Justin Berendzen (@jrberendzen on Twitter) with my top 5 division 2 matchups of week 11
1.Fayetteville State University vs Bowie State University
- Huge game for the CIAA championship. Offensively for the Broncos they have senior running back Donshel Jetton who has 627 rushing yards and 4 touchdowns. The Bulldogs defense has Jonathan Ross sophomore defensive lineman who has 53 tackles, 19 TFLs, 6 sacks and 5 forced fumbles. Senior running back Calil Wilkins has 943 rushing yards and 8 touchdowns for Bowie State. The Broncos defense has grad defensive lineman Keyshawn James who has 62 tackles, 21 TFLs, 10.5 sacks and 4 forced fumbles.
2.Valdosta State University at University of West Florida
- Another conference championship is on the line last week of the season with Valdosta State coming to West Florida. Rodney Coates redshirt senior wide receiver has 651 receiving yards and 6 touchdowns for West Florida in 2021. Valdosta State senior defensive back Cory Roberts has 52 tackles, 5 PBUs, 3 TFLs and 2 interceptions. Grad wide receiver Brian Saunds has 763 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns. West Florida defensively has redshirt senior De’Marco Artis who has 31 tackles, 6.5 TFLs and 4.5 sacks.
3.Slippery Rock University at Kutztown University
- The deciding game for the PSAC championship and it is huge. The Bears offense has redshirt junior wide receiver Jerome Kapp who has 662 receiving yards and 7 touchdowns. Redshirt senior defensive lineman Chad Kuhn has 41 tackles, 9 TFLs and 8 sacks for Slippery Rock. The Rock offense has redshirt senior wide receiver Henry Litwin who has 887 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns. Defensively for the Bears they have redshirt junior defensive back Antaun Lloyd who has 32 tackles, 7 PBUs and 4 interceptions.
4.Henderson State University at Ouachita Baptist University
- The Reddies of Henderson State come to meet the Tigers of Ouachita Baptist in a crucial game to decide the Great American Conference. The Tigers are led offensively by junior running back TJ Cole who has 1,448 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns. The Reddies defense has redshirt sophomore defensive back Dedric O’Bryant who has 35 tackles, 7 PBUs and 4 interceptions. Offensively for Henderson State redshirt senior wide receiver L’liott Curry has 1,224 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns. Defensively Ouachita Baptist has junior defensive lineman Anthony Freeman who has 40 tackles, 13.5 TFLs, and 7 sacks.
5.Tiffin University at University of Findlay
- Very important matchup in the G-MAC. Findlay has junior running back Derek Lynch who has 676 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns. The Dragons have redshirt junior defensive back Kevin Hyde who has 34 tackles, 6 interceptions and 4 PBUs. Offensively for Tiffin they have sophomore wide receiver Anthony Lowe who has 790 receiving yards and 9 touchdowns. Defensively Findlay has junior defensive back Jeremiah Jackson who has 41 tackles, 9 PBUs and 3 interceptions.