1995 NCAA Division III football season

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The 1995 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 1995, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1995 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Wisconsin–La Crosse Eagles won their second Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 36−7. The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Chris Palmer, wide receiver from St. John's (MN).[1]

Conference changes and new programs[edit]

School 1994 Conference 1995 Conference
Albany D-III Independent D-II Independent

Conference champions[edit]

Conference champions


The 1995 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 23rd 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 second time. As of 2014, Salem has remained the yearly host of the Stagg Bowl. Like the previous ten tournaments, this year's bracket featured sixteen teams.[2]

Playoff bracket[edit]

Campus Sites
Campus Sites
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Salem Football Stadium
Salem, Virginia
Mount Union 52
Hanover 18
Mount Union 40
Wheaton (IL) 14
Wheaton (IL) 63
Wittenberg 41
Mount Union 17
Wisconsin–La Crosse 20
Wisconsin–La Crosse 45
Concordia–Moorhead 7
Wisconsin–La Crosse 28
Wisconsin–River Falls 14
Wisconsin–River Falls 10
Central (IA) 7
Wisconsin–La Crosse 36
Rowan 7
Washington & Jefferson 35
Emory & Henry 16
Washington & Jefferson 48
Lycoming 0
Lycoming 31
Widener 27
Washington & Jefferson 15
Rowan 28
Rowan 46
Buffalo State 7
Rowan 38
Union (NY) 7
Union (NY) 24
Plymouth State 7

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved November 26, 2014.
  2. ^ "1995 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 26, 2014.