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NCAA DIVISION 2 COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF TEAMS FOR 2011

Yesterday Balladeer’s Blog presented the 16 team playoff field and First Round matchups for the NAIA’s College Football Playoffs. Today I’ll let the D2 field soak in. Since my blog is all about bringing fresh eyes to the divisions of college sports that I cover, many of my readers are newbies to sports at this level. Or for that matter, to playoffs in ANY format for college football. D2 has a 24 team playoff field and the Top 2 seeds in each of the 4 regions get a bye in the first round. 

ONE SEEDS – (In order of nickname coolness)  PUEBLO THUNDERWOLVES,  DELTA STATE STATESMEN,  MIDWESTERN STATE MUSTANGS,  WINSTON- SALEM STATE RAMS

TWO SEEDS – (In order of nickname coolness)  PITTSBURG (KS) STATE GORILLAS,  NEBRASKA- KEARNEY LOPERS,  NEW HAVEN CHARGERS,  MARS HILL LIONS 

AND NOW THE FIRST ROUND MATCHUPS FOR NOVEMBER 19TH – 

Super Region 1 – 6) CONCORD MOUNTAIN LIONS @ 3) KUTZTOWN GOLDEN BEARS  /  5) CALIFORNIA (PA) VULCANS @ Continue reading

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A LOOK AT SOME RESULTS FROM SEPTEMBER 8TH’S COLLEGE FOOTBALL GAMES

THEY’RE LUMBERJACKS AND THEY’RE OKAY – D2’s Humboldt State Lumberjacks played in the game of the night last night, emerging with a 38-36 victory. The ‘Jacks brought down the Central Washington Wildcats, the reigning champs of the Great Northwest Athletic Conference for the past five years in a row. This was the kind of game football fans live for, and it was televised nationwide on the cable outlet called CBS College Sports. Viewers not only got to see a terrific game but also got to see Humboldt State’s  fantastic stadium, the Redwood Bowl, which was featured during the summer as one of  Balladeer’s Blog’s Top 6 College Football Stadiums in Division 2.

BLAZING A BIZARRE TRAIL – The Valdosta State Blazers suffered through a very strange game from their offense but the defense and special teams picked up the slack, enabling VSU to defeat the Newberry Wolves 24-17. The Blazers’ first 14 points came from a  Continue reading

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