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Division II Blue Cross Bowl Capsules

Division II Blue Cross Bowl Capsules

Division II Blue Cross Bowl Capsules

Thursday, December 5

 

Division II-A

Davidson Academy Bears (10-2) vs. USJ Bruins  (10-3), 11 a.m. CST

Playoff Appearances- DA- 26; USJ- 30

All Time Playoff Record- DA- 21-21; USJ- 48-29

State Championships-  DA- Davidson- 4, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2018 all in DII-A); USJ- None

Finals Record- DA- 4-0;  USJ- 0-5

Road to the 2019 Blue Cross Bowl- DA defeated DCA 41-20 and Friendship Christian 27-10; USJ defeated Grace Baptist 68-3, defeated King’s Academy 56-20 and Nashville Christian 28-7

Head Coaches Record-  DA- Jonathan Quinn (53-18 in six years at Davidson Academy); USJ- Michael Stroup (45-36 overall, 21-14 in three years at USJ)

Offensive Coordinator- DA- Jonathan Quinn; USJ- Tommy Browder

Defensive Coordinator- DA- Ron Lambert; USJ- Erit Turner

Enrollment- DA- 264; USJ- 248

Offense/Defense- DA- Spread/3-4; USJ- Multiple/Multiple

2019 Team Stats- DA- 3,688 total yards (307.3 ypg), 2.064 rushing (172.0 ypg), 1,624 passing (135.3 ypg); USJ- 4,114 total yards (316.5 ypg), 1,628 rushing (125.2), 2,468 passing (189.8)

Winning Streaks- DA- 10; USJ- 4

Offense/Defense PPG- DA- 27.3/16.3; USJ- 31.8/13.5

Returning Starters- DA- 16 (8 Off/8 Def); USJ- 17 (9 Off/8 Def)

Players To Watch- DA– Chris Pillow (OL/DL, Sr.), Bryce Rawls (QB, Sr., 1,347 passing yards, 17 TDs, 56 tackles),  A.J. Quinn (TE/DE, Jr., 31 catches for 560 yards, 10 TDs, 73 tackles, 6.5 sacks), Jared  Vetetoe (WR/DB, Jr.), Jaiden Rice (WR/DB, Sr., 30 catches for 659 yards, 5 TDs),  Isaiah Muirhead (OL, Jr.), Jalen Brockman (OL/DL, Soph.), Canaan Russell (LB, Jr., 73 tackles, 12 TFL), Peyton Oliphant (LB/RB, Jr.), Hunter Cruse (TE/LB, Jr.), Griffin Swinea (RB, Sr., 866 rushing yards, 11 TDs), Kendyle Ball DE, Soph., 61 tackles, 15 TFL, 5 sacks)

USJ– Caleb Willis (DB/RB, Sr., 888 rushing, 6 TDs), Cade Taylor (OL/DL, Sr.), Logan Antwine (LB/WR, Jr.), Blaine Verdung (DL/OL, Jr., 90 tackles, 18 TFL),  Wesley Carlock (WR/DB, Sr., 73 catches for 1,030 yards, 11 TDs, 5 INTs), Dezmon Wallace (RB/LB, Sr., 103 tackles, 13 TFL, 3 sacks), Carter Craig (TE/LB, Sr., 156 tackles, 13 TFL), Cody Smith (QB, Sr., 1,456 passing yards, 16 TDs), Andrew Smith (QB, Jr., 1,002 passing, 13 TDs), Joseph McGrath (WR, Jr., 42 catches for 734 yards, 9 TDs), Tyke Tabor (DB, Jr., 9 INTs, 4 blocked kicks)

Division II-AA

CPA Lions (7-6) vs. ECS  Eagles (12-1), 3 p.m. CST

Playoff Appearances- CPA- 23; ECS- 33

All Time Playoff Record- CPA- 55-18; ECS- 34-28

State Championships-  CPA- 4,  2000 and 2002 (1A), 2014 (3A) and 2018 (DII-AA); ECS- 4, 1983 (Class A), 1999 and 2000 (DII-A) and 2005 (DII-AA)

Finals Record- CPA- 4-2; ECS- 4-4

Road to the 2019 Blue Cross Bowl- CPA defeated Knox. Webb 35-0, defeated Chattanooga Christian 35-14 and Lipscomb Academy 24-7;  ECS defeated Harding Academy 45-7, defeated BGA 13-9 and Lausanne 45-24

Head Coaches Record-  CPA- Ingle Martin  (106-22 in nine years at CPA); ECS- Trey Adams (12-1 in first year at ECS)

Offensive Coordinator- CPA- Steve Haywood; ECS- Jim Heinz

Defensive Coordinator- CPA- Ryan Taylor; ECS- Scott Vogel

Enrollment- CPA- 458;  ECS- 314

Offense/Defense- CPA- Two Back Shotgun/3-4; ECS- Pro/3-4

2019 Team Stats- CPA- 3,538 total yards  (272.2 ypg), 2,263 rushing (174.1 ypg), 1,275 passing (98.1 ypg); ECS- 4,199 total yards (323.0 ypg), 3,267 rushing (251.3), 932 passing (71.7); defense- 2,993 total yards allowed (230.2), 1,600 rushing (123.1), 1,393 passing (107.2)

Winning Streaks- CPA- 5; ECS- 9

Offense/Defense PPG- CPA- 21.2/17.0; ECS- 34.6/10.8

Returning Starters- CPA- 5 (1 Off/4 Def); ECS- 14 (7 Off/7 Def)

Players To Watch- CPA- Sam Ellis (WR/DB, Sr.), Jarrett Mathews (OL/DL, Sr.), Sam Leonard (OL/DL, Sr.), Jack Diamond (TE/DL, Sr.) Barrett Smith (RB/LB, Sr.), Zack Smitherman (OL/DL, Sr.), Hall Perdue (TE/LB, Sr.), Josh Roper (QB/LB, Sr.), Andrew Sinclair-Whitely (RB/DB, Sr., 559 rushing, 6 TDs), Blake Ellen (FB/LB, Sr., 71 tackles), Bryson Tayes (WR/DB, Sr.), Cade Williford (WR/LB, Sr.), Cade Law (QB, Soph., 1,099 passing yards, 12 TDs), Tyler Reid (RB, Jr., 783 rushing yards, 6 TDs),  Maverick Rodriguez (WR, Jr., 41 catches, 645 yards,  7 TDs), Langston Patterson (LB, Soph., 106 tackles, 4 INTs)

ECS- Carson Gagnon (WR/DB, Sr., 17 catches for 459 yards, 10 TDs), Austin Hill (FB/LB, Sr., Army commitment), Ethan Saunders (TE/LB, Sr.), Josh Hartsuff (OL/DL, Sr.), Dietrick Pennington (OL/DL, Jr.), Preston Daniel (TE/LB, Sr.), Josiah Tingley (OL/DL, Sr.), Matthew McMeans (RB/DB, Sr., 1,424 rushing, 16 TDs), Jaylen Greenwood (RB/DB, Soph., 1,478 rushing, 18 TDs), Peter Nearn (WR/DB, Jr.), Jacob Hatcher (QB/LB, Jr., 928 passing, 16 TDs)

Division II-AAA

McCallie Blue Tornado (10-2) vs. MBA Big Red (8-4), 7 p.m. CST

Playoff Appearances- McCallie- 32; MBA- 33

All Time Playoff Record- McCallie- 22-30;  MBA- 49-25

State Championships-  McCallie- 1, 2001 (DII-AAA); MBA- 7 since 1969; 1998, 1999 2000, 2007 and 2014 (DII-AA), 2002 and 2003 (DII-AAA)

Finals Record- McCallie- 1-1; MBA- 7-5

Road to the 2019 Blue Cross Bowl- McCallie defeated Christian Brothers 28-6 and Ensworth 35-27; MBA defeated Baylor 12-7 and MUS 20-3

Head Coaches Record-  McCallie- Ralph Potter (202-94 overall, 58-37 in eight years at McCallie); MBA- Marty Euverard (164-76 overall, 85-28 in nine years at MBA)

Offensive Coordinator- McCallie-Joel Bradford; MBA- Marty Euverard

Defensive Coordinator- McCallie- Ralph Potter; MBA- Chris Chauvin

Enrollment- McCallie- 1,344; MBA- 1,064

Offense/Defense- McCallie- Spread/30 Stack; MBA- Multiple I/4-2-5

2019 Team Stats- McCallie- 4,689 total yards (390.8 ypg), 3,249 rushing yards (270.8), 1,440 passing (120.0); defense allows 2,992 total yards (249.3 ypg), 1,593 rushing yards (132.8), 1,399 passing (116.6); MBA- 3,071 total yards (255.9 ypg), 1,700 rushing (141.7), 1,371 passing (114.2); defense allows 2,787 total yards (232.2), 1,371 rushing (114.2), 1,416 passing (118.0)

Winning Streaks- McCallie- 2; MBA- 3

Offense/Defense PPG- McCallie- 35.6/16.2; MBA- 17.7/10.8

Returning Starters- McCallie- 10 (7 Off/3 Def); MBA- 7 (4 Off/3 Def)

Players To Watch- McCallie- Deangelo Hardy (QB/ATH, Sr., 2,485 total yardage (1,437 passing, 17 TDs, 1,048 rushing, 7 TDs, Kennesaw State commitment), Jay Hardy (DE/TE, Sr., Auburn commitment, 29 tackles, 12 TFL, 4 sacks), BJ Harris (RB, Jr., 1,378 rushing, 24 TDs), Adam Smith (OL, Sr.), Derrick Stoudemire (OL, Sr.), Austin Gentle (OL, Jr.), TJ Mason (DE, Sr.), Caleb Jones (FS, Sr.), Eric Rivers (WR, Jr., 32 catches for 562 yards, 6 TDs), Thompson Byrd (WR, Sr., 28 catches for 504 yards, 5 TDs, 5 INTs), Aaron Crowder (LB, Soph., 112 tackles), J.D. Tessman (LB, Jr., 70 tackles, 4 sacks),

MBA- William Tyrone (QB, Sr.), Ned Freeland (OT, Sr.), Cole Carr (OG, Sr.), Noah Mendoza (WR, Sr., 37 catches for 557 yards, 4 TDs),  Patrick Wilk (RB, Jr., 813 rushing, 8 TDs),  Zak Herbstreit (TE, Jr.), Hedges Hayworth (LB, Sr., 74 tackles, 15 TFL, 3 sacks), Graham Holzapfel (LB, Sr., 83 tackles, 13 TFL), Jake Stumb (LB, Sr., 62 tackles), Cole Allen (SS, Jr., 52 tackles, 5 INTs), Marcel Reed (QB, Fr., 970 passing yards, 7 TDs, 398 rushing, 4 TDs), Dominic Allocco (S, Sr., 42 tackles, 4 INTs)

 

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