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Division III: The Top 25

Aug. 30, 1993
Aug. 30, 1993

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Aug. 30, 1993

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Division III: The Top 25

In a year of sterling-quarterbacks, the brightest of all is Mount Union's Jim Ballard, who will lead the Purple Raiders to the championship

This is an article from the Aug. 30, 1993 issue

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PHOTOMONTAGEELLIE DICKSON; PHOTOGRAPHS BY DAVID BENYAK, J.E. SCHILLING AND MIKE SCULLYILLUSTRATION

Rank

School

1992 Regular Season

1993 Projected Record

Comments

1

MOUNT UNION

10-0

14-0

QB Jim Ballard (page 88) leads the Purple Raiders' assault

2

WISCONSIN-LACROSSE

8-0-1

11-1

NFL experience: RB Virgil Jones had a job with the Saints

3

ITHACA

9-1

10-2

Coach Jim Butterfield enters his third century (200-67-1)

4

ROWAN

10-0

10-1

Coach John Bunting gone to the NFL, but 14 starters are back

5

BALDWIN- WALLACE

8-2

10-2

Yellow Jacket foes will feel sting of QB John Koz (page 88)

6

BUFFALO STATE

7-2

9-2

The Bengals return the teeth of their defense

7

CENTRAL (IOWA)

9-0

10-1

The Dutchmen are flying. Undefeated on road since '88

8

LYCOMING

8-0-1

10-2

Coach Frank Girardi's 11 junior starters are jammin'

9

ILLINOIS WESLEYAN

9-0

10-2

Titans near top of scrum behind rugby star James Kayondo

10

EMORY & HENRY

10-0

10-2

Wasps still buzzing over the nation's second-best scoring D

11

ALLEGHENY

8-2

9-2

Without Stanley (Bottle Rocket) Drayton there's little spark

12

SUSQUEHANNA

9-1

9-2

Tackle/greenskeeper John Heim owns a miniature golf course

13

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON

8-1

11-2

Executive privilege: W&J has won 91.7% of games since '87

14

THOMAS MORE

9-1

10-2

The Rebels are ramblin' with two 1,000-yard rushers

15

CORTLAND STATE

6-1

8-3

Three Division II foes might slay the Dragons

16

REDLANDS

8-1

8-2

Junior Garret Skipper has yet to miss an extra point

17

AUGUSTANA (ILL.)

6-3

9-2

Last year's leading tackier and rusher were freshmen

18

AURORA

9-0

9-1

The Spartans surrendered only 13 punt-return yards in '92

19

ST. JOHN'S (MINN.)

8-1-1

10-2

With no cuts, 27 pairs of players shared numbers last year

20

JOHN CARROLL

8-2

8-2

Punter Ryan Haley's goal: Boot one into nearby tennis courts

21

ALBION

8-1

8-1

Need a fix of Briton ball? Try 1-800-846-4700

22

ROCHESTER

8-1

8-1

Runners Jeremy Hurd and Isaac Collins scored 22 TDs in '92

23

DEFIANCE

9-1

8-2

Yellow Jackets play four games outside the nest in October

24

WABASH

6-2-1

7-2

Edge to Little Giants on Nov. 13--their 100th game vs. DePauw

25

CARNEGIE MELLON

7-2

8-2

Experienced Tartan coaching staff dubbed Geritol Gang