The 1983 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with the University of Miami, led by Bernie Kosar, winning their first national championship over perennial power and top ranked Nebraska in the Orange Bowl.
Who won the college football national championship in 1984?
The 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season was topsy-turvy from start to finish. It ended with the BYU Cougars being bestowed their first and only national championship by beating Michigan in the Holiday Bowl.
Who won the college football championship in 1982?
The Penn State Nittany Lions won their first consensus national championship, closing out an 11–1 season by defeating Georgia and Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker 27–23 in the Sugar Bowl to edge out undefeated SMU for the national championship.
Who won the college football national championship in 1981?
Clemson won its only national championship in 1981 under head coach Danny Ford. Campus Insiders rewinds back to that magical season as the latest Tigers team prepares to win the second national title in school history.
Who won the 1993 college football national championship?
The 1993 NCAA Division I-A football season saw Florida State crowned national champions, in both the AP and Coaches poll. Under the Bowl Coalition, undefeated Big 8 champ and No. 2 ranked Nebraska hosted ACC champ and No. 1 ranked Florida State in the Orange Bowl.
Who won the college football national championship in 1985?
The 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season saw the Oklahoma Sooners, led by head coach Barry Switzer, win the national championship. Oklahoma finished the season 11–1, with their only loss to Miami at home, in a game in which future NFL star Troy Aikman was lost for the season.
How did BYU win 1984 national championship?
The Cougars finished the regular season as the only undefeated team in Division I-A, and secured their first ever national title by defeating Michigan in the 1984 Holiday Bowl.
1984 BYU Cougars football team.
|1984 BYU Cougars football|
|Consensus national champion WAC champion Holiday Bowl champion|
|Home stadium||Cougar Stadium|
|Seasons 1985 →|
What years did Penn State football win the national championship?
|Penn State Nittany Lions football|
|Claimed national titles||2 (1982, 1986)|
|Unclaimed national titles||5 (1911, 1912, 1969, 1981, 1994)|
|Conference titles||5 (PIFA 1891, Big Ten 1994, 2005, 2008, 2016)|
|Division titles||2 (2011, 2016)|
Who won the 1986 college football championship?
The 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season ended with Penn State winning the national championship. Coached by Joe Paterno, they defeated Miami (Fl) 14–10 in the Fiesta Bowl.
Who did Clemson play for the national championship in 1981?
1, 1982 remembers where they were when Clemson beat Nebraska in the Orange Bowl, 22-15. Climbing out onto the biggest stage in school history, the Tigers unceremoniously muscled past traditional national powers Nebraska, Georgia, Alabama, Pitt, Penn State and Texas to seize the 1981 National Championship.
When has Clemson won the national championship?
Clemson has won three NCAA Division I Football National Championships, in 1981, 2016, and 2018.
Who won the national championship in 1980?
In 1980, Georgia won its only modern national title thanks to a key freshman (all-time running back Herschel Walker) and a late win over Notre Dame. Thirty-seven years later, the Dawgs are one game away from the title, with another key freshman (quarterback Jake Fromm) and an early win over Notre Dame involved.
Who won the national championship in 1997?
1 by the AP Poll over an undefeated Nebraska juggernaut, which won the ESPN/USA Today national title.
Who won the national championship in 1996?
Behind arguably the finest offensive unit in SEC history, a solid defense that registered a school record six touchdowns, and some good fortune late in the year, the Florida Gators capped off the greatest season in school history with a rousing 52-20 victory over number one ranked Florida State in the Nokia Sugar Bowl …
Who won the national championship in 1992?
The 1992 Crimson Tide won their twentieth Southeastern Conference title by defeating the Florida Gators 28–21 on December 5 in the inaugural SEC Championship Game.
1992 Alabama Crimson Tide football team.
|1992 Alabama Crimson Tide football|
|Consensus national champion SEC champion SEC Western Division champion Sugar Bowl champion|
|1992 record||13–0 (8–0 SEC)|