1977 NCAA Division III football season

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The 1977 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 1977, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship in December 1977 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Widener Pioneers won their first Division III championship, defeating the Wabash Little Giants by a final score of 39−36.[1]

Conference champions[edit]

Conference champions

Postseason[edit]

The 1977 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the fifth annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division III college football. The championship game was held at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama for the fifth consecutive year. Like the previous two championships, eight teams competed in this edition.[2]

NCAA Division III Playoff bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Garrett-Harrison Stadium
Phenix City, AL
                 
Minnesota–Morris 13
Albion 10
Minnesota–Morris 21
Wabash 37
Wabash 20
St. John's (MN) 9
Wabash 36
Widener 39
Widener 19
Central (IA) 0
Widener 33
Albany 15
Albany 51
Hampden–Sydney 41

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records". NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved October 31, 2014. 
  2. ^ "1977 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket". NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved October 31, 2014.