- Augustana football team faces off against No. 1 Colorado School of Mines in the Second Round of the NCAA Division II Football Championship
- The Vikings are coming off their second-ever playoff win, while Colorado School of Mines had an off week as the No. 1 seed in Super Region Four
- Key players like John Matocha, Max McLeod, Noah Roper, and Casey Bauman are highlighted in the article
Augustana’s football team heads to Golden, Colorado, for an intense clash with No. 1 Colorado School of Mines. The playoff showdown has the nation’s top spot at stake as Colorado School of Mines boasts a flawless 11-0 record, led by the impressive offensive duo of John Matocha and Max McLeod. Meanwhile, Augustana enters the game with a record-tying 11 wins this season, coming off a dominant 51-24 victory over Minnesota State. It’s a high-stakes matchup with the winner advancing to the next playoff round.