GLIAC -- The first NCAA Division II Football Regional Rankings of 2018 have been released and three Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) football programs are ranked inside the Top 10 led by Ferris State at No. 1 followed by Grand Valley State third and Saginaw Valley State in the No. 10 position.
Ferris State welcomes Wayne State this Saturday, while Grand Valley State heads to Saginaw Valley in another edition of the "Battle of the Valleys".
The top seven programs in the region at the end of the regular season will qualify for the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs with the No. 1 seed will receiving a first-round bye. Super Region Three consists of schools from the GLIAC, the Great American Conference (GAC), the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) and the Mid America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA).
Ferris State is ranked No. 2 nationally in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches' Top 25 Poll released Monday morning. Grand Valley State dropped one spot to No. 9, while Davenport is listed in the others receiving votes category. Davenport was listed in the others receiving votes category.
Below are the Oct. 22 NCAA Division II Super Region Four Rankings: