The 1992 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 1992, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 1992 at Hawkins Stadium in Bradenton, Florida. The Wisconsin–La Crosse Eagles won their first Division III championship by defeating the Washington & Jefferson Presidents, 16−12.[1]

Program changes

Conference standings

1992 Association of Mideast Colleges football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Thomas More $^ 3 0 0 9 2 0
Defiance 2 1 0 9 1 0
Bluffton 1 2 0 1 8 0
Wilmington (OH) 0 3 0 2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 Centennial Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Dickinson $ 5 1 1 8 2 1
Swarthmore 4 2 1 5 3 1
Gettysburg 4 3 0 6 4 0
Johns Hopkins 4 3 0 6 4 0
Western Maryland 4 3 0 5 5 0
Franklin & Marshall 3 4 0 5 5 0
Ursinus 2 5 0 4 6 0
Muhlenberg 1 6 0 1 8 1
  • $ – Conference champion
1992 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Illinois Wesleyan $^ 7 0 0 10 1 0
Augustana (IL) 6 1 0 6 3 0
Wheaton (IL) 5 3 0 6 3 0
Millikin 4 3 0 4 5 0
Elmhurst 2 4 1 2 6 1
North Park 1 4 2 1 6 2
North Central (IL) 1 5 1 1 7 1
Carthage 0 7 0 0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Bentley $ 6 0 0 9 1 0
Nichols 4 1 1 7 1 1
Stonehill 4 1 1 6 2 1
Assumption 3 3 0 5 5 0
Western New England 1 5 0 4 6 0
Curry 1 5 0 2 6 0
MIT 1 5 0 1 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1992 Freedom Football Conference standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
WPI $^ 5 0 0 9 2 0
Merchant Marine 4 1 0 7 1 1
Plymouth State 4 1 1 4 4 1
UMass Lowell 2 3 1 4 4 1
Stony Brook 2 3 0 5 5 0
Norwich 2 4 0 3 6 0
Western Connecticut 2 4 0 2 8 0
Coast Guard 1 6 0 1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 Indiana Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wabash $ 5 0 1 6 2 1
Hanover 4 2 0 6 4 0
DePauw 3 1 2 4 4 2
Anderson (IN) 3 3 0 5 5 0
Manchester 2 4 0 5 5 0
Rose–Hulman 2 4 0 4 6 0
Franklin (IN) 0 5 1 0 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
1992 Iowa Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Central (IA) $^ 8 0 0 11 1 0
Simpson 6 2 0 6 2 1
Loras 5 3 0 7 3 0
Upper Iowa 5 3 0 6 4 0
Wartburg 5 3 0 5 5 0
Luther 4 4 0 6 4 0
Buena Vista 2 6 0 2 7 0
William Penn 1 7 0 1 9 0
Dubuque 0 8 0 1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 Liberty Football Conference standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wagner $ 5 0 0 8 2 0
St. John's 3 2 0 5 5 0
C. W. Post 2 2 1 6 3 1
Marist 2 2 1 4 5 1
Iona 2 3 0 5 5 0
Pace 0 5 0 1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1992 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Albion $ 5 0 0 8 1 0
Hope 4 1 0 6 3 0
Olivet 2 3 0 2 6 1
Adrian 2 3 0 2 7 0
Alma 1 4 0 3 6 0
Kalamazoo 1 4 0 3 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1992 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Lycoming $^ 7 0 1 8 1 1
Susquehanna 7 1 0 9 1 0
Lebanon Valley 5 3 0 7 3 0
Moravian 4 4 0 6 4 0
Wilkes 3 4 1 5 4 1
Juniata 3 4 1 3 6 1
Widener 3 4 1 3 6 1
Delaware Valley 2 6 0 3 7 0
Albright 0 8 0 0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Carleton $^ 8 1 0 9 2 0
Saint John's (MN) 7 1 1 8 1 1
Concordia–Moorhead 6 2 1 7 2 1
Hamline 5 4 0 6 4 0
Bethel (MN) 5 4 0 5 5 0
Gustavus Adolphus 4 5 0 4 6 0
St. Olaf 4 5 0 4 6 0
St. Thomas (MN) 3 6 0 3 7 0
Augsburg 2 7 0 3 7 0
Macalester 0 9 0 0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 New England Football Conference standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Bridgewater State $ 8 0 0 9 1 1
Massachusetts Maritime 6 2 0 6 3 0
Maine Maritime 5 3 0 6 3 0
Westfield State 5 3 0 6 3 0
UMass–Boston 4 4 0 5 4 0
UMass Dartmouth 4 4 0 5 4 0
Framingham State 3 5 0 4 5 0
Worcester State 1 7 0 1 9 0
Fitchburg State 0 8 0 0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1992 New Jersey Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Rowan $^ 6 0 0 12 1 0
Montclair State 5 1 0 6 3 0
William Paterson 4 2 0 8 2 0
Kean 3 3 0 6 3 1
Trenton State 2 4 0 3 7 0
Ramapo 1 5 0 1 8 0
Jersey City State 0 6 0 0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 North Coast Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wittenberg $ 8 0 0 8 1 1
Allegheny 7 1 0 8 2 0
Ohio Wesleyan 6 2 0 8 2 0
Denison 2 4 2 3 5 2
Wooster 2 4 1 3 6 1
Case Western Reserve 1 3 2 2 6 2
Kenyon 2 5 1 2 6 2
Earlham 2 5 0 5 5 0
Oberlin 1 7 0 1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • Oberlin forfeited to Wittenberg
1992 Ohio Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Mount Union $^ 9 0 0 12 1 0
Baldwin–Wallace 7 2 0 8 2 0
John Carroll 7 2 0 8 2 0
Ohio Northern 5 4 0 6 4 0
Heidelberg 4 4 1 5 4 1
Otterbein 3 4 2 3 5 2
Muskingum 3 6 0 4 6 0
Marietta 3 6 0 3 6 1
Capital 1 7 1 2 7 1
Hiram 1 8 0 1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 Old Dominion Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Emory & Henry $^ 5 0 0 11 1 0
Hampden–Sydney 3 2 0 6 4 0
Washington and Lee 2 3 0 5 4 0
Randolph–Macon 2 3 0 4 6 0
Bridgewater 2 3 0 3 7 0
Guilford 1 4 0 2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Washington & Jefferson $^ 4 0 0 11 2 0
Grove City 3 1 0 5 4 0
Bethany (WV) 2 2 0 3 6 0
Waynesburg 1 3 0 2 7 0
Thiel 0 4 0 1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Redlands $^ 6 0 0 8 2 0
La Verne 5 1 0 7 1 1
Occidental 3 3 0 5 4 0
Pomona-Pitzer 3 3 0 4 4 0
Cal Lutheran 2 4 0 3 6 0
Whittier 2 4 0 3 6 0
Claremont-Mudd 0 6 0 0 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Sewanee $ 4 0 0 8 1 0
Millsaps 2 1 1 5 4 1
Centre 2 2 0 3 6 0
Rhodes 1 2 1 5 4 1
Trinity (TX) 0 4 0 2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1992 Wisconsin State University Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Wisconsin–La Crosse $^ 6 0 1 12 0 1
Wisconsin–Whitewater 5 2 0 8 2 0
Wisconsin–River Falls 4 2 1 6 2 1
Wisconsin–Platteville 4 3 0 5 4 0
Wisconsin–Stevens Point 4 3 0 5 4 0
Wisconsin–Eau Claire 3 4 0 5 5 0
Wisconsin–Stout 1 6 0 2 7 0
Wisconsin–Oshkosh 0 7 0 1 8 0
Wisconsin–Superior 0 0 0 1 1 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
1992 NCAA Division III independents football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Dayton ^     10 1 0
Aurora ^     9 1 0
Ithaca ^     9 2 0
Evansville     7 2 0
Saint Peter's     7 2 0
Saint Francis (PA)     8 2 1
Drake     7 2 1
San Diego     7 2 1
Buffalo State ^     7 3 0
UAB     7 3 0
Wesley     7 3 0
Union (NY)     6 3 0
Frostburg State     6 3 1
Cortland     7 4 0
Albany     6 4 0
Duquesne     5 4 0
Mercyhurst     5 4 1
Maryville (TN)     5 5 0
Fairleigh Dickinson–Florham     4 5 0
Ferrum     4 5 0
Alfred     4 6 0
Buffalo     4 6 0
Catholic University     4 6 0
Georgetown     4 6 0
Hofstra     4 6 0
Canisius     3 6 1
Colorado College     3 6 0
Menlo     3 6 0
St. Lawrence     3 6 0
Brockport     3 7 0
Charleston Southern     3 7 0
Salisbury State     2 7 0
Siena     2 7 0
Hartwick     1 7 0
Methodist     0 10 0
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant

Conference champions

Conference champions

Postseason

The 1992 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 20th 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 third, and final, time. Like the previous seven tournaments, this year's bracket featured sixteen teams.[2]

Playoff bracket

Regionals
Campus Sites
Quarterfinals
Campus Sites
Semifinals
Campus Sites
National Championship Game
Hawkins Stadium
Bradenton, Florida
            
Mount Union 27
Dayton 10
Mount Union 49
Illinois Wesleyan 27
Illinois Wesleyan 21
Aurora 12
Mount Union 24
Wisconsin–La Crosse 29
Central (IA) 20
Carleton 8
Central (IA) 9
Wisconsin–La Crosse 34
Wisconsin–La Crosse 47
Redlands 26
Wisconsin–La Crosse 16
Washington & Jefferson 12
Emory & Henry 17
Thomas More 10
Emory & Henry 15
Washington & Jefferson 51
Washington & Jefferson 33
Lycoming 0
Washington & Jefferson 18
Rowan 13
Rowan 41
WPI 14
Rowan 28
Buffalo State 19
Buffalo State 28
Ithaca 26

See also

References

  1. ^ "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
  2. ^ "1992 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 23, 2014.