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MORE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRESEASON RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

The 2019 college football season kicks off this Thursday, August 22nd in the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. Here’s the D2 preseason rankings per the Glitternight Index:

Minnesota State MavericksNCAA Division Two – 1. MINNESOTA STATE MAVERICKS    ###     2. FERRIS STATE BULLDOGS    ###     3. VALDOSTA STATE BLAZERS     ###    4. NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE BEARCATS     ###    5. TEXAS A&M AT COMMERCE LIONS    ###     

CSU-Pueblo6. COLORADO STATE AT PUEBLO THUNDERWOLVES    ###     7. GRAND VALLEY STATE LAKERS    ###     8. OUACHITA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY TIGERS    ###     9. UNIVERSITY OF INDIANAPOLIS GREYHOUNDS    ###     10. HILLSDALE COLLEGE CHARGERS    ###     Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: D3 PRESEASON RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

August 22nd the 2019 college football season kicks off in the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. Here’s more preseason rankings per the Glitternight Index. 

Mount Union Purple RaidersNCAA Division Three – 1. UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION PURPLE RAIDERS     ###    2. UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR CRUSADERS (Defending Champions)    ###     3. JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY BLUE JAYS    ###    4. SAINT JOHN’S UNIVERSITY JOHNNIES    ###    5. UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN AT WHITEWATER WARHAWKS    ###   

St Thomas University Tommies6. UNIVERSITY OF SAINT THOMAS TOMMIES    ###    7. MUHLENBERG UNIVERSITY MULES    ###     8. BETHEL (MN) ROYALS    ###     9. WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE PRESIDENTS    ###     10. HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY COWBOYS    ###     Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: 2019 GULF SOUTH CONFERENCE GAME OF THE WEEK SCHEDULE

August 22nd is when the 2019 college football season kicks off in the divisions covered here at Balladeer’s Blog. The Gulf South Conference – often called the SEC of D2 football, has released its Game of the Week schedule for the upcoming season.

West Florida Argonauts helmetSeptember 14th – The UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA ARGONAUTS at the SHORTER UNIVERSITY HAWKS … 1pm ET

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delta stateSeptember 21st – The DELTA STATE STATESMEN host the FLORIDA TECH PANTHERS … 7pm ET

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: PRESEASON RANKINGS FROM BALLADEER’S BLOG

Morningside MustangsNAIA – 1. MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE MUSTANGS    ###    2. BENEDICTINE COLLEGE RAVENS    ###     3. KANSAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY COYOTES     ###    4. MARIAN UNIVERSITY KNIGHTS    ###    5. CONCORDIA (MI) CARDINALS     ###    

saint-xavier-cougars-helmet-new6. SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS    ###     7. DICKINSON STATE BLUE HAWKS    ###     8. REINHARDT UNIVERSITY EAGLES (Should be the Rottweilers)    ###     9. EVANGEL UNIVERSITY CRUSADERS     ###     10. BAKER UNIVERSITY WILDCATS    ###     Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: PRIVATEERS NAME ZACH STERLING ASSISTANT COACH

Maritime College PrivateersThe Maritime College football team and head coach Mickey Rehring announced the addition of Zach Sterling to the coaching staff as an Assistant Coach and Offensive Line Coach on August 1. Sterling will also serve as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the athletic department.

I’d like to thank Coach Rehring and the Director of Athletics, Kris Schnatz, for the opportunity to coach here at Maritime College,” said Sterling. “I am excited to help continue the success and tradition of Maritime Football and to be back in New York coaching the game I love.” Continue reading

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MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE EXPANDS TO TWELVE TEAMS

Mid-South ConferenceThe NAIA’s Mid-South Conference announced that it will add three more teams for the 2020-2021 season, bringing the league’s total number of teams to twelve.

Fans of the old Trans-South Conference will be delighted to hear that the three teams will be the Martin Methodist College Redhawks, the Freed-Hardeman University Lions and the Bethel (TN) University Wildcats. Continue reading

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: BLUE DRAGONS PICKED TO WIN THE JAYHAWK CONFERENCE

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Friday, July 26, 2019

Hutchinson Blue DragonsWICHITA – For the second time in the Rion Rhoades’ era, the Hutchinson College Blue Dragons football team is the preseason favorite to win the Jayhawk Conference championship.

The Jayhawk Conference’s preseason coaches’ poll was released on Friday at the league’s annual Media Day at Newman University’s Dugan Library. In addition Continue reading

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