Brown Bears
First season 1878
Athletic director Michael Goldberger
Head coach Phil Estes
Home stadium Brown Stadium
Stadium capacity 20,000
Stadium surface Grass
Location Providence, RI
League NCAA Division I (FCS)
Conference Ivy League
All-time record 584–545–40
Postseason bowl record 0–1
Claimed national titles 0
Conference titles 0
Division titles 0
Heisman winners 0
Colors Seal brown and Cardinal red            
Marching band Brown University Band
Rivals Rhode Island Rams

The Brown Bears football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Brown University located in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Ivy League. Brown's first football team was fielded in 1878. The team plays its home games at the 20,000 seat Brown Stadium in Providence, Rhode Island. The Bears are coached by Phil Estes.



Notable former playersEdit

Notable alumni include: Joe Paterno

Year-by-year resultsEdit


Championships Edit

Conference championships Edit

Bowl game appearancesEdit

Season Date Bowl W/L Opponent PF PA Coach Notes
1915 January 1, 1916 Rose Bowl L Washington State 0 14 Eddie N. Robinson notes
Total 1 bowl game 0–1 0 14


Active rivalryEdit

Rhode Island RamsEdit


External linksEdit

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