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GPAC Honors Football Best

GPAC Honors Football Best

The 2013 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Football All-Conference Team has been selected after a vote of the league coaches.

Kyle Schuck from Morningside has been named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Offensive Player-of-the-Year, while Darnell Woods from Concordia was named the Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Defensive Player-of-the-Year.  Ross Cimpl from Dakota Wesleyan was named the Hauff Mid-America/GPAC Coach-of-the-Year.  Morningside was the regular season conference champion for 2013 (8-1). Morningside and Northwestern qualified for the NAIA Football Championship Series which opens on Saturday, November 23, with first round action.  Morningside will host Rocky Mountain, while Northwestern travels to Missouri Valley.

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