Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference
After coming off a 12-win season, the best in school history, the Huskies of St. Cloud State University are now preparing for a season without superstar quarterback Phillip Klaphake and the departures of both the Offensive and Defensive Coordinators. I met with Scott Understood to discuss how he and his squad would deal with these departures.
MW: Coach, thanks for making the time.
Updated 04-03-2014 at 10:39 AM by Matt Witwicki
For the UIU Peacocks football program, 2013 was a ground-breaking season. For the first time since showing up in D2 (2005), the Peacocks had a winning season, finishing 6-5. The program brings back much of that team for 2014 and the Peacocks have reason to believe another step might be waiting for them.
MW: Coach, thanks for taking the time. First off congrats on the first winning year
Updated 03-26-2014 at 09:23 PM by Matt Witwicki
MSU-Mankato Interim Head Coach Aaron Keen has directed the Mavericks to 2 straight unbeaten regular seasons and a #1 national ranking along the way. Unfortunately for the Mavs, they fell short of the D2 National Championship game on both occasions. In the process Coach Keen was awarded with the NSIC Coach of the Year twice.
Despite the accolades, Coach Keen is still listed as the "interim" head
Updated 03-19-2014 at 08:18 PM by Matt Witwicki
Ok, so by now you already know that the Mavs from Mankato won the guys side and that the ladies from Concordia were tourney winners also. This column isn't going to be reviewing each game, but instead talking about the experience of a football guy who went to watch 3 of the 4 days of the event.
Now I'll be the first to say that I'm a far bigger small college football fan than I am a hoops person.
Updated 03-07-2014 at 12:37 PM by Matt Witwicki
Tremaine Jackson was named the Defensive Coordinator for the USF Cougars shortly after the dismissal of the 2013 USF Defensive Coordinator Robert Tucker. "Tuck" had led the defense for only one year, but the young defense struggled and had 3 games in which the opponent scored over 40 points. The defense also didn't have a strong season creating takeaways.
The USF Defense had always been
Updated 03-04-2014 at 12:15 PM by Matt Witwicki