Fort Valley State Wildcats

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Fort Valley State Wildcats
UniversityFort Valley State University
ConferenceSIAC (primary)
NCAADivision II
Athletic directorDr. Renae Myles Payne
LocationFort Valley, Georgia
Varsity teams13 (6 men's, 6 women's, 1 co-ed)
Football stadiumWildcat Stadium
Basketball arenaHPE Basketball Arena
Softball stadiumLady Wildcats Softball Field
Tennis venueWildcat Tennis Courts
ColorsRoyal blue and old gold[1]

The Fort Valley State Wildcats are the athletic teams that represent Fort Valley State University, located in Fort Valley, Georgia, in NCAA Division II intercollegiate sports. The Wildcats are full members of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, where all 12 of its athletic programs compete. Fort Valley has been a member of the SIAC since 1941.

Varsity teams


List of teams


Individual teams




In 1969, the Fort Valley State football team set the modern-era record for most points scored against a college opponent, with 106 points against Knoxville College (October 11, 2011). 11 Wildcats have played in the NFL. In 1995 Tyrone Poole became the first football player from Fort Valley State University to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. In 2006 alumnus Rayfield Wright was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Former Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King attended Fort Valley State University.


  1. ^ FVSU Graphics Style & Standards Guide (PDF). Retrieved July 14, 2016.