College Football: UNI Clinches 22nd Playoff Berth

Cedar Falls — The UNI football team will be making their 22nd appearance in the FCS Championships when they face No. 5 Eastern Washington on the road this Saturday.

This will be the third time UNI has squared off with the Eagles in the postseason and first time since 2005.

UNI has won all three.

If the Panthers should spring an upset, it will be on the back of their elite defensive unit.

UNI is No. 1 in the nation in forced turnovers while quarterback Theo Day is tops in the country in yards per reception.

Eastern Washington finished their regular season winners of two straight and 9-2 overall.

Saturday’s game will kick at 3:00 p.m.