1969 NCAA College Division football season was the 14th season of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the NCAA College Division level.
Conference standings [ edit ]
Rankings [ edit ]
College Division teams (also referred to as "small college") were ranked in polls by the
AP (a panel of writers) and by UPI (coaches). The national champion(s) for each season were determined by the final poll rankings, published at or near the end of the regular season, before any bowl games were played.
College Division final polls [ edit ]
In 1969, both services ranked 9–0
North Dakota State first and 10–0 Montana second. They later met in the Camellia Bowl, which North Dakota State won, 30–3.
United Press International (coaches) final poll
Published on November 26
Arkansas State actually 7–1–1 when the poll was taken. ^note1 
^note2 Tampa actually 8–1 when the poll was taken.
Associated Press (writers) final poll
Published on November 27
Bowl games [ edit ]
The postseason consisted of four
bowl games as regional finals, all played on December 13. The Grantland Rice Bowl moved from Murfreesboro, Tennessee to Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
References [ edit ]
"North Dakota State belts Montana 30-3". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. December 14, 1969. p. 1, sports.
. "N. Dakota State Wins Final Poll" . The Pantagraph Bloomington, Illinois. United Press International. November 26, 1969 . Retrieved – via newspapers.com. February 21, 2017
. "Bison Top Final Poll; Canines 4th" . Argus Leader Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Associated Press. November 27, 1969 . Retrieved – via newspapers.com. February 21, 2017
"Tennessee rush ruins Bradshaw". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. December 14, 1969. p. 3, sports.
"Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 17, 2010 . Retrieved . April 24, 2010 CS1 maint: archived copy as title ( link)
"Arkansas State turns back Drake". Chicago Tribune. Associated Press. December 14, 1969. p. 6, section 2.
"Bison drop Montana 30-3 in Camellia". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. Associated Press. December 14, 1969. p. 16.