After winning the 2014 NCAA Division II National Championship Dec. 20, the American Football Coaches Association pegged the Colorado State University-Pueblo football team as the No. 1 team in the final AFCA Division II poll, Dec. 22.CSU-Pueblo defeated then-No. 1 Minnesota State University, Mankato 13-0 at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. The ThunderWolves finished the regular season with a program record 14-1 mark. The Pack earned their fourth consecutive Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship in 2014 with an 8-1 record to share the honor with Colorado School of Mines. The ThunderWolves entered their fourth straight NCAA Playoff appearance as the No. 2 seed in Super Region Four.