The 1990 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 1990, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1990 at Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida. The Allegheny Gators won their first Division III championship by defeating the Lycoming Warriors, 21−14, in overtime.[1]

Conference and program changes[edit | edit source]

School 1989 Conference 1990 Conference
Davidson I-AA Independent D-III Independent

Conference champions[edit | edit source]

Conference champions

Postseason[edit | edit source]

The 1990 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 18th 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 Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida for the first time. Like the previous five tournaments, this year's bracket featured sixteen teams.[2]

Playoff bracket[edit | edit source]

  First Round
Campus Sites
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National Championship Game
Hawkins Stadium
Bradenton, Florida
 Hofstra 35  
 SUNY Cortland 9  
   Hofstra 38  
   Trenton State 3  
 Trenton State 24
 Ithaca 14  
   Hofstra 10  
   Lycoming 20  
 Washington & Jefferson 10  
 Ferrum 7  
   Washington & Jefferson 0
   Lycoming 24  
 Lycoming 17
 Carnegie Mellon 7  
   Lycoming 14
   Allegheny 21*
 Dayton 24  
 Augustana (IL) 14  
   Dayton 23
   Allegheny 31  
 Allegheny 26
 Mount Union 15  
   Allegheny 24
   Central (IA) 7  
 St. Thomas (MN) 24  
 Wisconsin–Whitewater 23  
   St. Thomas (MN) 32
   Central (IA) 33  
 Central (IA) 24
 Redlands 14  

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