1999 NCAA Division I-AA football season

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1999 NCAA Division I-AA season
Duration August – November 1999
Playoff
Duration November 27 – December 20, 1999
Championship site Finley Stadium, Chattanooga, TN
Champion Georgia Southern Eagles
Payton Award Adrian PetersonRB (Georgia Southern)
Buchanan Award Al LucasDT (Troy State)
Division I-AA football season

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 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#13 James Madison §^   7 1         8 4  
#7 UMass §^   7 1         9 4  
#24 Villanova   6 2         7 4  
Delaware   5 3         7 4  
William & Mary   5 3         6 5  
Connecticut   3 5         4 7  
Maine   3 5         4 7  
New Hampshire   3 5         5 6  
Richmond   3 5         5 6  
Northeastern   1 7         2 9  
Rhode Island   1 7         1 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA Poll
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
^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA 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.