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  • 10 games to watch in 2016
    August 29, 2016
    Every fan hopes to watch more than ten games this season. But, if you want to pay attention beyond just your favorite team, these are the marquee regular season matchups that columnist Clyde Hughes is excited about.
  • The wait is over for UChicago
    May 11, 2016
    Nearly a year ago, sources told D3football.com that the University of Chicago was headed to the Midwest Conference. This was finally announced.
  • Starters in the making
    October 01, 2015
    Waiting is always going to be difficult. Some players sit for years behind a starter, preparing for their opportunity to lead their team on game day. If you don't break into the starting lineup until your senior year, that's a lot of waiting you've done.
  • Illinois College gives reins to a man named Brady
    September 08, 2015
    It's a tough act to follow, playing after the best quarterback in school history, but Brady Huber is doing his best to pick up where Michael Bates left off with the Blueboys.
  • Final four for Gagliardi Trophy announced
    December 09, 2014
    Three quarterbacks and a running back, the Academic All-American of the Year, two national semifinalists, or last year's Gagliardi Trophy winner. Slice it however you want: Here's the four finalists who will be on stage in Salem on Dec. 17.
  • Five juniors, five seniors named Gagliardi semifinalists
    November 24, 2014
    Will Kevin Burke get a chance to repeat as Gagliardi Trophy winner? Find out who the 10 semifinalists are and cast your vote!
  • Macalester Sneaks Past IC Football for MWC Title
    November 15, 2014
    A last-minute field goal from Macalester gave the Scots the Midwest Conference crown and an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III playoffs.
  • IC's seniors get one more shot
    November 11, 2014
    Michael Bates and the Illinois College Blueboys went to the playoffs as freshmen. On Saturday they'll try to bookend their careers by clinching another trip.
  • Football Rushes Past Cornell for MWC South Division Crown
    November 08, 2014
    The Blueboys capped a 5-0 season against the South Division with a 30-23 win over Cornell that clinched the title on Saturday afternoon. IC hosts Macalester on Nov. 15 to decide the MWC champion.
  • IC FOOTBALL OVERWHELMS KNOX, 57-14
    November 01, 2014
    The last 35 points of the game went to the Blueboys, turning a close game near halftime into a runaway by the final whistle.
  • IC Football Chops Down the Foresters, 49-6
    October 25, 2014
    A 35-point outburst in the opening half keyed the Blueboys to a big win over Lake Forest on Family Weekend.
  • IC Football Stifles Ripon’s Rushing Attack in 21-6 Victory
    October 04, 2014
    The Blueboy defense held the Red Hawks to more than 100 yards below their season average on the ground to get back in the win column on Saturday.
  • IC Football Stunned at St. Norbert, 32-27
    September 27, 2014
    A dramatic fourth quarter comeback sent the Blueboys to their second straight defeat on Saturday.
  • Record-Setting Contest Goes to Rose-Hulman in Triple Overtime, 74-68
    September 13, 2014
    In a game that tied the Division III record for combined points in a single game, Illinois College was outlasted on Saturday night by the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.
  • IC Football Lights Up Aurora, 49-6
    September 06, 2014
    In the first home game under lights in 85 years, the Blueboys made it an opening night to remember on Saturday at England Stadium.
  • No. 24 Illinois College scores 35-13 win over Monmouth
    November 02, 2013
    Blueboys improve to 8-0, set school record for most wins to start a season
  • Blueboys stay perfect, match best start in school history with 48-24 win over Knox
    October 26, 2013
    The Illinois College football team overcame a halftime deficit to beat Knox College on Saturday, matching the school's best start to a season as the Blueboys improved to 7-0. The Blueboys won 48-24.
  • Illinois College erasing sobering end to 2012
    September 19, 2013
    Illinois College's Garrett Campbell knows that it takes more than two games – not even nine games – to make a season. So the coach is not getting too exciting about a 2-0 start.
  • Macalester football to join MWC
    April 24, 2013
    The addition will give the Midwest Conference 12 teams and a title game starting in 2014. It also means that Macalester will not bring football back to the MIAC in the near future.
  • Blueboys fall in finale, 49-14
    November 10, 2012
    Illinois College committed six turnovers and Carroll University's Lamont Williams ran for six touchdowns as the Blueboys lost their regular-season finale on Saturday, 49-14, at England Stadium in Jacksonville.
  • Blueboys post first-ever win over Cornell, improve to 8-1
    November 03, 2012
    The Illinois College football team posted the first win over Cornell College in school history on Saturday thanks to big performances from Kevin Wallace, Davis Kinville and Kurt Frischman. The Blueboys beat the Rams 50-28.
  • Ground game fuels 34-31 win over Monmouth
    October 27, 2012
    A ground game fueled by 174 yards from Cecil Brimmage and three touchdowns from Dakota Lammy helped the Illinois College football team to a 34-31 win at Monmouth College on Saturday that snapped a 15-game losing streak against the Fighting Scots.
  • Big third quarter keys Blueboys' 49-29 win at Knox
    October 20, 2012
    Kendall Gibson and Cecil Brimmage ran for two second-half touchdowns apiece to help the Illinois College football team to a 49-29 Midwest Conference win at Knox College Saturday in Galesburg.
  • Blueboys bounce back, win homecoming game 31-9
    October 13, 2012
    Kendall Gibson threw three touchdown passes and ran for another and Illinois College scored a 31-9 win over Beloit College in its homecoming game Saturday at England Stadium in Jacksonville.
  • Wrapup: W&J falls, Johnnies struggle
    October 06, 2012
    The Presidents struggled barely 48 hours after losing a teammate. Elsewhere, St. John's woes reached historic levels, Illinois College fell, Castleton beat a rival and more.
  • Late LFC touchdown sends Blueboys to first loss
    October 06, 2012
    Lake Forest College scored a go-ahead touchdown with 1:12 remaining and the hosts held on for a 35-28 victory, sending the Illinois College football team to its first loss of the 2012 season on Saturday afternoon in Lake Forest.
  • Lammy, Downing lead Blueboys to 56-20 win over Lawrence
    September 29, 2012
    Dakota Lammy ran for 160 yards and two scores and Branden Downing caught a pair of touchdown passes Saturday as Illinois College ran away with a 56-20 win over visiting Lawrence University.
  • Goal-line stands key Blueboys' 46-21 win over Ripon
    September 22, 2012
    The Illinois College offense scored on all six of its red zone possessions while the IC defense provided a pair of goal-line stops to key a 46-21 win over visiting Ripon College Saturday at England Stadium in Jacksonville.
  • Bates sets passing records, Blueboys win MWC opener 53-20
    September 08, 2012
    Michael Bates threw for a Midwest Conference-record 580 yards and an Illinois College-record seven touchdowns as the Blueboys scored a 53-20 win in their Midwest Conference opener Saturday at Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa.
  • Blueboys have target on their back
    September 04, 2012
    Coaches seem to have a pretty good idea of that watershed moment when his team seems to start believing all the things he’s been telling them.
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1 Mary Hardin-Baylor (24) 15-0 624
2 Mount Union (1) 14-1 599
3 St. John's 12-1 566
4 UW-Whitewater 12-1 555
5 North Central (Ill.) 10-2 482
6 Johns Hopkins 12-2 457
7 St. Thomas 8-2 414
8 Muhlenberg 11-2 405
9 Hardin-Simmons 9-2 397
10 Bethel 11-2 396  
11 Whitworth 10-1 336  
12 Linfield 7-2 291  
13 Brockport 11-1 230  
14 Delaware Valley 9-2 223  
15 Illinois Wesleyan 8-2 197  
16 Berry 10-2 190  
17 John Carroll 9-2 168  
18 Wittenberg 9-1 162  
19 RPI 10-2 152  
20 Centre 10-2 137  
21 Washington and Jefferson 9-2 132  
22 Wheaton (Ill.) 8-2 109  
23 Wabash 9-1 105  
24 Randolph-Macon 9-3 91  
25 St. Norbert 10-2 83

Others receiving votes: Trine 73; UW-La Crosse 71; Wartburg 61; Wesley 59; Washington U. 58; Montclair State 49; Alfred 48; Ithaca 42; UW-Oshkosh 40; Central 29; Case Western Reserve 25; Baldwin Wallace 20; Salisbury 15; Trinity (Texas) 10; Hope 10; Redlands 6; Marietta 3; Trinity (Conn.) 3, MIT 2.

The D3football.com Top 25 is voted on by a panel of 25 coaches, Sports Information Directors and media members from across the country, and is published weekly. Points are awarded on a 25-24-23-22-etc. basis.