Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks football

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Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
2016 Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks football team
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First season 1923
Athletic director Robert Hill
Head coach Clint Conque
3rd year, 15–16 (.484)
Stadium Homer Bryce Stadium
Seating capacity 14,575
Field surface Hellas Matrix Turf
Location Nacogdoches, Texas
NCAA division Division I FCS
Conference Southland Conference
All-time record 370–468–30 (.444)
Bowl record 1–0–0 (1.000)
Colors Purple and White[1]
Rivals Northwestern State Demons
Sam Houston State Bearkats
For information on all Stephen F. Austin State University sports, see Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks and Ladyjacks.

The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Stephen F. Austin State University located in the U.S. state of Texas. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Southland Conference. Stephen F. Austin's first football team was fielded in 1923. The team plays its home games at the 14,575 seat Homer Bryce Stadium in Nacogdoches, Texas. SFA's football team earned a berth into the FCS playoffs in 2009, which was the first for the university since 1995. The team also earned a playoff berth in 2010, marking the first time in the program's history that the team had reached the playoffs in consecutive seasons. The 2010 season also marked the first time that the school had won an outright conference championship since 1989. Stephen F. Austin's only bowl appearance was the 1973 Poultry Bowl, in which the team defeated Gardner-Webb 31-10 in Gainesville, Georgia.


Notable former players[edit]

Notable alumni include:

Year-by-year results[edit]



Conference championships[edit]

Division I-AA/FCS Playoffs results[edit]

The Lumberjacks have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs seven times with an overall record of 7–7.

Year Round Opponent Result
1988 First Round
Jackson State
Georgia Southern
W 24–0
L 6–27
1989 First Round
National Championship Game
Grambling State
Southwest Missouri State
Georgia Southern
W 59–56
W 55–25
W 21–19
L 34–37
1993 First Round Troy State L 20–42
1995 First Round
Eastern Illinois
Appalachian State
W 34–29
W 27–17
L 14–70
2009 First Round
Eastern Washington
W 44–33
L 0–51
2010 Second Round Villanova L 24–54
2014 First Round Northern Iowa L 10–44


Active rivalries[edit]

Northwestern State Demons[edit]

Main article: Chief Caddo

Sam Houston State Bearkats[edit]


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