Defending MIAA football champion Hope is the pre-season favorite of the league's coaches and the media. The Flying Dutchmen were the unanimous pick of the coaches and received 12-of-13 votes from the media during the 38th annual Media Day hosted by Albion College.
Poll Results: 1. Hope (19) 21 pts., 2. Adrian (1) 59, 3. Olivet 65, 4. Albion (1) 70, 5. Alma 85, 6. Tri-State 119, 7. Kalamazoo 121, 8. Wisconsin Lutheran 152.
The oldest collegiate conference in America, the MIAA will mark its 110th football season in 2007. The Flying Dutchmen will report to camp on August 13th. The season opener will be a home game on Saturday, Sept. 1, against first-time opponent UW-River Falls.