1984 NCAA Division I-AA football season

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The 1984 NCAA Division I-AA football season, part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division I Football Championship Subdivision level, began in August 1984, and concluded with the National Championship Game of the NCAA Division I Football Championship on December 15, 1984, at Johnson Hagood Stadium in Charleston, SC. The Montana State Bobcats won their first I-AA championship, defeating the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs by a final score of 19−6.[1]

Conference standings[edit]

1984 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Montana State 6 1 0     12 2 0
Nevada 5 2 0     7 4 0
Idaho 4 3 0     6 5 0
Boise State 4 3 0     6 5 0
Idaho State 4 3 0     5 6 0
Weber State 3 4 0     5 6 0
Northern Arizona 2 5 0     4 6 0
Montana 0 7 0     2 8 1
† – Conference champion
  • Montana State earned automatic berth in NCAA Division I-AA Football Championship. Nevada earned at-large berth in NCAA Division I-AA Football Championship.
    Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA poll (released before championship playoffs)
1984 Mid-Continent football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Illinois § 2 1 0     6 5 0
Northern Iowa § 2 1 0     9 2 0
Southwest Missouri State 1 1 1     6 3 1
Western Illinois 0 2 1     6 4 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll
1984 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Chattanooga ^   5 1         6 5  
Western Carolina   5 2         8 3  
The Citadel   4 2         7 4  
Furman   3 3         8 3  
East Tennessee State   2 4         6 5  
Marshall   2 4         6 5  
Appalachian State   2 5         4 7  
VMI   1 4         1 9  
Davidson   0 5         2 8  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant

Conference champions[edit]

Conference Champions

Big Sky Conference – Montana State
Ivy League – Penn
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – Bethune-Cookman
Ohio Valley Conference – Eastern Kentucky
Southern Conference – Chattanooga
Southland Conference – Louisiana Tech
Southwestern Athletic Conference – Alcorn State
Yankee Conference – Boston University and Rhode Island

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division I-AA Playoff bracket[edit]

First Round
November 24
Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
December 1
Campus Sites
Semifinals
December 8
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
December 15
                           
    Jackson, MS        
Ruston, LA
  Alcorn State   21
  Louisiana Tech   66 Murfreesboro, TN
    Louisiana Tech   44  
  Mississippi Valley State   19     Louisiana Tech   21
  Terre Haute, IN
Richmond, KY     Middle Tennessee State   13  
  Indiana State   41
  Eastern Kentucky   10 Charleston, SCHagood Stadium
    Middle Tennessee State   42***  
  Middle Tennessee State   27     Louisiana Tech   6
  Kingston, RI
Richmond, VA     Montana State   19
  Rhode Island   23
  Richmond   35 Bozeman, MT
    Richmond   17  
  Boston U.   33     Rhode Island   20
  Bozeman, MT
Jonesboro, AR     Montana State   32  
  Montana State   31
  Arkansas State   37
    Arkansas State   14  
  Chattanooga   10  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1984 NCAA Division I Football Championship". NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved December 26, 2013.