2010 NCAA Division II football season

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2010 NCAA Division II football season
Regular season September 4 – November 13, 2010
Playoffs November 20 – December 18, 2010[1]
National Championship Braly Municipal Stadium
Florence, AL
Champion Minnesota–Duluth
Harlon Hill Trophy Eric Czerniewski, Central Missouri

The 2010 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 September 4, 2010, and concluded with the NCAA Division II Football Championship on December 18, 2010 at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Alabama, hosted by the University of North Alabama. The Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs defeated the Delta State Statesmen, 20–17, to win their second Division II national title.[2]

The Harlon Hill Trophy was awarded to Eric Czerniewski, quarterback from Central Missouri.

Conference standings[edit]

2010 Lone Star Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
Northeastern State x   5 1         6 5  
East Central   5 1         5 6  
Eastern New Mexico   3 3         5 6  
SW Oklahoma State   3 3         3 8  
SE Oklahoma State   2 4         3 8  
Texas A&M-Commerce   2 4         3 8  
Central Oklahoma   1 5         2 9  
South
#8 Abilene Christian x^   6 0         11 1  
#9 Texas A&M-Kingsville ^   5 1         10 2  
#18 West Texas A&M ^   4 2         8 4  
Midwestern State   3 3         8 4  
Tarleton State   2 4         3 8  
Angelo State   1 5         5 5  
Incarnate Word   1 5         3 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AFCA Poll
2010 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 NW Missouri St. $^   9 0         12 1  
#5 Central Missouri ^   8 1         11 3  
Washburn   6 3         8 4  
#24 Missouri Western ^   6 3         8 4  
Nebraska-Omaha   5 4         5 6  
Pittsburg State   3 6         6 6  
Emporia State   3 6         5 6  
Missouri Southern State   2 7         4 7  
Truman State   2 7         4 7  
Fort Hays State   1 8         3 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


2010 RMAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#19 Colorado Mines $^   8 1         9 3  
#23 Neb.–Kearney $   8 1         9 2  
CSU–Pueblo   7 2         9 2  
Chadron State   7 2         8 3  
Adams State   4 5         5 6  
Western New Mexico   3 6         4 7  
Mesa State   3 6         3 7  
Fort Lewis   3 6         3 7  
Western State (CO)   1 8         1 10  
New Mexico Highlands   1 8         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division II playoff participant
Rankings from AFCA Poll


Conference summaries[edit]

Conference Champions

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Shaw
Great Lakes Football Conference – Saint Joseph's (IN), Missouri S&T, and Urbana
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Grand Valley State
Great Northwest Athletic Conference – Central Washington
Gulf South Conference – Delta State, Henderson State, and Valdosta State
Lone Star Conference – Abilene Christian
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association – Northwest Missouri State
Northeast-10 Conference – American International, New Haven, and Southern Connecticut State
Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference – Minnesota–Duluth
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference – Mercyhurst
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference – Colorado Mines and Nebraska–Kearney
South Atlantic Conference – Wingate
Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Albany State
West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference – Shepherd

Postseason[edit]

2010 NCAA Division II National Football Championship playoffs
Teams 24
Finals Site
Champions
Runner-Up
Semifinalists
Winning Coach
  • championship

The 2010 NCAA Division II Football Championship playoffs were the 37th 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 23rd time.

Seeded teams[edit]




Playoff bracket[edit]

  'First Round'
November 20
Campus Sites
'Second Round'
November 27
Campus Sites
'Quarterfinals'
December 4
Campus Sites
'Semifinals'
December 11
Campus Sites
'National Championship Game'
December 18
Braly Municipal Stadium,
Florence, Alabama
                                               
St. Cloud State 42     Minnesota–Duluth 20  
Hillsdale 28     St. Cloud State 17  
  Minnesota–Duluth 24  
  Augustana (SD) 13  
Grand Valley State 35 Augustana (SD) 38
Colorado Mines 13     Grand Valley State 6  
  Minnesota–Duluth 17  
  NW Missouri State 13  
Central Missouri 55     Abilene Christian 41  
West Texas A&M 35     Central Missouri 55  
  Central Missouri 20
  NW Missouri State 37  
NW Missouri State 28 Texas A&M–Kingsville 31
Mo. Western State 24     NW Missouri State 35  
  Minnesota–Duluth 20  
  Delta State 17
Wingate 63     Albany State (GA) 30  
Morehouse 41     Wingate 28  
  Albany State (GA) 7
  Delta State 28  
North Alabama 43 Delta State 47
Valdosta State 20     North Alabama 24  
  Delta State 29
  Shepherd 17  
Shepherd 40     Kutztown 34  
Shaw 6     Shepherd 41  
  Shepherd 49
  Mercyhurst 14  
Bloomsburg 28 Mercyhurst 28
California (PA) 26     Bloomsburg 14  


Home team    † Overtime

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010-2014 Delta State Schedules". College Football Warehouse. cfbdatawarehouse.com. Retrieved January 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2010 NCAA Division II National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 15. Retrieved January 27, 2014.