Ferris St. wins first D-II title, routs Valdosta St. 58-17

Ferris State running back Jeremy Burrell (34) rushes past Valdosta State defensive back Cory Roberts (19) and defensive back Mondrell Jefferson (11) to gain yardage in the first half of the Division II championship NCAA college football game against Valdosta State in McKinney, Texas on Saturday.

Benton Harbor graduate Jeremy Burrell came up big in the biggest game of his college football career.

Burrell’s 78-yard touchdown run helped Ferris State win its first-ever Division II national championship with a 58-17 victory over Valdosta State on Saturday.

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