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2006 NAIA Football National Championship

The 2006 NAIA Football Championship Series concluded on December 16, 2006 with the championship game played at Jim Carroll Stadium in Savannah, Tennessee. In a battle between two unbeaten USF Cougar teams, the game was won by the Sioux Falls Cougars over the Saint Francis Cougars by a score of 23–19.[1]

2006 NAIA Football Championship
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Sioux Falls (SD) 13 0 10 0 23
Saint Francis (IN) 13 0 0 6 19
DateDecember 16, 2006
StadiumJim Carroll Stadium
CitySavannah, Tennessee
MOP (Offense)Chad Cavender, Sioux Falls
MOP (Defense)Tim Farrell, Saint Francis
OfficialsRandy Swinhart
Mike Malone
John Coles
John Griswold
Chris Flatt
Jason McArthur
Mike Sams
Attendance5,805
NAIA Football National Championship

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Tournament bracketEdit

1st Round
November 18
Quarterfinals
November 25
Semifinals
December 2
Championship
December 16
            
1 Saint Francis (IN) (11–0) 42
16 Walsh (OH) (9–3) 3
1 Saint Francis (IN) 42
8 Bethel (TN) 35
8 Bethel (TN) (10–2) 35
10 Friends (KS) (9–2) 0
1 Saint Francis (IN) 49
9 Saint Xavier (IL) 20
4 Carroll (MT) (11–1) 20
11 Montana State Northern (9–3) 7
4 Carroll (MT) 7
9 Saint Xavier (IL) 14
7 Georgetown (KY) (9–2) 28
9 Saint Xavier (IL) (9–2) 42
1 Saint Francis (IN) 19
2 Sioux Falls (SD) 23
2 Sioux Falls (SD) (11–0) 48
15 Jamestown (ND) (8–3) 10
2 Sioux Falls (SD) 37
13 Morningside (IA) 7
3 Saint Ambrose (IA) (10–1) 31
13 Morningside (IA) (9–2) 38**
2 Sioux Falls (SD) 25
5 Missouri Valley 18
5 Missouri Valley (12–0) 31
14 Bethel (KS) (9–2) 14
5 Missouri Valley 33
6 Northwestern (IA) 26
6 Northwestern (IA) (11–1) 17
12 Black Hills State (SD) (8–3) 10


  •  ** denotes double OT.

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