Category: Division-II Playoffs

NCAA Division-II Finals: Rams v. Bearcats

NCAA Division-II Football Playoffs Finals No. 5 Shepherd Rams (13-0) vs. No. 1 Northwest Missouri Bearcats (14-0) The Northwest Missouri State Bearcats are looking for their fifth NCAA Division-II football National Championship, which would tie them for the most all-time. They are also seeking their second championship in three seasons. The Bearcats ended the regular…

NCAA Division-II Semi-Finals: Lakers v. Rams

NCAA Division-II Football Playoffs Semi-Finals No. 12 Grand Valley State Lakers (12-2) vs. No. 5 Shepherd Rams (12-0)   The Grand Valley State Lakers and Shepherd Rams will take to the field on Saturday at 12 PM EST. For the Rams, this is just their second trip to the NCAA Division-II semi-finals, with their previous…

NCAA Division-II Semi-Finals: Wolves v. Bearcats

NCAA Division-II Football Playoffs Semi-Finals No. 7 West Georgia Wolves (12-1) vs. No. 1 Northwest Missouri Bearcats (13-0) The West Georgia Wolves are in the semi-finals for the second straight season, but this year they are looking to go all the way. The Wolves won the National Championship in 1982, and it would not be…

NCAA Division-II Playoffs: R. 3, Golden Tigers v. Wolves

NCAA Division-II Football Playoffs Round 3 No. 23 Tuskegee Golden Tigers (10-2) vs. No. 7 West Georgia Wolves (11-1) How They Got Here: The Tuskegee Golden Tigers finished the regular season 8-2. The Golden Tigers finished second in the Western Division of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, gaining an at-large bid into the NCAA Division-II…

NCAA Division-II Playoffs: R. 3, Hornets v. Bearcats

NCAA Division-II Football Playoffs Round 3 No. 18 Emporia State Hornets (11-2) vs. No. 1 Northwest Missouri State Bearcats (12-0) How They Got Here: The Emporia State Hornets finished second in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA) trailing only Northwest Missouri, their opponent in this contest. The Hornets went 9-2 in the regular season, winning…

NCAA Division-II Playoffs: R. 3, Lakers v. ThunderWolves

NCAA Division-II Football Playoffs Round 3 No. 12 Grand Valley State Lakers (11-0) vs. No. 4 Colorado State-Pueblo ThunderWolves (11-0) How They Got Here: The Grand Valley State Lakers entered the NCAA Division-II football playoffs as an at-large bid after finishing third in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The Lakers were 8-2 in the…

NCAA Division-II Playoffs: R. 3, The Rock vs. Rams

NCAA Division-II Football Playoffs Round 3 No. 10 Slippery Rock Rock (12-1) vs. No. 5 Shepherd Rams (11-0)   How They Got Here: Slippery Rock was the winners of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference after going 10-1 in the regular season. The Rock defeated West Chester University in the conference title game, dominating from start…

CSU-Pueblo ThunderWolves Defense Dominates to Bring Home Championship

The Colorado State University-Pueblo ThunderWolves clearly established that they were the better team on this day, holding the No. 1 scoring team in Division-II football scoreless on route to a 13-0 victory over Minnesota State University. It was the first National Championship in school history, and made a winner of a football program that just…

NCAA Division-II Football Championship: Minnesota State vs. Colorado State-Pueblo

Matchup: Saturday at 4:00 PM Eastern Time in Kansas City, KS, the Minnesota State University Mavericks will play the Colorado State University-Pueblo ThunderWolves for the Division-II Football championship. Minnesota State finished the regular season ranked No. 1 in the D2Football rankings, while Colorado State-Pueblo was No. 7. Neither of these teams has ever won a…

CSUP ThunderWolves Defense Leads Team into Division-II Finals

For nearly three quarters the West Georgia Wolves looked like they were going to shock Colorado State University-Pueblo and advance to the finals of the NCAA Division-II Football playoffs. That was until a little trickery gave the ThunderWolves a 10-7 lead with a little under 10 minutes left in the game. From there the team…

Minnesota State Rolls Over Concord, 47-13

The two teams that have the longest winning streaks in NCAA Division-II football entered the field in Mankato on Saturday, but only one of them played like a winner of 13-straight games.  The Minnesota State Mavericks put up an offensive show that was unstoppable, and they dominated the clock while scoring on every one of…

NCAA Division-II Football Semifinals: Minnesota State vs. Concord

Matchup: On Saturday at 3:o0 P.M. Eastern Time, the Minnesota State Mavericks will welcome the Concord University Mountain Lions to Blakeslee Stadium in Mankato, MN for their semifinal match in the NCAA Division-II playoffs. The Mavericks enter the contest as the No. 1 team in the final regular season D2Football poll, while Concord finished No.…

NCAA Division-II Football Semifinals: West Georgia vs. Colorado State-Pueblo

Matchup: On Saturday at 6:30 P.M. Eastern Time, the University of West Georgia Wolves will play the Colorado State University-Pueblo ThunderWolves at DeRose ThunderBowl in Pueblo, CO in the semifinals of the NCAA Division-II football playoffs. Entering the playoffs the ThunderWolves were No. 6 in the final regular season D2Football poll. The Wolves were No.…