American Football Database
Hofstra Pride
First season 1937
Last season 2009
Head coach
Home stadium James M. Shuart Stadium
Stadium capacity 15,000
Stadium surface
Location Hempstead, NY
League NCAA Division I (FCS)
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
All-time record 403–268–11
Postseason bowl record 0–0
Claimed national titles 0
Conference titles 1 (2001)
Division titles 0
Heisman winners 0
Colors Blue and White            
Rivals Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
Rhode Island Rams

The Hofstra Pride football (formerly the Hofstra Flying Dutchmen) program were the intercollegiate American football team for Hofstra University located in Hempstead, New York. The team competed in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and were members of the Colonial Athletic Association. The school's first football team was fielded in 1937. Hofstra participated in football from 1937-2009, compiling an all-time record of 403–268–11.[1] On December 3, 2009, the university announced it was terminating the football program. Under NCAA rules, any football players who choose to transfer to other schools will be eligible to play immediately, and not subjected to normal residency waiting periods. Scholarship-holders who wished to stay at Hofstra were permitted to keep their scholarships.[2]


Notable former players

Notable alumni include:

Retired numbers

Year-by-year results


Conference championships

Year Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record
2001 Atlantic 10 Conference (Co-Championship) Joe Gardi 9-3 ?
Total conference championships 1


External links

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