|2007 NCAA Division I Football Championship|
|FCS National Championship Game|
2007 FCS National Championship trophy (right)
|Date||December 14, 2007|
|Referee||Andre Lowe (MEAC)|
|United States TV coverage|
|Announcers||Sean McDonough (play-by-play), Chris Spielman (color), Rob Stone (sideline)|
The 2007 NCAA Division I Football Championship Game was a postseason college football game between the Appalachian State Mountaineers and the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens. It was played on December 14, 2007, at Finley Stadium, home field of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The culminating game of the 2007 NCAA Division I FCS football season, it was won by Appalachian State, 49–21.
Appalachian State Mountaineers
Appalachian State's first game of the 2007 season was a 34–32 upset win over Michigan, who were the No. 5 ranked team in FBS at the time. Appalachian State went on to finish their regular season with a 9–2 record (5–2 in conference). The Mountaineers defeated James Madison, Eastern Washington, and Richmond to reach the final. This was Appalachian State's third consecutive appearance in the championship game, having won the title in both 2005 and 2006.
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
Delaware finished their regular season with an 8–3 record (5–3 in conference). The Fightin' Blue Hens defeated Delaware State, top-seed Northern Iowa, and fourth-seed Southern Illinois to reach the final.
|No. 13 Fightin' Blue Hens||0||7||7||7||21|
|No. 5 Mountaineers||14||14||7||14||49|
|Time of possession||27:53||32:07|
|Delaware||Passing||Joe Flacco||23–48, 334 yds, 1 TD|
|Rushing||Omar Cuff||21 car, 84 yds, 1 TD|
|Receiving||Aaron Love||7 rec, 101 yds|
|Appalachian State||Passing||Armanti Edwards||9–15, 198 yds, 3 TD|
|Rushing||Kevin Richardson||22 car, 118 yds, 1 TD|
|Receiving||Dexter Jackson||1 rec, 60 yds, 1 TD|
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- Full game video on YouTube
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- "Delaware vs Appalachian State". caasports.com. December 14, 2007. Retrieved January 4, 2019.
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- Box score at ESPN
- Detailed box score at caasports.com
- 2007 FCS Championship - Appalachian State vs. Delaware via YouTube