1999 NCAA Division II football season

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1999 NCAA Division II football season
Regular season August 28 – November 13, 1999
Playoffs November 20 – December 11, 1999[1]
National Championship Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
Champion Northwest Missouri State (2nd title)
Harlon Hill Trophy Corte McGuffey, Northern Colorado

The 1999 NCAA Division II football season, part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division II level, began on August 28, 1999, and concluded with the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 11, 1999, at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, hosted by the University of North Alabama.

Northwest Missouri State defeated Carson–Newman in the championship game, 58–52 after four overtimes, to win their second Division II national title.[2]

The Harlon Hill Trophy was awarded to Corte McGuffey, quarterback from Northern Colorado.

Conference changes and new programs[edit]

Conference changes[edit]

School 1998 Conference 1999 Conference
Alabama A&M D-II Independent SWAC (I-AA)
Albany Eastern (D-II) Northeast
Elon D-II Independent I-AA Independent
Ferris State MIFC GLIAC
Grand Valley State MIFC GLIAC
Hillsdale MIFC GLIAC
Indianapolis MIFC GLIAC
Michigan Tech MIFC GLIAC
Mercyhurst MIFC GLIAC
Northern Michigan MIFC GLIAC
Northwood MIFC GLIAC
Saginaw Valley State MIFC GLIAC
St. Francis (IL) MIFC (D-II) MSFA (NAIA)
Stony Brook Eastern (D-II) Northeast
Wayne State MIFC GLIAC
Westminster (PA) MIFC GLIAC

Program changes[edit]

Conference standings[edit]

1999 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
NW Missouri State $^   9 0         14 1  
Pittsburg State ^   8 1         10 2  
Missouri Western State   6 3         7 4  
Central Missouri State   5 4         7 4  
Washburn   4 5         6 5  
Emporia State   4 5         5 6  
Truman State   4 5         4 7  
Missouri Southern State   3 6         5 6  
Southwest Baptist   2 7         2 9  
Missouri-Rolla   0 9         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll

Conference summaries[edit]

Conference Champions

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Winston-Salem State
Columbia Football AssociationWestern Washington
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference – American International
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Ferris State and Northwood
Gulf South Conference – Arkansas Tech
Lone Star Conference – Central Oklahoma, Northeastern State, and Southeastern Oklahoma State
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association – Northwest Missouri State
North Central Conference – North Dakota and Northern Colorado
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference – Northern State
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference – West Chester (East), Slippery Rock (West)
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference – Chadron State and New Mexico Highlands
South Atlantic Conference – Carson-Newman
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Fort Valley State and Tuskegee
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Shepherd


1999 NCAA Division II National Football Championship playoffs
Teams 16
Finals Site
Winning Coach
  • championship

The 1999 NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs were the 26th single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division II college football. The championship game was held at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, for the 13th time.

Playoff bracket[edit]

First round
Campus sites
Campus sites
Campus sites
Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
Carson–Newman 40
Arkansas Tech 28
Carson–Newman 28
Catawba 25
Catawba 48
Fort Valley State 17
Carson–Newman 42
Northeastern State 7
UC Davis 33
Central Oklahoma 17
UC Davis 14
Northeastern State 19
Northeastern State 27*
Western Washington 24
Carson–Newman 52
Northwest Missouri State 58****
Indiana (PA) 27*
Slippery Rock 20
Indiana (PA) 26
Millersville 21
Millersville 21
Shepherd 14
Indiana (PA) 12
Northwest Missouri State 20
Northern Colorado 34
Pittsburg State 31
Northern Colorado 35
Northwest Missouri State 41
Northwest Missouri State 20*
North Dakota 13


  1. ^ "1995-1999 Carson-Newman Schedules". College Football Warehouse. cfbdatawarehouse.com. Retrieved January 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ "1999 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved January 10, 2014.