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Ferris State Football Officially Earns Eighth-Straight NCAA D2 Playoff Berth; FSU Will Host First-Round Game

Ferris State FootballThe Ferris State University football team has officially received the school's eighth consecutive NCAA Division II Playoff appearance as the Bulldogs were tabbed as the number two seed in Super Region Three during the official NCAA Selection Show on Sunday evening.

As the second seed, FSU will host a first-round matchup on Saturday, Nov. 19, at FSU's Top Taggart Field. The Bulldogs will face Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) foe and West Michigan rival Davenport in a rematch from two weeks ago.

The other half of the NCAA Super Region Three bracket features third-seeded Pittsburg State (Kan.) hosting Indianapolis this week with fourth-seeded Ouachita Baptist (Ark.) entertaining Northwest Missouri State in round one. Grand Valley State is the top seed in the region and earned the first-round bye.

A total of 28 teams from the four super regions received NCAA Playoff berths.

Additional information in regards to game time and ticket information will be announced soon. Stay tuned to for additional information.

Ferris State's berth in the NCAA Division II Playoffs will represent the 13th appearance in school history with the other five berths prior to the last eight years all coming during a memorable five-year stretch from 1992-96.

Overall, the Bulldogs hold an all-time NCAA Playoff mark of 21-11 to date and made their deepest run a year ago by claiming the school's first NCAA Division II National Championship with one of the most dominant playoff runs in history. In 2018, FSU also reached the NCAA Division II National Championship Game. Ferris State has reached the national quarterfinals or beyond each of the past five seasons of action with four national semifinal berths in the stretch.

Ferris State capped off a 9-1 regular-season on Saturday (Nov. 12) by beating Wayne State 40-14 in Detroit.

Visit the Ferris Athletics website for more information.