The 1999 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 1999, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1999 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Pacific Lutheran Lutes won their first Division III championship by defeating the Rowan Profs, 42−13.

The Gagliardi Trophy, given to the most outstanding player in Division III football, was awarded to Danny Ragsdale, quarterback from Redlands.[1]

Conference championsEdit

Conference champions


The 1999 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 27th 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 Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia for the seventh time. This was the first bracket to feature 28 teams after expanding from the previous format of 16 teams in place from 1985 to 1998. With the new format, four teams were given byes to the second round.[2]

Playoff bracketEdit

First Round
Campus Sites
Second Round
Campus Sites
Campus Sites
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Salem Football Stadium
Salem, Virginia
          Mount Union 42  
 Augustana (IL) 39      Augustana (IL) 33  
 St. Norbert 32        Mount Union 56  
 Ohio Northern 56      Ohio Northern 31  
 Hanover 14      Ohio Northern 58  
 Wittenberg 42      Wittenberg 24  
 Alma 19        Mount Union 17  
          Rowan 24*  
          West. Conn. State 24  
 Montclair State 37      Montclair State 32  
 Buffalo State 34      Montclair State 13
 Rowan 29      Rowan 42  
 RPI 10      Rowan 55  
 Ursinus 43      Ursinus 0  
 Bridgewater State 38        Rowan 13
          Pacific Lutheran 42
          Wartburg 14
 Pacific Lutheran 28      Pacific Lutheran 49  
 Willamette 24      Pacific Lutheran 19
 Central (IA) 38      Saint John's (MN) 9  
 UW–La Crosse 17      Central (IA) 9  
 Saint John's (MN) 23      Saint John's (MN) 10  
 UW–Stevens Point 10      Pacific Lutheran 49  
          Trinity (TX) 28  
          Trinity (TX) 20       
 McDaniel 20      McDaniel 16       
 Catholic 16      Trinity (TX) 40
 Hardin–Simmons 28      Hardin–Simmons 33  
 Washington–St. Louis 21      Hardin–Simmons 51
 Wash. & Jefferson 14      Wash. & Jefferson 3  
 Lycoming 7  


See alsoEdit


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