Template:Infobox NCAA Division I FBS season

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UsageEdit

{{Infobox NCAA Division I FBS season
| year = 
| image = 
| image_caption = 
| number_of_teams = 
| preseason_ap = 
| regular_season = 
| number_of_bowls = 
| bowl_start = 
| bowl_end = 
| championship_system
| championship_bowl = 
| championship_location = 
| champions = 
| heisman =
| ap_poll =
| coaches_poll =
}}

ParametersEdit

* denotes a required field

Parameter Explanation Example
year* The year of the season; if blank, defaults to current year 2004
image An image for the season. Follow Wikipedia guidelines. [[Image:Example.png|200px]]
image_caption A caption for the image, if provided 2007 NCAA season
number_of_teams Total number of teams competing at the highest level (either I-A or FBS depending on year) 120
preseason_ap The team ranked No. 1 in the pre-season AP Poll; The reason AP is used is because the BCS does not start until halfway through the season, and for older years there is no BCS, and the Coaches Poll does not go back as many years as the AP. [[2007 Georgia Bulldogs football team|Georgia Bulldogs]]
regular_season The dates of the first and last games of the regular season August 30 – December 1
number_of_bowls The number of postseason bowls played 34
bowl_start* The date of the first bowl game of the season December 20, 2007
bowl_end* The date of the last bowl played of the season (use <br /> for carriage return if date is too long) <br />January 6, 2008
championship_system The name of the system/organizers that are organizing a dedicated national championship game [[Bowl Championship Series]]
championship_bowl The name of the championship game specified by the BCS or similar frameworks [[2008 BCS National Championship Game]]
championship_location The name of the stadium hosting the designated national championship game and the city/state where it is located. (can use <br /> for line between stadium and city) [[Louisiana Superdome]],<br />[[New Orleans, Louisiana]]
champions The name of the team that won the designated national championship game [[2007 Buffalo Bulls football team|Buffalo Bulls]]
heisman The winner of the Heisman Trophy [[John Doe]]
ap_poll The team ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll at the conclusion of the regular season. [[2007 Georgia Bulldogs football team|Georgia Bulldogs]]
coaches_poll The team ranked No. 1 in the Coaches' Poll at the conclusion of the regular season. Only include this on non-BCS years, as it will be the same as the BCS champion in BCS years due to contractual provisions. [[2007 Georgia Bulldogs football team|Georgia Bulldogs]]

ExampleEdit

Here is an example of one filled out:

2008 NCAA Division I FBS season
2008 Florida Gators football team celebrates in Florida Field (January 11 2009).jpg
Florida Gators celebrating after winning the 2009 BCS Championship Game
Number of teams119 full members, 1 transitional
DurationAugust 28 – December 6
Preseason AP No. 1Georgia Bulldogs
Post-season
DurationDecember 20, 2008 – January 31, 2009
Bowl games34 (+4 All Star games)
AP Poll No. 1Florida Gators
Heisman TrophySam Bradford, Oklahoma QB
Bowl Championship Series
2009 BCS Championship Game
SiteDolphin Stadium,
Miami Gardens, Florida
Champion(s)Florida Gators
NCAA Division I FBS football seasons
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2009 →
{{Infobox NCAA Division I FBS season
| year = 2008
| image = [[File:2008 Florida Gators football team celebrates in Florida Field (January 11 2009).jpg|275px]]
| image_caption = [[2008 Florida Gators football team|Florida Gators]] celebrating after winning the [[2009 BCS National Championship Game|2009 BCS Championship Game]]
| number_of_teams = 119 full members, 1 transitional
| preseason_ap = [[2008 Georgia Bulldogs football team|Georgia Bulldogs]]
| regular_season = August 28 – December 6
| number_of_bowls = 34 (+4 All Star games)
| bowl_start = December 20, 2008
| bowl_end = January 31, 2009
| championship_system = [[Bowl Championship Series]]
| championship_bowl = [[2009 BCS National Championship Game|2009 BCS Championship Game]]
| championship_location = [[Dolphin Stadium]],<br />[[Miami Gardens, Florida]]
| champions = [[2008 Florida Gators football team|Florida Gators]]
| heisman = [[Sam Bradford]], Oklahoma [[Quarterback|QB]]
| ap_poll = [[2008 Florida Gators football team|Florida Gators]]
}}