San Diego Toreros football

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
San Diego Toreros
2016 San Diego Toreros football team
Sd toreros textlogo.png
First season 1956
Athletic director Ky Snyder
Head coach Dale Lindsey
4th year, 36–9 (.800)
Stadium Torero Stadium
Seating capacity 6,000
Field surface Grass
Location San Diego, California
NCAA division Division I FCS
Conference Pioneer Football League
All-time record 266–210–7 (.558)
Bowl record 0–0 (–)
Conference titles 5 (2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012)
Division titles 2 (2003, 2005)
Colors Navy, White, and Toreros Blue[1]
              
Website USDToreros.com
For information on all University of San Diego sports, see San Diego Toreros

The San Diego Toreros football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of San Diego located in the U.S. state of California. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Pioneer Football League. San Diego's first football team was fielded in 1956. The team plays its home games at the 6,000 seat Torero Stadium in San Diego, California. The Toreros are coached by Dale Lindsey.

History[edit]

Classifications[edit]

  • 1973–1992: NCAA Division III
  • 1993–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference memberships[edit]

Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni include:

Year-by-year results[edit]

[2]

Championships[edit]

Conference championships[edit]

Year Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record Conference Championship Game
2005 Pioneer Football League Jim Harbaugh 11–1 4–0 PFL Championship W 47–40 vs Morehead State
2006 Pioneer Football League Jim Harbaugh 11–1 7–0 N/A
2007 Pioneer Football League (Co–Championship) Ron Caragher 9–2 6–1 N/A
2011 Pioneer Football League (Co–Championship) Ron Caragher 9–2 7–1 N/A
2012 Pioneer Football League (Co–Championship) Ron Caragher 8–3 7–1 N/A
Total conference championships 5

Divisional championships[edit]

From 2001–2005, the Pioneer Football League was divided into North and South Divisions. As winners of the Pioneer Football League's North Division, San Diego has made one appearance in the Pioneer Football League Championship Game, in 2005. The Toreros also shared the Division title with Valparaiso in 2003, but the tie-breaker allowed the Crusaders to represent the division in the championship game.

Year Division Championship CG Result Opponent PF PA
2003 PFL North (Co–Championship) NA Did Not Play (lost tiebreaker to Valparaiso) X X
2005 PFL North W Morehead State 47 40
Totals 2 1–0   47 40

Playoff appearances[edit]

San Diego has made two appearances in the FCS playoffs. Their overall record is 1–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2014 First Round Montana L 14–52
2016 First Round
Second Round
Cal Poly
North Dakota State
W 35–21
L 7-45
Playoff Record 1–2

References[edit]

External links[edit]