Missouri Western Griffons football
|Missouri Western Griffons football|
|Athletic director||Patsy Smith (interim)|
|Head coach||Matt Williamson
1st season, 0–0 (–)
|Stadium||Spratt Memorial Stadium
|Location||St. Joseph, Missouri|
|NCAA division||Division II|
|Past conferences||Central States Intercollegiate Conference|
|All-time record||282–224–9 (.556)|
|Conference titles||2 (2003, 2012)|
|Colors||Black and Gold
The Missouri Western Griffons football program represents Missouri Western State University in college football and competes in the Division II level (D-II) of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). In 1989, Missouri Western became a member of the Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association, which was renamed the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA), and has remained in the league. Missouri Western's home games are played at Spratt Stadium in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Missouri Western's football program dates back to 1970. The Griffons won two conference championships, in 2003 and 2012. Under Jerry Partridge the Griffons have appeared in the Division II playoffs in 2006, 2010, 2011, and 2012.
- 1976–1988 Central States Intercollegiate Conference
- 1989–present: Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
|Year||Conference||Coach||Overall record||Conference record|
|2003†||Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association||Jerry Partridge||9–3||7–2|
|Total conference championships:||2|
|† Denotes co-champions|
All-time record vs. current MIAA teams
Official record (including any NCAA imposed vacates and forfeits) against all current MIAA opponents as of the end of the 2015 season:
- MWSU Graphic Standards (PDF). Retrieved March 23, 2016.
- "Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association". Retrieved 2016-09-26.
- "Missouri Western Football Media Guide 2013".
- "Missouri Western Athletics - Matt Williamson Named Head Football Coach". Gogriffons.com. 2016-12-05. Retrieved 2016-12-05.
- "Missouri Western Athletics - Jerry Partridge Relieved of Coaching Duties". Gogriffons.com. Retrieved 2016-11-20.
- "Missouri Western State Griffons athletic facilities". Missouri Western State University. gogriffons.com. Retrieved August 25, 2014.