D2 Football: Pittburg State Wins 2nd National Title

Courtesy Pitt State Athletics

FLORENCE, Ala. — The slipper finally fits, again.

For the first time in 20 years, the Pittsburg State Gorillas returned to the pinnacle of NCAA Division II football.

A perennial power, Pitt State annually battled for supremacy in Division II but the last three chances the Gorillas had for national championships in Alabama came up painfully close but short in 1992, 1995 and 2004.

Saturday, Pitt State finished off a magical season with a 35-21 victory over Wayne (Mich.) State in the title game before a sea of crimson & gold clad fans with dominated the official crowd of 7,276 fans at Braly Municipal Stadium.

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