2023 NCAA Division III football season

The 2023 NCAA Division III football season was the component of the 2023 college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States. The regular season began on September 2 and ended on November 12. This was the 50th season that the NCAA has sponsored a Division III championship.

North Central (IL) were the defending national champions.

The season's playoffs was played between November 19 and December 15, culminating in the national championship—also known as the Stagg Bowl—at the Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia.[2]

Conference changes and new programs edit

Membership changes edit

Team Former conference New conference Source
Catholic NEWMAC Landmark [3]
Eastern Independent MAC [4]
Finlandia UMAC University closed [5]
Juniata Centennial Landmark [6]
Keystone ECFC Landmark [7]
Lycoming MAC Landmark [8]
Lyon Sooner (NAIA) Independent [9]
Moravian Centennial Landmark [10]
Salve Regina CCC NEWMAC [11]
Southwestern ASC SAA [12]
SUNY Maritime ECFC NEWMAC [13]
Susquehanna Centennial Landmark [14]
Whittier SCIAC Program dropped [15]
Wilkes MAC Landmark [16]

Other headlines edit

Conference standings edit

2023 American Rivers Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 3 Wartburg $^   8 0     13 1  
Coe ^   7 1     9 2  
Central (IA)   6 2     8 2  
Dubuque   5 3     5 5  
Loras   4 4     5 5  
Nebraska Wesleyan   2 6     4 6  
Simpson   2 6     3 7  
Buena Vista   2 6     2 8  
Luther   0 8     0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 American Southwest Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 16 Hardin–Simmons $^   6 0     9 2  
Mary Hardin–Baylor   5 1     6 4  
Howard Payne   3 3     6 4  
McMurry   3 3     6 4  
East Texas Baptist   3 3     5 5  
Texas Lutheran   1 5     2 8  
Austin   0 6     1 9  
Sul Ross*   0 0     4 6  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
  • * Note: Sul Ross ineligible for D3 postseason play and conference games due to start of transition to D2.
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Centennial Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 8 Johns Hopkins $^   6 0     12 1  
No. 22 Muhlenberg   5 1     10 1  
Franklin & Marshall   3 3     8 3  
Ursinus   3 3     8 3  
Dickinson   3 3     6 4  
Gettysburg   1 5     2 8  
McDaniel   0 6     0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 2 North Central (IL) $^   9 0     14 1  
No. 12 Wheaton (IL) ^   8 1     10 2  
Augustana (IL)   7 2     8 2  
Washington University   6 3     7 3  
Carroll (WI)   4 5     5 5  
North Park   4 5     5 5  
Carthage   3 6     3 7  
Elmhurst   2 7     3 7  
Illinois Wesleyan   2 7     2 8  
Millikin   0 9     0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Commonwealth Coast Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 15 Endicott $^   5 0     9 2  
Western New England   4 1     8 3  
Husson   3 2     7 3  
New England (ME)   2 3     6 4  
Curry   1 4     3 7  
Nichols   0 5     3 7  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Eastern Collegiate Football Conference standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Alfred State +^   3 1     6 5  
Anna Maria +   3 1     5 5  
Gallaudet +   3 1     4 5  
Dean   1 3     2 8  
Castleton   0 4     2 7  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Empire 8 Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 1 Cortland $^   6 0     14 1  
Brockport   5 1     8 2  
Utica   4 2     9 2  
St. John Fisher   2 4     5 5  
Alfred   2 4     4 6  
Morrisville   2 4     4 6  
Hartwick   0 6     1 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Mount St. Joseph $^   7 0     9 2  
Rose–Hulman   6 1     7 3  
Hanover   4 3     7 3  
Franklin (IN)   4 3     4 6  
Bluffton   3 4     4 6  
Defiance   3 4     4 6  
Manchester   1 6     1 9  
Anderson (IN)   0 7     0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Landmark Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 14 Susquehanna $^   6 0     10 1  
Lycoming   4 2     5 6  
Wilkes   4 2     5 6  
Catholic University   3 3     5 5  
Moravian   3 3     4 6  
Keystone   1 5     2 8  
Juniata   0 6     1 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Liberty League football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 18 Ithaca $^   6 0     9 3  
No. 21 Union (NY) ^   5 1     10 2  
Hobart   4 2     8 3  
RPI   3 3     8 3  
Rochester (NY)   2 4     5 5  
St. Lawrence   1 5     3 7  
Buffalo State   0 6     2 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
UMass Dartmouth # +   7 1     9 2  
Western Connecticut +^   7 1     7 3  
Bridgewater State +   7 1     7 3  
Framingham State   5 3     5 4  
Plymouth State   4 4     4 6  
Westfield State   3 5     3 7  
Massachusetts Maritime   2 6     2 8  
Worcester State   1 7     1 9  
Fitchburg State   0 8     0 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
  • # – New England Bowl participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 6 Alma $^   6 0     12 1  
Hope   5 1     8 2  
Trine   4 2     6 4  
Albion   3 3     7 3  
Olivet   2 4     4 6  
Kalamazoo   1 5     5 5  
Adrian   0 6     1 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Middle Atlantic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Delaware Valley $^   9 0     9 2  
King's (PA)   7 2     8 3  
Stevenson   6 3     7 4  
Widener   6 3     7 4  
Lebanon Valley   6 3     6 5  
FDU-Florham   4 5     5 5  
Misericordia   4 5     4 6  
Eastern   2 7     2 8  
Alvernia   1 8     1 9  
Albright   0 9     0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Midwest Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Illinois College +^   8 1     9 2  
Monmouth (IL) +   8 1     9 2  
Lake Forest   6 3     7 3  
Cornell (IA)   6 3     6 4  
Chicago   6 3     6 4  
Ripon   5 4     5 5  
Knox   3 6     3 7  
Grinnell   2 7     2 8  
Beloit   1 8     2 8  
Lawrence   0 9     0 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Div     Conf Overall
Team   W   L         W   L     W   L  
Northwoods Division
Gustavus Adolphus xy   4 0     5 3     6 4  
No. 19 Saint John's (MN)   3 1     7 1     8 2  
Carleton   2 2     5 3     7 3  
St. Olaf   1 3     4 4     5 5  
St. Scholastica   0 4     1 7     2 8  
Skyline Division
Bethel (MN) xy$^   4 0     7 1     8 3  
Concordia–Moorhead   3 1     4 4     5 5  
Augsburg   2 2     4 4     6 4  
Hamline   1 3     2 6     4 6  
Macalester   0 4     1 7     3 7  
Championship: Bethel (MN) 31, Gustavus Adolphus 7
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 New England Small College Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Middlebury +   8 1     8 1  
Trinity (CT) +   8 1     8 1  
Tufts   6 3     6 3  
Wesleyan   6 3     6 3  
Amherst   4 5     4 5  
Bowdoin   4 5     4 5  
Colby   3 6     3 6  
Hamilton   3 6     3 6  
Williams   3 6     3 6  
Bates   0 9     0 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Springfield $^   7 0     9 2  
Salve Regina   6 1     9 2  
Merchant Marine   5 2     7 3  
Coast Guard   3 4     5 5  
Maritime   3 4     5 5  
MIT   3 4     4 5  
WPI   1 6     3 7  
Norwich   0 7     1 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 New Jersey Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Christopher Newport $^   5 1     7 4  
Salisbury   4 2     6 4  
Rowan   4 2     5 5  
Montclair State   4 2     5 5  
TCNJ   3 3     5 5  
William Paterson   1 5     2 8  
Kean   0 6     0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 North Coast Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
DePauw $^   8 0     10 1  
Denison   6 2     7 3  
Wabash   6 2     7 3  
Wittenberg   6 2     7 3  
Ohio Wesleyan   4 4     5 5  
Wooster   3 5     4 6  
Kenyon   2 6     2 8  
Hiram   1 7     1 9  
Oberlin   0 8     1 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 13 Aurora $^   8 0     11 1  
St. Norbert   6 2     7 4  
Concordia (WI)   6 2     7 3  
Benedictine (IL)   5 3     5 4  
Wisconsin Lutheran   4 4     4 6  
Lakeland   3 5     4 6  
Eureka   2 6     4 6  
Rockford   1 7     2 8  
Concordia (IL)   1 7     1 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Northwest Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 17 Whitworth $^   7 0     10 1  
Linfield   6 1     8 1  
Lewis & Clark   4 3     5 5  
Pacific Lutheran   4 3     5 5  
George Fox   3 4     4 6  
Puget Sound   2 5     3 6  
Pacific (OR)   2 5     2 7  
Willamette   0 7     1 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Ohio Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 9 Mount Union $^   9 0     11 1  
No. 20 John Carroll   8 1     8 2  
Marietta   7 2     8 2  
Baldwin Wallace   6 3     6 4  
Heidelberg   5 4     6 4  
Ohio Northern   4 5     4 6  
Muskingum   3 6     4 6  
Wilmington   2 7     3 7  
Capital   1 8     1 9  
Otterbein   0 9     0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Old Dominion Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 7 Randolph–Macon $^   7 0     13 1  
Washington & Lee   6 1     8 3  
Bridgewater   5 2     7 4  
Hampden–Sydney   4 3     6 4  
Shenandoah   3 4     5 5  
Averett   2 5     5 5  
Ferrum   1 6     3 7  
Guilford   0 7     2 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Presidents' Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 10 Grove City $^   10 0     11 1  
No. 25 Carnegie Mellon   9 1     10 1  
Washington & Jefferson   8 2     9 2  
Case Western Reserve   7 3     7 3  
Westminster (PA)   6 4     6 4  
Geneva   4 6     4 6  
Allegheny   3 7     3 7  
Saint Vincent   3 7     3 7  
Thiel   3 7     3 7  
Waynesburg   2 8     2 8  
Bethany (WV)   0 10     0 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Southern Athletic Association football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 11 Trinity (TX) $^   8 0     10 2  
No. 23 Berry   7 1     9 1  
Centre   6 2     6 4  
Rhodes   4 4     6 4  
Hendrix   3 5     3 7  
Southwestern (TX)   3 5     3 7  
Birmingham–Southern   2 6     3 7  
Sewanee   2 6     3 7  
Millsaps   1 7     1 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Sun Division
Pomona-Pitzer xy   5 3     6 4  
Redlands   4 4     5 5  
La Verne   1 7     2 8  
Surf Division
Chapman xy$^   6 2     6 3  
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps x   6 2     8 2  
Cal Lutheran   2 6     3 7  
Championship: Chapman 41, Pomona-Pitzer 20
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Upper Midwest Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Minnesota Morris $^   5 0     7 4  
Northwestern (MN)   4 1     6 4  
Greenville   2 3     5 5  
Martin Luther   2 3     2 8  
Crown   1 4     1 8  
Westminster (MO)   1 4     1 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 USA South Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Belhaven $^   7 1     9 2  
Huntingdon   6 1     8 2  
Maryville (TN)   5 2     8 2  
Brevard   5 2     5 5  
North Carolina Wesleyan   4 3     4 6  
Methodist   2 5     2 8  
Greensboro   2 5     2 8  
Southern Virginia   1 6     1 9  
LaGrange   0 7     0 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 4 Wisconsin–La Crosse $^   7 0     11 2  
No. 5 Wisconsin–Whitewater ^   6 1     11 2  
Wisconsin–Platteville   4 3     7 4  
No. 24 Wisconsin–River Falls   4 3     7 3  
Wisconsin–Oshkosh   4 3     6 4  
Wisconsin–Stout   2 5     4 6  
Wisconsin–Eau Claire   1 6     2 8  
Wisconsin–Stevens Point   0 7     1 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com
2023 NCAA Division III independents football records
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Lyon       4 4  
Hilbert       0 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division III playoff participant
As of April 18, 2024
Rankings from D3Football.com

Rankings edit

Postseason edit

Teams edit

Bracket edit

First round
November 18
Campus sites
Second round
November 25
Campus sites
Quarterfinals
December 2
Campus sites
Semifinals
December 9
Campus sites
Championship
2023 Stagg Bowl
December 15
Salem, Virginia
* Wisconsin–La Crosse 62
Minnesota Morris 7 * Wisconsin–La Crosse 56
* Aurora 20 Aurora 35
Coe 7 * Wisconsin–La Crosse 42
* Trinity (TX) 20 North Central (IL) 55
Hardin–Simmons 6 Trinity (TX) 28
* North Central (IL) 65 * North Central (IL) 71
Belhaven 0 North Central (IL) 34
* Wartburg 49 * Wartburg 27
Illinois College 14 * Wartburg 42
* Whitworth 42 Whitworth 20
Chapman 28 * Wartburg 31
* Wheaton (IL) 41 Wisconsin–Whitewater 28
Mount St. Joseph 34 Wheaton (IL) 42
* Wisconsin–Whitewater 42 * Wisconsin–Whitewater 49
Bethel (MN) 14 North Central (IL) 37
* Mount Union 56 Cortland 38
Alfred State 14 * Mount Union 20
* Alma 32 Alma 24
DePauw 17 * Alma 41
* Endicott 17 Cortland 58
Cortland 23 * Cortland 25
* Susquehanna 20 Grove City 24
Grove City 21 Cortland 49
* Johns Hopkins 62 * Randolph–Macon 14
Western Connecticut 20 * Johns Hopkins 39
* Delaware Valley 16 Union (NY) 17
Union (NY) 24 * Johns Hopkins 36
* Springfield 7 Randolph–Macon 39
Ithaca 21 Ithaca 0
* Randolph–Macon 28 * Randolph–Macon 46
Christopher Newport 20

* - Host team

Bowl games edit

Division III had 13 bowl games, featuring teams that did not qualify for the Division III postseason tournament.

Date Time (EST) Game Site Television Teams Affiliations Results
Nov 18 11:00 a.m. Centennial-MAC Bowl Series Campus sites Franklin & Marshall (7–3)
King's (PA) (8–2)
Centennial
MAC
Franklin & Marshall 30
King's (PA) 7
12:00 p.m. Muhlenberg (9–1)
Lebanon Valley (6–4)
Muhlenberg 23
Lebanon Valley 7
Whitelaw Bowl RPI (7–3)
Widener (7–3)
Liberty
MAC
RPI 49
Widener 21
Lynah Bowl Washington & Jefferson (8–2)
Merchant Marine (7–2)
PAC
NEWMAC
Washington & Jefferson 46
Merchant Marine 21
New England Bowl Salve Regina (8–2)
Anna Maria (5–4)
NEWMAC
ECFC
Salve Regina 37
Anna Maria 34
Western New England (7–3)
UMass Dartmouth (9–1)
CCC
MASCAC
Western New England 37
UMass Dartmouth 7
Cape Henry Bowl Wilkes (4–6)
Bridgewater (7–3)
Landmark
ODAC
Wilkes 35
Bridgewater 17
Cape Charles Bowl Lycoming (4–6)
Washington & Lee (8–2)
Lycoming 20
Washington & Lee 17
Cousin Subs Lakefront Bowl Raabe Stadium
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Monmouth (IL) (8–2)
St. Norbert (7–3)
MWC
NACC
Monmouth (IL) 21
St. Norbert 14
1:00 p.m. Chapman Bowl Campus sites Utica (8–2)
Hobart (8–2)
Empire 8
Liberty
Utica 10
Hobart 6
2:00 p.m. Centennial-MAC Bowl Series Ursinus (7–3)
Stevenson (7–3)
Centennial
MAC
Ursinus 31
Stevenson 13
3:00 p.m. Culver's Isthmus Bowl Bank of Sun Prairie Stadium
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
Wisconsin–Platteville (6–4)
Augustana (IL) (8–2)
WIAC
CCIW
Wisconsin–Platteville 36
Augustana (IL) 10
5:00 p.m. Bushnell Bowl Campus sites Carnegie Mellon (9–1)
Brockport (8–2)
PAC
Empire 8
Carnegie Mellon 37
Brockport 7

Coaching changes edit

Preseason and in-season edit

This is restricted to coaching changes that took place on or after May 1, 2023, and will include any changes announced after a team's last regularly scheduled games but before its playoff games.

School Outgoing coach Date Reason Replacement Previous position
Lebanon Valley Joe Buehler May 4, 2023 Retired[20] J. R. Drake Lebanon Valley defensive coordinator (2018–2022)
McDaniel Demarcus White June 8, 2023 Resigned[21] David Sartin McDaniel offensive line coach (2021–2022)
Willamette Isaac Parker September 8, 2023 Fired[22] Tim Rude Willamette defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach (2022–2023)
Adrian Jim Deere October 17, 2023 Resigned[23] Harry Bailey Adrian offensive coordinator (2017–2023)

End of season edit

This list includes coaching changes announced during the season that did not take effect until the end of the season.

School Outgoing coach Date Reason Replacement Previous position
Concordia (IL) Andy Lambert N/A N/A Chase Hankins[24] Concordia (IL) offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach (2022–2023)
Hampden–Sydney Marty Favret August 20, 2023 (effective at season's end) Retired[25] Vince Luvara[26] Washington & Jefferson defensive coordinator (2016–2023)
Bethel (MN) Steve Johnson October 30, 2023 (effective at season's end) Retired[27] Mike McElroy[28] Bethel (MN) defensive coordinator (2017–2023)
Westminster (MO) John Welty November 7, 2023 (effective at season's end) Retired[29] Luke Butts Lake Forest defensive coordinator and linebackers coach (2017–2023)
Nichols Dale Olmsted November 10, 2023 (effective at season's end) Resigned[30] Vinny Marino[31] Nichols offensive coordinator (2022–2023)
Carthage Dustin Hass November 13, 2023 Resigned[32] Matt Popino[33] Endicott assistant head coach and defensive coordinator (2022–2023)
Ohio Northern Dean Paul November 13, 2023 Retired[34] Andy Fries[35] Rose–Hulman offensive coordinator and offensive line coach (2020–2023)
Dubuque Stan Zweifel November 14, 2023 Retired[36] Ryan Maiuri[37] Central (IA) assistant head coach, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach (2023)
Adrian Harry Bailey (interim) November 17, 2023 New coach hired[38] Joe Palka Saline HS (MI) head coach (2012–2023)
Belhaven Blaine McCorkle November 28, 2023 Hired by Northwestern State[39] CJ Nightingale[40] Wheaton (IL) defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach (2020–2023)
Norwich Mark Murnyack November 30, 2023 Resigned[41] Bill Russell[42] Norwich associate head coach, special teams coordinator, and linebackers (2014–2023)
Union (NY) Jon Poppe December 2, 2023 Hired by Columbia[43] Jon Drach[44] Wilkes head coach (2018–2023)
Willamette Tim Rude (interim) December 11, 2023 New coach hired[45] Aric Williams Montana Tech defensive coordinator (2022–2023)
Eureka Kurt Barth December 20, 2023 Resigned[46] Randy Starks[47] Loughborough defensive line coach (2023)
Wilkes Jon Drach December 29, 2023 Hired by Union (NY)[44] David Biever[48] Wilkes associate head coach and offensive line coach (2019–2023)
Wilmington Corey Fillipovich January 3, 2024 Resigned[49] Kevin Burke[50] Minnesota Morris associate head coach and offensive coordinator (2020–2023)
Johns Hopkins Greg Chimera January 4, 2024 Hired by Penn[51] Dan Wodicka[52] Johns Hopkins defensive coordinator and linebackers coach (2022–2023)
Ferrum Cleive Adams Before January 9, 2024 Became school's athletic director Kevin Sherman[53] Buffalo wide receivers coach (2022–2023)
Delaware Valley Duke Greco January 10, 2024 Hired by West Chester[54] Mike Isgro[55] Delaware Valley special teams coordinator and running backs coach (2015–2023)
Millsaps Cory York (interim) January 24, 2024 Permanent replacement[56] Brandon Lechtenberg Central Oklahoma defensive coordinator and linebackers coach (2022–2023)
Maritime Mickey Rehring February 9, 2024 Resigned[57] Jamel Ramsay[58] Nassau CC head coach (2017–2023)
Misericordia John Davis February 17, 2024 Resigned[59] Tyler Cottle (interim)[60] Misericordia defensive coordinator (2021–2023)
King's (PA) Skyler Fultz February 19, 2024 Resigned[61] Mike Cebrosky King's (PA) associate head coach and defensive coordinator (2023)
McDaniel David Sartin (interim) February 22, 2024 Permanent replacement[62] Skyler Fultz King's (PA) head coach (2023)
Fitchburg State Zach Shaw April 1, 2024 Resigned[63]
Rowan Jay Accorsi April 12, 2024 Retired[64]

See also edit

References edit

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