1993 NAIA Division I football season
Regular seasonAugust–November 1993
PostseasonNovember 20–December 11, 1993
National ChampionshipNorris Field
Ada, OK
ChampionsEast Central

The 1993 NAIA Division I football season was the 38th season of college football sponsored by the NAIA, was the 24th season of play of the NAIA's top division for football.

The season was played from August to November 1993 and culminated in the 1993 NAIA Champion Bowl playoffs and the 1993 NAIA Champion Bowl, played this year on December 11, 1993 at Norris Field in Ada, Oklahoma, on the campus of East Central University.[1]

East Central defeated Glenville State in the Champion Bowl, 49–35, to win their first NAIA national title.[2]

Conference standings

1993 Frontier Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Carroll (MT) +^ 5 1 0     8 2 0
Western Montana + 5 1 0     5 4 0
Montana Tech 2 4 0     5 4 0
Rocky Mountain 0 6 0     1 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NAIA Division I playoff participant
Rankings from NAIA Division I poll
1993 Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Langston $^ 4 1 0     9 3 0
No. 7 East Central ^ 3 2 0     10 3 0
No. 15 SE Oklahoma State 3 2 0     6 4 0
No. 11 SW Oklahoma State 2 3 0     6 4 0
Northeastern State 2 3 0     5 5 0
NW Oklahoma State 1 4 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NAIA Division I playoff participant
Rankings from NAIA Division I poll

Conference champions

Conference Champion Record
Arkansas Intercollegiate Arkansas–Monticello 4–0
Frontier Carroll (MT)
Montana Western
5–1
Northern Sun Winona State 5–1
Oklahoma Langston 4–1
WVIAC Glenville State 6–1

Postseason

Quarterfinals
November 20, 1993
Campus sites
Semifinals
December 4, 1993
Campus sites
1992 Champion Bowl
December 11, 1993
Ada, OK
         
Central State (OH) 58
Winona State* 7
Central State (OH) 12
Glenville State* 13
Glenville State 41
Carroll (MT)* 24
Glenville State 35
East Central* 49
Langston 13
Arkansas–Monticello* 26
Arkansas–Monticello 0
East Central* 27
East Central 24
Western New Mexico* 22

See also

References

  1. ^ "NAIA Championship History" (PDF). NAIA. pp. 4–11. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 15, 2015. Retrieved November 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "1993 Division I NAIA Football Playoffs". JonFMorse.com. Retrieved November 26, 2015.