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
^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
1994 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New England
#12 New Hampshire x^ 8 0 0     10 2 0
#9 Boston University ^ 6 2 0     9 3 0
Connecticut 4 4 0     4 7 0
UMass 4 4 0     5 6 0
Rhode Island 2 6 0     2 9 0
Maine 2 6 0     3 8 0
Mid–Atlantic
#13 James Madison x^ 6 2 0     10 3 0
#19 William & Mary x 6 2 0     8 3 0
Delaware 5 3 0     7 3 1
Villanova 2 6 0     5 6 0
Northeastern 2 6 0     2 9 0
Richmond 1 7 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll

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* (OT) 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" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 15. Retrieved December 28, 2013.