1995 NCAA Division I-AA football season
|1995 NCAA Division I-AA season|
|Duration||August – November 1995|
|Duration||November 25 –
December 16, 1995
|Championship site||Joan C. Edwards Stadium, Huntington, WV|
|Payton Award||Dave Dickenson – QB (Montana)|
|Buchanan Award||Dexter Coakley – LB (Appalachian State)|
|Division I-AA football season|
The 1995 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 1995, and concluded with the National Championship Game of the NCAA Division I Football Championship on December 17, 1994, at Joan C. Edwards Stadium in Huntington, West Virginia. The Montana Grizzlies won their first I-AA championship, defeating the Marshall Thundering Herd by a final score of 22−20.
Conference changes and new programs
One team upgraded to Division I-A and two new programs upgraded from Division II.
|School||1994 Conference||1995 Conference|
|Hampton||CIAA (II)||MEAC (I-AA)|
|North Texas||Southland (I-AA)||I-A Independent|
|Wofford||D-II Independent||I-AA Independent|
American West Conference – Sacramento State
NCAA Division I-AA Playoff bracket
|National Championship Game
|Stephen F. Austin||27|
|Stephen F. Austin*||34|
|Stephen F. Austin||14|
* Denotes host institution
- "1995 NCAA Division I Football Championship" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 15. Retrieved December 28, 2013.