D-II title to be decided today in Florence, Ala.

By NEMS Daily Journal

Former Itawamba Community College defensive back Ashton Ballard will look to help Valdosta State win its third Division II national championship in football today, in a game against Winston-Salem State at Braley Municipal Stadium in Florence, Ala.
Kickoff is at noon and will air on ESPN2.
Ballard, from Atlanta, is a backup safety.
Winston-Salem (14-0) would be the first historically black college to win a D-II football title.
Valdosta State (11-2) has won nine in a row after a 2-2 start.