NAU hosts San Diego in battle of high-powered offenses
Perhaps no playoff team experienced more highs and lows over the season than Northern Arizona. The program welcomed back one player from the STATS FCS Walter Payton Award Watch List before losing another, then parted ways with its coach only to bring him back this week.
For San Diego, the biggest obstacle it faced this season was if it could again run the table in the Pioneer League — and it did.When the Toreros, who haven’t lost in more than two months, visit the 25th-ranked Lumberjacks in Saturday’s first round, two of the FCS’ most prolific offenses led by STATS Walter Payton Award finalists at quarterback will share the same field.Two months ago, it didn’t look like Northern Arizona (7-4, 6-2 Big Sky) would be part of the playoff field. It opened with su...
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