Portland State Vikings football

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Portland State Vikings
2015 Portland State Vikings football team
Portland State Vikings Logo.svg
First season 1947
Head coach Bruce Barnum
1st year, 0–0 (–)
Home stadium Providence Park
Stadium capacity 20,483
Location Portland, Oregon
League NCAA Division I (FCS)
Conference Big Sky Conference
All-time record 321–341–10 (.485)
Postseason bowl record 0–0 (–)
Claimed national titles 0
Conference titles 0
Division titles 0
Heisman winners 0
Colors

Forest Green and White

          
Website goviks.com
For information on all Portland State University sports, see Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Vikings football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Portland State University located in the U.S. state of Oregon. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Big Sky Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1947. The team plays its home games at the 20,483 seat Providence Park. Viking football practice takes place on campus at the Peter W. Stott Field.

Division I-AA/FCS Playoffs results[edit]

The Vikings have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs one time with an overall record of 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2000 First Round Delaware L 14–49

Division II Playoffs results[edit]

The Vikings have appeared in the Division II playoffs seven times with an overall record of 11–7.

Year Round Opponent Result
1987 Quarterfinals
Semifinals
National Championship Game
Minnesota State–Mankato
Northern Michigan
Troy State
W 27–21
W 13–7
L 17–31
1988 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
National Championship Game
Bowie State
Jacksonville State
Texas A&I
North Dakota State
W 34–17
W 20–13
W 35–27
L 21–35
1991 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Northern Colorado
Minnesota State–Mankato
Pittsburg State
W 27–7
W 37–27
L 21–53
1992 First Round
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
UC Davis
Texas A&I
Pittsburg State
W 42–28
W 35–30
L 38–41
1993 First Round Texas A&M–Kingsville L 15–50
1994 First Round
Quarterfinals
Angelo State
Texas A&M–Kingsville
W 29–0
L 16–21
1995 First Round
Quarterfinals
East Texas State
Texas A&M–Kingsville
W 56–35
L 3–30

Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni include:

Year-by-year results[edit]

Tenure Coach Years Record Pct.
1947 – 1954 Joe Holland 8 20–42–3 .331
1955 – 1956 Ralph Davis 2 4–11–1 .281
1957 – 1958 Les Leggatt 2 6–11–0 .353
1959 – 1961 Hugh Smithwick 3 6–17–2 .280
1962 – 1962 Tom DeSylvia 1 4–4–0 .500
1963 – 1967 Jerry Lyons 5 21–24–1 .467
1968 – 1971 Don Read* 4 20–19 .513
1972 – 1974 Ron Stratten 3 9–24–0 .273
1975 – 1980 Mouse Davis 6 42–24–0 .636
1981 – 1985 Don Read* 5 19–33–1 .365
1986 – 1992 Pokey Allen 7 63–26–2 .703
1993 – 2006 Tim Walsh 14 90–68–0 .570
2007 – 2009 Jerry Glanville 3 9–24–0 .273
2010 – 2014 Nigel Burton 3 12–21–0 .364
Totals 13 coaches 66 seasons 324–349–10 .481
* Read's combined statistics: 9 seasons, with a record of 39–52–1 (.429).

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