The Wheaton Thunder are No. 9 in the 2022 College Football America Yearbook’s Division III Preseason Top 30.
Also, Thunder running back Giovanni Weeks is part of the 2022 College Football America Yearbook’s Division III Starting Lineup.
The Thunder are coming off a 2021 in which it went 10-1 overall and 8-1 in College Conference of Illinois And Wisconsin action. Wheaton beat Aurora in the first round of the Division III playoffs, but fell to Central in the second round, 30-28.
Last season Weeks was Second team All-Region, first team All-Conference, D3football.com Team of the Week member, set the single-season program record with 20 rushing touchdowns and ended the regular season with back-to-back four-touchdown games against Illinois Wesleyan and Millikin.
Wheaton will open the 2022 season on Sept. 10 at Trinity (TX). Then the Thunder move into CCIW action with a Sept. 17 home opener against Illinois Wesleyan.
The Division III section of the 2022 College Football America Yearbook features 36 pages of content including:
- National Division III preview and Preseason Top 30;
- Division III preseason Starting Lineup;
- Update on each Division III conference;
- Capsules for every Division III team, including 2021 results and 2022 schedules;
- More than a dozen color action, coach and stadium photos.
The 2022 College Football America 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.
The print edition is available online via Amazon.com and other major retailers such as Barnes & Noble.