2013 NAIA football season

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2013 Russell Athletic NAIA Football National Championship
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1234Total
Grand View14701435
The Cumberlands3140623
DateDecember 21, 2013
Season2013
StadiumBarron Stadium
LocationRome, Georgia
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2013 Russell Athletic NAIA Football National Championship
Logo for the 2013 NAIA Football National Championship.jpg
1234Total
Grand View14701435
The Cumberlands3140623
DateDecember 21, 2013
Season2013
StadiumBarron Stadium
LocationRome, Georgia
NAIA Football National Championship
 < 2012 2014

The 2013 NAIA Football National Championship was a four round sixteen team tournament played between November 23 through December 21 of 2013. The tournament concluded on December 21 with a single game played as the 58th Annual Russell Athletic NAIA Football National Championship. The game matched two undefeated teams: #1 Cumberlands Patriots (13-0) against #2 Grand View Vikings. Grand View held The Cumberlands scoreless and led the game once taking the lead in the first quarter, winning with a final score of 35–0.[1]

The championship game was played at Barron Stadium in Rome, Georgia. A total of sixteen teams participated in the single-elimination tournament from across the country. Placement in the tournament was based on the final edition of the 2013 NAIA Coaches' Poll. This year's field included the top 16 teams from the final poll.[2]

Tournament bracket[edit]

1st Round
November 23
Quarterfinals
November 30
Semifinals
December 7
Championship
December 21
            
2Grand View (10–0)38
15Ottawa (KS) (8–3)13
2Grand View (11–0)44
1111 Tabor Bluejays football (10–2)24
11Tabor Bluejays football (9–2)14
8Benedictine Ravens football (10–1)13
2Grand View (12–0)35
5Morningside (IA) (11–1)0
5Morningside (IA) (9–1)40
10Rocky Mountain (8–3)21
5Morningside (IA) (10–1)36
4Baker (KS) (11–1)28
4Baker (KS) (10–1)10
13 (T)Sterling (KS) (9–2)7
2Grand View (13–0)35
1Cumberlands (KY) (13–0)23
1Cumberlands (KY) (10–0)56
16St. Ambrose (IA) (7–3)28
1Cumberlands (KY) (11–0)28
6Saint Francis (IN) (9–2)14
6Saint Francis (IN) (8–2)20
9Faulkner (AL) (9–2)13
1Cumberlands (KY) (12–0)34*
3Carroll (MT) (12–1)27
3Carroll (MT) (10–1)38
13 (T)Georgetown (KY) (7–3)28
3Carroll (MT) (11–1)27
7Missouri Valley (9–2)3
7Missouri Valley (8–2)38
12Northwestern (IA) (8–2)13

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Morningside (Iowa) at Grand View (Iowa)". DakTronics 3000. Daktronics, Inc. December 21, 2013. Retrieved December 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ "NAIA Football National Championships results". National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved December 22, 2013.