Northeastern State RiverHawks football

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Northeastern State RiverHawks football
2014 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association football season
Northeastern State University Athletics Logo.png
Northeastern State RiverHawks football helmet.png
First season 1909 (1909)
Athletic director Tony Duckworth
Head coach Rob Robinson
1st year, 0–0–0 (–)
Home stadium Doc Wadley Stadium
Field Gable Field
Year built 1915
Stadium capacity 8,300
Stadium surface FieldTurf
Location Tahlequah, Oklahoma
League NCAA Division II
Conference MIAA
Past conferences Lone Star Conference
Claimed national titles 2 (1958, 1994)
Conference titles 21

Green and Grey

Fight song "Northeastern, Northeastern"
Mascot Rowdy the RiverHawk
Marching band RiverHawk Marching Band
Major rival University of Central Oklahoma

The Northeastern State RiverHawks football program represents Northeastern State University in college football and competes in the Division II level (D-II) of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). In 2012, Northeastern State became member of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA), and has remained in the league.[1] NSU's home games are played at Doc Wadley Stadium in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Northeastern's football program dates back to 1909.[2] The RiverHawks claim twenty-one conference championships, and appeared in two NAIA football championships in 1958, and 1994.[3]

The team is currently coached by Rob Robinson. 2014 will be his first season at the helm for the RiverHawks.

Conference affiliations[edit]


  • National championships (2)

1958, 1994

  • Conference championships (21)


Main article: Doc Wadley Stadium

The Riverhawks have played their home games at Doc Wadley Stadium since 1964. The current capacity of the stadium is at 8,300.[4]


  1. ^ MIAA History
  2. ^ CFB Datawarehouse
  3. ^ "2013 Northeastern State RIverHawks football media guide". Northeastern State University. p. 97. Retrieved August 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ "2014 Northeastern State RIverHawks football media guide". Northeastern State University. p. 21. Retrieved November 14, 2014.