The Crusaders won the national championship last season, beating North Central, 57-24, to finish 15-0. It was the final game for the program’s head coach and founder, Pete Fredenburg, who retired shortly after the game. Fredenburg’s long-time defensive coordinator, Larry Harmon, is the new head coach.
The Crusaders open the season at home on Sept. 3 against one of the nation’s top teams. Muhlenberg. The Cru then hits the road for another Top 10 matchup when they face UW-Whitewater on Sept. 10. The Crusaders open American Southwest Conference action on Sept. 17 at home against Southwestern (TX).
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.