List of NCAA Division III football seasons

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A list of NCAA Division III college football seasons since 1973. Prior to then, Division III schools participated in the NCAA's College Division. [1] [2]

YearConference ChampionsChampionJohn Gagliardi Trophy Winner
1973

Wittenburg

1974

Central College (IA)

1975

Wittenburg

1976

St. John's (MN)

1977

Widener

1978

Baldwin Wallace

1979

Ithaca

1980

Dayton

1981

Widener

1982 West Georgia
1983

Augustana (IL)

1984

Augustana (IL)

1985

Augustana (IL)

1986

Augustana (IL)

1987

Wagner

1988

Ithaca

1989

Dayton

1990 Allegheny
1991

Ithaca

1992 Wisconsin–La Crosse
1993 Mount Union Jim Ballard, Mount Union (QB)
1994 Albion Carey Bender, Coe (RB)
1995 Wisconsin–La Crosse Chris Palmer, St. John's (MN) (WR)
1996 Mount Union Lon Erickson, Illinois Wesleyan (QB)
1997 Mount Union Bill Borchert, Mount Union (QB)
1998 Mount Union Scott Hvistendahl, Augsburg (WR, P)
1999 Pacific Lutheran Danny Ragsdale, Redlands (QB)
2000 Mount Union Chad Johnson, Pacific Lutheran (QB)
2001 Mount Union Chuck Moore, Mount Union (RB)
2002 Mount Union Dan Pugh, Mount Union (RB)
2003 St. John's (MN) Blake Elliott, St. John's (MN) (WR, P, KR)
2004 Linfield Rocky Myers, Wesley (DE) (S)
2005 Mount Union Brett Elliott, Linfield (QB)
2006 Mount Union Josh Brehm, Alma (QB)
2007 Wisconsin–Whitewater Justin Beaver, Wisconsin–Whitewater (RB)
2008 Mount Union Greg Micheli, Mount Union (QB)
2009 Wisconsin–Whitewater Blaine Westemeyer, Augustana (IL) (OT)
2010 Wisconsin–Whitewater Eric Watt, Trine (QB)
2011 Wisconsin–Whitewater Michael Zweifel, Dubuque (WR)
2012 Mount Union Scottie Williams, Elmhurst (IL) (RB)
2013 Wisconsin–Whitewater Kevin Burke, Mount Union (QB)
2014
  • American Southwest Conference – Mary Hardin–Baylor (9–0, 4–0)
  • Centennial Conference – Johns Hopkins (9–0, 8–0)
  • College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin – Wheaton (IL) (9–0, 6–0)
  • Eastern Collegiate Football Conference – Husson (8–2, 7–0)
  • Empire 8 Conference – Ithaca (7–2, 6–2)
  • Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference – Franklin (7–0, 7–2)
  • Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Wartburg (9–0, 6–0)
  • Liberty League – Hobart (9–0, 6–0)
  • Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference – Framingham State (10–1, 8–0)
  • Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Adrian (8–3, 5–1)
  • Middle Atlantic Conference – Widener (12–0, 9–0)
  • Midwest Conference – Macalester (9–2, 5–0)
  • Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Saint John's (MN) (10–2, 7–1)
  • New England Football Conference – MIT (8–3, 7–0)
  • New England Small College Athletic Conference – Amherst (8–0, 8–0)
  • New Jersey Athletic Conference – Morrisville State (9–2, 6–1), Montclair State (8–2, 6–1), and Rowan (7–4, 6–1)
  • North Coast Athletic Conference – Wittenberg (8–1, 8–0)
  • Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference – Wisconsin Lutheran (7–3, 5–1)
  • Northwest Conference – Linfield (10–1, 6–1)
  • Ohio Athletic Conference – Mount Union (12–0, 9–0)
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference – Hampden–Sydney (7–4, 5–2)
  • Presidents' Athletic Conference – Washington & Jefferson (9–0, 7–0)
  • Southern Athletic Association – Centre (10–1, 6–0)
  • Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Chapman (7–1, 6–0)
  • Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference – Texas Lutheran (8–1, 2–0)
  • University Athletic Association – Washington–Saint Louis (8–3, 3–0)
  • Upper Midwest Athletic Conference – St. Scholastica (10–0, 9–0)
  • USA South Athletic Conference – Christopher Newport (8–2, 6–1)
  • Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Wisconsin–Whitewater (9–0, 6–0)

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The 1980 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 1980, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship in December 1980 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Dayton Flyers won their first Division III championship, defeating the defending national champion Ithaca Bombers by a final score of 63−0.

The 1981 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 1981, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship in December 1981 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Widener Pioneers won their second Division III championship, defeating the defending national champion Dayton Flyers by a final score of 17−10.

The 1983 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 1983, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1983 at Galbreath Field in Kings Island, Mason, Ohio. The Augustana (IL) Vikings won their first of four consecutive Division III championships by defeating the Union Dutchmen by a final score of 21−17.

The 1985 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 1985, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1985 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Augustana (IL) Vikings won the third of their four consecutive Division III championships by defeating the Ithaca Bombers by a final score of 20−7.

The 1986 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 1986, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1986 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Augustana (IL) Vikings won the fourth of their four consecutive Division III championships by defeating the Salisbury State Sea Gulls by a final score of 31−3.

The 1987 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 1987, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1987 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama.

The 1988 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 1988, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1988 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Ithaca Bombers won their third Division III championship by defeating the Central (IA) Dutch, 39−24.

The 1989 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 1989, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1989 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Dayton Flyers won their second Division III championship by defeating the Union (NY) Dutchmen, 17−7.

The 1990 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 1990, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1990 at Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida. The Allegheny Gators won their first Division III championship by defeating the Lycoming Warriors, 21−14, in overtime.

The 1991 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 1991, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1991 at Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida. The Ithaca Bombers won their third Division III championship by defeating the Dayton Flyers, 34−20.

The 1992 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 1992, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1992 at Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida. The Wisconsin–La Crosse Eagles won their first Division III championship by defeating the Washington & Jefferson Presidents, 16−12.

The 1993 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 1993, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1993 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their first Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 34−24. The first Gagliardi Trophy was awarded to Mount Union's quarterback Jim Ballard.

The 1994 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 1994, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1994 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Albion Britons won their first Division III championship by defeating the Washington & Jefferson Presidents, 38−15. The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Carey Bender, running back from Coe.

The 1995 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 1995, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1995 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Wisconsin–La Crosse Eagles won their second Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 36−7. The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Chris Palmer, wide receiver from St. John's (MN).

The 1997 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 1997, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1997 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their third, and second consecutive, Division III championship by defeating the Lycoming Warriors, 61−12.

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.

The 2001 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 2001, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2001 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their sixth, and second consecutive, Division III championship by defeating the Bridgewater (VA) Eagles, 30−27.

The 2004 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 2004, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2004 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Linfield Wildcats won their first Division III championship by defeating the Mary Hardin–Baylor Crusaders, 28−21.

The 2012 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 2012, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2012 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their eleventh Division III championship by defeating the St. Thomas (MN) Tommies, 28−10.

References

  1. "Division III All-Time Championship Results Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 1. Retrieved December 20, 2013.
  2. "All-Time Conference Champions" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 15–29. Retrieved December 20, 2013.