Central Connecticut Blue Devils football

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Central Connecticut Blue Devils
2016 Central Connecticut Blue Devils football team
Central Connecticut Blue Devils wordmark.png
First season 1935
Athletic director Paul Schlickmann
Head coach Peter Rossomando
3rd year, 9–24 (.273)
Stadium Arute Field
Seating capacity 5,500
Field surface Grass
Location New Britain, Connecticut
NCAA division Division I FCS
Conference Northeast Conference
All-time record 298–329–22 (.476)
Conference titles 4
Colors Blue and White[1]
Website CCSUBlueDevils.com
For information on all Central Connecticut State University sports, see Central Connecticut Blue Devils

The Central Connecticut Blue Devils football program is the intercollegiate football team for Central Connecticut State University located in the U.S. state of Connecticut. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Northeast Conference. Central Connecticut State's first football team was fielded in 1935.[2] The team plays its home games at the 5,500 seat Arute Field in New Britain, Connecticut. The Blue Devils are coached by Peter Rossomando.[3]



  • 1959–1962: NAIA
  • 1963–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1992: NCAA Division II
  • 1993–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference memberships[edit]



Year Coach Conference Record
1967Co William Loika Eastern Football Conference 7–1–0
1972Co William Loika Eastern Football Conference 5–5–0
1973 William Loika Eastern Football Conference 9–1–0
1974 William Loika Eastern Football Conference 4–5–1
2004Co Tom Masella Northeast Conference 8–2
2005Co Tom Masella Northeast Conference 7–4
2009 Jeff McInerney Northeast Conference 9–3
2010Co Jeff McInerney Northeast Conference 8–3
Total 8


  1. ^ CCSU Identity Manual (PDF). 2011-05-01. Retrieved 2016-04-06. 
  2. ^ Central Connecticut State Blue Devils, College Football Data Warehouse, retrieved October 1, 2016.
  3. ^ "Central Connecticut St. names Rossomando football coach". FOX News. Sports Network. January 22, 2014. Retrieved January 24, 2014. 

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