Last year, Luke Sweeney led Pomona-Pitzer, and the entirety of Division III, in average rushing yards per game. But it wasn't enough to lift the Sagehens to a victory, as Pomona-Pitzer finished 0-9.
How does a kid from Broken Arrow, Okla., end up in Division III, and in SoCal on top of it? Sweeney shares that and much more about what motivates him and his team, plus his future plans in Kickoff 2012. (By the way, those plans involve a rain forest.)
Kickoff 2012 has those features and much more. It's one of more than two dozen feature stories you'll find in Kickoff, along with all the season previews, exclusive rankings and content you won't find anywhere else in D-III.
Kickoff is an online-only publication, which will be released on or about Aug. 21 in preparation for the first games the weekend of Sept. 1. It covers all 239 Division III football teams, including features listed below.
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What does Kickoff include?
- Analysis of each conference with champions predicted by our experts.
- Our exclusive ranking of every Division III team, from 1-239. Find out where your team stands in the Division III landscape as the season kicks off.
- Keith McMillan's annual look at breakout teams beyond the Top 25
- More than two dozen features.
- Coverage of every team with a look at key players, big games and "X" factors.
And lots more!
Kickoff will be available exclusively online on D3football.com starting on or about Tuesday, Aug. 21, but you can reserve access to this comprehensive coverage today. For just $11, you can get a passcode that will give you inside access to our eighth annual Kickoff. This will be the only place you will find coverage this complete of Division III football.
Users with a .edu email address qualify for a discounted rate of $7.