Posted December 17, 2011 on AP on Fox
Levell Coppage didn't have to be superman this time for Wisconsin-Whitewater. The defense had that covered, and even set up Coppage to grab some glory, too. Coppage scored on a 1-yard run set up by the defense and the Warhawks won their third consecutive Division III national championship, and fourth in five years, beating Mount Union 13-10 on Friday night in the seventh consecutive title game meeting between the schools. ''Easiest touchdown in my life, and I even got in there untouched,'' Coppage said about the run with 4:02 left in the third quarter. It gave the Warhawks a 10-0 lead, and the defense did the rest. The victory was the 45th in a row for Whitewater (15-0), which hasn't lost since Mount Union beat them in the 2008 Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. The Purple Raiders finished 14-1. Mount Union has won 10 national titles in the last 16 years, and once seemed to be the untouchable goliath atop the Division III game, but the Warhawks have taken aim, if n...
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