Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
The D2 Regional Rankings for football can be hard to follow. This column attempts to simplify things a bit, if possible. I warn you, math is involved.
There are 4 Super Regions in D2 Football. In the past, six teams from each Super Region made the playoffs. In 2015 the NCAA changed it to seven qualifiers from each Super Region for a total of 28 post season entrants.
Updated Yesterday at 11:11 AM by Matt Witwicki
Okay folks, we are roughly 24 hours away from the first Regional Rankings from the SR3 Regional Committee. Before I dive into the numbers, let’s take a look at who is on the committee:
Chris Brown, Head Football Coach, Fort Hays St. (MIAA)
Tim McCarty, Head Football Coach, East Central (GAC)
David Miller, Director of Athletics, Upper Iowa (NSIC)
Steve Mullins, Director of Athletics, Arkansas Tech (GAC)-also on National Committee
Gary Pine, Director of Athletics,
Updated 10-23-2016 at 11:22 PM by Ian Carlson
(Photos: UMD Athletics, BSU Athletics, Mary Athletics, MSU Athletics)
Games for Thursday, October 20
Southwest Minnesota State (4-3) at Minnesota State-Mankato (5-2), 6pm
The Mustangs have lost 2 games in a row, giving up 89 points and 1,155 yards in the process. The SMSU offense is among league leaders in passing and total offense, but with recent injuries at skill positions isn’t
(Pictured: Virgil Hammond-MSU, Max Mickey-USF, WSU Defense, DJ Hebert-UMD)
(Photos: Mankato Free Press, Argus Leader, WSU Athletics, Minot State Athletics)
Reviewing the league stats after 6 weeks…. here are items that caught my eye….
-AU and SMSU lead the NSIC in points per game at 43.0, with USF next at 42.0 ppg.
-UMD is tops in D2 in Time of Possession at 36:22 per contest. SMSU
Updated 10-14-2016 at 01:32 PM by Matt Witwicki