NCAA Division III playoffs
What: Linfield (Ore.) at St. Thomas
When: 2:30 p.m. Saturday
Watch: Video stream on ESPN 3
Key players: Tommies tight end Charlie Dowdle has 19 TDs in his past 19 games. Linfield DE Alex Hoff has 15 sacks and 24 tackles for loss.
The key: Will Linfield’s defensive line, which averages 248 pounds/player, be able to hold its own in the trenches against St. Thomas’ offensive line, which averages 306 pounds/player?
Did you know? Three NCAA Division III teams are averaging more than 50 points a game: No. 1 Mount Union (55.0), St. Thomas (53.6) and Linfield (50.5).