Saint Mary's Gaels football

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Saint Mary's Gaels
Saint Mary's Gaels logo 1981-2007.svg
First season 1892
Last season 2003
Location Moraga, California
NCAA division Division I
Conference Independent
All-time record 380–295–22 (.561)
Bowl record 1–2 (.333)
Colors Navy, Red, and Silver[1]

The Saint Mary's Gaels football program was the intercollegiate American football team for Saint Mary's College of California located in Moraga, California. The team competed in the NCAA Division I-AA as a Division I-AA Independent football program. The school's first football team was fielded in 1892,[2] and the final season was in 2003. On March 3, 2004, Saint Mary's ended the football program, citing budgetary reasons.[3]

Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni include:

Bowl games[edit]

Season Bowl W/L Opponent PF PA
1938 Cotton Bowl Classic W Texas Tech 20 13
1945 Sugar Bowl L Oklahoma A&M 13 33
1946 Oil Bowl L Georgia Tech 19 41
Total 3 Bowl Games 1-2 52 87


  1. ^ Saint Mary’s College of California Style Guide (PDF). Retrieved April 6, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Saint Mary's Historical Data". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2012-06-20. 
  3. ^ Burrell, Jackie, and Thompson, Marcus II (March 4, 2004). "Game over; St. Mary's dissolves football program". Contra Costa Times. Archived from the original on August 12, 2004. Retrieved April 18, 2017.