1994 NCAA Division II football season

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The 1994 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 on September 3, 1994, and concluded with the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 10, 1994 at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, hosted by the University of North Alabama. The North Alabama Lions defeated the Texas A&M–Kingsville Javelinas, 16–10, to win their second consecutive Division II national title.[2]

The Harlon Hill Trophy was awarded to Chris Hatcher, quarterback from Valdosta State.

Conference standings[edit]

1994 Lone Star Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Texas A&M-Kingsville ^ 5 0 0     12 2 0
Angelo State ^ 4 1 0     6 5 0
Central Oklahoma 2 2 1     6 3 1
East Texas State 2 3 0     5 5 0
Eastern New Mexico 1 3 1     6 4 1
Abilene Christian 0 5 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
^ – Division II playoff participant


1994 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Pittsburg State ^ 9 0 0     10 1 0
NE Missouri State ^ 7 2 0     8 3 0
Missouri Western State 6 3 0     8 3 0
Central Missouri State 6 3 0     7 3 0
Missouri Southern State 5 4 0     5 5 0
Missouri-Rolla 4 4 1     5 5 1
Emporia State 4 4 0     5 5 0
Washburn 2 7 0     3 7 0
Southwest Baptist 1 7 1     1 8 1
NW Missouri State 0 9 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
^ – Division II playoff participant


Conference summaries[edit]

Conference Champions

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Hampton
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference – Bentley
Gulf South Conference – North Alabama
Lone Star Conference – Texas A&M–Kingsville
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association – Pittsburg State
Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference – Ferris State
North Central Conference – North Dakota and North Dakota State
Northern California Athletic Conference – Cal State Chico and Humboldt State
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference – Winona State
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference – Bloomsburg and West Chester (East), Edinboro and Indiana (PA) (West)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference – Western State
South Atlantic Conference – Carson-Newman and Lenoir-Rhyne
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Albany State
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Glenville State and Shepherd

Postseason[edit]

1994 NCAA Division II National
Football Championship playoffs
Teams 16
Finals Site Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
Champions North Alabama (2nd title)
Runner-Up Texas A&M–Kingsville (1st championship game)
Semifinalists Indiana (PA)
North Dakota

The 1994 NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs were the 22nd 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 ninth time.

Playoff bracket[edit]

  First round
Campus sites
Quarterfinals
Campus sites
Semifinals
Campus sites
Championship
Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
                             
 Ferris State 43  
 West Chester 40  
   Ferris State 17  
 
   Indiana (PA) 21  
 Indiana (PA) 35
 Grand Valley State 27  
   Indiana (PA) 20  
   Texas A&M–Kingsville 46  
 Texas A&M–Kingsville 43  
 Western State 7  
   Texas A&M–Kingsville 21
 
   Portland State 16  
 Portland State 29
 Angelo State 0  
   Texas A&M–Kingsville 10
   North Alabama 16
 North Dakota State 18***  
 Pittsburg State 12  
   North Dakota State 7
 
   North Dakota 14  
 North Dakota 18
 Northeast Missouri State 6  
   North Dakota 7
   North Alabama 35  
 North Alabama 17  
 Carson–Newman 13  
   North Alabama 27**
 
   Valdosta State 24  
 Valdosta State 14
 Albany State (GA) 7  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1990-1994 North Alabama Schedules". College Football Warehouse. cfbdatawarehouse.com. Retrieved January 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ "1994 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Bracket". NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved January 6, 2014.