Tyler Madsen

  1. GLVC Weekly Update || Recap, Rankings, & Preview || 11/9/2016

    Three months ago, athletes across the country laced up their shoes and buckled their chinstraps for a grueling grind of practice and games, all in search of a conference championship and possible berth in the NCAA Div. II playoffs. With one week left to play, two GLVC teams are still hoping to play out that script while all eight who are in action this coming Saturday have story lines of which they hope to pen strong final chapters.

    Before I get into the Week 11 preview and playoff ...

    Updated 11-10-2016 at 09:50 AM by Tyler Madsen

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  2. GLVC Week 10 Preview

    The second set of NCAA regional rankings came out Monday, and the news was still looking pretty good for the Great Lakes Valley Conference, as both Southwest Baptist (No. 3) and Truman State (No. 6) are sitting solid with just two regular season games to go. A few of my thoughts and comments about the regional rankings as they stood for Super Region 4 this week:


    • SBU, despite a home win against Missouri S&T, dropped from No. 2 to No. 3 this week, as Lone Star Conference leader
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  3. GLVC Weekly Update || Recap, Rankings, & Preview || 10/26/2016

    Playoffs? Yes, coach, we’ll get there shortly. But first, let’s step back to Week 8 of GLVC action that happened Saturday, so that we can then talk about the NCAA selection committee’s first set of Regional Rankings that came out Monday, so that we can then talk about Week 9 of GLVC action this coming weekend.
    Week 8 Recap
    GLVC Players of the Week
    Offensive – T.J. Edwards (QB) – Southwest Baptist || 3rd AOW award of season
    Defensive – Lucky Baar (DE) – McKendree || 1st ...
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  4. GLVC Reaches Week 8

    A lot of things happened during week seven of the 2016 season, including week five of GLVC action, so let’s get right to it.

    Week 7 Recap
    GLVC Players of the Week
    Offensive – Tyler Swart (QB) – Missouri S&T || 1st AOW of season / 2nd AOW of career
    Defensive – Via Manuma (DE) – Southwest Baptist || 1st AOW of season / 1st AOW of career
    Special Teams – John Alvin (LB) – McKendree || 1st AOW of season / 1st AOW of career

    at McKendree 20, Saint Joseph’s ...
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  5. Week 7 in the GLVC

    Since we’ve reached THAT point of the season, with the conference slate halfway complete for more than half of the league’s schools and the overall schedule past the mid-season week six mark, I thought it couldn’t hurt to remind everyone about how the playoff system in Div. II football works. The chatter on the D2 Football Message Board has certainly shifted that direction in the past 10 days, so, for those who are new to the game and checking out the specifics for the first time, here’s a quick ...
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