NCAA Division II Football Bracket Released

24 teams will compete in the 2014 Division II Football playoffs with the bracket and seeding announced on Sunday. Each Super Regional will be broken down into 6 teams with the #1 and #2 seeds both receiving byes in the first round.

In Super Regional one, #1 Concord (11-0) and #2 Bloomsburg (10-1) will get byes in the first round. The winner between #4 West Chester (10-1) and #5 Slippery Rock (9-2) will travel and face #1 Concord in the second round. The first round winner between #3 Virginia State (9-2) and #6 LIU-Post (8-3) will go on the road and play #2 Bloomsburg (10-1) in the second round.

Super Regional 1

1. Concord (11-0)

2. Bloomsburg (10-1)

3. Virginia State (9-2)

4. West Chester (10-1)

5. Slippery Rock (9-2)

6. LIU-Post (8-3)

 

For Super Regional two, Lenoir-Rhyne (11-0) is the top seed and Delta State (9-1) is the #2 seed. #4 North Alabama (9-1) and #5 Valdosta State (8-2) will face off to decide who faces Lenoir-Rhyne. #3 Tuskeegee (9-2) will host #6 West Georgia (9-2) for the right to travel and face #2 Delta State.

Super Regional 2

1. Lenoir-Rhyne (11-0)

2. Delta State (9-1)

3. Tuskegee (9-2)

4. North Alabama (9-1)

5. Valdosta State (8-2)

6. West Georgia (9-2)

 

Super Regional number three has a tantalizing first round matchup between #4 Minnesota-Duluth (11-0) and #5 Northwest Missouri State (10-1). The two teams met in the second round in 2013 with Northwest Missouri State coming out on top 45-21. The winner of that game faces #1 Ouachita Baptist (10-0) in round two. #3 Pittsburg State (10-1) takes on #6 Harding (9-1) for the right to face #2 Minnesota State-Mankato (11-0) in the second round.

Super Regional 3

1. Ouachita Baptist (10-0)

2. Minnesota State-Mankato (11-0)

3. Pittsburg State (10-1)

4. Minnesota-Duluth (11-0)

5. Northwest Missouri State (10-1)

6. Harding (9-1)

 

The final super regional has Ferris State (11-0) as the top seed with Colorado State-Pueblo (10-1) as the second seed. #4 Colorado Mines (10-1) takes on #5 Ohio Dominican (9-1) with the victory facing Ferris State in the next round. #3 Michigan Tech (9-1) faces #6 Angelo State (8-2) with the winner traveling to face Colorado State-Pueblo.

Super Regional 4

1. Ferris State (11-0)

4. Colorado Mines (10-1)

5. Ohio Dominican (9-1)

3. Michigan Tech (9-1)

6. Angelo State (8-2)

2. Colorado State-Pueblo (10-1)

 

A copy of the entire bracket can be found here, courtesy of the NCAA.

 

The playoffs schedule is below for Division II.

Saturday, November 22 – First Round games played at host institutions.

Saturday, November 29 – Second Round games played at host institutions.

Saturday, December 6 – Quarterfinals at host institutions.

Saturday, December 13 – Semifinals at host institutions.

Saturday, December 20 – Division II Championship to be played in Kansas City, Missouri. Scheduled time is 4 PM Eastern on ESPN2.

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