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Jacksonville State Gamecocks
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First season 1904 (1904)
Athletic director Warren Koegel
Head coach Bill Clark
Home stadium JSU Stadium
Stadium capacity 24,000
Stadium surface Fieldturf
Location Jacksonville, AL
League NCAA Division I (FCS)
Conference Ohio Valley Conference
All-time record 504–357–40
Postseason bowl record 0–0
Claimed national titles 1 (D-II)
Conference titles 18
Division titles 0
Heisman winners 0
Current uniform
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Colors Red and White            
Marching band Marching Southerners
Rivals Troy Trojans
Website JSUGamecockSports.com
For information on all Jacksonville State University sports, see Jacksonville State Gamecocks

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Jacksonville State University located in the U.S. state of Alabama. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Ohio Valley Conference. Jacksonville State's first football team was fielded in 1904. The team plays its home games at the 24,000 seat JSU Stadium in Jacksonville, Alabama. The Gamecocks are coached by Bill Clark.

HistoryEdit

Notable former playersEdit

Notable alumni include:

Year-by-year resultsEdit

Statistics correct as of the end of the 2011-12 college football season
NCAA Division I champions NCAA Division I FCS champions NCAA Division II champions Conference Champions Division Champions Bowl Eligible Undefeated Season
Year NCAA Division Conference Conference Division Overall Conference Coach Final Ranking
Games Win Loss Tie Pct. Games Win Loss Tie Pct. Standing
1904 N/A Independent N/A 5 1 4 0 .200 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A C. A. Holton -
1905 N/A Independent N/A 2 1 1 0 .500 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A C. A. Holton -
1906 No team
1907 No team
1908 N/A Independent N/A 7 4 3 0 .571 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Earl Wells -
1909 N/A Independent N/A 2 0 2 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A F. A. Harwood -
1910 N/A Independent N/A 6 1 3 2 .333 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A George Penton -
1911 N/A Independent N/A 6 3 2 1 .583 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ben Harris -
1912 N/A Independent N/A 5 1 4 0 .200 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ben Harris -
1913 N/A Independent N/A 8 5 2 1 .688 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ben Harris -
1914 N/A Independent N/A 4 3 1 0 .750 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ben Harris -
1915 N/A Independent N/A 7 5 2 0 .714 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ben Harris -
1916 N/A Independent N/A 7 2 4 1 .357 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ben Harris -
1917 N/A Independent N/A 10 9 0 1 .950 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ben Harris -
1918 N/A Independent N/A 4 1 2 1 .375 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ben Harris -
1919 N/A Independent N/A 8 3 4 1 .438 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ben Harris -
1920 N/A Independent N/A 9 7 1 1 .833 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A J. W. Stephenson -
1921 N/A Independent N/A 9 5 2 2 .667 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A J. W. Stephenson -
1922 N/A Independent N/A 8 4 4 0 .500 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A C. C. Bush -
1923 N/A Independent N/A 6 3 2 1 .583 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A C. C. Bush -
1924 N/A Independent N/A 9 6 3 0 .667 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A C. C. Bush -
1925 N/A Independent N/A 7 1 6 0 .143 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Earl Wren -
1926 N/A Independent N/A 8 1 7 0 .125 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Al Clemmons -
1927 N/A Independent N/A 7 2 4 1 .357 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Al Clemmons -
1928 N/A Independent N/A 7 5 2 0 .714 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Al Clemmons -
1929 N/A Independent N/A 8 5 3 0 .625 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A J. W. Stephenson -
1930 N/A Independent N/A 8 4 3 1 .563 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A J. W. Stephenson -
1931 N/A Independent N/A 10 0 9 1 .050 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A T. B. Shotts -
1932 N/A Independent N/A 6 2 3 1 .417 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A T. B. Shotts -
1933 N/A Independent N/A 8 2 5 1 .313 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A T. B. Shotts -
1934 N/A Independent N/A 9 5 4 0 .556 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A T. B. Shotts -
1935 N/A Independent N/A 7 2 5 0 .286 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A T. B. Shotts -
1936 N/A Independent N/A 5 1 3 1 .300 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A T. B. Shotts -
1937 N/A Independent N/A 5 0 5 0 .000 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A T. B. Shotts -
1938 N/A SIAA N/A 8 1 6 1 .188 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Chet Dillon -
1939 N/A SIAA N/A 9 0 7 2 .111 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Chet Dillon -
1940 N/A SIAA N/A 8 3 5 0 .375 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Osmo Smith -
1941 No team Due To World War II
1942 No team Due To World War II
1943 No team Due To World War II
1944 No team Due To World War II
1945 N/A Alabama Intercollegiate Conference N/A 2 1 1 0 .500 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Chet Dillon -
1946 N/A Alabama Intercollegiate Conference N/A 9 3 5 1 .389 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1947 N/A Alabama Intercollegiate Conference N/A 9 9 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1948 N/A Alabama Intercollegiate Conference N/A 10 8 1 1 .850 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1949 N/A Alabama Intercollegiate Conference N/A 9 6 3 0 .667 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1950 N/A Independent N/A 9 6 2 1 .722 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1951 N/A Independent N/A 8 3 3 2 .500 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1952 N/A Independent N/A 9 3 6 0 .333 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1953 N/A Independent N/A 9 3 5 1 .389 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Ray Wedgeworth -
1954 N/A Independent N/A 10 7 2 1 .750 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1955 N/A Independent N/A 11 10 1 0 .909 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1956 N/A Independent N/A 8 5 3 0 .625 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1957 N/A Independent N/A 8 4 4 0 .500 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1958 N/A Independent N/A 9 5 4 0 .556 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1959 N/A Independent N/A 9 6 2 1 .722 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1960 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 9 3 6 0 .333 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1961 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 9 5 4 0 .556 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1962 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 9 4 3 2 .556 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1963 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 9 4 4 1 .500 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1964 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 9 4 4 1 .500 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Don Salls -
1965 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 9 7 2 0 .778 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Blevins -
1966 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 10 8 2 0 .800 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Blevins -
1967 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 10 4 5 1 .450 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Blevins -
1968 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 9 3 6 0 .333 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Blevins -
1969 N/A Alabama Collegiate Conference N/A 9 3 6 0 .333 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Charley Pell -
1970 II Mid-South N/A 10 10 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Charley Pell -
1971 II Mid-South N/A 9 6 3 0 .667 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Charley Pell -
1972 II Gulf South N/A 10 7 2 1 .750 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Charley Pell -
1973 II Gulf South N/A 9 7 2 0 .778 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Charley Pell -
1974 II Gulf South N/A 11 7 4 0 .636 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Clarkie Mayfield -
1975 II Gulf South N/A 10 7 3 0 .700 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Clarkie Mayfield -
1976 II Gulf South N/A 10 6 4 0 .600 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Clarkie Mayfield -
1977 II Gulf South N/A 14 11 3 0 .786 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Fuller -
1978 II Gulf South N/A 10 7 3 0 .700 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Fuller -
1979 II Gulf South N/A 10 4 6 0 .400 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Fuller -
1980 II Gulf South N/A 11 8 3 0 .727 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Fuller -
1981 II Gulf South N/A 11 8 3 0 .727 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Fuller -
1982 II Gulf South N/A 12 10 2 0 .833 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Fuller -
1983 II Gulf South N/A 11 6 5 0 .545 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Jim Fuller -
1984 II Gulf South N/A 10 4 5 1 .450 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Joe Hollis -
1985 II Gulf South N/A 10 3 6 1 .350 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1986 II Gulf South N/A 10 5 4 1 .550 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1987 II Gulf South N/A 10 5 4 1 .550 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1988 II Gulf South N/A 12 10 2 0 .833 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1989 II Gulf South N/A 14 13 1 0 .929 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1990 II Gulf South N/A 12 9 3 0 .750 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1991 II Gulf South N/A 13 12 1 0 .923 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1992 II Gulf South N/A 14 12 1 1 .893 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1993 II Division II Independent N/A 10 3 7 0 .300 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1994 II Division II Independent N/A 11 4 7 0 .364 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1995 II Division II Independent N/A 11 7 4 0 .636 0 0 0 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1996 I-AA Southland N/A 10 1 9 0 .100 3 0 3 0 .000 N/A Bill Burgess -
1997 I-AA Southland N/A 11 1 10 0 .091 7 1 6 0 .143 N/A Mike Williams -
1998 I-AA Southland N/A 11 7 4 0 .636 7 4 3 0 .571 N/A Mike Williams -
1999 I-AA Southland N/A 11 1 10 0 .091 7 1 6 0 .143 N/A Mike Williams/Jeff Richards -
2000 I-AA Southland N/A 10 4 6 0 .400 7 2 5 0 .286 N/A Jack Crowe -
2001 I-AA Southland N/A 11 5 6 0 .455 6 2 4 0 .333 N/A Jack Crowe -
2002 I-AA Southland N/A 11 5 6 0 .455 6 2 4 0 .333 N/A Jack Crowe -
2003 I-AA OVC N/A 12 8 4 0 .667 8 7 1 0 .875 N/A Jack Crowe -
2004 I-AA OVC N/A 11 9 2 0 .818 8 7 1 0 .875 N/A Jack Crowe -
2005 I-AA OVC N/A 11 6 5 0 .545 8 6 2 0 .750 N/A Jack Crowe -
2006 FCS OVC N/A 11 6 5 0 .545 8 5 3 0 .625 N/A Jack Crowe -
2007 FCS OVC N/A 11 6 5 0 .545 8 5 3 0 .625 N/A Jack Crowe -
2008 FCS OVC N/A 11 8 3 0 .727 7 5 2 0 .714 N/A Jack Crowe -
2009 FCS OVC N/A 11 8 3 0 .727 7 6 1 0 .857 1st Jack Crowe #16
2010 FCS OVC N/A 12 9 3 0 .750 8 6 2 0 .750 2nd Jack Crowe #12
2011 FCS OVC N/A 11 7 4 0 .636 8 6 2 0 .750 T-1st Jack Crowe -
Totals 861 504 357 40 .582 113 65 48 0 .575

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Championships Edit

National championships Edit

Jacksonville State has made four appearances in the NCAA Division II National Championship Game. The Gamecocks were defeated in their first three championship game appearances, losing 33-0 to Lehigh in 1977, 3-0 to Mississippi College in 1989, and 23-6 to Pittsburg State in 1991. The next year, the Gamecocks defeated Pittsburg State 17-13 in 1992, reversing the results in a rematch of their 1991 championship game.

Year NCAA Division Coach Record National Championship Game Opponent PF PA Location
1992 II Bill Burgess 12-1-1 1992 Division II National Championship Game Pittsburg State 17 13 Florence, AL
Total national championships 1

Conference championships Edit

Conference affiliations:

Year Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record
1962 Alabama Collegiate Conference (Co-Championship) Don Salls 4-3-2  ?
1963 Alabama Collegiate Conference (Co-Championship) Don Salls 4-4-1  ?
1964 Alabama Collegiate Conference Don Salls 4-4-1  ?
1965 Alabama Collegiate Conference Jim Blevins 7-2-0  ?
1966 Alabama Collegiate Conference Jim Blevins 8-2-0  ?
1970 Mid-South Conference Charley Pell 10-0-0  ?
1974 Gulf South Conference Clarkie Mayfield 7-4-0  ?
1977 Gulf South Conference Jim Fuller 11-3-0  ?
1978 Gulf South Conference Jim Fuller 7-3-0  ?
1981 Gulf South Conference Jim Fuller 8-3-0  ?
1982 Gulf South Conference Jim Fuller 10-2-0  ?
1988 Gulf South Conference (Co-Championship) Bill Burgess 10-2-0  ?
1989 Gulf South Conference Bill Burgess 13-1-0  ?
1991 Gulf South Conference Bill Burgess 12-1-0  ?
1992 Gulf South Conference Bill Burgess 12-1-1  ?
2003 Ohio Valley Conference Jack Crowe 8-4-0 7-1-0
2004 Ohio Valley Conference Jack Crowe 9-2-0 7-1-0
2011 Ohio Valley Conference (Co-Championship) Jack Crowe 7-4-0 6-2-0
Total conference championships 18

RivalriesEdit

Inactive rivalryEdit

Troy TrojansEdit

Jacksonville State used to play Troy in the annual Battle for the Ol' School Bell. The schools first played in 1924 and was one of the fiercest rivalries for both schools. The game hasn't been played since 2001 after Troy joined the FBS.

Jacksonville State/Troy: All-Time Record
Games played First meeting Last meeting JSU wins JSU losses Ties Win %
63 October 9, 1924 (won 14–9) November 17, 2001 (lost 3–21) 32 29 2 50.8%

Current coaching staffEdit

Name Title Position Coach
Jack Crowe Head Coach n/a
Ronnie Letson Offensive Coordinator Quarterbacks
Jimmy Ogle Recruiting Coordinator Running backs
Adam Ross Assistant Coach Offensive Line
Tommy Joe Whiddon Assistant Coach Tight Ends
Chris Boone Assistant Coach Defensive Coordinator
Brandon Cooper Assistant Coach Cornerbacks
Max Thurmond Special Teams Coordinator Wide Receivers
Matt Wannebo Assistant Coach Safeties
Davern Williams Assistant Coach Defensive Line

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Future non-conference opponents Edit

2013 2014 2015
at Alabama State at Central Florida at LSU
vs Jacksonville at Michigan State
vs North Alabama
at Georgia State

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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