In addition to all the Mount Union-John Carroll breakdown, there was a lot more to discuss, such as the overtime conference battle, the team which ran for minus-50 yards and won, replacing divots, or using EIGHTEEN running backs. And should John Carroll have moved up in the poll?
On a week where everything goes as expected, the last thing you'd expect is for pollsters to move a team drastically in one direction or another. As a result, there are only small tweaks to this week's D3football.com Top 25.
Misericordia had never won more than one game in a season. In the program's seventh year, the Cougars finally strung together their first winning streak. What changes did Mark Ross make in the offseason and how have they led to unprecedented success?
Coast Guard won a trophy game on a quarterback run in the closing seconds, Carroll had its closing seconds extended by a play and St. Norbert confirmed the bar for 2018 was set at 91 points in Division III football action on Saturday, Sept. 22. Here's the Week 4 roundup.
When the fall season started, there were three Division III schools in various stages of moving to Division II. But one is already returning, as Benedictine University, in Lisle, Illinois, has decided to not leave Division III after all, sources tell D3sports.com and Hoopsville.
You think there could be a lot of blowouts in Week 4? Sure, there could be. But you probably thought that about Mount Union and John Carroll last year, and that didn't come to fruition. Check out all the big games this weekend, plus more on the Game Day version of the D3football.com Around the Nation Podcast.
There's one huge game, and one consensus upset pick, one set of Cougars we have our eyes on and a bunch of games worth noting all over Division III. Our six-person crew makes its six-pack of predictions for Week 4.
Division III is home to many coaches who have made a life out of coaching at the same school they played at. Some of those coaches graduated, coached elsewhere and came home as head coach, while some never left. Adam Turer talks to a handful of young coaches who arrived as teenagers and are now young head coaches in this edition of Around the Nation.