Randolph–Macon Yellow Jackets football
|Randolph–Macon Yellow Jackets football|
|NCAA division||Division III|
The Randolph–Macon Yellow Jackets football team represents Randolph–Macon College in the sport of American football. In 1969 Randolph–Macon defeated the University of Bridgeport (Connecticut) 47–28 in the inaugural Knute Rockne Bowl laying claim to a shared College Division II National Championship with Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio) which had defeated William Jewell College in the first Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl. The 4 teams had been chosen by the NCAA to compete in the first ever playoffs established for Division II schools. No complete playoff was set up until 1973. The 1969 football team was inducted into the college's Hall of Fame in 2004. The Yellow Jacket football team is currently coached by Pedro Arruza and won the ODAC championship in 2008. As of Nov 2013 the football team had posted a record 7 seasons with a winning record under Coach Arruza. The football team plays its home games at Day Field.
Randy-Mac has a rich football history dating back to 1881.
|1984||First Round||Washington & Jefferson||L 21–22|
|2008||Mount Union||L 0–56|
- "All-Time Division III Football Championship Records" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 1–15. Retrieved January 24, 2015.