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The Division III playoff field is down to 8 elite teams battling for Salem's last Stagg Bowl

Two rounds of the Division III playoffs have already taken place, narrowing the field down from 32, to 16, to where we sit today, with 8 elite teams left.

Among teams in the remaining field are the defending national champ Mary Hardin-Baylor (TX), who have outscored opponents in their first two games 74-6, as well as national power Mount Union. Also worth noting, is Wisconsin-Oshkosh's run thus far through what many believed to be the toughest region in the field.

Here's where things stand today (screenshot via


The Division III semifinals will take place December 9th and the Stagg Bowl will be held one final time in Salem, Virginia on December 15th. Salem has been the home of the Stagg Bowl since 1993 and the game will move to Shenandoah, Texas in 2018 and 2019, and then to Canton, Ohio in 2020 and 2021.