1991 NCAA Division II football season

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The 1991 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 in August 1991, and concluded with the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 14, 1991 at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, hosted by the University of North Alabama. The Pittsburg State Gorillas defeated the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, 23–6, to win their first Division II national title.[1]

The Harlon Hill Trophy was awarded to Ronnie West, wide receiver from Pittsburg State.

Conference standings[edit]

1991 Lone Star Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern New Mexico 5 1 0     7 3 1
East Texas State ^ 4 1 1     7 3 1
Angelo State 4 1 1     6 3 1
Texas A&I 4 2 0     7 3 0
Cameron 1 5 0     3 7 0
Central Oklahoma 1 5 0     3 7 0
Abilene Christian 1 5 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
^ – Division II playoff participant


1991 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Pittsburg State ^ 8 0 1     13 1 1
Missouri Southern State 7 2 0     8 3 0
Southwest Baptist 5 4 0     7 4 0
Central Missouri State 5 4 0     5 6 0
NE Missouri State 5 4 0     5 6 0
Emporia State 4 5 0     5 5 0
NW Missouri State 4 5 0     5 6 0
Missouri-Rolla 3 5 1     4 6 1
Missouri Western State 2 7 0     4 7 0
Washburn 1 8 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
^ – Division II playoff participant



Conference summaries[edit]

Conference Champions

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Winston-Salem State
Gulf South Conference – Jacksonville State
Lone Star Conference – Eastern New Mexico
Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference – Butler
Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Pittsburg State
North Central Conference – North Dakota State
Northern California Athletic Conference – Sonoma State
Northern Intercollegiate Conference – Minnesota State–Moorhead
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference – East Stroudsburg (East), Indiana (PA) (West)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference – Western State
South Atlantic Conference – Carson-Newman
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Alabama A&M, Clark Atlanta, Fort Valley State, Morehouse, and Tuskegee
Western Football ConferencePortland State

Postseason[edit]

1991 NCAA Division II National
Football Championship playoffs
Teams 16
Finals Site Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
Champions Pittsburg State (5th title)
Runner-Up Jacksonville State (3rd championship game)
Semifinalists Indiana (PA)
Portland State

The 1991 NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs were the 19th 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 sixth time.

Playoff bracket[edit]

  First round
Campus sites
Quarterfinals
Campus sites
Semifinals
Campus sites
Championship
Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
                             
 Pittsburg State 26  
 Butler 16  
   Pittsburg State 38  
 
   East Texas State 28  
 East Texas State 36
 Grand Valley State 15  
   Pittsburg State 53  
   Portland State 21  
 Portland State 28  
 Northern Colorado 24  
   Portland State 37
 
   Minnesota State–Mankato 27  
 Minnesota State–Mankato 27
 North Dakota State 7  
   Pittsburg State 23
   Jacksonville State 6
 Jacksonville State 49  
 Winston–Salem State 24  
   Jacksonville State 35
 
   Mississippi College 7  
 Mississippi College 28
 Wofford 15  
   Jacksonville State 27
   Indiana (PA) 20  
 Indiana (PA) 56  
 Virginia Union 7  
   Indiana (PA) 52
 
   Shippensburg 7  
 Shippensburg 34*
 East Stroudsburg 33  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1991 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Bracket". NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 13. Retrieved January 5, 2014.