|1991 NCAA Division I-AA season|
|Payton Award||Jamie Martin (QB, Weber State)|
|Duration||November 30-December 21|
|December 21, 1991|
|NCAA Division I-AA football seasons|
The 1991 NCAA Division I-AA football season, part of college football in the United States organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association at the Division I-AA level, began in August 1991, and concluded with the 1991 NCAA Division I-AA Football Championship Game on December 21, 1991, at Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, Georgia. The Youngstown State Penguins won their first I-AA championship, defeating the Marshall Thundering Herd by a final score of 25-17.
Big Sky Conference - Nevada
Only the top four teams in the field were seeded, and thus assured of home games in their first round games. The location of the final, the Georgia Southern Eagles' Paulson Stadium, had been predetermined via a three-year agreement the university reached with the NCAA in February 1989.
|National Championship Game |
|(2) Eastern Kentucky*||14|
|(2) Eastern Kentucky*||23|
|Middle Tennessee State||13|
|Sam Houston State||19|
|(2) Eastern Kentucky||7|
|(3) Northern Iowa*||38|
|(3) Northern Iowa||13|