2012 NCAA Division III football season
|2012 NCAA Division III football season|
|Regular season||August – November 2012|
|Playoffs||November – December 2012|
|Salem Football Stadium
|Champions||Mount Union (11)|
|Gagliardi Trophy||Scottie Williams (RB), Elmhurst (IL)|
The 2012 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 2012, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2012 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their eleventh Division III championship by defeating the St. Thomas (MN) Tommies, 28−10.
The 2012 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 40th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division III college football. The championship Stagg Bowl game was held at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia for the 20th time.
|National Championship Game
Salem Football Stadium
|North Central (IL)||41||North Central (IL)||14|
|Concordia Chicago||23||Bethel (MN)||14|
|Hobart||38||St. Thomas (MN)||28|
|Washington & Lee||20||Hobart||35|
|Elmhurst||27||St. Thomas (MN)||47|
|St. Thomas (MN)||48||St. Thomas (MN)||24|
|St. Norbert||17||St. Thomas (MN)||10|
|Mary Hardin–Baylor||59||Mount Union||28|
|Louisiana College||20||Mary Hardin–Baylor||63|
|Framingham State||19||SUNY Cortland||6|
|Mount Ida||14||Mary Hardin–Baylor||35|
|Johns Hopkins||42||Mount Union||72|
|Washington & Jefferson||10||Johns Hopkins||13|
|Mount Union||72||Mount Union||55|
- 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season
- 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season
- 2012 NCAA Division II football season
- "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records". NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved December 3, 2014.
- "2012 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket". NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 15. Retrieved December 3, 2014.