Morehead State Eagles football

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Morehead State Eagles
2017 Morehead State Eagles football team
Morehead State Eagles wordmark.svg
First season 1927
Athletic director Brian Hutchinson
Head coach Rob Tenyer
5th season, 20–32 (.385)
Stadium Jayne Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Field surface Astroturf GameDay Grass
Location Morehead, Kentucky
NCAA division Division I FCS
Conference Pioneer Football League
All-time record 319–433–22 (.426)
Division titles 4 (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005)
Colors Blue and Gold[1]

The Morehead State Eagles football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Morehead State University located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Pioneer Football League, the only public school in the conference. Morehead State's first football team was fielded in 1927. The team plays its home games at the 10,000 seat Jayne Stadium in Morehead, Kentucky. The Eagles are coached by Rob Tenyer.



  • 1952–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1977: NCAA Division II
  • 1978–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference memberships[edit]


Divisional championships[edit]

From 2001 to 2005, the Pioneer Football League was divided into North and South Divisions. As winners of the Pioneer Football League's South Division, Morehead State has made four appearance in the Pioneer Football League Championship Game, in 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005. Morehead State shared the Division title with Jacksonville in 2004, but the tie-breaker allowed the Eagles to represent the division in the championship game.

Year Division Championship CG Result Opponent PF PA
2002 PFL South L Dayton 0 28
2003 PFL South L Valparaiso 42 54
2004 PFL South (Co-Championship) L Drake 17 20
2005 PFL South L San Diego 40 47
Totals 4 0–4 99 149

Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni include:


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