Campbell Fighting Camels football

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Campbell Fighting Camels
2014 Campbell Fighting Camels football team
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First season 1925 (first program); 2008 (modern era program)
Athletic director Bob Roller
Head coach Mike Minter
2nd year, 8–16 (.333)
Home stadium Barker–Lane Stadium
Stadium capacity 5,000
Stadium surface FieldTurf
Location Buies Creek, NC
League NCAA Division I (FCS)
Conference Pioneer Football League
All-time record 22–57–0 (.278)
Postseason bowl record 0–0 (–)
Claimed national titles 0
Conference titles 0
Division titles 0
Heisman winners 0
Colors

Orange and Black

          
Fight song Campbell University Fight Song
Mascot Gaylord the Camel
Rivals Davidson Wildcats
Website GoCamels.com
For information on all Campbell University sports, see Campbell Fighting Camels

The Campbell Fighting Camels football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Campbell University located in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Pioneer Football League, one of two members in North Carolina (the other being Davidson). Campbell's first football team was fielded in 2008. The team plays its home games at the 5,000 seat Barker–Lane Stadium in Buies Creek, North Carolina. The Fighting Camels were coached by Dale Steele from 2008-2012. Campbell announced on November 5, 2012 that they would not retain head coach Dale Steele following the conclusion of the 2012 season. Steele was the head coach for the Camels for six years compiling a 14-41 record. On November 27, 2012 it was announced that Mike Minter, former safety for the National Football League's Carolina Panthers would be the head coach.

History[edit]

Campbell University once had a football team, years ago, but it was disbanded and Campbell discontinued football for 58 years. That football program lasted for 25 years between 1925 and 1950, and was cancelled at the onset of the Korean War.[1]

Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni include: Brian Hudson

Year-by-year results[edit]

Statistics correct as of the end of the 2013-14 college football season
NCAA Division I champions NCAA Division I FCS champions Conference Champions Division Champions Bowl Eligible Undefeated Season
Year NCAA Division Conference Conference Division Overall Conference Coach Final Ranking
Games Win Loss Tie Pct. Games Win Loss Tie Pct. Standing
2008 FCS Pioneer N/A 11 1 10 0 .091 8 0 8 0 .000 9th Dale Steele -
2009 FCS Pioneer N/A 11 3 8 0 .273 8 2 6 0 .250 8th Dale Steele -
2010 FCS Pioneer N/A 11 3 8 0 .273 8 2 6 0 .250 T-7th Dale Steele -
2011 FCS Pioneer N/A 11 6 5 0 .545 8 5 3 0 .625 4th Dale Steele -
2012 FCS Pioneer N/A 11 1 10 0 .091 8 0 8 0 .000 10th Dale Steele -
2013 FCS Pioneer N/A 12 3 9 0 .250 8 1 7 0 .125 8th Mike Minter -
2014 FCS Pioneer N/A 12 5 7 0 .417 8 4 4 0 .500 -- Mike Minter -
Totals 79 22 57 0 .254 40 9 31 0 .225

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