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NCAA.com | November 16, 2014

Twenty-four teams to compete for 2014 DII Football Championship

DII Football: 2014 Selection Show

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA Division II Football Committee announced Sunday the field of 24 teams for the 2014 NCAA Division II Football Championship.

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Eight first-round games will be conducted on the campus of one of the competing institutions. In addition, two teams per super regional have earned first-round byes. The first-round winners will all advance to face a bye team in their super regional in the second round on the campus of one of the competing institutions.

Second-round winners will meet in the quarterfinals at various campus sites. Quarterfinal winners will advance to play in the semifinals on the campus of one of the competing institutions.

Six teams selected per super regional make up the field of 24 teams.

The following institutions earned first-round byes in each super regional and will host a second-round game on Nov. 29:

Super Regional One:
• Concord (11-0)
• Bloomsburg (10-1)

Super Regional Two:
• Lenoir-Rhyne (11-0)
• Delta State (9-1)

Super Regional Three:
• Ouachita Baptist (10-0)
• Minnesota State-Mankato (11-0)

Super Regional Four:
• Ferris State (11-0)
• Colorado State-Pueblo (10-1)

The championship game will be played at 4 p.m. ET Dec. 20 at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas, and will be broadcast live on ESPN2 / ESPN3.com.

DIVISION II FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

SCHOOL APPEARANCES * LAST RECORD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Angelo State 6 2005 3-5 --
Bloomsburg 11 2013 8-10 --
Colorado Mines 3 2010 1-2 --
Colorado State-Pueblo 4 2013 1-3 --
Concord 2 2011 0-1 --
Delta State 8 2011 14-6 1 (2000)
Ferris State 6 1996 5-5 --
Harding 2 2012 0-1 --
Lenoir-Rhyne 3 2013 4-2 --
LIU Post 4 2005 2-3 --
Michigan Tech 2 2004 0-1 --
Minnesota-Duluh 9 2013 12-6 2 (2008, 2010)
Minnesota State-Mankato 8 2013 4-7 --
North Alabama 19 2011 31-15 3 (1993-95)
Northwest Missouri State 19 2013 39-14 4 (1998-99, 2009, 2013)
Ohio Dominican 2 2013 0-1 --
Ouachita Baptist First -- -- --
Pittsburg State 18 2011 24-15 2 (1991, 2011)
Slippery Rock 5 2013 3-4 --
Tuskegee 2 2013 0-1 --
Valdosta State 13 2012 19-9 3 (2004, 2007, 2012)
Virginia State First -- -- --
West Chester 11 2013 8-10 --
West Georgia 5 2000 0-4 --
* -- Includes 2014.

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