Hampton Pirates football

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Hampton Pirates football
2017 Hampton Pirates football team
Hampton Pirates wordmark.png
First season 1902
Head coach Connell Maynor
4th season, 14–20 (.412)
Stadium Armstrong Stadium
Seating capacity 17,000
Field surface Astroturf
Location Hampton, Virginia
Conference MEAC
Conference titles 19
Rivalries Norfolk State
Colors Reflex Blue and White
         
Website hamptonpirates.com

The Hampton Pirates football team represents Hampton University in college football. The Pirates play in NCAA Division I Football Championship as a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

History[edit]

Classifications[edit]

  • 1950–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1994: NCAA Division II
  • 1995–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference memberships[edit]

Championships[edit]

HBCU National championships[edit]

  • 1922
  • 1985[1]
  • 1994
  • 1997
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006

Conference[edit]

Year Coach Conference Record
1913 L.L. Pepin Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 6–0–0
1914 Co C.H. Williams Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 3–1–0
1915 C.H. Williams Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 4–0–0
1916 C.H. Williams Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 4–0–0
1922 Gideon E. Smith Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 6–1–0
1925 Gideon E. Smith Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 4–2–0
1926 Gideon E. Smith Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 7–0–1
1928 Gideon E. Smith Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 8–1–0
1931 Gideon E. Smith Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 8–0–1
1985 Fred Freeman Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 10–2–0
1987 Fred Freeman Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 5–7–0
1992 Joe Taylor Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 9–2–1
1993 Joe Taylor Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 12–1–0
1994 Joe Taylor Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 10–1–0
1997 Joe Taylor Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 10–2–0
1998 Joe Taylor Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 9–3–0
2004 Co Joe Taylor Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 10–2
2005 Joe Taylor Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 11–1
2006 Joe Taylor Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 10–2
Total 19

Alumni in the NFL[edit]

Over 25 Hampton alumni have played in the NFL,[2] including:

Playoff results[edit]

Division I–AA/FCS[edit]

The Pirates have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs five times with an overall record of 0–5.

Year Round Opponent Result
1997 First Round Youngstown State L 13–28
1998 First Round Connecticut L 34–42
2004 First Round William & Mary L 35–42
2005 First Round Richmond L 10–38
2006 First Round New Hampshire L 38–41

Division II[edit]

The Pirates appeared in the Division II playoffs three times with an overall record of 1–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
1985 First Round Bloomsburg (PA) L 28–38
1992 First Round North Alabama L 21–33
1993 First Round
Second Round
Albany State (GA)
North Alabama
W 33–7
L 28–38

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson Publishing Company (23 December 1985). Jet. Johnson Publishing Company. 
  2. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com/colleges/hampton/

External links[edit]