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December 16, 2014 Former Linfield coach returns to NWC Back when the Stagg Bowl used to occasionally be won by someone else, but still a team wearing purple, Jay Locey led Linfield to the Division III football national championship. Now he's back in D-III, with a much bigger challenge ahead.

December 10, 2014 Briggs steps aside after quarter-century at Susquehanna After a 25-year career that included 127 wins and a trip to the 1991 national semifinals, Steve Briggs will move into a new role at Susquehanna.

December 4, 2014 Assistants to follow Leipold to Buffalo Some key UW-Whitewater assistant coaches, including one who has been a part of every Stagg Bowl coaching staff, will go with Lance Leipold when he leaves for the University of Buffalo job.

December 3, 2014 Benedictine's Schroeder tabbed as Rockford head coach Benedictine University defensive coordinator Jim Schroeder has been named head coach at Rockford, replacing Vic Wallace.

December 2, 2014 Anderson coach resigns after two wins in three seasons Bobby Ladner, who has been head coach at Anderson for the past three seasons, has resigned his position at the school.

December 2, 2014 Cushman resigns at Augustana After three consecutive .500 seasons, Augustana coach Rob Cushman is stepping down. The Vikings, who won four consecutive national titles in the 1980s, last went to the playoffs in 2005.

December 1, 2014 Leipold gets D-I head coaching job UW-Whitewater head coach Lance Leipold was introduced as the new head coach at Buffalo, a D-I FBS school, on Monday, and it was announced whether he would continue to coach the Warhawks through the playoffs.

November 28, 2014 St. Norbert coach out after one season Last offseason, Steve Opgenorth replaced Jim Purtill, who had been coach for 15 seasons. Opgenorth only made it through one before resigning and being replaced.

November 20, 2014 Hickman out as Morris coach After a winless season, Minnesota-Morris has announced that head football coach Todd Hickman will not return next season.

November 12, 2014 Sulages steps down at Lewis and Clark Lewis and Clark football coach Chris Sulages has resigned after nine seasons. The Pioneers were winless this season, losing to first-year program George Fox on Saturday.

September 29, 2014 North Central announces succession plan North Central head football coach John Thorne has announced his plans to step down from his position following the 2014 season, with his successor already in place.

September 8, 2014 Coaching Carousel turning already at Lawrence Lawrence coach Mike Barthelmess resigned the football head coaching position following the Vikings' 34-6 season-opening loss to Rockford. He was 3-18 at Lawrence and 18-79-1 as a Division III head coach.

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Dec. 13: All times Eastern
Final
at Mount Union 70, Wesley 21
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Final
at UW-Whitewater 20, Linfield 14
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Dec. 19: All times Eastern
Final
UW-Whitewater 43, at Mount Union 34
@ Salem, Va.
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