Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils football

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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils football
2016 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils football team
Mississippi Valley State Athletics logo.png
First season 1953
Head coach Rick Comegy
3rd year, 3–26 (.103)
Stadium Rice–Totten Field
Seating capacity 10,000
Field surface Natural grass
Location Itta Bena, Mississippi
Conference SWAC
Division East
Colors Forest Green and White[1]

The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils are the college football team representing the Mississippi Valley State University. The Delta Devils play in NCAA Division I Football Championship as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Jerry Rice and Deacon Jones, considered two of the greatest American football players of all time, spent their college days playing for the team.



  • 1953–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1979: NCAA Division II
  • 1980–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference memberships[edit]

College Football Hall of Fame members[edit]

Alumni in the NFL[edit]

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


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