List of FCS (1-AA) Champions

North Dakota State defeated James Madison on January 6, 2018 in the National Championship to claim their record-tying 6th FCS Title, all of which have come in the last 7 years (Photo:    Kate Pearson Halyburton   )

North Dakota State defeated James Madison on January 6, 2018 in the National Championship to claim their record-tying 6th FCS Title, all of which have come in the last 7 years (Photo: Kate Pearson Halyburton)

Year

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

1998

1997

1996

1995

1994

1993

1992

1991

1990

1989

1988

1987

1986

1985

1984

1983

1982

1981

1980

1979

1978

National Champion

North Dakota State (7)

North Dakota State (6)

James Madison (2)

North Dakota State (5)

North Dakota State (4)

North Dakota State (3)

North Dakota State (2)

North Dakota State (1)

Eastern Washington (1)

Villanova (1)

Richmond (1)

Appalachian state (3)*

appalachian State (2)*

Appalachian State (1)*

James Madison (1)

Delaware (1)

Western Kentucky (1)*

Montana (2)

Georgia Southern (6)*

Georgia Southern (5)*

Massachusetts (1)*

Youngstown State (4)

Marshall (2)*

Montana (1)

Youngstown State (3)

Youngstown State (2)

Marshall (1)*

Youngstown State (1)

Georgia Southern (4)*

Georgia Southern (3)*

Furman (1)

Louisiana-Monroe (1)*

Georgia Southern (2)*

Georgia Southern (1)*

Montana State (1)

Southern Illinois (1)

Eastern Kentucky (2)

Idaho state (1)

Boise State (1)*

eastern Kentucky (1)

Florida A&M (1)

Runner UP

Eastern Washington

James Madison

Youngstown State

Jacksonville State

Illinois State

Towson

Sam Houston State

Sam Houston State

Delaware

Montana

Montana

Delaware

massachusetts*

Northern Iowa

Montana

Colgate

McNeese State

Furman

Montana

Youngstown State

Georgia Southern*

McNeese State

Montana

Marshall*

boise State*

Marshall*

Youngstown State

Marshall*

Nevada*

Stephen F. Austin

Georgia Southern*

Marshall*

Arkansas State*

Furman

Louisiana Tech*

Westren Carolina

Delaware

Eastern Kentucky

EasteRN Kentucky

Lehigh

Massachusetts*

* Team is No Longer FCS