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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

  • Adelphi University (1953)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (1952)
  • Albertson College, now College of Idaho (1978)
  • Allen University (2005)
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock (1955)
    • UALR fielded a football team when it was known as Little Rock Junior College.
  • Arkansas College, now Lyon College (1950)
  • Arnold College, merged with University of Bridgeport (1953)
  • Athens State University (1949)
  • Atlantic Christian College, now Barton College (1950)[7]
  • Atlantic University (1930)
  • University of Baltimore (1935)
  • Bard College (1924)
  • Battle Creek College, now Andrews University (1926)
  • Beaver College, now Arcadia University (1904)
  • Bishop College (1960)
  • Blackburn College (2008)
  • Bluefield State College (1980)
  • Boston State College (1974) (Absorbed into UMass Boston)
  • Brandeis University (1959)[8]
  • Broaddus College, now Alderson–Broaddus College (1921)
    • Alderson–Broaddus will reinstate football as a varsity sport at the Division II level in 2013.[9]
  • Brooklyn College (1990)
  • University of Bridgeport (1975)
  • University of California, San Diego (1968) [10]
  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) (1985)
  • California State University, Hayward (Cal State Hayward), now California State University, East Bay (Cal State East Bay) (1993)
  • California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) (1977)
  • California Baptist University (1955)
  • California Institute of Technology (Caltech) (1970)
  • California State University, Chico (Chico State) (1996)
  • Cameron University (1992)
  • Cedarville University (1953)
  • Champlain College (1953)
  • City College of New York (CCNY) (1951)
  • Christian Brothers University (1922)
  • Claflin University (1965)
  • Clarke Memorial College (1933)
  • Clarkson University (1952)
  • College of Emporia (1972)
  • College of Steubenville, now Franciscan University of Steubenville (1949)
  • Colorado College (2008)[11]
  • Cooper Union (1933)
  • Daniel Baker College (1951)
  • Davis & Elkins College (1953, 1962)
  • Detroit Institute of Technology (1951)
  • Dillard University (1965)
  • University of the District of Columbia (1974, 1990)
  • Drury University (1932)
  • Erskine College (1952)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck campus)
    • Fairleigh Dickinson's other campus, Florham, currently has a football program at the Division III level.
  • Fisk University (1983)
  • Florida Southern College (1935)
  • George Fox University (1968)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (2003)
  • Hendrix College (1960)
    • Hendrix will revive its football program at the Division III level in 2013.[12]
  • Keene State College (1929)
  • King College (2003)
  • Knoxville College (1997)
  • Lake Superior State University (1950)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (1954)
  • Lincoln Memorial University (1931)
  • Loyola University New Orleans (1939)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (2006)
  • University of Massachusetts Boston (2000)
  • University of Massachusetts Lowell (2002)
  • Milton College (1982)
  • Montana State University - Billings (1978)
  • Morris Brown College (2003)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (2010)
    • UNO, which last played football as a Division II school, dropped the sport as part of its move to Division I.
  • New England College (1973)
  • New Jersey City University (2002)
  • New York Institute of Technology (1983)
  • New York University (1952)
  • Northeastern Illinois University (1988)
  • Oklahoma Baptist University (1940)
    • Oklahoma Baptist will revive its program at the Division II level in fall 2013
  • Oklahoma City University (1950)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (1992)
  • College of the Ozarks (1967)
  • Paul Quinn College (2006)
  • Philadelphia University (1900)
  • Polytechnic University of New York (1902)
  • The Principia (2008)
  • Quantico Marines (1973)
  • Ramapo College (1992)
  • Reed College (1952)
  • Regis University (1942)
  • University of Rio Grande (1949)
  • Roanoke College (1942)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (1922)
  • Roger Williams University (1987)
  • Rollins College (1950)
  • Saint Leo University (1980)
  • Saint Mary's University, Texas (1941)
  • Saint Michael's College (1953)
  • San Francisco State University (1994)
  • The University of Scranton (1960)
  • Selma University (1940)
  • Si Tanka University (2004)
  • Sonoma State University (1997)
  • University of South Dakota - Springfield (1982)
  • Spring Hill College (1941)[13]
  • State University of New York at Farmingdale (1937)
  • State University of New York at Fredonia (1916)
  • State University of New York at Geneseo (1913)
  • State University of New York at New Paltz (1936)
  • State University of New York at Oswego (1976)
  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh (1978)
  • State University of New York at Potsdam (1903)
  • Stevens Institute of Technology (1924)
  • Sue Bennett College (1997)
  • Swarthmore College (2000)
  • Talladega College (1940)
  • University of Tampa (1974)
  • Tennessee Wesleyan College (1993)
  • University of Texas Pan American (c. late 1940s)
    • UTPA fielded a football team when it was known as Edinburg Junior College.
  • Texas Wesleyan University (1941)
  • Transylvania University (1941)
  • Upsala College (1993)
  • U.S. International University, now Alliant International University (1980)
  • Webb Institute (1931)
  • Western Reserve University (1967)
  • Western Washington University (2008)
  • Westminster College, Salt Lake City (1978)
  • Whitman College (1976)
  • Wiley College (1968)
  • University of Wisconsin–Superior (1992)
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (1959)

International schools

Canada
  • Carleton University (1998)
    • Will reactivate in 2013 as a member of the OUA
  • University College of Cape Breton (1990)
  • Dalhousie University (1976)
  • Laurentian University (1971)
  • Loyola College (Montreal) (1974), merged with Sir George Williams University to become Concordia University
  • Macdonald College, merged with McGill University (1973)
  • University of New Brunswick (1980)
  • University of Prince Edward Island (1979)
  • Université du Québec à Montréal (1972)
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (1979)
  • Royal Military College of Canada (1972)
  • St. Patrick's College, merged with Carleton University (1966)
  • Sir George Williams University (1972)
Cuba
  • University of Havana (c. 1958)
Mexico
  • Borregos Salvajes ITESM Torreón (2004)
  • Cóndores UNAM (1997)
  • Heroico Colegio Militar (c. 1952)
  • Lobos Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (unknown)
  • Mexico City College (c. 1954)
  • Pieles Rojas ESIQIE-IPN (1998)
United Kingdom
  • Aberdeen Steamroller
  • Aston Rhinos
  • Cambridge Pythons
  • Dundee Bluedevils
  • Manchester MPs
  • Strathclyde Hawks

See also


References

  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. http://sports.yahoo.com/news/fulmer-helps-restart-football-east-222237356--ncaaf.html. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  3. "Mercer University Board of Trustees Approves Reinstatement of Intercollegiate Football" (Press release). Mercer University Athletics. November 20, 2010. http://www.mercerbears.com/sports/fball/CURRENT/releases/11_19_10reinstated. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
  4. History of UNCA at toto.lib.unca.edu
  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. http://www.gohatters.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=14600&ATCLID=205116229. 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. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=wqErAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jvwFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5873,1580359&dq=brandeis+football&hl=en.
  9. Stevens, Rich (June 25, 2012). "More than meets eye in breakup of WVIAC". Charleston Daily Mail (Charleston, WV). http://dailymail.com/Sports/201206240105. 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. http://www.saa-sports.com/sports/fball/2011-12/releases/Buchanan_at_Hendrix. Retrieved May 16, 2012.
  13. Sports Shorts, The Day, Jan 10, 1942.
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