The Central Dutch are No. 8 in the 2022 College Football America Yearbook’s Division III Preseason Top 30.
Also, Dutch wide receiver Jeff Herbers is on the College Football America Yearbook’s Division III Preseason Starting Lineup.
The Dutch are coming off a 2021 in which they went 12-1 overall. The Dutch beat Bethel (MN) and Wheaton in the first two rounds of the postseason before falling to UW-Whitewater, 51-21, in the national quarterfinals.
Herbers was second on the Dutch last season with 77 receptions. He compiled 1,151 and scored 16 touchdowns. He was one of three Dutch pass catchers to have at least 10 touchdown receptions last season.
Central opens with three straight home games. The Dutch will host St. Olaf on Sept. 3 and UW-Eau Claire on Sept. 10, followed by their American Rivers Conference opener against Loras on Sept. 17. The Dutch’s first road game is at Nebraska Wesleyan on Oct. 1.
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.