National Columnist

Bob Eblen has been the national columnist since 2006 after serving as the Northwest Region columnist.  He regularly provides rational analysis of Division II Football.

Bob, his wife Deb, and sons Sam and Noah live in Kansas City, MO. In his free time Bob enjoys coaching baseball and attending his sons' sporting events.



CIAA Columnist

Kris Ferguson earned three business bachelor degrees and graduated from Winston-Salem State University in 2008. He works for a financial regulatory agency as a capital markets specialist.

In addition to his business travels, he spends his spare time on exotic road trips throughout in the US and Canada, watching sports, exercising, modifying cars, and building his wine collection.


GAC Columnist

Troy Mitchell spent more than 30 years in collegiate athletics including 15 years as Sports Information Director at Henderson State.

Since his retirement, Mitchell has continued to work numerous college events, handle statistics for the Arkansas Activities Association State Football, Basketball and Softball Championships and serves as a regional assigner for The Scorers Table.


GLIAC Columnist

Jake Riepma graduated from Northwood in 2015 where he played football from 2011-2015. At the conclusion of his collegiate career, he earned the GLIAC's Jack H. McAvoy Award in recognition of outstanding character, service, and leadership throughout his tenure at Northwood. 

In 2018, Riepma graduated with a Master's degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University specializing in Sports Media at the Medill School of Journalism. 

In addition to contributing to, Riepma currently works for Entercom Detroit as a Sports Update Anchor on 97.1 The Ticket and WWJ News Radio 950.


GLVC Columnist

Bryon Ramos earned a Bachelors in Athletic Trainining from Lindenwood University, where he was a member of the football team for one year. He also earned a Masters in Health and Human performance from Fort Hays.

During his career, he has spent time at Missouri Southern as well as providing services for multiple St. Louis area high school and club sports programs. Currently he manages an injury prevention program for an aircraft manufacturer in St. Louis, MO.

Bryon resides in St. Peters, MO with his wife Shannon and 4 children: Alexis, Cameron, Reese, and Noah.


GSC Columnist
IND Columnist

Craig Fenn is a biology professor who holds degrees from the University of New Haven and Penn State University.  He began following Division 2 football while a student at New Haven in the mid-to-late-1990’s, which included the 1997 run to the National Championship game when the Chargers were an Independent program. 

A native of the Waterbury, CT area, he now lives near Lancaster, PA with his wife, children, and cats.


MIAA Columnist

Devin Albertson has always had a passion for MIAA football while growing up near Northwest Missouri and graduating from the school with a degree in Sports Media and Sports Psychology.

Devin lives in Kansas City and founded/manages Missouri 8-Man Football on Facebook and Twitter. 

When Devin isn't covering the MIAA or high school football, he enjoys watching the Kansas City Chiefs, St. Louis Cardinals and the NBA. Devin also enjoys spending time with family, friends and his dog Brulee.


NE10 Columnist

Paul Falewicz has covered the Northeast-10 Conference and Division II football for the site since 2005.  He has also covered high school football and college hockey in his area over the years.

He has also coached basketball at the Division III level as well as the high school level for many years.  He lives in Billerica, MA with his wife.  


NSIC Columnist

Chicago native Matt Witwicki is a veteran columnist for small college football in the great plains.  Before joining, Witt gained experience covering football for the NAIA's Victory Sports Network.

Based out of Sioux Falls, Matt coaches his sons in the sports of football and baseball in his free time.


RMAC Columnist

Jimmy Pallotto is a former offensive lineman and 2020 graduate of Western Colorado where he hosted a sports talk show and broadcast Mountaineer games.

He  now hosts a weekly podcast, The Far End of the Bench and performs a vital role in a startup podcasting network.  Jimmy also works full time as a billing analyst for Intelepeer.


SAC Columnist

Chuck Bitner earned a degree in Business Administration from Bloomsburg University in 2001. He is employed in the banking industry and lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife Alyssa and their six cats.

In his spare time, Chuck enjoys traveling to football games, home remodeling, reading, sports photography and watching all forms of auto racing.


SIAC Columnist

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