Despite what ESPN says tonight kicks off WEEK TWO of the 2014 college football season. There are NINETEEN games tonight:
HAVE BALLS, WILL TRAVEL – Several of the ever-gutsy teams in the NAIA are traveling to battle NCAA Division ONE teams tonight. Every year NAIA teams upset several Division TWO teams and have pulled off occassional upsets of D-One teams as well. Here’s a breakdown: The POINT UNIVERSITY SKYHAWKS visit the Charleston Southern Buccaneers ###
(cont’d) The KENTUCKY CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS visit the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles ### The MISSOURI BAPTIST UNIVERSITY SPARTANS visit the SE Missouri State Cardinals ### The REINHARDT UNIVERSITY EAGLES visit the Mercer Bears ###
(cont’d) The TAYLOR UNIVERSITY TROJANS travel to face the Southern Illinois Salukis ### And to finish it all off the UNION (KY) BULLDOGS visit the Murray State Racers. Good luck to the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics).
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Down at the two-year college level there’s additional gridiron action:
JAYHAWK TITANS IN ACTION – The Ohio State and Michigan of the Jayhawk Conference will both be in action tonight: first the HUTCHINSON COLLEGE BLUE DRAGONS welcome the BETHANY COLLEGE SWEDES while Hutchinson’s archrivals the BUTLER (KS) GRIZZLIES host a league game against the INDEPENDENCE COLLEGE PIRATES.
… OF WOLVES AND WILDCATS – The COPIAH-LINCOLN COLLEGE WOLFPACK welcome the ITAWAMBA COLLEGE INDIANS. ### And the NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE WILDCATS take on the visiting MAYVILLE STATE COMETS.
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT – The homestanding PEARL RIVER COLLEGE WILDCATS do battle with the COAHOMA COLLEGE TIGERS. ### While the HINDS COLLEGE EAGLES fly their way to face the HOLMES COLLEGE BULLDOGS.
MISSISSIPPI MADNESS – The NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE RANGERS clash with the visiting JONES COLLEGE BOBCATS. ### Meanwhile the NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE TIGERS travel to face the MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COLLEGE BULLDOGS. ###
MISSISSIPPI MADNESS PART TWO – The EAST CENTRAL COLLEGE WARRIORS are on the road against the MISSISSIPPI DELTA COLLEGE TROJANS. ### And the SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE BEARS host the defending champions of NJCAA football – the EAST MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE LIONS.
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