd
11-0

Rams are 11-9 in NCAA Division II postseason play.

2
3
Grand Valley State
11-0  

The Lakers have won 11 games in a season for the 12th time since 2001.

3
4
North Alabama
8-1

Meets UNC-Pembroke for second time in three years in playoffs; North Alabama won in 2014.

4
5
Sioux Falls
12-0

Won its first NCAA Division II playoff game.

 
5
6
Harding
12-0

Won its first NCAA Division II playoff game.

6
7
California (Pa.)
10-0

Rematch with Indiana (Pa.); Won first meeting 31-28 on Oct. 8.

 
7
8
LIU-Post (N.Y.)
12-0

Reached second round for first time since 2005.

8
9


Emporia State

11-1

Reached second round for second straight season.

 
11
10

Texas A&M-Commerce

10-1

Got first playoff win since 1991.

 
10
11


Indiana (Pa.)

10-1

Scored 62 points in road playoff win.

13
12

Ferris State

10-2

Rushed for 362 yards in 65-34 playoff win.

 
15
13


UNC-Pembroke

10-1 Won its first NCAA Division II playoff game.  16
14

Tuskegee

9-2 The program is making its first-ever appearance in the NCAA DII playoffs.  NR
15

Colorado Mines

10-2 The program will make its third trip to the DII playoffs.  NR
16

North Greenville

8-4 For the third time, the program advances to the DII playoffs.  NR

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