1994 NCAA Division I-AA football season

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1994 NCAA Division I-AA season
Duration August – November 1994
Playoff
Duration November 26 – December 17, 1994
Championship site Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, WV
Champion Youngstown State Penguins
Payton Award Steve McNairQB (Alcorn State)
Division I-AA football season

The 1994 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 1994, and concluded with the National Championship Game of the NCAA Division I Football Championship on December 17, 1994, at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia. The Youngstown State Penguins won their third I-AA championship, defeating the Boise State Broncos by a final score of 28−14[1]

Conference standings[edit]

1994 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Marshall ^   7 1         12 2  
Appalachian State ^   6 2         9 4  
Georgia Southern   5 3         6 5  
Western Carolina   5 3         6 5  
The Citadel   4 4         6 5  
East Tennessee State   4 4         6 5  
Furman   2 6         3 8  
Chattanooga   2 6         3 8  
VMI   1 7         1 10  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant

Conference champions[edit]

Conference Champions

American West Conference – Cal Poly
Big Sky Conference – Boise State
Gateway Football Conference – Northern Iowa
Ivy League – Penn
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference – Marist and St. John's
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – South Carolina State
Ohio Valley Conference – Eastern Kentucky
Patriot League – Lafayette
Pioneer Football League – Butler and Dayton
Southern Conference – Marshall
Southland Conference – North Texas
Southwestern Athletic Conference – Alcorn State and Grambling State
Yankee Conference – New Hampshire

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division I-AA Playoff bracket[edit]

  First Round
November 26
Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
December 3
Campus Sites
Semifinals
December 10
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
December 17
Edwards Stadium
Huntington, WV
                             
 Alcorn State 20  
 Youngstown State* 63  
   Youngstown State* 18  
   Eastern Kentucky 15  
 Boston U. 23
 Eastern Kentucky* 30  
   Youngstown State* 28  
   Montana 9  
 Idaho 21  
 McNeese State* 38**  
   McNeese State 28
   Montana* 30  
 Northern Iowa 21
 Montana* 23  
   Youngstown State 28
   Boise State 14
 Middle Tennessee State 14  
 Marshall* 49  
   Marshall* 28*
   James Madison 21  
 Troy State 26
 James Madison* 45  
   Marshall 24
   Boise State* 28  
 North Texas 20  
 Boise State* 24  
   Boise State* 17
   Appalachian State 14  
 Appalachian State 17*
 New Hampshire* 10  

* Denotes host institution

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1994 NCAA Division I Football Championship". NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 15. Retrieved December 28, 2013.