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UNI football picked 3rd in MVFC

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The UNI Panther football team has been tabbed to finish third this season by the league's coaches, media, and sports information directors. The selection marks 29 consecutive years that the Panthers have been picked to finish in the top 5.

UNI also received 7 of the 39 first place votes.

Defending national champion North Dakota State has been tabbed as the league favorite followed by South Dakota State.

The Panthers placed 4 players on the MVFC's preseason all-conference first team in running back David Johnson, offensive lineman Jack Rummells, defensive lineman Xavier Williams, and defensive back Makinton Dorleant.

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