Good day, Justin Berendzen (@jrberendzen on Twitter) with my high 5 week one matchups in Division 2.
Colorado College of Mines at Grand Valley State College (Thursday)
This can be a must-watch recreation within the Division 2 schedule each groups have been within the playoffs final 12 months and nonetheless have expertise from these rosters final 12 months. Tariq Reid the junior operating again from Grand Valley State had 627 speeding yards and 6 touchdowns in 2021. For the Mines’ protection, they’ve redshirt senior linebacker Nolan Reeve who held 75 tackles, 14.5 TFLs, and 10.5 sacks final season. As for his or her offense redshirt senior operating again Michael Zeman had 1,608 speeding yards and 21 touchdowns in 2021 for Colorado Mines. Defensively for Grand Valley, they’ve redshirt sophomore defensive again Damonte McCurdy who had 55 tackles and 4.5 TFLs final season.
College of New Haven at Bowie State College
One other ranked matchup right here that has 2 very defensive-minded groups. Bowie State’s protection is led by redshirt senior defensive lineman Joshua Pryor who had 73 tackles, 21.5 TFLs, and 6 sacks final 12 months. For the Charger’s offense senior operating again, Shamar Logan held 474 speeding yards and three touchdowns in 2021. For New Haven’s protection, they’ve senior defensive again Khyon Fitzpatrick who had 62 tackles and eight.5 TFLs final season. Offensively for the Bulldogs, they’ve redshirt junior extensive receiver Keshane Hinckley who had 476 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns.
Western Colorado College at West Texas A&M College
One other fascinating matchup in D2 for week one. West Texas A&M’s offense has senior extensive receiver Noah Bogardus who had 689 receiving yards and 4 touchdowns final season. For the Mountaineer’s protection, they’ve redshirt senior linebacker Wyatt Buhr who held 63 tackles, 9.5 TFLs, and a couple of.5 sacks in 2021. Offensively for Western Colorado, they’ve redshirt senior operating again Josh Cummings who had 1,301 speeding yards and 17 touchdowns final season. The Buffs protection has sophomore linebacker JT Cavender who had 108 tackles and 4.5 TFLs in 2021.
Colorado State College-Pueblo at Midwestern State College(Texas)
I feel that this will likely be a enjoyable matchup one other Texas versus Colorado College matchup. Midwestern State has Kylan Harrison fifth 12 months extensive receiver who had 687 receiving yards and eight touchdowns final season for the offense. For the Thunderwolve’s protection, they’ve senior linebacker Max Gonzales who had 88 tackles and seven.5 TFLs in 2021. The Pueblo offense has senior extensive receiver Max Advantageous who had 367 receiving yards and a couple of touchdowns final season. Defensively for the Mustangs, they’ve senior linebacker Justin Guillory who had 63 tackles, 11 TFLs, and 4.5 sacks in 2021.
College of Findlay at Ohio Dominican College
This can be a superb week one within the convention matchup. For Ohio Dominican’s Travis Whittaker junior operating again held 638 speeding yards and 5 touchdowns in 2021. Defensively for the Oilers, they’ve senior defensive again Jeremiah Jackson who had 50 tackles, 12 PBUs, and three interceptions final season. For Findlay’s offense, they’ve senior operating again Derek Lynch who held 680 speeding yards and 5 touchdowns in 2021. For the Ohio Dominican protection, they’ve redshirt junior defensive again Jayden Hill who had 74 tackles and 10 PBUs final season.