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Handful of PSAC teams head to NCAA football playoffs

Bill Beckner
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For the first time, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference will send five teams in the NCAA Division II Football Championship.

Slippery Rock (11-0) earned the top seed in Super Region 1 and has a bye in the first round. The Rock is No. 8 in the American Football Coaches’ Association Poll.

Teams open play Saturday.

No. 13 Kutztown (10-1) is the No. 2 seed and hosts No. 19 Tiffin (9-1).


IUP (10-1) is the No. 4 seed will host Shepherd (9-2). IUP will make its conference-record 20th playoff appearance. West Chester (9-2) is No. 6 and travels to face Notre Dame (Ohio) (10-1).

The national championship will be played 3 p.m. Dec. 21 at McKinney ISD Stadium in McKinney, Texas and will be broadcast live on ESPNU HD/ESPN3.com.

Bill Beckner Jr. is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill by email at [email protected] or via Twitter .

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