Yes ... Troy won the NAIA national championship in 1968 and the NCAA Division II national championship in 1984 and 1987.
NAIA Football Player of the Year Award was created in 1997.
92 NAIA football teams I believe. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_NAIA_football_programs
The NAIA Football Championship will be shown on ESPN3. The game will be played December 21, 2013 at 4:30 est. This years game is in Rome, Georgia, and features the U of Cumberlands Patriots and the Grand View Vikings. Please double check your local cable provider for the exact time and date of the broadcast.
Six current NFL players came from NAIA football programs.
Information regarding the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics can be found at any college with an athletic team participating in the organization. The NAIA also has a public website portal.
In the playoffs (Division I-AA, II, III, NAIA) AQ stands for automatic qualifier, a team that gets into the playoffs by winning the championship of their conference.
The NCAA has 3 divisions: Division I which is further broken into FBS and FCS, Football Bowl Subdivision (formerly I-A) and Football Championship Subdivision (formerly I-AA). Division II Division III There is also NAIA, and the Ivy League.
http://www.ncaa.org/champadmin/champs_listing1.html Per the NCAA: D-A "The NCAA does not conduct a championship for Division I-A football. Instead, these teams participate in a national championship system developed by the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) organization." Since the inception of the BCS: No team has "repeated" as champion. There are 8 teams with a single championship. In order from first to most recent: Tennessess Florida State Oklahoma Miami (FL) Ohio State LSU USC Texas BCS info: http://www.ncaa.org/wps/portal/!ut/p/kcxml/04_Sj9SPykssy0xPLMnMz0vM0Y_QjzKLN4j3NQDJgFjGpvqRqCKO6AI-YXARX4_83FR9b_0A_YLc0NCIckdFAEuT364!/delta/base64xml/L3dJdyEvUUd3QndNQSEvNElVRS82XzBfTFU!?CONTENT_URL=http://www.ncaa.org/champadmin/ia_football_past_champs.html D-AA GA Southern, 6 National Titles D-II "Before 1973, there was no National Collegiate Division II Football Championship. Instead, four regional bowl games were played to provide postseason action for what then were called NCAA College Division member schools." North Dakota State, 5 National Titles D-III Ditto on the D-II comment. Before 1973, there were only 2 bowl games. Mount Union, 7 National Titles
texas a & i university back in the late 70s?
12 7 in the FBS,3 in the FCS,and 2 in the NAIA FBS-Florida,Florida State,Miami,Central and Southern Florida,Florida Atlantic and International. FCS-Florida A&M,Bethune-Cookman,and Jackssonville NAIA-Edward Waters and Webber International