NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Independents

NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Independents


HAMPTON NORTH ALABAMA NORTH DAKOTA
"Pirates" "Lions" "Fighting Hawks"
Hampton, VA Florence, AL Grand Forks, ND

Comments

Hampton will play as an independent team in 2018 before joining the Big South Conference in 2019.

North Alabama is a new member of the Football Championship Division, having previously played at the Division II level in the Gulf South Conference. UNA will also participate in the Big South Conference beginning in 2019.

North Dakota, previously a member of the Big Sky Conference, will play as an independent team in 2018 and 2019 before joining the Missouri Valley Conference in 2020.


Historical Helmets

HAMPTON

1992 - 2000 2001 2005
2002 - 2004;
some games in 2007
2006 -
*see note 1 below

*1 This design was apparently used during the 2007 game against Howard, but the next helmet design shown above was used during the 2007 games against Princeton, Grambling State, and South Carolina State.


NORTH ALABAMA

1977 - 1987 1988 1989
1990 - 2001 2002 - 2004 2005 - 2011
'A' 'B' 'C'
2012 - 2017 - 2017 -

UNA used three different helmet designs in 2017 in the following sequence: A-B-B; A-A-A; B-C-C; A.

This school was known as Florence State College from 1957 until 1968, when it was renamed Florence State University. The name was changed to University of North Alabama in 1974.


NORTH DAKOTA

? - 1968 1969 - 1970 1971 - 1985
1986 - 1989 1993 - 2008 2009 - 2015
2016 -
*see note 1 below

*1 This design has uniform numerals on its left side only; the right side has an "ND" logo (as depicted below).