1999 NCAA Division III football season

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The 1999 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 1999, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1999 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Pacific Lutheran Lutes won their first Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 42−13.

The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Danny Ragsdale, quarterback from Redlands.[1]

Conference champions[edit]

Conference champions


The 1999 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 27th 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 seventh time. This was the first bracket to feature 28 teams after expanding from the previous format of 16 teams in place from 1985 to 1998. With the new format, four teams were given byes to the second round.[2]

Playoff bracket[edit]

First Round
Campus Sites
Second Round
Campus Sites
Campus Sites
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Salem Football Stadium
Salem, Virginia
        Mount Union 42  
Augustana (IL) 39     Augustana (IL) 33  
St. Norbert 32       Mount Union 56  
Ohio Northern 56     Ohio Northern 31  
Hanover 14     Ohio Northern 58  
Wittenberg 42     Wittenberg 24  
Alma 19       Mount Union 17  
        Rowan 24*  
        West. Conn. State 24  
Montclair State 37     Montclair State 32  
Buffalo State 34     Montclair State 13
Rowan 29     Rowan 42  
RPI 10     Rowan 55  
Ursinus 43     Ursinus 0  
Bridgewater State 38       Rowan 13
        Pacific Lutheran 42
        Wartburg 14
Pacific Lutheran 28     Pacific Lutheran 49  
Willamette 24     Pacific Lutheran 19
Central (IA) 38     Saint John's (MN) 9  
UW–La Crosse 17     Central (IA) 9  
Saint John's (MN) 23     Saint John's (MN) 10  
UW–Stevens Point 10     Pacific Lutheran 49  
        Trinity (TX) 28  
        Trinity (TX) 20      
McDaniel 20     McDaniel 16      
Catholic 16     Trinity (TX) 40
Hardin–Simmons 28     Hardin–Simmons 33  
Washington–St. Louis 21     Hardin–Simmons 51
Wash. & Jefferson 14     Wash. & Jefferson 3  
Lycoming 7  


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved November 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ "1999 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 26, 2014.