NAPERVILLE, Ill.-Since Week 1, UMHB’s goal had been to become the first team in program history to win consecutive national titles.
We’re about 10 minutes from kickoff in Naperville, Illinois, where No. 3 UMHB prepares for its national semifinal matchup against No. 1 North Central. The Crusaders hold a 12-1 record entering this one as the champions from the American Southwest Conference, while the Cardinals, playing on their home turf, are 13-0, champions out of the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin. Follow along for updates as UMHB seeks to punch its ticket to a second straight Stagg Bowl.
The UMHB football team is aiming to win on the road in the national semifinals for the second straight season, battling top-ranked North Central in Naperville, Illinois on Saturday afternoon, with the winner reaching the Stagg Bowl. This 2021 Stagg Bowl rematch will be one you do not want to miss, and we cover all the storylines, news, and notes, in this week’s playoff preview, presented by The Best Of Belton.
BELTON- When the 2022 D-III football playoff bracket was released, it seemed imminent that a 2021 Stagg Bowl rematch would be the deciding contest in UMHB’s opportunity for a return trip to the national title game.