2021 : Ferris State Wins DII National Football Championship

December 18, 2021 all-day

Ferris State won its first Division II football national championship, rolling Valdosta State of Georgia, 58-17, on Saturday night in McKinney, Texas.

The Bulldogs finished the season 14-0, and set a Division II playoff record for most points scored, with 208 in four games.

Ferris State joined 1974 Central Michigan, 1975 Northern Michigan and 2002-03 and 2005-06 Grand Valley State as Division II football champions from Michigan. Ferris State also became the fourth school to win Division II championships in football and men’s basketball. The Bulldogs won in hoops in 2018.

Source : Tony Paul, “DII football champ Ferris State: This is for those who came back, those who came before us”, Detroit News, December 19, 2021.