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Taking to the air

Cortland State has been sitting under the radar this season despite being undefeated in a pretty good conference, only breaking into the Top 25 this week. Justin Autera was making sure his team didn't go down on the road at TCNJ this week. The sophomore running back caught the ball in open field, with 14 yards to go to the end zone. TCNJ defensive backs may think they have an angle on him. This clip has three angles on him.

We solicit video of top plays from every Division III football programs and this was our top clip.

Week 5 Play of the Week finalists

  • Longtime observers of Division III football should have done a double-take when hearing Pacific Lutheran won a game on a long field goal, 49 yards by Richard Isett. See how it happened and the reaction of another under-the-radar unbeaten. Watch
  • Check out the concentration of Utica defensive back Jon White, coming up with this interception in the end zone against St. John Fisher. Watch
  • Averett pulled out a little razzle-dazzle early in a blowout win against Greensboro. Four offensive players touch the ball. Watch
  • Aurora defensive lineman Derek DeNino takes an interception 85 yards back for a touchdown, but not without help from a great downfield block. Watch
  • Bridgewater receiver Tyler Beiler makes a nice one-handed grab for a touchdown early in the Eagles' game against Southern Virginia in Salem. Watch

You can see all of the nominated plays, including two key blocked kicks, on our Week 5 highlights playlist and even more top plays on the D3sports.com YouTube channel.

Aug. 30: All times Eastern
TBA
University of New England at Coast Guard
Live stats
TBA
Frostburg State at Stevenson
6:00 PM
Alma at Baldwin Wallace
Live stats
7:00 PM
Randolph-Macon at Johns Hopkins
7:00 PM
Hamline at Buena Vista
Video Live stats
7:00 PM
LaGrange at Birmingham-Southern
7:00 PM
Trinity (Texas) at McMurry
7:30 PM
Manchester at Trine
8:00 PM
St. Olaf at Crown
8:00 PM
Millsaps at Belhaven
8:00 PM
UW-Platteville at East Texas Baptist
Live stats
Aug. 31: All times Eastern
TBA
Utica at St. Lawrence
6:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Wesley
Live stats
7:00 PM
WPI at Anna Maria
Live stats
7:00 PM
Western New England at Springfield
Live stats
7:00 PM
Nichols at Westfield State
7:00 PM
Millikin at Hope
Preview Live stats
7:00 PM
TCNJ at FDU-Florham
7:00 PM
Becker at MIT
Video Live stats
Dec. 9: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 43, at UW-Oshkosh 40
Box Score Recap Recap Photos
Final
at Mary Hardin-Baylor 24, Brockport 0
Box Score Recap Photos
Dec. 15: All times Eastern
Final
Mount Union 12, at Mary Hardin-Baylor 0
@ Salem, Va.
Video Box Score Recap Photos

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