MIAA Columnist

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.



2021 MIAA Week Four

September 22nd, 2021 8:00am

Week three went as expected except for the game in Edmond, Oklahoma. Northwest Missouri 47 Central Missouri 7Mike Hohensee was fantastic in his first collegiate start and Northwest Missouri dominated in Warrensburg.

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2021 MIAA Week Three

September 14th, 2021 11:00pm

After two weeks of games, I am just as befuddled with the MIAA as I was before the season started. I know we are only two weeks in, but this year could be similar to 2003 where five teams shared the conference title (Central Missouri, Emporia State, Missouri Western, Northwest Missouri and Pittsburg State).

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2021 MIAA Week Two Column

September 6th, 2021 12:00pm

What a first week of action in the MIAA. A defensive slugfest in Hays.

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2021 MIAA Week One Column

August 30th, 2021 12:00pm

It has been a long time, but Division II and MIAA football are finally back.  Now what will this season bring?

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MIAA Quarterfinal/Bowl Games Preview

December 5th, 2019 7:00pm

#11 Northwest Missouri State (11-1) at #2 Ferris State (11-0)All-time Series: Tied at 1-1Last year:

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MIAA - Second Round Playoff Review

December 2nd, 2019 3:00pm

  MIAA Second Round Review#2 Ferris State 37 #14 Central Missouri 10The Mules kept this close for two and a half quarters before Ferris State wore them down.

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MIAA Second Round of Playoffs Preview

November 27th, 2019 8:00pm

#14 Central Missouri (11-1) at #2 Ferris State (10-0)All-time Series: First ever meetingFerris State has the more talented roster and more postseason success than Central Missouri.

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MIAA First Round of Playoffs Review

November 24th, 2019 7:00pm

Both MIAA teams advanced to the second round plus a former MIAA member. Saturday was a great day for the MIAA.

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MIAA First Round of Playoffs Preview

November 20th, 2019 6:00pm

Indianapolis (9-1) at Central Missouri (10-1)All-time Series: First ever meetingThe Mules are in the playoffs for the fourth time in program history.

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MIAA Week 11 Review

November 17th, 2019 9:00pm

Congrats to Northwest Missouri State and Central Missouri for sharing the MIAA Regular Season Championship and earning playoff bids. Here is the Super Region Three Playoff Bracket:

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MIAA Week 11 Preview

November 13th, 2019 8:00pm

The second regional rankings were released Monday afternoon. Here is what they looked like:

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MIAA Week 10 Review

November 10th, 2019 7:30pm

Only two MIAA teams are still alive in the playoff hunt. Central Missouri is basically a lock for the playoffs and can clinch outright conference title with a win in Maryville on Saturday.

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MIAA Week 10 Preview

November 6th, 2019 8:00pm

The second regional rankings were released Monday afternoon. Here is what they looked like:

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MIAA Week Nine Review

November 3rd, 2019 6:00pm

The top four teams in the MIAA are still alive in the playoff hunt. Central Missouri is the only team that controls its destiny for an outright conference title.

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MIAA Week Nine Preview

October 29th, 2019 6:00pm

The first regional rankings were released Monday afternoon. Here is what they looked like:

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MIAA Week Eight Review

October 27th, 2019 8:00pm

Week Eight ReviewThe top four teams in the MIAA are all within two games of each other with three games to go. All four teams are still alive in the playoff hunt.

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MIAA Week Eight Preview

October 23rd, 2019 9:00pm

Week Eight PreviewFirst, let’s take a look at the playoff picture. There are 16 teams with two losses or less left.

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MIAA Week Seven Review

October 21st, 2019 4:00pm

Week Seven ReviewThe top six teams in the MIAA are all within two games of each other with four games to go. Central Missouri is the only team that controls its destiny for an outright conference title.

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MIAA Week Seven Preview

October 16th, 2019 9:00pm

Week Seven PreviewBefore we look at week seven in the MIAA, let’s take a look around the region to see what teams are still in playoff contention. I believe two losses will be the max for the seven playoff teams this year.

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MIAA Week Six Review

October 14th, 2019 3:41pm

Week Six Review#6 Northwest Missouri State 38 #17 Pittsburg State 17We got the good Braden Wright Saturday and it showed. The Bearcats looked like a complete team, especially in the first half.

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