1999 NCAA Division I-AA football season

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The 1999 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 1999, and concluded with the National Championship Game of the NCAA Division I Football Championship on December 20, 1999, at Finley Stadium in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Georgia Southern Eagles won their fifth I-AA championship, defeating the Youngstown State Penguins by a final score of 59−24[1]

Conference standings[edit]

1999 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Georgia Southern ^   7 1         13 2  
#9 Appalachian State ^   7 1         9 3  
#12 Furman ^   7 1         9 3  
Wofford   5 3         6 5  
East Tennessee State   4 4         6 5  
Chattanooga   3 5         5 6  
Western Carolina   2 6         3 8  
The Citadel   1 7         2 9  
VMI   0 8         1 10  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

Conference champions[edit]

Conference Champions

Atlantic 10 Conference – James Madison and Massachusetts
Big Sky Conference – Montana
Gateway Football Conference – Illinois State
Ivy League – Brown and Yale
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference – Duquesne
Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – North Carolina A&T
Northeast Conference – Robert Morris
Ohio Valley Conference – Tennessee State
Patriot League – Colgate and Lehigh
Pioneer Football League – Dayton
Southern Conference – Appalachian State, Furman, and Georgia Southern
Southland Conference – Stephen F. Austin and Troy State
Southwestern Athletic Conference – Southern

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division I-AA Playoff bracket[edit]

  First Round
November 27
Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
December 4
Campus Sites
Semifinals
December 11
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
December 20
Finley Stadium
Chattanooga, TN
                             
 Tennessee State* 10  
 North Carolina A&T 24  
   North Carolina A&T 3  
   Youngstown State* 41  
 Montana* 27
 Youngstown State 30  
   Youngstown State* 27  
   Florida A&M 24  
 Troy State* 27  
 James Madison 7  
   Troy State* 10
   Florida A&M 17  
 Appalachian State* 29
 Florida A&M 44  
   Youngstown State 24
   Georgia Southern 59
 Hofstra* 27  
 Lehigh 15  
   Hofstra* 20
   Illinois State 37  
 Illinois State* 56
 Colgate 13  
   Illinois State 17
   Georgia Southern* 31  
 Furman* 23  
 Massachusetts 30*  
   Massachusetts 21
   Georgia Southern* 38  
 Georgia Southern* 72
 Northern Arizona 29  

* Denotes host institution

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1999 NCAA Division I Football Championship". NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 16. Retrieved December 29, 2013.