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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index:

helmetmaryhardinbaylorNCAA Division Three    1. UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR CRUSADERS    ###   2. UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION PURPLE RAIDERS   ###   3. MUHLENBERG COLLEGE MULES   ###    4. WHEATON COLLEGE THUNDER   ###   5. UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AT WHITEWATER WARHAWKS   ### 

Salisbury Seagulls helmet6. SALISBURY UNIVERSITY SEA GULLS   ###    7. CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY PANTHERS   ###   8. UNION (NY) COLLEGE DUTCHMEN   ###    9. SAINT JOHN’S UNIVERSITY JOHNNIES   ###    10. BETHEL (MN) UNIVERSITY ROYALS   ###      Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM NOVEMBER 9th

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Glenville State Pioneers helmetTAKING DOWN NUMBER SIX – In NCAA Division Two the GLENVILLE STATE PIONEERS traveled to play the number 6 team in the nation – the NOTRE DAME COLLEGE FALCONS (School Motto: “No, not THAT Notre Dame”). The Pioneers needed Overtime to do it, but they brought down the Falcons 23-20 in the extra session.

Central Methodist University Eagles helmet NEWNUMBER NINE NOOGIED – Over in the NAIA the CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY EAGLES welcomed the country’s 9th ranked EVANGEL UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS. The Eagles proceeded to make the Crusaders their prison brides, thrashing them by a final score of 42-7.

FDU-Florham Devils helmetWAS THE OVER-UNDER ONE HUNDRED-FORTY POINTS? – Defense was apparently optional in yesterday’s D3 game between the FDU-FLORHAM DEVILS and the visiting ALVERNIA UNIVERSITY GOLDEN WOLVES. The Devils won this mega-shootout by a tally of EIGHTY-FOUR to FIFTY-SIX!

Arizona Christian Univ helmet GOODWE WENT TO A FOOTBALL GAME BUT A BASEBALL GAME BROKE OUT – At the other end of the scoring spectrum, the ARIZONA CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY FIRESTORM found themselves on the road against the LYON COLLEGE SCOTS. This defensive epic ended in a 9-7 win for the Firestorm. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM NOVEMBER 7th

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Fairmont StateFAIRMONT STATE ON THE ROAD – The FAIRMONT STATE FIGHTING FALCONS traveled to face the URBANA UNIVERSITY BLUE KNIGHTS last night. A 7-0 1st Quarter lead for the Fighting Falcons turned into a 14-7 advantage by Halftime. After the break Fairmont State shut out the Blue Knights while adding 17 more points for themselves to win it 31-7. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Per the Glitternight Index:

Minnesota State MavericksNCAA Division Two –    1. MINNESOTA STATE MAVERICKS    ###    2. VALDOSTA STATE BLAZERS    ###   3. FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS   ###   4. TARLETON STATE TEXANS   ###   5. COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES OREDIGGERS   ###   

Central Missouri6. UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI MULES    ###   7. COLORADO STATE AT PUEBLO THUNDER WOLVES   ###    8. NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE BEARCATS   ###    9. OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY TIGERS   ###    10. HARDING UNIVERSITY BISON    ###     Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Northeastern_Oklahoma_AMIt was on November 6th, 1869 that Rutgers and Princeton played the very first college football game “on the banks of the Raritan” as the Rutgers fight song says. One of the things I love about college football is how far back its history goes.

It feels odd to think that Ulysses S Grant was in the White House when  Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM NOVEMBER 2nd

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Concordia Moorhead CobbersNUMBER FOUR TAKES A FALL – In NCAA Division Three the CONCORDIA (Moorhead) COBBERS visited the number 4 team in the nation – the SAINT JOHN’S UNIVERSITY JOHNNIES. The Cobbers were on top 10-6 by Halftime but the Johnnies tied things up at 12-12 to force Overtime. In the extra session Concordia won the game 19-18 off a missed PAT by Saint John’s U.

Lindenwood LionsKNOCKING OFF NUMBER SEVEN – Up in NCAA Division Two the LINDENWOOD UNIVERSITY LIONS welcomed the country’s 7th ranked UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS GREYHOUNDS. After a scoreless 1st Quarter the Lions put the Greyhounds on Upset Alert with a 14-10 lead at the Half. From there Lindenwood University fulfilled the Upset by a final score of 34-27. 

Union NY Dutchmen helmetAND NUMBER EIGHT CAME TUMBLING AFTER – Back in D3 the number 25 UNION (NY) DUTCHMEN took it on the road against the number 8 ITHACA COLLEGE BOMBERS. A 10-7 1st Quarter edge for the Dutchmen became 17-14 by the break. After a scoreless 3rd Quarter Union went on to a 31-21 win over the Bombers. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL RESULTS FROM OCTOBER 26th

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Siena Heights SaintsKNOCKING OFF NUMBER SIX – In the NAIA the 18th ranked SIENA HEIGHTS UNIVERSITY SAINTS took it on the road against the number 6 team in the nation – the UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS (IN) COUGARS. The Saints stunned the Cougars and the prognosticators by toppling USF by a final score of 24-14.

Nichols Bison helmetMARATHON GAME OF THE DAY – This distinction goes to the clash between the NICHOLS COLLEGE BISON and their hosts the UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND NOR’EASTERS. The 4th Quarter ended in a 38-38 tie. One Overtime wasn’t enough. Two weren’t enough. Three weren’t enough. In the FOURTH OVERTIME the Bison emerged with a 51-48 triumph.

Williamson Trade HelmetUSCAA SPOTLIGHT GAME – USCAA stands for United States Collegiate Athletic Association. The WILLIAMSON COLLEGE OF THE TRADES MECHANICS took the field against the visiting NEW JERSEY WARRIORS yesterday. The Mechanics led 7-3 at the Half before going on to win the game 14-3. Continue reading

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