1993 NCAA Division II football season

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1993 NCAA Division II football season
Regular seasonAugust – November 1993
PlayoffsNovember 20 – December 11, 1993
National Championship Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
Champion North Alabama
Harlon Hill Trophy Roger Graham, New Haven

The 1993 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 1993, and concluded with the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 11, 1993, at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, hosted by the University of North Alabama.

Contents

North Alabama defeated IUP in the championship game, 41–34, to win their first Division II national title. [1]

The Harlon Hill Trophy was awarded to Roger Graham, running back from New Haven.

Conference changes and new programs

Conference changes

Team1992 conference1993 conference
Butler MIFC (D-II) Pioneer (I-AA)
California–Davis Northern California (D-II) American West (I-AA)
Cal Lutheran D-II Independent SCIAC (D-III)
Cal Poly Western (D-II) American West (I-AA)
Cal State Northridge Western (D-II) American West (I-AA)
Cameron Lone Star Dropped Program
Central Arkansas Arkansas (NAIA) Gulf South (D-II)
Central Connecticut State D-II Independent I-AA Independent
Henderson State Arkansas (NAIA) Gulf South (D-II)
Jacksonville State Gulf South D-II Independent
Mercyhurst D-III Independent D-II Independent
Northwood D-II Independent MIFC
Portland State Western (D-II) D-II Independent
Quincy D-III Independent Illini-Badger
Sacramento State Western (D-II) American West (I-AA)
Sacred Heart D-III Independent Independent
St. Francis (IL) NAIA Independent MIFC
Santa Clara Western (D-II)Dropped Program
Southern Utah Western (D-II) American West (I-AA)
Troy State D-II Independent I-AA Independent
Valparaiso MIFC (D-II) Pioneer (I-AA)

Program changes

Conference standings

1993 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Bentley $600  1000
Stonehill 420  720
MIT 420  530
Assumption 420  640
Western New England 240  261
Curry 150  180
Nichols 060  180
  • $ Conference champion
1993 Gulf South Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 1 North Alabama $^700  1400
Valdosta State 520  830
Central Arkansas 430  641
West Georgia 430  460
Henderson State 250  460
Livingston 151  271
Delta State 160  370
Mississippi College *331  641
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
  • * – ineligible for conference championship
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1993 Lone Star Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 19 Texas A&M–Kingsville $^500  760
Abilene Christian 320  730
Angelo State 320  730
Central Oklahoma 230  730
East Texas State 140  560
Eastern New Mexico 140  181
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1993 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 6 Missouri Southern $^900  911
No. 17 Pittsburg State ^810  830
Missouri Western 621  821
Central Missouri State 621  721
NE Missouri State 540  650
Emporia State 360  370
NW Missouri State 360  380
Missouri–Rolla 270  370
Southwest Baptist 270  290
Washburn 090  0100
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1993 Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Ferris State $^802  912
Ashland 720  820
Grand Valley State 622  632
Hillsdale 631  731
Northern Michigan 531  531
Wayne State (MI) 550  650
St. Francis (IL) 550  560
Saginaw Valley State 360  370
Northwood 261  361
Saint Joseph's (IN) 181  181
Indianapolis 190  290
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
1993 North Central Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 12 Mankato State +^720  1030
No. 9 North Dakota +^720  1030
Northern Colorado 630  830
No. T–20 North Dakota State 630  730
South Dakota State 630  740
South Dakota 450  650
St. Cloud State 450  550
Augustana (SD) 360  470
Morningside 180  290
Nebraska–Omaha 180  290
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1993 Northern California Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Chico State $301  441
Cal State Hayward 220  360
Sonoma State 220  270
Humboldt State 121  461
San Francisco State 130  370
  • $ Conference champion
Rankings from Division II Football Committee poll
1993 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Fort Hays State $^610  840
Western State (CO) 520  830
New Mexico Highlands 520  640
Mesa State 520  550
Adams State 340  460
Chadron State 250  560
Colorado Mines 160  271
Fort Lewis 070  190
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
1993 South Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 14 Carson–Newman $^700  821
Elon 520  830
Lenoir–Rhyne 430  730
Presbyterian 430  560
Wingate 340  650
Catawba 340  550
Mars Hill 250  460
Gardner–Webb 070  190
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1993 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 8 Albany State $^800  1110
Fort Valley State 511  641
Savannah State 422  532
Morehouse 430  550
Alabama A&M 431  461
Morris Brown 340  460
Tuskegee 350  380
Clark Atlanta 250  370
Miles 080  0100
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1993 NCAA Division II independents football records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
No. 2 New Haven ^    1110
No. 5 Portland State ^    830
Wofford     731
Michigan Tech     640
Mercyhurst     550
Jacksonville State     370
Sacred Heart     370
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll

Conference summaries

Conference Champions

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Hampton
Eastern Collegiate Football ConferenceBentley
Gulf South Conference – North Alabama
Lone Star Conference – Texas A&M–Kingsville
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association – Missouri Southern State
Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference – Ferris State
North Central Conference – Minnesota State–Mankato and North Dakota
Northern California Athletic Conference – Cal State Chico
Northern Sun Intercollegiate ConferenceWinona State
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference – Millersville (East), IUP (West)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference – Fort Hays State
South Atlantic Conference – Carson-Newman
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Albany State
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic ConferenceGlenville State

Postseason

1993 NCAA Division II Football Championship
Teams16
Finals Site
Champion
Runner-up
  • IUP
  • (2nd title game)
Semifinalists
Winning coach
  • championship

The 1993 NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs were the 21st 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 eighth time.

Playoff bracket

First round
Campus sites
Quarterfinals
Campus sites
Semifinals
Campus sites
Championship
Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
        
North Alabama 38
Carson–Newman 28
North Alabama45
Hampton 20
Hampton 33
Albany State 7
North Alabama27
Texas A&M–Kingsville 25
Texas A&M–Kingsville 50
Portland State 15
Texas A&M–Kingsville51
UC Davis 28
UC Davis 37
Fort Hays State 34
North Alabama41
IUP 34
Mankato State 34
Missouri Southern 13
Mankato State 21
North Dakota54
North Dakota 17
Pittsburg State 14
North Dakota 6
IUP21
New Haven 48
Edinboro 28
New Haven 35
IUP38
IUP 28
Ferris State 21

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