New Hampshire Wildcats football

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New Hampshire Wildcats
2014 New Hampshire Wildcats football team
NewHampshireWildcats.svg
First season 1893
Athletic director Marty Scarano
Head coach Sean McDonnell
Home stadium Cowell Stadium
Stadium capacity 8,000
Stadium surface FieldTurf
Location Durham, NH
League NCAA Division I (FCS)
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
All-time record 538–444–55 (.545)
Postseason bowl record 0–0 (–)
Claimed national titles 0
Conference titles 15
Division titles 0
Heisman winners 0
Consensus All-Americans 0
Colors

UNH Blue and White

          
Mascot Wild E. Cat, Casey Creamer
Rivals UMass Minutemen, Maine Black Bears
Website UNHWildcats.com

The New Hampshire Wildcats football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of New Hampshire located in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Colonial Athletic Association. New Hampshire's first football team was fielded in 1893. The team plays its home games at the 8,000 seat Cowell Stadium in Durham, New Hampshire. The Wildcats are coached by Sean McDonnell.

History[edit]

Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni who played in the NFL/AFL include:

  • TB Jerry Azumah (’95-’98)
  • WR David Ball (’03-’06)
  • OL Jason Ball (’98-’01)
  • DB Etienne Boulay (’02-’05)
  • QB Chris Bresnahan (’95-’96)
  • WR Aaron Brown (’04-’07)
  • LB Scott Curtis (’84-’87)
  • LB Steve Doig (’78-’81)
  • C Pat Downey (’93-’97)
  • OT John Driscoll (’84-’87)
  • C Paul Dufalt (’82-’84)
  • OG John Flanagan (’82-’84)
  • DL Joe Fleming (’91-’94)
  • DE Mike Foley (’92-’95)
  • WR David Gamble (’90-’93)
  • RB Andre Garron (’82-’85)
  • LB Dwayne Gordon (’89-’92)
  • DB Corey Graham (’03-’07)
  • LB Bruce Huther (’73-’76)
  • LB Ilia Jarostchuk (’83-’86)
  • QB Bob Jean (’85-’88)
  • TE Tom Johnson (’83-’87)
  • RB Chad Kackert (’05-’09)
  • OL Ken Kaplan (’78-’82)
  • OG Dutch Knox (’30-’34)
  • OL Greg Krause (’94-’98)
  • FB Dan Kreider (’95-’99)
  • DT Paul Lindquist (’58-’61)
  • FB Lee McClinton (’90-’94)
  • DE Brian McNally (’08-’11)
  • DL Brian O’Neill (’83-’85)
  • LB Dave Rozumek (’72-’75)
  • LB Dwayne Sabb (’88-’91)
  • QB Ricky Santos (’03-’07)
  • OL Brian Saranovitz (’83-’85)
  • TE Scott Sicko (’06-’09)
  • RB Avrom Smith (’91-’94)
  • DT Jared Smith ('09-'12)
  • QB Jim Stayer (’91-’94)
  • OL Ryan Ward (’96-’00)
  • LB Sean Ware (’05-’09)
  • WR Randal Williams (’96-’00)
  • TE Jonathan Williams (’01-’05)
  • LB Mike Lucier ('98-'01)

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Coaches[edit]

Updated as of December 19, 2013
# Name Term GC OW OL OT O% CW CL CT C% PW PL CCs NCs
No coaches 1893–1901 50 16 32 2 .340 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Scannell, JohnJohn Scannell 1902–1903 15 4 9 2 .333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Ward, G.B.G.B. Ward 1904 7 2 5 0 .286 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Herr, EdwardEdward Herr 1905–1907 24 5 14 5 .313 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Gill, CharlesCharles Gill 1908 8 1 7 0 .125 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Gildersleeve, WillardWillard Gildersleeve 1909 7 3 4 0 .429 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Thomas, RayRay Thomas 1910–1911 7 3 4 0 .429 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Eberle, TodTod Eberle 1912–1913 14 5 8 1 .393 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Sheppard, T.D.T.D. Sheppard 1914 9 1 6 2 .222 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cowell, WilliamWilliam Cowell 1915–1917, 1919–1936 178 87 68 23 .553 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
10 Sauer, GeorgeGeorge Sauer 1937–1941 41 22 18 1 .549 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Justice, CharlieCharlie Justice 1942 6 6 0 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Glassford, BillBill Glassford 1946–1948 25 19 5 1 .780 7 1 0 .875 0 0 2 0
13 Boston, ChiefChief Boston 1949–1964 127 60 57 10 .512 25 34 8 .433 0 0 4 0
14 Mooradian, AndyAndy Mooradian 1965 8 0 8 0 .000 0 5 0 .000 0 0 0 0
15 Yukica, JoeJoe Yukica 1966–1967 16 7 9 0 .438 3 7 0 .300 0 0 0 0
16 Root, JimJim Root 1968–1971 33 18 14 1 .561 11 9 0 .550 0 0 1 0
17 Bowes, BillBill Bowes 1972–1998 286 175 106 5 .621 97 74 2 .566 1 4 4 0
18 McDonnell, SeanSean McDonnell 1999–present 182 112 70 0 .615 71 52 0 .577 9 9 2 0

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Playoffs[edit]

The Wildcats have appeared in the Division I-AA/FCS Playoffs 13 times. Their combined record is 11–13.

Year Round Opponent Result
1991 First Round Samford L 13–29
1994 First Round Appalachian State L 10–17
2004 First Round
Quarterfinals
Georgia Southern
Montana
W 27–23
L 17–47
2005 First Round
Quarterfinals
Colgate
Northern Iowa
W 55–21
L 21–24
2006 First Round
Quarterfinals
Hampton
Massachusetts
W 41–38
L 17–24
2007 First Round Northern Iowa L 35–38
2008 First Round
Quarterfinals
Southern Illinois
Northern Iowa
W 29–20
L 34–36
2009 First Round
Quarterfinals
McNeese State
Villanova
W 49–13
L 46–7
2010 Second Round
Quarterfinals
Bethune-Cookman
Delaware
W 45–20
L 3–16
2011 Second Round Montana State L 25–26
2012 Second Round Wofford L 7–23
2013 First Round
Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Lafayette
Maine
Southeastern Louisiana
North Dakota State
W 45–7
W 41–27
W 20–17
L 14–52
2014 Second Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Fordham
Chattanooga
Illinois State
W 44–19
W 35–30
L 18–21

Championships[edit]

Conference championships[edit]

Rivalries[edit]

Maine Black Bears[edit]

UMass Minutemen[edit]

Main article: Colonial Clash

References[edit]

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