1984 NCAA Division III football season

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The 1984 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 1984, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1984 at Galbreath Field in Kings Island, Mason, Ohio. The Augustana (IL) Vikings won the second of their four consecutive Division III championships by defeating the Central (Iowa) Dutch by a final score of 21−12. [1]

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Conference and program changes

Conference changes

Program changes

Conference standings

1984 Centennial Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Swarthmore +610  810
Gettysburg +610  820
Muhlenberg 520  630
Franklin & Marshall 430  540
Johns Hopkins 340  540
Ursinus 250  450
Western Maryland 250  360
Dickinson 070  190
  • + Conference co-champions
1984 College Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Centre $400  720
Rose–Hulman 310  450
Earlham 220  450
Rhodes 130  440
Sewanee 040  090
  • $ Conference champion
1984 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Augustana (IL) $^800  1200
Millikin 710  720
Elmhurst 530  630
Wheaton (IL) 530  630
Illinois Wesleyan 530  540
Carroll (WI) 260  360
Carthage 260  270
North Central (IL) 260  270
North Park 080  090
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1984 Independent College Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Ithaca $300  1010
Alfred 210  640
Hobart 220  540
RPI 110  540
St. Lawrence 040  180
  • $ Conference champion
1984 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Central (IA) $^700  1110
Wartburg 520  720
Buena Vista 520  730
Luther 430  530
William Penn 340  550
Dubuque 250  360
Simpson 160  270
Upper Iowa 160  190
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1984 Metropolitan Intercollegiate Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
St. John's $300  720
Pace 120  350
Marist 120  270
Brooklyn 120  280
Saint Peter's 000  010
  • $ Conference champion
  • Saint Peter's cancelled the remainder of their season after their first game.
1984 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Hope $500  900
Alma 410  630
Albion 320  540
Adrian 230  540
Kalamazoo 140  180
Olivet 140  180
  • $ Conference champion
1984 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Widener $710  820
Lycoming 620  820
Moravian 620  720
Susquehanna 530  630
Delaware Valley 440  550
Upsala 350  460
Albright 260  360
Juniata 251  361
Wilkes 071  171
  • $ Conference champion
1984 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Hamline $801  901
Gustavus Adolphus 621  621
St. Thomas (MN) 621  631
Saint John's (MN) 630  630
St. Olaf 432  532
Macalester 450  650
Concordia–Moorhead 351  451
Carleton 260  370
Augsburg 270  280
Bethel (MN) 080  0100
  • $ Conference champion
1984 New England Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Plymouth State $^900  1010
Western Connecticut State 810  910
Curry 720  720
Massachusetts Maritime 630  630
Westfield State 450  450
Maine Maritime 351  451
Bridgewater State 270  270
Nichols 270  270
Western New England 270  270
Framingham State 171  171
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1984 New Jersey State Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Montclair State $600  730
Glassboro State 420  450
Kean 321  441
Ramapo 231  531
Jersey City State 240  540
Trenton State 240  370
William Paterson 150  280
  • $ Conference champion
1984 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Washington & Jefferson $^600  920
Carnegie Mellon 510  630
Bethany (WV) 330  360
John Carroll 240  450
Grove City 240  360
Hiram 240  360
Thiel 150  360
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
1984 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Occidental $^500  1010
Whittier 311  640
La Verne 212  630
Redlands 131  550
Claremont-Mudd 131  351
Pomona-Pitzer 041  161
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
  • Each team played two other conference members twice. A head-to-head sweep of the two games counted as one win for the winner and one loss for the loser in the conference standings. A split of the two games counted as a tie for each team.
1984 NCAA Division III independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Dayton ^    1010
Hofstra     910
Mercyhurst     810
Norwich     920
Union (NY) ^    920
Salisbury State     630
Frostburg State     631
Buffalo     640
DePauw     640
Wagner     640
Buffalo State     540
Catholic University     540
Albany     550
Fordham     550
Fairleigh Dickinson–Florham     450
Cortland     460
Duquesne     350
Iona     360
Canisius     280
San Diego     181
Georgetown     160
Saint Francis (PA)     170
Brockport     180
Colorado College     180
Rochester (NY)     180
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant

Conference champions

Conference champions

Postseason

The 1984 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 12th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division III college football. The championship Stagg Bowl game was held at Galbreath Field at the College Football Hall of Fame in Kings Island, Mason, Ohio for the second consecutive time. This was the final tournament to feature eight teams before expanding to sixteen in 1985. [2]

Playoff bracket

Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Galbreath Field
Kings Island, Mason, OH
         
Union (NY) 26
Plymouth State 14
Union (NY) 6
Augustana (IL)23
Augustana (IL) 14
Dayton 13
Augustana (IL)21
Central (IA) 12
Washington & Jefferson 22
Randolph–Macon 21
Washington & Jefferson 0
Central (IA)20
Central (IA) 23
Occidental 22

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References

  1. "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved November 7, 2014.
  2. "1984 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 7, 2014.