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The football team is coached by Aaron Kelton, who has held the position since the start of the 2010 season.[1] The team plays at Weston Field on campus.[2] The team has had 16 players named to the Division III All-America Team since 1974.[3] The program began varsity play in 1881.[4] As a NESCAC football team, the program is not permitted to play non-conference games or to participate in the NCAA Tournament.[5]

The team's annual rivalry game against Amherst is known as the Biggest Little Game in America. It is traditionally played as the final game of the season. The 2007 game between Williams and Amherst, won by Williams 20–0, hosted College GameDay at Weston Field.[6] As of the end of the 2012 season, Williams leads the all-time series 71–51–5.[7]

The team has won the following honors:[4]

  • Little Three Titles (since 1990): 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 (outright); 1995, 1997, 1999 (ties)
  • NESCAC Championships (since 2000): 2001, 2006, 2010 (outright); 2002 (tie)
  • Perfect seasons (8-0): 1989, 1990, 1994, 1998, 2001, 2006, 2010

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Aaron Kelton". Athletics.Williams.edu. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67Ofk8XQf. Retrieved May 4, 2012.
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  3. "Football All-Americans". Athletics.Williams.edu. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67Ofor4hc. Retrieved May 4, 2012.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Football". Athletics.Williams.edu. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67Ofqrzzy. Retrieved May 4, 2012.
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  7. "Football vs. Amherst". Athletics.Williams.edu. Archived from the original on May 3, 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67Og2jO4Q. Retrieved May 4, 2012.
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