2014 NCAA Division II football season

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The 2014 NCAA Division II football season, part of college football in the United States, is organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division II level. The season began on September 4, 2014 and will conclude with the National Championship Game of the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 20, 2014 at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

Conference standings[edit]

Super Region 1[edit]

2014 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern
#23 Virginia State x^   7 0         10 3  
Virginia Union   5 2         7 3  
Bowie State   5 2         5 5  
Elizabeth City State   3 4         4 6  
Chowan   1 6         2 8  
Lincoln (PA)   0 7         1 9  
Southern
#20 Winston-Salem St. x   7 0         9 2  
Fayetteville State   5 2         5 5  
St. Augustine's   3 4         3 7  
Livingstone   2 5         5 5  
Johnson C. Smith   2 5         3 7  
Shaw   2 5         3 7  
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


2014 Mountain East Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#10 Concord ^   10 0         13 0  
Shepherd   8 2         8 2  
Charleston (WV)   7 3         8 3  
Notre Dame (OH)   7 3         7 4  
West Liberty   6 4         6 5  
Glenville State   5 5         5 6  
West Virginia Wesleyan   4 6         4 6  
Fairmont State   3 7         3 7  
Urbana   2 8         3 8  
UVa–Wise   2 8         2 9  
West Virginia State   1 9         2 9  
† – Conference champion
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll
2014 Northeast-10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
American International y   8 1         8 3  
LIU Post y^   7 2         8 4  
Assumption   6 3         7 4  
New Haven   6 3         6 5  
St. Anselm   5 4         6 5  
Stonehill   4 5         5 6  
Merrimack   4 5         4 7  
Bentley   3 6         5 6  
So. Connecticut St.   2 7         2 9  
Pace   0 9         1 10  
† – Conference champion
y – Championship game participant
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


2014 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
#14 Bloomsburg x^   9 0         11 2  
#15 West Chester ^   8 1         11 2  
East Stroudsburg   5 4         6 5  
Kutztown   5 4         6 5  
Shippensburg   5 4         6 5  
Lock Haven   2 7         2 9  
Millersville   1 8         1 10  
Cheyney   0 9         0 11  
West
Slippery Rock xy^   7 2         9 3  
Gannon x   7 2         9 2  
California (PA)   6 3         8 3  
Mercyhurst   6 3         7 4  
Indiana (PA)   5 4         6 5  
Edinboro   2 7         3 8  
Seton Hill   2 7         3 8  
Clarion   2 7         2 9  
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


Super Region 2[edit]

2014 Gulf South Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Delta State §^   6 1         9 2  
#12 North Alabama §^   6 1         9 2  
#25 West Georgia ^   5 2         12 2  
#21 Valdosta State ^   5 2         10 3  
Florida Tech   3 4         6 5  
West Alabama   2 5         5 6  
Shorter   1 6         3 8  
Mississippi College   0 7         1 9  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


2014 South Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Lenoir–Rhyne ^   7 0         11 1  
Carson–Newman   5 2         7 3  
Tusculum   4 3         6 5  
Catawba   3 4         6 5  
Wingate   3 4         6 5  
Newberry   3 4         5 6  
Mars Hill   3 4         4 6  
Brevard   0 7         1 10  
† – Conference champion
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Coaches


2014 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Albany State x   7 0         7 3  
Morehouse   4 3         6 4  
Fort Valley State   4 3         6 4  
Benedict   2 5         4 6  
Clark Atlanta   1 6         3 7  
Paine   1 6         2 8  
West
Tuskegee x^   7 0         9 3  
Miles   5 2         6 4  
Stillman   4 3         5 5  
Central State   3 4         4 6  
Kentucky State   2 5         3 7  
Lane   1 6         1 8  
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


Super Region 3[edit]

2014 Great American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#7 Ouachita Baptist ^   10 0         10 1  
#13 Harding ^   9 1         9 2  
#22 Henderson State   8 2         9 2  
SE Oklahoma State   6 4         7 5  
East Central   6 4         6 5  
Southern Arkansas   5 5         5 5  
NW Oklahoma State   3 7         3 7  
SW Oklahoma State   3 7         3 7  
Arkansas Tech   3 7         3 8  
Arkansas-Monticello   2 8         2 8  
Southern Nazarene   0 10         0 11  
† – Conference champion
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


2014 Great Northwest Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#19 Azusa Pacific   6 0         10 1  
Humboldt State   4 2         8 2  
Central Washington   4 2         7 4  
Western Oregon   4 2         6 5  
Simon Fraser   2 4         2 9  
South Dakota Mines   1 5         2 9  
Dixie State   0 6         1 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AFCA Poll


2014 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 NW Missouri St. §^   10 1         10 2  
#5 Pittsburg State §^   10 1         11 2  
Central Oklahoma   8 3         8 4  
Central Missouri   7 4         8 4  
Fort Hays State   7 4         7 4  
Missouri Western State   7 4         7 4  
Emporia State   4 7         4 7  
Missouri Southern   4 7         4 7  
Washburn   4 7         4 7  
Nebraska-Kearney   3 8         3 8  
Lindenwood   2 9         2 9  
Northeastern State   0 11         0 11  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll
2014 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#2 Minnesota-Duluth x§^   11 0         13 1  
Northern State   8 3         8 3  
St. Cloud State   6 5         6 5  
Mary   5 6         5 6  
MSU-Moorhead   4 7         4 7  
Bemidji State   3 8         3 8  
Minot State   1 10         1 10  
Minnesota-Crookston   0 11         0 11  
South
#1 Minnesota State x§^   11 0         13 0  
#16 Sioux Falls   10 1         11 1  
Concordia-St. Paul   5 6         5 6  
Augustana (SD)   6 5         6 5  
Wayne State (NE)   5 6         5 6  
Upper Iowa   6 5         6 5  
Southwest Minnesota State   3 8         3 8  
Winona State   4 7         4 7  
§ – Conference co-champions
x – Division champion/co-champions
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


Super Region 4[edit]

2014 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
#4 Ferris State x^   10 0         11 1  
#18 Michigan Tech ^   9 1         9 2  
Wayne State (MI)   6 4         7 4  
Grand Valley State   6 4         6 5  
Northwood (MI)   4 6         5 6  
Hillsdale   4 6         4 7  
Northern Michigan   2 8         3 8  
Saginaw Valley St.   2 8         2 9  
South
#9 Ohio Dominican x^   9 1         11 2  
Ashland   8 2         8 2  
Findlay   4 6         5 6  
Tiffin   4 6         5 6  
Lake Erie   3 7         4 7  
Walsh   3 7         4 7  
Malone   1 9         1 10  
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


2014 Great Lakes Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Indianapolis   7 1         9 2  
St. Joseph's   5 3         7 3  
Truman State   5 3         6 3  
McKendree   5 3         5 6  
William Jewell   5 3         5 6  
Quincy   4 4         6 5  
Missouri S&T   3 5         4 7  
Southwest Baptist   1 7         4 7  
Lincoln (MO)   1 7         2 9  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AFCA Poll


2014 Lone Star Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Texas A&M-Commerce y   6 1         9 3  
#23 Angelo State y^   5 2         9 3  
Midwestern State   5 2         6 4  
West Texas A&M   4 3         6 5  
Tarleton State   4 3         5 5  
Eastern New Mexico   3 4         7 4  
McMurry   1 6         2 8  
Texas A&M-Kingsville   0 7         2 9  
† – Conference champion
y – Championship game participant
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


2014 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#8 CSU-Pueblo §^   8 1         13 1  
#17 Colorado Mines §^   8 1         10 2  
Chadron State   7 2         8 3  
Colorado Mesa   5 4         6 5  
Western New Mexico   4 5         5 6  
Adams State   3 6         4 7  
Western State (CO)   3 6         4 7  
New Mexico Highlands   3 6         3 8  
Black Hills State   2 7         3 8  
Fort Lewis   2 7         3 8  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


Independents[edit]

2014 NCAA Division II independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
OK Panhandle State           7 3  
Alderson Broaddus           7 4  
Kentucky Wesleyan           7 4  
North Greenville           7 5  
UNC Pembroke           2 8  
Limestone           2 9  
Rankings from AFCA Poll


Postseason[edit]

The 2014 NCAA Division II Football Championship Postseason will involve 24 schools playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division II college football.[1] The tournament began on November 22, 2014 and will conclude on December 20, 2014 with the 2014 NCAA Division II National Football Championship game at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

Format[edit]

Six teams selected per super regional made up the field of 24 teams. [2]

Eight first-round games were conducted on the campus of one of the competing institutions. In addition, two teams per super regional earned first-round byes. The first-round winners advanced to face a bye team in their super regional in the second round on the campus of team that received the bye. Second-round winners met in the quarterfinals at various campus sites. Quarterfinal winners advanced to play in the semifinals on the campus of one of the competing institutions. The championship will take place at Sporting Park.

Bracket[edit]

  First Round
November 22
Campus Sites
    Second Round
November 29
Campus Sites
    Quarterfinals
December 6
Campus Sites
    Semifinals
December 13
Campus Sites
    National Championship Game
December 20
Sporting Park,
Kansas City, Kansas
                                               
      1  Concord* 51  
  4  West Chester* 46     4  West Chester 36    
  5  Slippery Rock 20         1  Concord* 32  
Super Regional 1     2  Bloomsburg 26    
      2  Bloomsburg* 35    
  3  Virginia State* 28     3  Virginia State 14  
  6  LIU Post 17  
    1  Concord 13  
    2  Minnesota State* 47    
      1  Ouachtia Baptist* 45  
  4  Minnesota-Duluth* 25     4  Minnesota-Duluth 48    
  5  NW Missouri St. 21         4  Minnesota–Duluth 17  
Super Regional 3     2  Minnesota State* 44  
      2  Minnesota State* 24    
  3  Pittsburg State* 59     3  Pittsburg State 21  
  6  Harding 42  
    2  Minnesota State 4:00PM
    2  CSU–Pueblo ESPN2
      1  Lenoir-Rhyne* 21  
  4  North Alabama* 31     5  Valdosta State 23    
  5  Valdosta State 33         5  Valdosta State* 17  
Super Regional 2     6  West Georgia 31    
      2  Delta State* 27    
  3  Tuskeegee* 17     6  West Georgia 37  
  6  West Georgia 20  
    6  West Georgia 7  
    2  CSU–Pueblo* 10  
      1  Ferris State* 33  
  4  Colorado Mines* 23     5  Ohio Dominican 46    
  5  Ohio Dominican 34         5  Ohio Dominican 28  
Super Regional 4     2  CSU–Pueblo* 31  
      2  CSU-Pueblo* 52    
  3  Michigan Tech* 41     6  Angelo State 14  
  6  Angelo State 42  

Home team    † Overtime    Winner

See also[edit]

References[edit]