That No. 3 Butler won its eighth straight Jayhawk Conference championship on Saturday with a 24-7 win over No. 4 Fort Scott didn’t surprise me. That the Greyhounds didn’t make it more of a game did. And it begs the question: will anyone ever stop the Grizzlies? It’s been 10 years since the Grizzlies and Rudi Johnson won back-to-back national titles and it seems like, with each season, the program gets a little more powerful. Does anybody have any ideas how to stop them? If you do, I’m sure Troy Morrell’s already thought of them. The guy always surprises me …. thinking three steps ahead, you know what I mean?
Let’s break down Sunday’s two playoff games: