1995 NCAA Division I-AA football season

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1995 NCAA Division I-AA season
Duration August – November 1995
Playoff
Duration November 25 – December 16, 1995
Championship site Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, WV
Champion Montana Grizzlies
Payton Award Dave DickensonQB (Montana)
Buchanan Award Dexter CoakleyLB (Appalachian State)
Division I-AA football season

The 1995 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 1995, 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 Montana Grizzlies won their first I-AA championship, defeating the Marshall Thundering Herd by a final score of 22−20[1]

Conference standings[edit]

1995 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Appalachian State ^   8 0         12 1  
Marshall ^   7 1         12 3  
Georgia Southern ^   5 3         9 4  
Furman   5 3         6 5  
East Tennessee State   4 4         4 7  
VMI   3 5         4 7  
Chattanooga   2 6         4 7  
Western Carolina   2 6         3 7  
The Citadel   0 8         2 9  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant

Conference champions[edit]

Conference Champions

American West Conference – Sacramento State
Big Sky Conference – Montana
Gateway Football Conference – Eastern Illinois and Northern Iowa
Ivy League – Princeton
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference – Duquesne
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – Florida A&M
Ohio Valley Conference – Murray State
Patriot League – Lehigh
Pioneer Football League – Drake
Southern Conference – Appalachian State
Southland Conference – McNeese State
Southwestern Athletic Conference – Jackson State
Yankee Conference – Delaware

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division I-AA Playoff bracket[edit]

  First Round
November 25
Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
December 2
Campus Sites
Semifinals
December 9
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
December 16
Edwards Stadium
Huntington, WV
                             
 Idaho 3  
 McNeese State* 33  
   McNeese State* 52  
   Delaware 18  
 Hofstra 17
 Delaware* 33  
   McNeese State* 13  
   Marshall 25  
 Northern Iowa 35  
 Murray State* 34  
   Northern Iowa 24
   Marshall* 41  
 Jackson State 8
 Marshall* 38  
   Marshall 20
   Montana 22
 James Madison 24  
 Appalachian State* 31  
   Appalachian State* 17
   Stephen F. Austin 27  
 Eastern Illinois 29
 Stephen F. Austin* 34  
   Stephen F. Austin 14
   Montana* 70  
 Georgia Southern 24  
 Troy State* 21  
   Georgia Southern 0
   Montana* 45  
 Appalachian State 17*
 Montana* 48  

* Denotes host institution

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1995 NCAA Division I Football Championship". NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 15. Retrieved December 28, 2013.