Humboldt State had two players earn first-team recognition in the D2CCA All-Super Region 3 team, while Central Washington had three overall selections honored.
The No. 2 seeded Panthers rolled for 479 yards of total offense and limited the No. 7 seeded Cougars to 178 yards to defeat APU 34-21. Azusa Pacific's season ends with a 9-3 overall record..
Football Weekly Notebook: Azusa Pacific will bring one of the nation's top defenses into the Division II Playoffs, but will face one of the nation's top offenses in No 2 seed Sioux Falls.
The quarterback is the GNAC Offensive Player of the Year after leading the Cougars to their first Division II playoff appearance. Central Washington's Kevin Haynes was named the league's Defensive Player of the Year.
Selected as the No. 7 seed in Super Region 3, the Cougars travel to South Dakota to face No. 2 seed Sioux Falls on Saturday. It is the second invitation for a GNAC team in as many years.