Commentary

2009 NCAA Div. I Football Championship

Updated: December 19, 2009, 11:32 AM ET
By ESPN.com

Other football tournaments: Division II | Division III

All times are ET.

CHAMPIONSHIP

Friday, Dec. 18  

Finley Stadium/Davenport Field | Chattanooga, Tenn.
No. 2 Villanova 23, No. 1 Montana 21 | Watch replay
Villanova is the FCS champion.


SEMIFINALS

Friday and Saturday, Dec. 11 & 12  

Villanova, Pa.
Friday, Dec. 11
No. 2 Villanova 14, William & Mary 13 | Watch replay
No. 2 Villanova advances to the FCS championship game.

Missoula, Mont.
Saturday, Dec. 12
No. 1 Montana 24, Appalachian State 17
No. 1 Montana advances to the FCS championship game.


QUARTERFINALS

Saturday, Dec. 5  

Carbondale, Ill.
William & Mary 24, No. 3 Southern Illinois 3
William & Mary advances to the semifinals.

Missoula, Mont.
No. 1 Montana 51, Stephen F. Austin 0
No. 1 Montana advances to the semifinals.

Villanova, Pa.
No. 2 Villanova 46, New Hampshire 7
No. 2 Villanova advances to the semifinals.

Richmond, Va.
Appalachian State 35, No. 4 Richmond 31
Appalachian State advances to the semifinals.


ROUND 1

Saturday, Nov. 28  

Boone, N.C.
Appalachian State 20, South Carolina State 13
Appalachian State advances to play No. 4 Richmond in the quarterfinals.

Richmond, Va.
No. 4 Richmond 16, Elon 13
No. 4 Richmond advances to play Appalachian State in the quarterfinals.

Williamsburg, Va.
William & Mary 38, Weber State 0
William & Mary advances to play Southern Illinois in the quarterfinals.

Villanova, Pa.
No. 2 Villanova 38, Holy Cross 28
No. 2 Villanova advances to play New Hampshire in the quarterfinals.

Missoula, Mont.
No. 1 Montana 61, South Dakota State 48
No. 1 Montana advances to play Stephen F. Austin in the quarterfinals.

Carbondale, Ill.
No. 3 Southern Illinois 48, Eastern Illinois 7
No. 3 Southern Illinois advances to play William & Mary in the quarterfinals.

Nacogdoches, Texas
Stephen F. Austin 44, Eastern Washington 33
Stephen F. Austin advances to play No. 1 Montana in the quarterfinals.

Lake Charles, La.
New Hampshire 49, McNeese State 13
New Hampshire advances to play No. 2 Villanova in the quarterfinals.