The numbers are staggering, as if there must be a typo.
But there is none.
In 27 years as the head football coach at Mount Union, Larry Kehres' Purple Raiders have played 358 games and won 331. They've lost 24, and tied three. His winning percentage of .929 is easily the best in college football history, and five of his losses have come in the NCAA's Division III national championship game, a game his team has also won 10 times. All the appearances have come since 1993.
On Friday night in Salem, Va., the Purple Raiders (14-0) will play for the title again, meeting St. Thomas of Minnesota (14-0). It will be Mount Union's 15th title appearance in 17 years, and the Tommies' first.
For Mount Union safety Nick Driskill and 24 other seniors on the Purple Raiders, the game is much more than just another trip to Salem Stadium. It's also their last chance to finally win a championship.
For three seasons in a row heading into this one, Driskill's memory has been a long bus ride back to A...