NCAA Division II Playoffs

Argos one win away from playing for national title

Argos one win away from playing for national title

On Saturday, the University of West Florida football team will stand on the doorstep of the NCAA Division II national championship game. The 20th-ranked Argonauts battle No. 2 Ferris State in a national semifinal at Top Taggart Field in Big Rapids, Michigan. Kickoff is 3:30 p.m. EST. It will be the third consecutive unbeaten team […]

Johnson sees patience in running attack pay off

Johnson sees patience in running attack pay off

It all came so easy for Anthony Johnson while he was at Pace. The yards. The big plays. The touchdowns. The glory of being a star running back. Johnson learned early in his football career at the University of West Florida that doing what he did in high school wasn’t going to be easy. “It […]

Lights go out in Georgia: Argos stun No. 1 Valdosta

Lights go out in Georgia: Argos stun No. 1 Valdosta

Anthony Johnson Junior’s third touchdown of the day was his biggest. The Pace grad scored from a yard out with six seconds to play, lifting the University of West Florida football team to a heart-stopping 38-35 win over top-ranked Valdosta State Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs. The score capped […]

Rematch with No. 1 Blazers up next for Argonauts

Rematch with No. 1 Blazers up next for Argonauts

It’s a rematch three weeks in the making. And this time survival is on the line rather than a Gulf South Conference championship. On Saturday, the University of West Florida football team battles reigning national champion Valdosta State in the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs. These two teams met Nov. 9 in […]

Huntingdon stuns Berry in opening round of postseason

Huntingdon stuns Berry in opening round of postseason

Huntingdon stunned 23rd-ranked Berry Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs Saturday. The Hawks held on for a 27-24 win, ending the Vikings’ 22-game home win streak. They advance to play reigning national champion Mary Hardin-Baylor next week in Texas. Facing the four-time SAA champion Vikings in Georgia, Huntingdon found itself […]

Argos advance in playoffs with win over Bulldogs

Argos advance in playoffs with win over Bulldogs

On a rain-soaked Saturday in North Carolina, the University of West Florida football team buried Wingate 38-17 in the opening round of the NCAA Division II playoffs. Shaking off a slow start, the No. 20 Argonauts dominated most of the way. As a result, their second playoff appearance in the four-year history of the program […]

Navarre well-represented in NCAA football playoffs

Navarre well-represented in NCAA football playoffs

It’s NCAA playoff time for several former Navarre football players. Quentin Randolph is on a University of West Florida football team off to the NCAA Division II playoffs for the second time in its four-year history. UWF (8-2) faces Wingate (10-1)  at Noon EST Saturday in North Carolina. Randall leads the Argonauts in receiving with […]

Playoff appearance up next for Argonauts

Playoff appearance up next for Argonauts

Playoff hopes on the line? No problem. The University of West Florida football team responded the way it hoped it would in a back-and-forth Gulf South Conference showdown against West Alabama Saturday. The result was a 48-37 victory on a mild, sun-splashed November afternoon at Blue Wahoos Stadium. With the win, the Argos cap their […]

Argos face Tigers with playoff hopes on the line

Argos face Tigers with playoff hopes on the line

Quentin Randolph started out as a walk-on at the University of West Florida and arrived on campus unsure of what to expect. The Argonauts were just getting off the ground with their football program at the time. Four years later, Randolph, a former Navarre standout who has become a go-to receiver, and his teammates will […]

Unbelievable journey continues for the Argonauts

Unbelievable journey continues for the Argonauts

It used to be insane  to think a second-year football program like the University of West Florida could find itself on the doorstep of playing in the NCAA Division II national title game so soon. Now, the unbelievable is believable after the Argonauts rallied for a 28-21 win over Gulf South Conference champion West Alabama […]

Argonauts write another great chapter to their storybook season

Argonauts write another great chapter to their storybook season

The main characters in the story of the year in NCAA Division II football are the University of West Florida Argonauts. Another chapter was written Saturday afternoon in West Georgia. The Argos rallied for a thrilling 17-14 victory over the Wolves, advancing to the national quarterfinals. Marvin Conley sealed the deal, picking off a pass […]

Argonauts ready to roll into postseason

Argonauts ready to roll into postseason

On Sunday, the University of West Florida received a bid to the NCAA Division II playoffs for the first time. This Saturday, the sixth-seeded Argonauts will attempt to win their first postseason game when they take on third-seeded Wingate at noon at Belk Stadium in North Carolina. UWF, has won three of its last four […]

Historic season leads to playoff berth for the Argos

Historic season leads to playoff berth for the Argos

Historic and impressive. It’s the best way to describe Sunday evening for the University of West Florida football team, which learned it received an invitation to the NCAA Division II playoffs for the first time in program history. In just their second year of existence, the Argos won seven games, including Saturday’s 34-29 come-from-behind win […]