Game Day: Kicking it off online

Our coverage of football has changed just a little bit from last September to this September, and how the schools themselves cover football has made a bit of a shift as well.

If you follow D3football on Twitter ( you’ll get a good number of instant updates from us on game day, assuming we have a good connection to the Net wherever we are. You could follow every school’s Twitter feed, like we do, but we’ll make sure the most important stuff gets tweeted back out in your direction.

Today there are nearly two dozen games featuring live video streams, almost all of them free, including the Mount Union-St. John Fisher game at 4 p.m. Eastern — a perfect bridge between the early kickoffs and the night games. And in the preseason, a lot of schools put together recaps of practices and training camp, including videos.

The times are changing, no doubt.

I’ll be at the Luther-St. Olaf game this afternoon, Keith McMillan will be at Buff State-TCNJ, Gordon Mann will be at Johns Hopkins-Delaware Valley and Ryan Tipps will be at Franklin and Marshall-Washington and Lee. We’ll have photographers out and about as well, with Ryan Coleman at Maranatha Baptist-Martin Luther. That’s notable to me to find out how many players dress for Maranatha today. Last year, readers of Kickoff know, they dressed just 22 players for one of their games.

Here on the Game Day blog post we set the scene and then turn it loose. What games are you watching? What’s the big moments we should be paying attention to? Hit us in the comments.

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