1992 NCAA Division II football season

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1992 NCAA Division II football season
Regular seasonAugust – November 1992
PlayoffsNovember 21 – December 12, 1992
National Championship Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
Champion Jacksonville State
Harlon Hill Trophy Ronald Moore, Pittsburg State

The 1992 NCAA Division II football season, part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division II level, began in August 1992, and concluded with the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 12, 1992, at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, hosted by the University of North Alabama. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks defeated the Pittsburg State Gorillas, 17–13, to win their first Division II national title. [1]

Contents

The Harlon Hill Trophy was awarded to Ronald Moore, running back from Pittsburg State.

Conference and program changes

Conference changes

Team1991 conference1992 conference
Emporia State NAIA Independent MIAA
Tennessee–Martin Independent Ohio Valley (I-AA)
West Texas State Restored program Lone Star

Conference standings

1992 Lone Star Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 4 Texas A&I $^600  930
No. 14 East Texas State 510  830
Angelo State 330  550
Eastern New Mexico 330  550
Central Oklahoma 240  640
Abilene Christian 250  360
Cameron 060  190
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1992 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Pittsburg State $^900  1410
NE Missouri State ^720  930
Emporia State 630  730
Central Missouri State 630  640
NW Missouri State 630  650
Missouri Western State 450  560
Missouri Southern State 360  460
Washburn 270  280
Southwest Baptist 180  280
Missouri-Rolla 180  290
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
1992 Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Hillsdale +820  920
Ferris State +^820  1030
Butler +820  820
Grand Valley State +820  830
Ashland 730  830
Saginaw Valley State 640  740
Wayne State (MI) 370  470
Valparaiso 370  380
Indianapolis 181  181
Saint Joseph's (IN) 181  181
Northern Michigan 190  190
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
1992 North Central Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 2 North Dakota State $^810  1020
No. 13 North Dakota ^621  641
Augustana (SD) 630  830
St. Cloud State 630  740
South Dakota State 540  640
Morningside 441  551
Mankato State 450  650
Northern Colorado 450  650
South Dakota 180  290
Nebraska–Omaha 090  290
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1992 Northern California Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 7 UC Davis $^500  821
Sonoma State 320  730
Cal State Hayward 320  550
Humboldt State 320  560
San Francisco State 140  270
Chico State 050  190
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from Division II Football Committee poll
1992 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Western State $^700  920
Fort Hays State 610  650
Chadron State 520  730
New Mexico Highlands 430  731
Mesa State 340  380
Colorado Mines 250  460
Adams State 160  370
Fort Lewis 070  190
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
1992 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 10 Fort Valley State $610  740
Albany State 511  641
No. T–20 Savannah State ^520  840
Morehouse 430  650
Clark Atlanta 340  370
Alabama A&M 340  380
Tuskegee 241  361
Morris Brown 250  460
Miles 060  0100
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1992 Western Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 19 Portland State $^310  940
No. 11 Sacramento State 320  730
Cal State Northridge 320  550
Southern Utah 230  650
Cal Poly 230  451
Santa Clara 130  460
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from Division II Football Committee poll
1992 NCAA Division II independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 5 New Haven ^    1210
Troy State     1010
Michigan Tech     910
Wofford     650
Northwood     090
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll

Conference summaries

Conference Champions

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Hampton
Gulf South Conference – Jacksonville State
Lone Star Conference – Texas A&I
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics AssociationPittsburg State
Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference – Butler, Ferris State, Grand Valley State, and Hillsdale
North Central Conference – North Dakota State
Northern California Athletic Conference – UC Davis
Northern Intercollegiate Conference – Northern State
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference – West Chester (East), Indiana (PA) (West)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference – Western State
South Atlantic Conference – Gardner–Webb
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Fort Valley State
Western Football Conference – Portland State

Postseason

1992 NCAA Division II Football Championship
Teams16
Finals Site
Champion
Runner-up
Semifinalists
Winning Coach
  • championship

The 1992 NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs were the 20th single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division II college football. The championship game was held at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, for the seventh time.

Playoff bracket

First round
Campus sites
Quarterfinals
Campus sites
Semifinals
Campus sites
Championship
Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
        
Ferris State 19
Edinboro 15
Ferris State 13
New Haven35
New Haven 38
West Chester 26
New Haven 35
Jacksonville State46
Jacksonville State 41
Savannah State 16
Jacksonville State14
North Alabama 12
North Alabama 33
Hampton 21
Jacksonville State17
Pittsburg State 13
Texas A&I 22
Western State 13
Portland State35
Texas A&I 30
Portland State 42
UC Davis 28
Portland State 38
Pittsburg State41
Pittsburg State 28
North Dakota 21
Pittsburg State38*
North Dakota State 37
North Dakota State 42
Northeast Missouri State 7

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References

  1. "1992 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved January 5, 2014.