North Carolina Central Eagles football

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North Carolina Central Eagles football
2016 North Carolina Central Eagles football team
North Carolina Central Wordmark.png
First season 1922
Head coach Jerry Mack
3rd year, 21–10 (.677)
Stadium O'Kelly–Riddick Stadium
Seating capacity 10,000
Field surface Turf
Location Durham, North Carolina
Conference MEAC
All-time record 427–356–31 (.544)
Colors Maroon and Gray[1]
         
Website nccueaglepride.com

The North Carolina Central Eagles football program is a college football team representing North Carolina Central University. The Eagles play at the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) level as a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

History[edit]

Classifications[edit]

  • 1952–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1955–1969: NAIA
  • 1970–1986: NAIA Division I
  • 1973–2010: NCAA Division II
  • 2011–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference memberships[edit]

Championships (1980- Present)[edit]

Football Championship Subdivision (FCS)

  • 2016 MEAC Football Champions.
  • 2015 MEAC Football Co-Champions.
  • 2014 MEAC Football Co-Champions.

Division II

  • 2006 Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association Football Champions.
  • 2005 Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association Champions
  • 1980 Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association Champions

Alumni in the NFL[edit]

Over 25 North Carolina Central alumni have played in the NFL,[2] including:

References[edit]

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