|2000 NCAA Division III football season|
|Regular season||August – November 2000|
|Playoffs||November – December 2000|
|Salem Football Stadium|
|Champion||Mount Union (5)|
|Gagliardi Trophy||Chad Johnson (QB), Pacific Lutheran|
The 2000 NCAA Division III football season, part of the college football season organized by the NCAA at the Division III level in the United States, began in August 2000, and concluded with the NCAA Division III Football Championship, also known as the Stagg Bowl, in December 2000 at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia. The Mount Union Purple Raiders won their fifth Division III championship by defeating the Saint John's (MN) Johnnies, 10−7.
The 2000 NCAA Division III Football Championship playoffs were the 28th annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division III college football. The championship Stagg Bowl game was held at Salem Football Stadium in Salem, Virginia for the eighth time. This was the second bracket to feature 28 teams since last expanding in 1999.
|National Championship Game|
Salem Football Stadium
|Ohio Northern||47||Ohio Northern||15|
|Bridgewater State||0||Mount Union||10|
|Saint John's (MN)||7|
|Central (IA)||28||Central (IA)||20*|
|St. Norbert||14||Central (IA)||18|
|Pacific Lutheran||41||Saint John's (MN)||21|
|Bethel (MN)||13||Pacific Lutheran||21|
|Saint John's (MN)||20||Saint John's (MN)||28*|
|UW–Stout||19||Saint John's (MN)||38|
|Emory & Henry||14||Hardin–Simmons||33|
|Trinity (TX)||21||Trinity (TX)||30|
|Bridgewater (VA)||59||Bridgewater (VA)||41|
|Wash. & Jefferson||42|
- 2000 NCAA Division I-A football season
- 2000 NCAA Division I-AA football season
- 2000 NCAA Division II football season
- "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 4–15. Retrieved November 28, 2014.
- "2000 NCAA Division III National Football Championship Bracket" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. p. 14. Retrieved November 28, 2014.