The 1977 NCAA Division III football season -- part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division III level -- began in August 1977, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship in December 1977 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Widener Pioneers won their first Division III championship, defeating the Wabash Little Giants by a final score of 39−36.[1]

Conference champions[edit | edit source]

Conference champions

Postseason[edit | edit source]

The 1977 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the fifth annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division III college football. The championship game was held at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama for the fifth consecutive year. Like the previous two championships, eight teams competed in this edition.[2]

Bracket[edit | edit source]

  Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Garrett-Harrison Stadium
Phenix City, AL
                           
   Minnesota–Morris 13  
 Albion 10  
   Minnesota–Morris 21  
   Wabash 37  
 Wabash 20
   Saint John's (MN) 9  
     Wabash 36
   Widener 39
   Widener 19  
 Central (IA) 0  
   Widener 33
   Albany 15  
 Albany 51
   Hampden–Sydney 41  

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