GVL/Kevin Sielaff - Devin McKissic (30) and company celebrate his game winning interception. The Lakers square off against the Panthers of Ohio Dominican University Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 and win with a final score of 24-21 in Columbus, OH.

McKissic, GVSU escape Ohio Dominican 24-21

Clinging to a 24-21 lead on the road late in the fourth quarter, Grand Valley State football appeared to be on the brink of its first loss of the season. Ohio Dominican quarterback Grant Russell had driven the Panthers’ offense to the GVSU 15-yard line against a tired Laker defense. Facing a third down and four yards to go with just 24 seconds remaining, Russell dropped back to pass.

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GVSU receivers have strong relationship on, off the field

Not one, not two, not three, but four. The Grand Valley state wide receiving corps has already has a full highlight reel through just three games, and features what may one of the strongest groups in Laker history—senior Matt Williams (177 yards two touchdowns), juniors Brandon Bean (222 yards, one touchdown) and Urston Smith (248 yards, two touchdowns) and sophomore Nick Dodson (65 yards, one touchdown).

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GVL / Kevin Sielaff -  Alton Voss (4) brings down an Ashland offensive attack.  Grand Valley defeats Ashland with a final score of 45-28 Nov. 22 at Ashland University.

Three point stance: GVSU football preview vs. NMU

Grand Valley State football (2-0) has outscored its opponents 63-0 in the first half this season. After this upcoming Saturday, that number could be even higher. The Lakers, ranked No. 2 in the latest AFCA national poll behind only Northwest Missouri State, will take on the Northern Michigan Wildcats (1-1) this Saturday at home, 7p.m.

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