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Southeast Missouri State Redhawks football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Southeast Missouri State University located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Ohio Valley Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1902. The team plays its home games at the 11,015 seat Houck Stadium. They are coached by Tom Matukewicz.
History [ edit ]
Southeast Missouri State first competed in football in 1904.
In 1912, the school joined the [1 ] Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA), which later joined the NCAA as a Division II conference. The football team had its first known head coach, J.F. Corleux, in 1915. Corleux remained head coach until 1929. [2 ] [3 ]
In 1991, Southeast Missouri State joined the
Ohio Valley Conference and moved up to the Division I-AA level.
Rivalries [ edit ]
Southeast Missouri State has an in-state rivalry with
Missouri State. The two schools last played in 2008, and Missouri State leads the series 46–28. [4 ] [5 ]
Another rivalry is with
Southern Illinois. The annual series between the schools went on hiatus after 2005 and resumed in 2010. In 2013, the two schools played the first-ever football game at [6 ] Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Southern Illinois won the game, dubbed the College Classic, 36-19. [7 ] Southeast Missouri State leads the series 39–34–8 as of 2013. [8 ] [5 ]
Within the Ohio Valley Conference, Southeast Missouri State's rival is
Murray State. [9 ] Murray State leads the series 38–9–1 as of 2013. [10 ] [5 ]
Current coaching staff [ edit ]
Tom Matukewicz Head Coach
Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line
Running Backs/Special Teams
Notable former players [ edit ]
Year-by-year results [ edit ]
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Conference Championships [ edit ]
As a Division II school [ edit ]
As a Division I FCS school [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ 2014 media guide, p. 204.
^ 2014 media guide, p. 159.
^ "Bears Renew Longest Rivalry With Saturday Night's Game at Southeast". Missouri State Bears. September 18, 2008 . Retrieved . August 21, 2014
^ a b c "Series records", 2014 Southeast Missouri State Football Guide: 136
^ Mishow, Marty (September 17, 2010). "Southeast, Southern Illinois football coaches enjoy renewed rivalry". Southeast Missourian . Retrieved . August 21, 2014
^ "Southern Illinois and SE Miss State to play first football game in Busch Stadium". GamedayR. April 15, 2013 . Retrieved . August 21, 2014
^ Mishow, Marty (September 22, 2003). "Southeast bows to SIU in first football game at Busch Stadium". Southeast Missourian . Retrieved . August 21, 2014
^ "SEMO Football Set To Host Rival Murray State Saturday". Missouri Sports Redux. October 9, 2013 . Retrieved . August 21, 2014
^ "Redhawks Host Rival Murray State Saturday". Southeast Missouri State Redhawks. October 7, 2013 . Retrieved . August 21, 2014
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