1987 NCAA Division I-AA football season
|1987 NCAA Division I-AA season|
|Duration||August – November 1987|
|Duration||November 28 – December 19, 1987|
|Championship site||Mini Dome, Pocatello, ID|
|Champion||Northeast Louisiana Indians|
|Payton Award||Kenny Gamble – RB (Colgate)|
|Division I-AA football season|
The 1987 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 1987, and concluded with the National Championship Game of the NCAA Division I Football Championship on December 19, 1987, at the Mini Dome in Pocatello, Idaho. The Northeast Louisiana Indians (now known as the Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks) won their first I-AA championship, defeating the Marshall Thundering Herd by a final score of 43-42.
Big Sky Conference – Idaho
NCAA Division I-AA Playoff bracket
|National Championship Game
Mini Dome – Pocatello, ID
* Next to team name denotes host institution
* Next to score denotes host overtime periods
- "1987 NCAA Division I Football Championship" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved December 26, 2013.