This is a list of universities in the United States that sponsored football at one time but have since discontinued their programs. The last season that the school fielded a football team is annotated in parentheses.

Division I schools

Non-Division I schools

International schools

United Kingdom
  • Aberdeen Steamroller
  • Aston Rhinos
  • Cambridge Pythons
  • Dundee Bluedevils
  • Manchester MPs
  • Strathclyde Hawks

See also


  1. Official 2007 NCAA Division I Football Records Book, National Collegiate Athletic Association, p. 399, 2007.
  2. Megargee, Steve (April 2, 2013). "Fulmer helps restart football at East Tenn. State". Associated Press. Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  3. "Mercer University Board of Trustees Approves Reinstatement of Intercollegiate Football" (Press release). Mercer University Athletics. November 20, 2010. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
  4. History of UNCA at
  5. The establishment of Southwestern University, Community Impact (Georgetown, TX), June 13, 2008.
  6. "Are You Ready For Some Football?" (Press release). Stetson University. March 14, 2011. Retrieved April 22, 2011.
  7. Atlantic Christian Bulldogs, College Football Data Warehouse.
  8. "Football Dropped at Brandeis U". Associated Press. Nashua Telegraph, via Google News. May 17, 1960.,1580359&dq=brandeis+football&hl=en.
  9. Stevens, Rich (June 25, 2012). "More than meets eye in breakup of WVIAC". Charleston Daily Mail (Charleston, WV). Retrieved August 21, 2012.
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  12. "Hendrix Hires First Football Coach in 52 Years" (Press release). Southern Athletic Association. March 27, 2012. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
  13. Sports Shorts, The Day, Jan 10, 1942.
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