1974 NCAA Division III football season

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The 1974 NCAA Division III football season, part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division III level, began in August 1974, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship in December 1974 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Central Dutch won their first Division III championship, defeating the Ithaca Bombers by a final score of 10−8. [1]

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Conference standings

1974 College Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Rose–Hulman $301  531
Southwestern (TN) 211  333
Centre 220  360
Sewanee 220  260
Principia 130  270
  • $ Conference champion
1974 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Illinois Wesleyan +710  810
Millikin +710  820
Carroll (WI) 530  630
Augustana (IL) 431  531
Carthage 431  531
Wheaton (IL) 440  450
North Park 260  360
Elmhurst 170  180
North Central (IL) 170  180
  • + Conference co-champions
1974 Independent College Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Ithaca $^300  1010
Hobart 310  810
St. Lawrence 320  720
Alfred 220  440
RIT 140  170
RPI 030  460
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1974 Indiana Collegiate Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Butler $600  820
Evansville ^510  820
DePauw 420  730
Indiana Central 240  550
Wabash 240  550
Valparaiso 240  360
Saint Joseph's (IN) 060  090
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1974 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Central (IA) $^700  1100
William Penn 610  910
Buena Vista 430  540
Upper Iowa 430  450
Luther 340  360
Simpson 250  261
Dubuque 160  470
Wartburg 160  280
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1974 Metropolitan Intercollegiate Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
C. W. Post $400  640
Merchant Marine 310  630
Seton Hall 210  720
Wagner 220  531
Fordham 031  351
Hofstra 041  191
  • $ Conference champion
1974 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Olivet $500  720
Hope 410  810
Alma 320  450
Albion 230  360
Kalamazoo 140  260
Adrian 050  270
  • $ Conference champion
1974 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Northern
Wilkes x600  720
Juniata 510  720
Albright 420  630
Susquehanna 330  451
Delaware Valley 240  260
Lycoming 150  360
Upsala 060  080
Southern
Franklin & Marshall x800  900
Widener 710  810
Lebanon Valley 440  540
Moravian 420  550
Johns Hopkins 321  351
Dickinson 540  540
Muhlenberg 260  270
Ursinus 151  161
Western Maryland 160  270
Swarthmore 070  070
  • x Division champion/co-champions
1974 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Concordia–Moorhead +520  720
Saint John's (MN) +520  720
Minnesota–Duluth 421  721
Hamline 421  451
St. Thomas (MN) 430  540
Gustavus Adolphus 430  460
Augsburg 340  550
St. Olaf 160  360
Macalester 160  280
  • + Conference co-champions
  • Macalester's win over Gustavus Adolphus counted in the conference standings for Macalester, but not for Gustavus Adolphus.
1974 New England Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Nichols $601  711
Plymouth State 511  711
Boston State 521  531
Curry 521  531
Framingham State 430  530
Bridgewater State 430  640
Massachusetts Maritime 260  360
Maine Maritime 170  180
New Haven 080  090
  • $ Conference champion
1974 New Jersey State Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Glassboro State $401  631
Kean 310  820
Trenton State 311  541
Montclair State 220  631
William Paterson 140  370
Jersey City State 050  090
  • $ Conference champion
1974 Ohio Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Blue Division
Wittenberg xy$301  712
Mount Union 310  720
Capital 220  540
Ohio Wesleyan 130  450
Denison 031  351
Red Division
Baldwin–Wallace xy500  820
Otterbein 410  630
Marietta 320  630
Muskingum 230  450
Heidelberg 140  260
Wooster 050  260
Not competing for championship
Oberlin     540
Kenyon     261
Ohio Northern     270
Championship: Wittenberg 17, Baldwin–Wallace 0
  • $ Conference champion
  • x Division champion/co-champions
  • y Championship game participant
1974 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Allegheny +610  710
John Carroll +610  720
Bethany (WV) 430  531
Hiram 331  441
Thiel 331  441
Carnegie Mellon 250  350
Case Western Reserve 250  270
Washington & Jefferson 160  170
  • + Conference co-champions
1974 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Redlands $500  720
Whittier 410  720
La Verne 320  550
Claremont-Mudd 140  260
Occidental 140  170
Pomona-Pitzer 140  180
  • $ Conference champion
1974 Virginia College Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Virginia Union 200  820
Randolph–Macon 401  621
Hampden–Sydney 410  640
Virginia State 210  370
Madison 320  640
Hampton 120  370
Bridgewater 130  450
Washington and Lee 021  181
Emory & Henry 030  380
Saint Paul's (VA) 030  180
1974 NCAA Division III independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Albany     900
Colorado College     810
Georgetown     620
Norwich     630
Bridgeport     640
Salisbury State     441
Rochester (NY)     360
Saint Mary's     360
Saint Peter's     360
Cortland     261
Maryville (TN)     261
San Diego     380
Brockport     260
Fairleigh Dickinson–Florham     050

Conference champions

Conference champions

Postseason

The 1974 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the second annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division III college football. The championship game was held at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. Like the 1973 championship, this year's bracket featured only four teams. [2]

Playoff bracket

Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Garrett-Harrison Stadium
Phenix City, AL
      
Central (IA) 17
Evansville 16
Central (IA)10
Ithaca 8
Ithaca 27
Slippery Rock 14

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References

  1. "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved October 25, 2014.
  2. "1974 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved October 25, 2014.