You can't get much better than that down in Southern California on Saturday night. Well, for Central Washington at least. Azusa Pacific might have something different to say about the 24-21 score.
Long story short, Azusa jumped out to a 21-7 lead only to be skunked in the entire second half by CWU, who would go on to score the next 17 points by the end of the third quarter. Both teams were held scoreless in the fourth quarter, but that looked like it would change
We're still basically a month away before the NCAA Division II regional rankings come out, but teams and seasons are starting to take shape within the GNAC. Of course, the conference's best team based on win-loss records - 21st ranked, 3-0 Humboldt State - has a week off with a bye week, but is back in action next week in Rapid City, SD to take on South Dakota Mines.
First things first, however, is this week's games so the talk of Humboldt will have to be put on hold while six of
Who's with me in saying Humboldt State is for real? After a 66-7 demolishing of Dixie State, the Lumberjacks have put together two very convincing wins in a row and are 3-0 heading into their bye week. HSU held Dixie to 281 total yards (a Dixie team that put up 404 rushing yards on Central Washington last week), while the Lumberjacks put up 565 yards of total offense and six players (five offense, one on special teams) scored for HSU. A complete game? Uhhh, yes.
The Lumberjacks have
Well, that was eye opening.
Both Central Washington and Dixie State were on the business end of not-so-subtle defeats last week and now the Wildcats (41-14 losers to No. 2 Colorado State University-Pueblo) and Red Storm (43-3 losers to Colorado Mesa) have less than a week to get over those losses to prepare for each other with a mid-week contest.
Last month, I picked Central Washington to be at the top of the GNAC. I think I might be wrong there. I picked Dixie State
Welcome back GNACers. Despite it seemingly taking forever to flip the calendar to September, it wasn't too long ago in early June when the buzz of spring practices started to wear off and fanatics went stir crazy thinking about dates to report to camp. But we're here and the 2015 football season is upon us in a matter of hours.
Blogger's note: Let's also remember this year looks as promising as last year's 2014 D2 fantasy football championship. Looking for two championships in a row