North Carolina Central Eagles football

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North Carolina Central Eagles football
2018 North Carolina Central Eagles football team
North Carolina Central Wordmark.png
First season1922
Head coachTrei Oliver
1st season, 0–0 (–)
StadiumO'Kelly–Riddick Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Field surfaceTurf
LocationDurham, North Carolina
ConferenceMEAC
All-time record427–356–31 (.544)
ColorsMaroon and Gray[1]
         
Websitenccueaglepride.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]

  1. ^ North Carolina Central University – Our Color Palette (PDF). Retrieved March 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "North Carolina Central Players/Alumni - Pro-Football-Reference.com". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 20 February 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2018.

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