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The 1978 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 1978, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship in December 1978 at Garrett-Harrison Stadium in Phenix City, Alabama. The Baldwin Wallace Yellow Jackets won their first Division III championship, defeating the Wittenberg Tigers by a final score of 24−10.[1]

Conference championsEdit

Conference champions

PostseasonEdit

The 1978 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the sixth 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 sixth consecutive year. Like the previous three championships, eight teams competed in this edition.[2]

NCAA Division III Playoff bracketEdit

  Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Garrett-Harrison Stadium
Phenix City, AL
                           
   Minnesota–Morris 23  
 St. Olaf 10  
   Minnesota–Morris 14  
   Wittenberg 35  
 Wittenberg 6
   Ithaca 3  
     Wittenberg 10
   Baldwin Wallace 24
   Carnegie Mellon 24  
 Dayton 21  
   Carnegie Mellon 6
   Baldwin Wallace 31  
 Baldwin Wallace 71
   St. Lawrence 7  

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