Team by Team - Quick Takes for 2014
1. Minnesota-State Mankato (11-0)
The Mavs had a fantastic year and weathered the storm that appeared to be coming their way in the form of distractions. Todd Hoffner returns and plays the role of CEO of the football program and lets his coordinators run the offense and defense. Kudos to Coach Hoffner for the approach, and congrats to this strong Mavs
Updated 11-20-2014 at 10:49 AM by Matt Witwicki
The Gulf South South Conference announced their All-Conference football honors today for the 44th time.
Leading the way is West Georgia with 16 players on the first and second team listings, while North Alabama and Valdosta have 13 each. Delta State is close behind them with 12 players among the honorees as Florida Tech (9), Shorter (6) and West Alabama (5) also have players selected.
Repeating as Offensive Player of the Year is West Alabama's quarterback Kyle Caldwell,
Updated 11-19-2014 at 09:11 PM by Andy Davis
Welcome to playoff football.
It is win or go home this time of the season and all of the 24 teams are vying for a chance to play for a national championship. Only one team can be crowned champion.
Virginia State Playoff History
1st playoff appearance
0-0 overall record
0-0 against the NE-10
LIU Post Playoff History
4th overall playoff appearance
2-3 overall record
This week, the sixth seeded Wolves of West Georgia will travel to face the Tuskegee Golden Tigers, seeded third, in a showdown of relative-newcomers to the playoffs, while the fourth seeded North Alabama Lions will host the Blazers of Valdosta State, the fifth seed, in a battle of post-season veterans.
Here's a few rankings and stats for the two first round contests in SR2.
WEST GEORGIA vs. TUSKEGEE
TU Golden Tigers (9-2)
Updated 11-19-2014 at 12:41 AM by Andy Davis
LIU Post has been playing on the edge all season long. So the selection show on Sunday night was just another day at the office for the Pioneers.
Eight of their 11 games this year came down to the final whistle. They were 5-3 in those games and used that experience for last Sunday night.
They were not on the radar screen of most people to make the playoffs. They were not part of the initial three Super Region One rankings and even a decisive win in the NE-10 Championship