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Complete Division I Football Championship Tournament Brackets

*= Home team
Championship winner in bold
#= final poll ranking, all other ranking numbers are seedings.
(Source: NCAA)

1978
SemifinalsChampionship
#3 Florida A&M 15Florida A&M 35
#2 *Jackson St. 10
#4 UMass 44UMass 28
#1 *Nevada-Reno 21

1979
SemifinalsChampionship
Lehigh 28Lehigh 7
*Murray St. 9
Nevada 30 (2OT)Eastern Ky 30
*Eastern Ky 33

1980
SemifinalsChampionship
#3 Eastern Ky 23Eastern Ky 29
#1 *Lehigh 20
#2 Grambling 9Boise St. 31
#7 *Boise St. 14

1981
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Eastern Ky 35Eastern Ky 23Eastern Ky 23
Delaware 28
4. Boise St. 19*Boise St. 17
*Jackson St. 7
2. *Idaho St. 51*Idaho St. 41Idaho St. 34
Rhode Island 0
3. *South Carolina St. 26South Carolina St. 12
Tn St. 25 (OT)

1982
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
#1 Eastern Ky*Eastern Ky 38*Eastern Ky 13Eastern Ky 17
BYE
#11 *Idaho 21Idaho 30
#19 Montana 7
#5 *Eastern Il 16Eastern Il 19Tn St. 7
#8 Jackson St. 13 (OT)
#4 Tn St.*Tn St. 20
BYE
#2 Louisiana Tech*Louisiana Tech 38*Louisiana Tech 0Delaware 14
BYE
#7 South Carolina St. 17South Carolina St. 3
#6 *Furman 0
#9 *Colgate 21Colgate 13Delaware 17
Boston U. 7
#3 Delaware*Delaware 20
BYE

1983
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. Southern Il*Southern Il 23*Southern Il 23Southern Il 43
BYE
*Indiana St. 16Indiana St. 7
Eastern Il 13 (2OT)
Nevada 27*Nevada 20Nevada 7
*Idaho St. 20
4. N. TexasN. Texas 17 (OT)
BYE
2. Holy Cross*Holy Cross 21Western Carolina 14Western Carolina 7
BYE
*Western Carolina 24Western Carolina 28
Colgate 23
Boston U. 24Boston U. 16*Furman 7
*Eastern Ky 20
3. Furman*Furman 35
BYE

1984
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. Alcorn St.*Alcorn St. 21Louisiana Tech 21Louisiana Tech 6
BYE
*Louisiana Tech 66Louisiana Tech 44
Mississippi Valley St. 19
Middle Tn St. 27Middle Tn St. 42*Middle Tn St. 13
*Eastern Ky 10
4. Indiana St.*Indiana St. 41 (3OT)
BYE
2. Rhode Island*Rhode Island 23Rhode Island 20Montana St. 19
BYE
*Richmond 35Richmond 17
Boston U. 33
*Arkansas St. 37Arkansas St. 14*Montana St. 32
Chattanooga 10
3. Montana St.*Montana St. 31
BYE

1985
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. Middle Tn St.*Middle Tn St. 21Ga Southern 40Ga Southern 44
BYE
Jackson St. 0Ga Southern 28
*Ga Southern 27
Eastern Wa 42Eastern Wa 14*Northern Iowa 33
*Idaho 38
4. Northern Iowa*Northern Iowa 17
BYE
2. Furman*Furman 59*Furman 35Furman 42
BYE
*Rhode Island 35Rhode Island 15
Akron 27
Grambling St. 7Arkansas St. 23Nevada 12
*Arkansas St. 10
3. Nevada*Nevada 24
BYE

1986
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Nevada 27*Nevada 33 *Nevada 38Ga Southern 48
Idaho 7
*Jackson St. 23Tn St. 6
Tn St. 32
4. *Ga Southern 52*Ga Southern 55Ga Southern 48
N. Carolina A&T 21
*Appalachian St. 26Nicholls St. 31
Nicholls St. 28
2. *Arkansas St. 48Arkansas St. 55*Arkansas St. 24Arkansas St. 21
Sam Houston St. 7
*William & Mary 17*Delaware 14
Delaware 51
3. *Eastern Il 28*Eastern Il 22Eastern Ky 10
Murray St. 21
*Furman 10Eastern Ky 24
Eastern Ky 23

1987
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Appalachian St. 20*Appalachian St. 19*Appalachian St. 10Marshall 42
16. Richmond 3
5. *Ga Southern 31Ga Southern 0
12. Maine 28 (OT)
9. Weber St. 59Weber St. 23Marshall 24
4. *Idaho 30
13. *Marshall 41*Marshall 51
7. James Madison 12
2. *NE Louisiana 30*NE Louisiana 33*NE Louisiana 44NE Louisiana 43
15. N. Texas 9
6. *Eastern Ky 40Eastern Ky 32
10. Western Ky 17
3. *Northern Iowa 31*Northern Iowa 49Northern Iowa 41 (2OT)
14. Youngstown St. 28
11. Arkansas St. 35Arkansas St. 28
8. *Jackson St. 32

1988
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Idaho 38*Idaho 38Idaho 7Furman 17
16. Montana 19
8. Northwestern St. 22Northwestern St. 30
12. *Boise St. 13
4. *Furman 21Furman 13*Furman 38
15. Delaware 7
6. *Marshall 7*Marshall 9
10. N. Texas 0
2. *Ga Southern 38*Ga Southern 27*Ga Southern 21Ga Southern 12
14. The Citadel 20
9. *S. F. Austin 24S. F. Austin 6
5. Jackson St. 0
13. Western Ky 35Western Ky 24Eastern Ky 17
3. *Western Il 32
7. *Eastern Ky 28*Eastern Ky 41
11. UMass 17

1989
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Ga Southern 52*Ga Southern 45*Ga Southern 45*Ga Southern 37
Villanova 36
*Middle Tn St. 24Middle Tn St. 3
Appalachian St. 21
Jackson St. 7*Montana 25Montana 15
*Montana 48
Eastern Il 38Eastern Il 19
4. *Idaho 21
2. *Furman 24*Furman 42*Furman 19S. F. Austin 34
William & Mary 10
*Eastern Ky 24Youngstown St. 23
Youngstown St. 28
Maine 35SW Missouri St. 25S. F. Austin 21
*SW Missouri St. 38
Grambling St. 56*S. F. Austin 55
3. *S. F. Austin 59

1990
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Middle Tn St. 28Middle Tn St. 13Boise St. 52 (3OT)Nevada 13
Jackson St. 7
*Boise St. 20*Boise St. 20
Northern Iowa 3
Furman 45Furman 35 (3OT)*Nevada 59
*Eastern Ky 17
NE Louisiana 14*Nevada 42
4. *Nevada 27
2. *Youngstown St. 17*Central Florida 52Central Florida 7*Ga Southern 36
Central Florida 20
*William & Mary 38William & Mary 38
UMass 0
Idaho 41Idaho 27*Ga Southern 44
*SW Missouri St. 35
The Citadel 0*Ga Southern 28
3. *Ga Southern 31

1991
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Nevada 22*Nevada 28*Youngstown St. 10Youngstown St. 25
McNeese St. 16
*Youngstown St. 17Youngstown St. 30
Villanova 16
James Madison 42*James Madison 21Samford 0
4. *Delaware 35 (2OT)
Samford 29Samford 24
*New Hampshire 13
2. *Eastern Ky 14*Eastern Ky 23Eastern Ky 7Marshall 17
Appalachian St. 3
*Middle Tn St. 20Middle Tn St. 13
Sam Houston St. 19
3. *Northern Iowa 38Northern Iowa 13*Marshall 14
Weber St. 21
*Marshall 20*Marshall 41
Western Il 17 (OT)

1992
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *NE Louisiana 78*NE Louisiana 18Delaware 7*Marshall 31
Alcorn St. 27
*Delaware 56Delaware 41
Samford 21
4. *Middle Tn St. 35Middle Tn St. 21*Marshall 28
Appalachian St. 10
*Marshall 44*Marshall 35
Eastern Ky 0
2. *The Citadel 44*The Citadel 17Youngstown St. 19Youngstown St. 28
N. Carolina A&T 0
*Youngstown St. 23Youngstown St. 42
Villanova 20
3. *Northern Iowa 17*Northern Iowa 29*Northern Iowa 7
Eastern Wa 14
McNeese St. 23McNeese St. 7
*Idaho 20

1993
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Ga Southern 14Ga Southern 14*Youngstown St. 35Youngstown St. 17
Eastern Ky 12
*Youngstown St. 56*Youngstown St. 34
Central Florida 30
4. *Boston U. 27Boston U. 14Idaho 16
Northern Iowa 21 (2OT)
Idaho 34*Idaho 21
*NE Louisiana 31
Delaware 49Delaware 31*Marshall 24Marshall 5
2. *Montana 48
*Marshall 28*Marshall 34
Howard 14
3. *McNeese St. 34*McNeese St. 28Troy St. 21
William & Mary 28
*Troy St. 42Troy St. 35
S. F. Austin 20

1994
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Youngstown St. 63*Youngstown St. 18*Youngstown St. 28Youngstown St. 28
Alcorn St. 20
*Eastern Ky 30Eastern Ky 15
Boston U. 23
4. *McNeese St. 38McNeese St. 28Montana 9
Idaho 21
*Montana 23*Montana 30
Northern Iowa 20
2. *Marshall 49*Marshall 28Marshall 24Boise St. 14
Middle Tn St. 14
*James Madison 45James Madison 21 (OT)
Troy St. 26
3. *Boise St. 24*Boise St. 17*Boise St. 28
N. Texas 20
Appalachian St. 17Appalachian St. 14
*New Hampshire 10 (OT)

1995
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *McNeese St. 33*McNeese St. 52*McNeese St. 13Marshall 20
15. Idaho 3
8. *Delaware 38Delaware 18
11. Hofstra 17
16. Northern Iowa 35Northern Iowa 24Marshall 25
4. *Murray St. 34
5. *Marshall 38*Marshall 41
12. Jackson St. 8
2. *Appalachian St. 31*Appalachian St. 17S. F. Austin 14Montana 22
13. James Madison 24
7. *S. F. Austin 34S. F. Austin 27
9. Eastern Il 29
14. Ga Southern 24Ga Southern 0*Montana 70
3. *Troy St. 21
6. *Montana 48*Montana 45
10. Eastern Ky 0

1996
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Montana 48*Montana 44*Montana 70Montana 29
16. Nicholls St. 3
6. *East Tn St. 35East Tn St. 14
11. Villanova 29
4. *Troy St. 29*Troy St. 31Troy St. 7
13. Florida A&M 25
5. *Murray St. 34Murray St. 3
12. Western Il 6
2. *Marshall 59*Marshall 54*Marshall 31*Marshall 49
15. Delaware 14
10. Furman 42Furman 0
7. *Northern Arizona 31
3. *Northern Iowa 21*Northern Iowa 38Northern Iowa 14
14. Eastern Il 14
8. *William & Mary 45William & Mary 35
9. Jackson St. 6

1997
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Villanova 49*Villanova 34Youngstown St. 25Youngstown St. 10
16. Colgate 28
8. *Youngstown St. 28Youngstown St. 37
9. Hampton 13
5. *Western Ky 42Western Ky 21*Eastern Wa 14
12. Eastern Ky 14
4. *Eastern Wa 40*Eastern Wa 38
13. Northwestern St. 10
3. *Delaware 24*Delaware 16*Delaware 21McNeese St. 9
14. Hofstra 14
7. *Ga Southern 52Ga Southern 7
10. Florida A&M 37
6. *McNeese St. 19McNeese St. 14McNeese St. 23
11. Montana 14
2. *Western Il 31*Western Il 12
15. Jackson St. 24

1998
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Ga Southern 49*Ga Southern 52*Ga Southern 42Ga Southern 43
16. Colgate 28
8. *Connecticut 42Connecticut 30
9. Hampton 34
12. Troy St. 17Florida A&M 21Western Il 14
5. *Florida A&M 27
13. Montana 9*Western Il 24
4. *Western Il 52
2. *Northwestern St. 48*Northwestern St. 31*Northwestern St. 31UMass 55
15. Il St. 28
7. *Appalachian St. 45Appalachian St. 20
10. Tn St. 31
11. UMass 21*UMass 27UMass 41
6. *McNeese St. 19
14. Lehigh 24Lehigh 21
3. *Richmond 23

1999
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Tn St. 10N. Carolina A&T 3*Youngstown St. 27Youngstown St. 24
16. N. Carolina A&T 24
8 *Montana 27*Youngstown St. 41
9. Youngstown St. 30
12. James Madison 7*Troy St. 10Florida A&M 24
5. *Troy St. 27
13. Florida A&M 44Florida A&M 17
4. *Appalachian St. 29
2. *Ga Southern 72*Ga Southern 38*Ga Southern 28Ga Southern 59
15. Northern Arizona 29
7. *Furman 23 (OT)UMass 21
10. UMass 30
11. Colgate 13Il St. 37Il St. 17
6. *Il St. 56
14. Lehigh 15*Hofstra 20
3. *Hofstra 27

2000
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Montana 45*Montana 34*Montana 19Montana 25
16. Eastern Il 13
8. *Richmond 10Richmond 20
9. Youngstown St. 3
12. Florida A&M 0Western Ky 14Appalachian St. 16 (OT)
5. *Western Ky 27
13. Appalachian St. 33*Appalachian St. 17
4. *Troy St. 30
2. *Delaware 49*Delaware 47*Delaware 18Ga Southern 27
15. Portland St. 14
7. *Western Il 7Lehigh 22
10. Lehigh 37
11. Hofstra 31Hofstra 20Ga Southern 27
6. *Furman 24
14. McNeese St. 17*Ga Southern 48
*3. Ga Southern 42

2001
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Montana 28*Montana 49*Montana 38Montana 13
Northwestern St. 19
*Sam Houston St. 34Sam Houston St. 24
Northern Arizona 31
*McNeese St. 10Maine 28Northern Iowa 0
Maine 14
4. *Eastern Il 43*Northern Iowa 56
Northern Iowa 49
2. *Ga Southern 60*Ga Southern 38*Ga Southern 17Furman 6
Florida A&M 35
*Appalachian St. 40Appalachian St. 24
William & Mary 27
*Lehigh 27Lehigh 17Furman 24
Hofstra 24 (OT)
3. *Furman 24*Furman 34
Western Ky 20

2002
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *McNeese St. 21*McNeese St. 24*McNeese St. 39McNeese St. 14
Montana St. 14
*Montana 45Montana 20
Northwestern St. 14
Furman 38*Villanova 24Villanova 28
*Villanova 45
Fordham 29Fordham 10
4. *Northeastern 24
2. *Western Il 48*Western Il 28Western Ky 31Western Ky 34
Eastern Il 9
*Western Ky 59Western Ky 31
Murray St. 20
Maine 14Maine 7*Ga Southern 28
*Appalachian St. 13
Bethune-Cookman 0*Ga Southern 31
3. *Ga Southern 34

2003
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *McNeese St. 3*Northern Arizona 25*Florida Atlantic 24Colgate 0
Northern Arizona 35
*Bethune- Cookman 24Florida Atlantic 48
Florida Atlantic 32
*Montana 40 (2OT)Western Il 27Colgate 36
Western Il 43
4. *Colgate 19*Colgate 28
UMass 7
3. *Wofford 31*Wofford 34Wofford 9Delaware 40
N. Carolina A&T 10
*Western Ky 45Western Ky 17
Jacksonville St. 7
2. *Delaware 48*Delaware 37*Delaware 24
Southern Ill. 7
*UNI 35UNI 7
Montana St. 14

2004
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Southern Ill. 31*Eastern Wash. 34Sam Houston St. 13Montana 21
Eastern Wash. 35
*Sam Houston St. 54Sam Houston St. 35
Western Ky. 24
4. *Ga. Southern 23New Hampshire 17*Montana 34
New Hampshire 27
*Montana 56*Montana 47
Northwestern St. 7
2. *Furman 49*Furman 13James Madison 48James Madison 31
Jacksonville St. 7
*Lehigh 13James Madison 14
James Madison 14
3. *William & Mary 42*William & Mary 44*William & Mary 34
Hampton 35
*Delaware 28Delaware 38 (2OT)
Lafayette 14

2005
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *New Hampshire 55*New Hampshire 21Northern Iowa 40Northern Iowa 16
Colgate 21
*Northern Iowa 41Northern Iowa 24
Eastern Washington 38
4. *Texas State 50*Texas State 14*Texas State 37 (OT)
Georgia Southern 35
*Montana 21Cal Poly 7
Cal Poly 35
2. *Appalachian State 34*Appalachian State 38*Appalachian State 29Appalachian State 21
Lafayette 23
*Eastern Illinois 6Southern Illinois 24
Southern Illinois 21
3. *Hampton 10*Richmond 20Furman 23
Richmond 38
*Furman 14Furman 24
Nicholls State 12

2006
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Appalachian State 45*Appalachian State 38*Appalachian State 49Appalachian State 28
Coastal Carolina 28
*Montana State 31Montana State 17
Furman 13
4. *Youngstown State 35*Youngstown State 28Youngstown State 24
James Madison 31
*Eastern Illinois 13Illinois State 21
Illinois State 24
2. *Montana 31*Montana 20*Montana 17UMass 17
McNeese State 6
*Southern Illinois 36Southern Illinois 3
Tennessee-Martin 30
3. *UMass 35*UMass 24UMass 19
Lafayette 14
*Hampton 38New Hampshire 17
New Hampshire 41

2007
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *Northern Iowa 38*Northern Iowa 27Delaware 20Delaware 21
New Hampshire 35
*Delaware 44Delaware 39
Delaware St. 7
4. *Southern Ill. 30*Southern Ill. 34*Southern Ill. 17
Eastern Ill. 11
*Massachusetts 49Massachusetts 27
Fordham 35
2. *McNeese St. 15Eastern Wash. 35*Appalachian St. 55Appalachian St. 49
Eastern Wash. 44
*Appalachian St. 28*Appalachian St. 38
James Madison 27
3. *Montana 22*Wofford 10Richmond 35
Wofford 23
*Richmond 31Richmond 21
Eastern Ky. 14

2008
Opening RoundQuarterfinalsSemifinalsChampionship
1. *James Madison 38*James Madison 31*James Madison 27Montana 7
Wofford 35
*Villanova 55Villanova 27
Colgate 28
4. *Montana 31*Montana 24*Montana 35
Texas St. 13
*Cal Poly 35Weber St. 13
Weber St. 49
2. *Appalachian St. 37*Appalachian St. 13Richmond 21Richmond 24
S. Carolina St. 21
*Richmond 38Richmond 33
Eastern Ky. 10
3. *N. Iowa 40*N. Iowa 36*N. Iowa 20
Maine 15
*Southern Ill. 20New Hampshire 34
New Hampshire 29