The Niobrara-Verdigre football team has earned the 12th seed in the Class D2 bracket for the football playoffs.

The Cougars will travel to No. 5 Humphrey St. Francis on Thursday, Oct. 22. 

The teams will be reseeded for the second round with the top 16 teams in the state. The eight highest seeds will host second-round games. 

D2 Playoff Bracket