Vermont Catamounts
First season 1886
Last season 1974
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Home stadium Centennial Field
Stadium capacity 4,415
Stadium surface Grass
Location Burlington, Vermont
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All-time record
Postseason bowl record 0–0
Claimed national titles 0
Conference titles 0
Division titles 0
Rivalries New Hampshire Wildcats
Heisman winners 0
Consensus All-Americans 0
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The Vermont Catamounts football program were the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Vermont located in Burlington, Vermont. The team competed in the NCAA Division I and were members of the Yankee Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1886.[1] The football program was discontinued at the conclusion of the 1974 season.[2][3]

Vermont fields a team at the club football level, in a conference that also uses the Yankee Conference name.


The first intercollegiate game in the state of Vermont happened on November 6, 1886 between Dartmouth and Vermont in Burlington. Dartmouth won 91 to 0.[4] Vermont reached a level of success after coach "Dud" Drake in the 1907 and 1908 seasons. The 1907 team fought Dartmouth to a scoreless tie, and the 1908 team gave Cornell a scare.

In 2007, The University of Vermont brought football back as a club sport under the Student Government Association. The University of Vermont Club football team is currently playing in the NCFA and is led by head coach Jeff Porter, defensive coordinator Jason Paul and offensive coordinator Zen Bliss.

All-time Yankee Conference recordsEdit

This table reflects the results of Yankee Conference matchups when both Vermont and its opponent were members of the conference. Vermont began Yankee Conference play in 1947 with Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Although they played UMass and UNH in the first season, they didn't play Maine until 1950, Rhode Island until 1955, and UConn until 1966. Boston University began league play in 1973.

Team Yankee
First Yankee
Boston University Terriers 1 1 0 .500 1973 1974
Connecticut Huskies 2 7 0 .222 Lost 4 1966 1974
Maine Black Bears 4 21 0 .160 Lost 14 1950 1974
UMass Minutemen 3 18 1 .159 Lost 15 1947 1974
New Hampshire Wildcats 9 9 0 .500 Won 4 1947 1974
Rhode Island Rams 8 8 1 .500 Won 5 1955 1974
27 66 2 .295

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Notable former playersEdit

Notable alumni include:


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