2000 NCAA Division III football season

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The 2000 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 2000, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2000 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their fifth Division III championship by defeating the Saint John's (MN) Johnnies, 10−7.

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The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Chad Johnson, quarterback from Pacific Lutheran. [1]

Conference standings

2000 American Southwest Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Hardin–Simmons $^ 90    121 
Mary Hardin–Baylor  81    91 
Austin  63    73 
Howard Payne  63    64 
McMurry  54    64 
Texas Lutheran  45    46 
Mississippi College  36    37 
Sul Ross  27    27 
Louisiana College  18    28 
East Texas Baptist  18    28 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Atlantic Central Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Wesley $^ 60    92 
Ferrum  42    64 
Methodist  42    64 
Frostburg State  33    46 
Salisbury State  33    55 
Greensboro  15    55 
Chowan  06    27 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Centennial Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Western Maryland $^ 70    102 
Muhlenberg  52    92 
Ursinus  52    83 
Johns Hopkins  43    55 
Dickinson  43    55 
Swarthmore  25    45 
Gettysburg  16    19 
Franklin & Marshall  07    010 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Illinois Wesleyan + 61    91 
Millikin +^ 61    92 
Wheaton (IL) + 61    82 
Augustana (IL)  43    73 
North Central (IL)  34    55 
Carthage  16    46 
North Park  16    37 
Elmhurst  16    28 
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Freedom Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Springfield (MA) $^ 60    112 
Western Connecticut  51    101 
Norwich  33    73 
Plymouth State  33    55 
Merchant Marine  33    36 
WPI  15    28 
Coast Guard  06    28 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Bluffton + 51    73 
Hanover +^ 51    84 
Defiance  42    73 
Anderson (IN)  33    46 
Franklin (IN)  33    46 
Manchester  15    28 
Mount St. Joseph  06    28 
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Illini–Badger Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Aurora $^ 70    74 
Benedictine (IL)  61    73 
Concordia (WI)  52    73 
Greenville  34    65 
MacMurray  34    55 
Lakeland  34    46 
Eureka  16    28 
Concordia (IL)  07    09 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Central (IA) $^ 100    121 
Wartburg  91    91 
Buena Vista  73    73 
Coe  64    64 
Simpson  64    64 
Luther  55    55 
Loras  46    46 
Cornell (IA)  37    37 
Upper Iowa  37    37 
William Penn  28    28 
Dubuque  010    010 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Hope $^ 50    82 
Albion  32    73 
Alma  32    64 
Kalamazoo  32    54 
Adrian  14    28 
Olivet  05    28 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Commonwealth
Widener x^ 50    122 
Moravian  32    64 
Susquehanna  23    73 
Lebanon Valley  23    46 
Albright  23    37 
Juniata  14    19 
Freedom
Lycoming x 40    72 
King's (PA)  31    74 
Wilkes  22    56 
Delaware Valley  13    37 
Fairleigh Dickinson–Florham  04    19 
  • x Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Midwest Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
St. Norbert $^ 90    101 
Ripon  81    91 
Illinois College  54    64 
Carroll (WI)  54    55 
Grinnell  54    55 
Beloit  36    37 
Lake Forest  36    37 
Monmouth (IL)  36    37 
Knox  27    28 
Lawrence  27    28 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Bethel (MN) $^900  1010
Saint John's (MN) ^810  1320
St. Olaf 630  730
St. Thomas (MN) 630  640
Gustavus Adolphus 630  640
Concordia–Moorhead 450  460
Augsburg 360  370
Hamline 270  280
Carleton 180  190
Macalester 090  190
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 New England Football Conference standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Bogan Division
Worcester State x 51    72 
Bridgewater State xy$^ 51    83 
Fitchburg State  42    54 
Massachusetts Maritime  33    54 
Westfield State  24    36 
Framingham State  24    37 
Maine Maritime  06    09 
Boyd Division
Salve Regina xy 41    73 
Nichols  42    73 
UMass Dartmouth  42    54 
Curry  33    64 
MIT  33    45 
Western New England  24    45 
UMass–Boston  05    19 
Championship: Bridgewater State 27, Salve Regina 24
  • $ Conference champion
  • x Division champion/co-champions
  • y Championship game participant
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 New England Small College Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Amherst + 71    71 
Colby + 71    71 
Middlebury + 71    71 
Trinity (CT)  53    53 
Williams  53    53 
Wesleyan  44    44 
Bates  26    26 
Tufts  26    26 
Hamilton  17    17 
Bowdoin  08    08 
  • + Conference co-champions
2000 New Jersey Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Montclair State $^ 60    73 
Rowan  51    72 
Cortland  42    46 
TCNJ  33    45 
New Jersey City  24    37 
William Paterson  15    28 
Kean  06    19 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Northwest Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Linfield $^ 50    91 
Pacific Lutheran ^ 41    92 
Whitworth  32    63 
Puget Sound  23    54 
Lewis & Clark  14    36 
Willamette  05    37 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 North Coast Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Wittenberg $^ 70    121 
Allegheny  61    73 
Ohio Wesleyan  43    64 
Earlham  43    64 
Wooster  43    64 
Hiram  25    37 
Wabash  52    64 
Denison  25    28 
Kenyon  16    37 
Oberlin  07    010 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Ohio Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Mount Union $^ 90    140 
Ohio Northern ^ 81    93 
Wilmington (OH)  72    73 
John Carroll  63    73 
Baldwin–Wallace  54    55 
Muskingum  36    46 
Otterbein  36    46 
Capital  27    37 
Marietta  27    37 
Heidelberg  09    010 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3football.com
2000 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Washington & Jefferson $^ 40    92 
Grove City  31    64 
Waynesburg  22    64 
Bethany (WV)  13    55 
Thiel  04    28 
Westminster (PA) * 00    82 
  • $ Conference champion
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
  • * Completing reclassification from NCAA Division II—games did not count in conference standings.
2000 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Redlands $ 50    72 
Whittier  41    45 
Occidental  23    54 
La Verne  23    27 
Claremont-Mudd  14    45 
Cal Lutheran  14    36 
  • $ Conference champion
2000 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Trinity (TX) +^ 42    103 
DePauw + 42    64 
Sewanee + 42    64 
Rhodes  33    54 
Centre  33    55 
Millsaps  24    55 
Rose–Hulman  15    28 
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 Upstate Collegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Hobart +^ 31    92 
Union (NY) +^ 31    92 
Rochester (NY) + 31    63 
RPI  13    36 
St. Lawrence  04    19 
  • + Conference co-champions
  • ^ NCAA Division III playoff participant
2000 NCAA Division III independents football records
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
Thomas More      91 
Brockport      81 
Ithaca      73 
Buffalo State      74 
Hartwick      74 
Menlo      64 
Principia      54 
Pomona-Pitzer      44 
Alfred      46 
Colorado College      36 
Maryville (TN)      37 
Wisconsin Lutheran      37 
Chapman      27 
Westminster (MO)      28 
Maranatha Baptist      18 
Blackburn      19 
Rockford      19 
St. John Fisher      19 
Mount Ida      08 

Conference champions

Conference champions

Postseason

The 2000 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 28th 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 Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia for the eighth time. This was the second bracket to feature 28 teams since last expanding in 1999. [2]

Playoff bracket

First Round
Campus Sites
Second Round
Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Salem Football Stadium
Salem, Virginia
Mount Union32
Ohio Northern47 Ohio Northern15
Millikin21Mount Union32
Hanover20 Wittenberg21
Hope3 Hanover21
Wittenberg31Wittenberg32
Aurora20Mount Union70
Widener30
Brockport6
Springfield31Springfield13
Montclair State29 Springfield27
Widener33Widener61
Union (NY)26Widener40
Hobart25 Hobart14
Bridgewater State0Mount Union10
Saint John's (MN)7
Linfield17
Central (IA)28Central (IA)20*
St. Norbert14 Central (IA)18
Pacific Lutheran41Saint John's (MN)21
Bethel (MN)13 Pacific Lutheran21
Saint John's (MN)20Saint John's (MN)28*
UW–Stout19Saint John's (MN)38
Hardin–Simmons14
Hardin–Simmons32
Western Maryland38 Western Maryland10
Emory & Henry14Hardin–Simmons33
Trinity (TX)21 Trinity (TX)30
Wesley3Trinity (TX)47*
Bridgewater (VA)59 Bridgewater (VA)41
Wash. & Jefferson42

* Overtime

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References

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  2. "2000 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 28, 2014.