September 13, 2013

Juniata Athletics Counting Down Top 10 Moments of 1973 Stagg Bowl


By: Jennifer Jones
Director of Sports Information •

HUNTINGDON, Pa. - In honor of the 40th anniversary of the first NCAA Division III Football National Championship, Juniata athletics is counting down its top 10 moments from the game.  Juniata faced Wittenberg University on December 11, 1973 in Phoenix City, Ala. for the title.


The team defeated Bridgeport (35-14) in the semifinals to earn the berth.  The playlist includes moments by head coach Walt Nadzak, Jr., Gary Shope ('74), Greg Kennedy ('74), and more.  A new moment will be released every Friday during the season.  Juniata football will recognize the historic 1973 team at homecoming on October 26 when the Eagles face Muhlenberg College at noon.


Every moment is available to view after its release on YouTube on the Juniata Athletics channel and at


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