1999 NCAA Division II football season

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1999 NCAA Division II football season
Regular seasonAugust 28 – November 13, 1999
PlayoffsNovember 20 – December 11, 1999 [1]
National Championship Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
Champion Northwest Missouri State (2nd title)
Harlon Hill Trophy Corte McGuffey, Northern Colorado

The 1999 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 on August 28, 1999, and concluded with the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 11, 1999, at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, hosted by the University of North Alabama.

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Northwest Missouri State defeated Carson–Newman in the championship game, 58–52 after four overtimes, to win their second Division II national title. [2]

The Harlon Hill Trophy was awarded to Corte McGuffey, quarterback from Northern Colorado.

Conference changes and new programs

Conference changes

School1998 Conference1999 Conference
Alabama A&M D-II Independent SWAC (I-AA)
Albany Eastern (D-II) Northeast (I-AA)
Ashland MIFC GLIAC
Elon D-II Independent I-AA Independent
Ferris State MIFC GLIAC
Findlay MIFC GLIAC
Grand Valley State MIFC GLIAC
Hillsdale MIFC GLIAC
Indianapolis MIFC GLIAC
Mercyhurst MIFC GLIAC
Michigan Tech MIFC GLIAC
Minnesota Crookston NDCAC (NAIA) NSIC
Minnesota Morris D-II Independent NSIC
Northern Michigan MIFC GLIAC
Northwood MIFC GLIAC
Saginaw Valley State MIFC GLIAC
Saint Anselm Program revived Eastern (D-II)
St. Francis (IL) MIFC (D-II) MSFA (NAIA)
Stony Brook Eastern (D-II) Northeast (I-AA)
Wayne State MIFC GLIAC
Westminster (PA) MIFC GLIAC

Program changes

Conference standings

1999 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Northwood + 72    82 
Ferris State + 72    73 
Ashland  73    73 
Hillsdale  63    83 
Northern Michigan  63    64 
Michigan Tech  64    64 
Indianapolis  54    74 
Grand Valley State  54    55 
Mercyhurst  45    55 
Saginaw Valley State  45    46 
Westminster (PA)  28    38 
Findlay  28    28 
Wayne State (MI)  010    011 
  • + Conference co-champions
1999 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
NW Missouri State $^ 90    141 
Pittsburg State ^ 81    102 
Missouri Western State  63    74 
Central Missouri State  54    74 
Washburn  45    65 
Emporia State  45    56 
Truman State  45    47 
Missouri Southern State  36    56 
Southwest Baptist  27    29 
Missouri-Rolla  09    29 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll
1999 North Central Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
No. 3 Northern Colorado +^ 81    112 
No. 9 North Dakota +^ 81    92 
No. 13 North Dakota State  72    92 
No. T–15 South Dakota State  63    83 
Nebraska–Omaha  54    74 
Augustana (SD)  36    56 
South Dakota  36    47 
Minnesota State  27    47 
Morningside  27    38 
St. Cloud State  18    38 
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1999 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Chadron State + 71    73 
New Mexico Highlands + 71    74 
Nebraska–Kearney  62    73 
Mesa State  44    65 
Western State  44    56 
Adams State  44    46 
Fort Hays State  26    29 
Fort Lewis  26    29 
Colorado Mines  08    19 
  • + Conference co-champions
1999 South Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
No. 1 Carson–Newman $^ 80    131 
No. 12 Catawba ^ 71    112 
Mars Hill  53    74 
Gardner–Webb  47    74 
Presbyterian  47    74 
Newberry  35    56 
Lenoir–Rhyne  26    56 
Wingate  26    38 
Tusculum  08    29 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1999 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
No. 6 Fort Valley State +^ 51    102 
Tuskegee + 51    93 
Albany State  42    73 
Kentucky State  42    56 
Miles  24    37 
Lane  24    28 
Clark Atlanta  15    37 
Morehouse  15    28 
Morris Brown  00    65 
Savannah State  00    56 
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll
1999 NCAA Division II independents football records
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
No. 5 UC Davis ^     102 
New Haven      55 
Saint Joseph's (IN)      47 
Quincy      38 
  • ^ NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division II Football Committee poll

Conference summaries

Conference Champions

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Winston-Salem State
Columbia Football AssociationWestern Washington
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference – American International
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Ferris State and Northwood
Gulf South Conference – Arkansas Tech
Lone Star Conference – Central Oklahoma, Northeastern State, and Southeastern Oklahoma State
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association – Northwest Missouri State
North Central Conference – North Dakota and Northern Colorado
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference – Northern State
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference – West Chester (East), Slippery Rock (West)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference – Chadron State and New Mexico Highlands
South Atlantic Conference – Carson-Newman
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Fort Valley State and Tuskegee
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Shepherd

Postseason

1999 NCAA Division II Football Championship
Teams16
Finals Site
Champion
Runner-up
Semifinalists
Winning Coach
  • championship

The 1999 NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs were the 26th 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 13th time.

Playoff bracket

First round
Campus sites
Quarterfinals
Campus sites
Semifinals
Campus sites
Championship
Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
        
Carson–Newman 40
Arkansas Tech 28
Carson–Newman28
Catawba 25
Catawba 48
Fort Valley State 17
Carson–Newman42
Northeastern State 7
UC Davis 33
Central Oklahoma 17
UC Davis 14
Northeastern State19
Northeastern State 27*
Western Washington 24
Carson–Newman 52
Northwest Missouri State58****
Indiana (PA) 27*
Slippery Rock 20
Indiana (PA)26
Millersville 21
Millersville 21
Shepherd 14
Indiana (PA) 12
Northwest Missouri State20
Northern Colorado 34
Pittsburg State 31
Northern Colorado 35
Northwest Missouri State41
Northwest Missouri State 20*
North Dakota 13

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References

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