INDIANAPOLIS -- The field of 24 teams competing for the 2014 NCAA Division I Football Championship was announced Sunday by the Division I Football Championship Committee. The top eight national seeds will play host to winners from the first-round matchups.

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New Hampshire (10-1) tops the bracket as the No. 1 seed after capturing the automatic qualifying berth from the Colonial Athletic Association. The Wildcats are making their 11th consecutive appearance in the championship and 13th overall.

Three-time defending national champion North Dakota State (11-1) is the No. 2 seed, earning the automatic qualifying berth from the Missouri Valley Football Conference. The Bison are making their fifth consecutive appearance in the championship.

Jacksonville State (10-1), which is making its fifth overall tournament appearance, is the No. 3 seed. The Gamecocks captured the Ohio Valley Conference automatic berth.

Eastern Washington (10-2) is the No. 4 seed, garnering the Big Sky Conference automatic berth. The 2010 national champion Eagles are making their 11th appearance in the championship.

The No. 5 seed is Illinois State (10-1). The Redbirds tied for the Missouri Valley Football Conference title and are making their fifth overall appearance.

Villanova (10-2), the 2009 national champion, will be the No. 6 seed. The Wildcats are making their 11th championship appearance.

Coastal Carolina (11-1) will be the seventh seed. This will be the fifth appearance for the Chanticleers.

The eighth and final seeded team will be Chattanooga. The Mocs will be making their second appearance in the championship and first since 1984.

The 2014 championship field consists of 11 automatic qualifiers and 13 at-large qualifiers:

Automatic Qualifiers
• Big Sky Conference – Eastern Washington (10-2)
• Big South Conference – Liberty (8-4)
• Colonial Athletic Association – New Hampshire (10-1)
• Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference – Morgan State (7-5)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – North Dakota State (11-1)
• Northeast Conference – Sacred Heart (9-2)
• Ohio Valley Conference – Jacksonville State (10-1)
• Patriot League – Fordham (10-2)
• Pioneer Football League – San Diego (9-2)
• Southern Conference – Chattanooga (9-3)
• Southland Conference – Sam Houston State (8-4)

At-Large
• Big Sky Conference – Montana (8-4)
• Big Sky Conference – Montana State (8-4)
• Big South Conference – Coastal Carolina (11-1)
• Colonial Athletic Association – James Madison (9-3)
• Colonial Athletic Association – Richmond (8-4)
• Colonial Athletic Association – Villanova (10-2)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – Illinois State (10-1)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – Indiana State (7-5)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – South Dakota State (8-4)
• Missouri Valley Football Conference – Northern Iowa (8-4)
• Ohio Valley Conference – Eastern Kentucky (9-3)
• Southland Conference – Southeastern Louisiana (9-3)
• Southland Conference – Stephen F. Austin (8-4)

FCS FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES

SCHOOL APPEARANCES * LAST RECORD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Chattanooga 2 1984 0-1 --
Coastal Carolina 5 2013 3-4 --
Eastern Kentucky 21 2011 16-18 2 (1979, 1982)
Eastern Washington 11 2013 12-9 1 (2010)
Fordham 4 2013 2-3 --
Illinois State 5 2012 4-4 --
Indiana State 3 1984 1-2 --
Jacksonville State 5 2013 2-4 --
James Madison 11 2011 9-9 1 (2004)
Liberty First -- -- --
Montana 22 2013 30-19 2 (1996, 2001)
Montana State 8 2012 6-6 1 (1984)
Morgan State First -- -- --
New Hampshire 13 2013 9-12 --
North Dakota State 5 2013 14-1 3 (2011-13)
UNI 17 2011 19-16 --
Richmond 9 2009 10-7 1 (2008)
Sacred Heart 2 2013 0-1 --
Sam Houston State 8 2013 10-7 --
San Diego First -- -- --
South Dakota State 4 2013 2-3 --
Southeastern Louisiana 2 2013 1-1 --
Stephen F. Austin 6 2010 4-5 --
Villanova 11 2012 10-9 1 (2009)
* -- Includes 2014.