Lincoln Blue Tigers football

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Lincoln Blue Tigers football
Lincoln wordmark.svg
First season1920
Athletic directorJohn Moseley
Head coachSteven Smith
2nd season, 1–9 (.100)
StadiumDwight T. Reed Stadium
(Capacity: 5,500)
Year built1971
Field surfaceAstroturf
LocationJefferson City, Missouri
NCAA divisionDivision II
ConferenceGreat Lakes Valley Conference
Past conferencesMid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
Central States Football League
All-time record248–453–25 (.359)
Bowl record1–0–0 (1.000)
Conference titles1
ColorsNavy Blue and White[1]

The Lincoln Blue Tigers football program represents Lincoln University in college football and competes in the Division II level of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). In 2014, Lincoln became an affiliate member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference and has remained in the league. Prior to this, Lincoln was in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association from 1970 to 1989 and 2011-2013, and primarily remains a member of that conference . LU's home games are played at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City, Missouri. The programs maintains an all time record of 248–453–25.[2]

Conference affiliations[edit]


The Blue Tigers have played their home games at Dwight T. Reed Stadium since 1971. Reed Stadium was named for a Dwight T. Reed, their most successful football coach. The current capacity of the stadium is at 3,000 but the university lists it at 5,500[3][4]


Conference championship seasons[edit]

Year Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record
1972† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Dwight T. Reed 9–1 5–1
Total Conference Championships: 1
† Denotes co-champions

Postseason appearances[edit]

# Season Game Result Opponent Stadium Location
1 1958 Mineral Water Bowl W 21–0 Emporia State Roosevelt Stadium Excelsior Springs, Missouri


  1. ^ "University Relations - Lincoln University". Retrieved March 23, 2016.
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  3. ^ "2017 Lincoln Blue Tigers Football Media Guide". Lincoln University. 2017. Retrieved March 5, 2018.
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