Mount Union leads College Football America Yearbook’s 2021 Division III Preseason Top 30

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Mount Union, which has won 13 national championships, is No. 1 in the 2021 College Football America Yearbook Division III preseason Top 30.

The Purple Raiders played in the spring of 2021 as part of the COVID-19-shortened 2020 season, and went undefeated in Ohio Athletic Conference action.

Mary Hardin-Baylor is No. 2, North Central is No. 3, UW-Whitewater is No. 4 and Wheaton is No. 5. UMHB won the 2018 national championship. North Central is the defending national champion, and UW-Whitewater lost to North Central in the 2019 National Championship Game.

No. 6 Saint John’s, No. 7 Muhlenberg, No. 8 Salisbury, No. 9 John Carroll and No. 10 Delaware Valley round out the Top 10.

The Division III section of the College Football America 2021 Yearbook features 36 pages of content including:

  • National Division III preview;
  • Division III preseason Starting Lineup;
  • Update on each Division III conference;
  • Capsules for every Division III team, including 2020 results and 2021 schedules;
  • Fourteen color action, coach and stadium photos.

The College Football America 2021 Yearbook features more than 900 college football teams from the United States and Canada in more than 250 striking, full-color pages. That includes every team from the NCAA (FBS, FCS, Division II and Division III), NAIA, NJCAA, CCCAA and U Sports (Canada). It also includes updates on club football, one-year postgraduate prep/sports academies and Mexican college football, along with dozens of action shots and stadium photos taken by the CFA staff.

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2021 College Football America Division III Preseason Top 30

1. Mount Union

2. Mary Hardin-Baylor

3. North Central

4. UW-Whitewater

5. Wheaton

6. Saint John’s

7. Muhlenberg

8. Salisbury

9. John Carroll

10. Delaware Valley

11. Susquehanna

12. Hardin-Simmons

13. Chapman

14. Linfield

15. Texas Lutheran

16. UW-Oshkosh

17. Union (NY)

18. Wartburg

19. Central (IA)

20. Redlands

21. Bethel (MN)

22. Johns Hopkins

23. Brockport

24. Berry

25. Huntingdon

26. Bridgewater

27. UW-La Crosse

28. Aurora

29. Howard Payne

30. Randolph-Macon

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