Historic Markers Across Alabama



The University of North Alabama



Marker ID:  
Location: near the UNA Football Practice Field on Pine Street, Florence, Alabama
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 48.553    W 087° 41.006
  34.80921666    -87.68343333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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The University of North Alabama
Football Program National NCAA Division II
— Championship Titles (1993~1994~1995) —



The University of North Alabama became the first school in the history of NCAA scholarship football to win three consecutive national championships (1993,1994,1995). Under Coach Bobby Wallace, UNA posted a 41~1 record over the same three ~ year period to become the first collegiate football team at any level to win as many as 40 games over a three ~ year period. UNA also became the first Division II school to win a football national championship on its home field in three consecutive games at Florence's Braly Municipal Stadium.

Erected by Florence Historic Board Florence Alabama.







End of The University of North Alabama