MOUNT BERRY, Ga. — At the conclusion of the season, the Berry College football team earned a No. 15 ranking in the final D3football.com poll.
The top 15 spot marks the highest ranking Berry has ever received in either the D3football.com or American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) polls.
The Vikings finished the year with a program-best 11-1 record after advancing to the second round of the NCAA playoffs. The team shattered over 100 program records en route to a perfect 10-0 regular season and the team's second straight conference title. Head coach Tony Kunczewski was selected as the Regional Coach of the Year by both D3football.com and the AFCA, while senior defensive lineman Mamadou Soumahoro was picked as a first team All-American for the second straight year in addition to being named the D3football.com National Defensive Player of the Year.
Berry also had three players named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District teams, five SAA Player of the Week honors this season, three D3football.com Team of the Week and All-Region selections and 21 total All-Conference honorees.