1977 NCAA Division III football season

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The 1977 NCAA Division III football season -- part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division III level -- began in August 1977, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship in December 1977 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Widener Pioneers won their first Division III championship, defeating the Wabash Little Giants by a final score of 39−36.[1]

Conference champions[edit]

Conference champions

Postseason[edit]

The 1977 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the fifth annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division III college football. The championship game was held at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama for the fifth consecutive year. Like the previous two championships, eight teams competed in this edition.[2]

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Garrett-Harrison Stadium
Phenix City, AL
         
Minnesota–Morris 13
Albion 10
Minnesota–Morris 21
Wabash 37
Wabash 20
Saint John's (MN) 9
Wabash 36
Widener 39
Widener 19
Central (IA) 0
Widener 33
Albany 15
Albany 51
Hampden–Sydney 41

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved October 31, 2014.
  2. ^ "1977 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved October 31, 2014.