Boston University Terriers
First season 1884
Last season 1997
Athletic director [[|N/A]]
Head coach N/A
Home stadium Nickerson Field
Stadium capacity 10,412
Stadium surface FieldTurf
Location Boston, MA
League NCAA Division I-AA
Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
All-time record 323–390–34
Postseason bowl record 0–0
Claimed national titles 0
Conference titles 5 (1980, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1993)
Division titles 0
Heisman winners 0
Colors Scarlet and White            
Fight song GO B.U.
Mascot Rhett the Boston Terrier
Rivals Boston College Eagles
UMass Minutemen
Northeastern Huskies
For information on all Boston University sports, see Boston University Terriers

The Boston University Terriers football program were the Football Team American football team for Boston University located in Boston, Massachusetts. The team competed in the NCAA Division I-AA and were members of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1884. Boston University participated in football from 1884-1997, compiling an all-time record of 323–390–34.[1] Boston University terminated their DI-AA football program on Homecoming Weekend 1997 during a one-win season in the Atlantic 10. The players at the time were allowed to keep their 4-year scholarships or transfer without NCAA penalties. The University has used the former-football scholarships to comply with Title IX requirements.

Boston University still fields a club football squad in the Yankee Collegiate Football Conference.


Notable former playersEdit

Notable alumni include:

Year-by-year resultsEdit

Championships Edit

Conference championships
Year Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record
1980 Yankee Conference Rick Taylor 9-2  ?
1982 Yankee Conference (Co-Championship) Rick Taylor 5-6  ?
1983 Yankee Conference (Co-Championship) Rick Taylor 9-4  ?
1984 Yankee Conference (Co-Championship) Rick Taylor 9-3  ?
1993 Yankee Conference Dan Allen 12-1  ?
Total conference championships 5


  1. "Boston Historical Data". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2012-08-27.

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