It won't just be a purple partyDefense, turnovers, and special teams plays made the difference across the four national quarterfinal matchups on Saturday. Host Mary Hardin-Baylor and road teams Mount Union, John Carroll, and UW-Oshkosh advanced to within two wins of a title, which means someone new will be in Salem.
Quick Hits: Score predictions, game by gameDown to four games on Saturday, and our Quick Hits crew shares not just Saturday's final scores, but their thoughts on the four quarterfinals. How each game will go down, in Quick Hits.
Did you cast your ballot yet?It's not too late to cast your fan ballot for the Gagliardi Trophy! Spread the word and rally the voters for your favorite semifinalist before 1 p.m. ET Dec. 5.
Freshmen follow one path, but to two destinationsTwo freshmen are expected to get starts at quarterback in Saturday's national quarterfinals. And not only are they both from the same conference, but they both have gotten coaching from the same Gagliardi Trophy winner. Adam Turer has more in a Road to Salem feature.
Coaching carouselWith the regular season beginning to fade into the chill of winter, coaching changes are here. See who's out, and who's already in at some Division III football programs.
More 2016 playoff coverageCheck out our full playoff coverage on D3football.com, the bracket, bracket previews, playoff features and much more.
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