For other Morehead State University sports, see Morehead State Eagles.


Morehead State Eagles
First season 1927
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Home stadium [[Jayne Stadium]]
Stadium capacity 10,000
Stadium surface Astroturf GameDay Grass
Location Morehead, Kentucky
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All-time record 319–433–22
Postseason bowl record
Conference titles 2 (1962, 1966)
Division titles 4 (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
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The Morehead State Eagles football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Morehead State University located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Pioneer Football League, the only public school in the conference. Morehead State's first football team was fielded in 1927. The team plays its home games at the 10,000 seat Jayne Stadium in Morehead, Kentucky. The Eagles are coached by Rob Tenyer.



  • 1952–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1977: NCAA Division II
  • 1978–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference membershipsEdit


Conference championshipsEdit

Morehead State has won two conference championships, one shared and one outright. [1]

Season Coach Conference Overall Record Conference Record
1962 Guy Penny Ohio Valley Conference 5–3 4–2
1966 Guy Penny Ohio Valley Conference 7–2 6–1

† Denotes co-champions

Divisional championshipsEdit

From 2001 to 2005, the Pioneer Football League was divided into North and South Divisions. As winners of the Pioneer Football League's South Division, Morehead State has made four appearance in the Pioneer Football League Championship Game, in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005. Morehead State shared the Division title with Jacksonville in 2004, but the tie-breaker allowed the Eagles to represent the division in the championship game.

Season Coach Division Opponent Result
2002 Matt Ballard PFL South Dayton L 0–28
2003 Matt Ballard PFL South Valparaiso L 42–54
2004 Matt Ballard PFL South† Drake L 17–20
2005 Matt Ballard PFL South San Diego L 40–47

† Denotes co-champions

Notable former playersEdit

Notable alumni include:


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