The Fighting Irish are #3 in the College Football Playoffs.
They were competitors in high school. On Saturday, they were on opposite sides once again.
But when the game was over, the two rivals from Fort Wayne were all smiles.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — John Konchar and Matt Holba scored 18 points apiece and Purdue Fort Wayne held off South Carolina State 72-68 on Tuesday night.
The Cougars found out their next opponent this weekend and it’s a familiar foe. Saint Francis will see Baker University next Saturday.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Jared Godfrey scored 23 points to lead five Mastodons in double figures and Fort Wayne defeated Earlham 112-51 on Thursday night.
Even with a new quarterback behind center, Saint Francis picked up right where they left off in Daytona when they won the NAIA National Title.
This Saturday college football returns, as the reigning back-to-back NAIA National Champions return to Bishop D’Arcy. Gone is the NAIA Player of the Year in Nick Ferrer, but his running mate in the backfield Justin Green remains. With key defensive play-makers back, hungry for more, a three-peat for No. 1 Saint Francis, is well within its grasp.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Back-to-back national football champions now have a road sign to commemorate their success. On Tuesday, Mayor Tom Henry and the University of Saint Francis unveiled the new "Avenue of Champions" sign that is near Bishop John D’Arcy Stadium on Lindenwood Avenue. The football program is off of back-to-back NAIA national championships. READ MORE: Saint Francis Cougars are back-to-back National Champions Following t…