Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 12/15/11
Every fall, 239 football teams take to the practice fields with their eyes on a trip to Salem, Va., to play for the NCAA Division III championship. For the past six years, 237 of those teams have watched the same two play for that championship.Friday night, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and The University of Mount Union (Ohio) will meet in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl for the seventh straight time to determine this year's national champion. Unarguably the two preeminent teams at the Division III level, Whitewater, of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, and Mount Union, of the Ohio Athletic Conference, have set a standard for excellence in collegiate sports."It's never happened in any NCAA sport at any level," says Pat Coleman, publisher of D3Football.com. "To say it's unique kind of falls short of how unlikely it is."Unlikely, indeed. These two teams have accounted for 22 of the 78 Stagg Bowl berths since its inception in 1973. They've won 13 combined champions...
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