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Colorado Mines Orediggers football
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First season 1888; ago (1888)
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Home stadium [[Marv Kay Stadium at Campbell Field]]
Year built 1893
Stadium capacity 4,000
Stadium surface
Location Golden, Colorado
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All-time record 470–550–30
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Conference titles 22
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The Colorado Mines Orediggers football team represents the Colorado School of Mines in the sport of American football.[1] Gregg Brandon has been the head coach since 2015, taking over for Bob Stitt, the winningest coach in school history. The football team has played in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference since 1909. They have claimed to have won 22 conference titles, with 10 of them occurring prior to joining the RMAC (1888, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1897, 1898, 1904, 1906, 1907). They have won 11 conference titles in the RMAC (1912, 1914, 1918, 1939, 1942, 1951, 1958, 2004, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018), with co-championships in the latter four years. They have made the NCAA Tournament five times in this century. As of the end of the 2018 season, the Orediggers have an all-time record of 470-550-30. [2]

All-time coaching recordsEdit

Head coach Period Record Win % Conference championships
Unknown1888–1895 33–6–2 .805 5
Louis Mein Whitehouse1896 3–3 .500 0
Conrad F. Goss1897 6–3 .667 1
Thomas Beadle1898–1903 21-14-2 .595 1
Shorty Ellsworth1904–190715–1–4.850 3
Clarence W. Russell1908 2–3 .400 0
Joe Curtis1909 3–3 .500 0
Theodore M. Stuart1910–1911 4–9 .308 0
William E. Johnston & Erle Kristler1912 8–1 .889 1
Erle Kristler & Harry G. Buckingham1913 5-1 .833 0
William J. Hanley1914–1915 9–2 .818 1
Fred G. Carter1916 3–3 .500 0
Charles "Poss" Parsons1917 5–3 .625 0
Irving J. Barron1918 4–0 1.000 1
Ralph Glaze1919–1920 0–10–3 .115 0
Elmer Capshaw19211–5 .167 0
Elmer Capshaw & Tim Callahan 1922 4-2-1 .643 0
Tim Callahan1923 2-5.286 0
Ray Courtright1924–19267–17–1 .300 0
George H. Allen1927–1930 7–20 .259 0
George H. Allen & Elmer Wynne1931–1932 2-12-1 .167 0
Dutch Clark 1933 1–5 .167 0
George W. Scott1934–1935 2-12 .143 0
A. F. White1936 2–6 .250 0
John Mason1937–1946 22–25–2 .469 2
Fritz S. Brennecke1947–1968 78–113–8 .412 2
Marvin L. Kay 1969–1994 84–157–6 .340 0
Versie Wallace 1995–1999 11–41 .212 0
Bob Stitt 2000–2014 110–62 .640 3
Gregg Brandon 2015–present 35–12 .745 2
Totals 1888–present 470–550–30 .448 22

Source: Colorado School of Mines Football Media Guide[3]

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