Monmouth Hawks football

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Monmouth Hawks
2017 Monmouth Hawks football team
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First season 1993
Head coach Kevin Callahan
25th season, 140–116 (.547)
Stadium Kessler Field
(Capacity: 4,000)
Field surface Fieldturf
Location West Long Branch, New Jersey
NCAA division Division I FCS
Conference Big South Conference
All-time record 114–91 (.556)
Colors Midnight Blue and White[1]

The Monmouth Hawks football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Monmouth University located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) as a member of the Big South Conference.[2] The school's first football team was fielded in 1993. The team plays its home games at the 3,200 seat Kessler Field. They are coached by Kevin Callahan.

Notable former players[edit]

To date, six Monmouth Hawks alumni have played in the National Football League (NFL). Currently active are New England Patriots wide receiver Chris Hogan and New York Jets tight end Neal Sterling. Tight end Hakeem Valles is also signed to the practice squad of the Detroit Lions. In addition to the NFL, Monmouth alumni have played professionally for the Canadian Football League (CFL) and the Arena Football League (AFL).

Retired wide receiver Miles Austin was the first player from Monmouth to appear in the NFL and played in the league for ten seasons, primarily with the Dallas Cowboys.

NFL players[edit]

CFL players[edit]

AFL players[edit]


  1. ^ "Monmouth University Athletics Quick Facts". December 28, 2006. Retrieved April 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Monmouth Historical Data". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 

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