Truman Bulldogs football

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Truman Bulldogs football
Truman Athletics wordmark.svg
First season1900
Athletic directorJerry Wollmering
Head coach Gregg Nesbitt
6th season, 25–29 (.463)
StadiumStokes Stadium
(capacity: 4,000)
Year built1939
Field surfaceAstroturf
Location Kirksville, Missouri
NCAA division Division II
Conference Great Lakes Valley Conference
Past conferences Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
All-time record55139334 (.581)
Bowl record100 (1.000)
Conference titles27
ColorsPurple and white [1]
   
Website trumanbulldogs.com

The Truman Bulldogs football program represents Truman State University in college football and competes in the Division II level of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). In 2013, Truman became a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference and has remained in the league. Prior to this, Truman was in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association from 1924 to 2012. TSU's home games are played at Stokes Stadium in Kirksville, Missouri.

Contents

History

Truman's football program dates back to 1900 when the program went 3–2–1. [2] Since their inaugural season, the Bulldogs have claimed 27 conference championships. [3]

Conference affiliations

Stadium

The Bulldogs have played their home games at Stokes Stadium since 1930. Stokes Stadium was named for a former physics professor. The current capacity of the stadium is at 4,000. [4]

Championships

Conference championship seasons

YearConferenceCoachOverall RecordConference Record
1924 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association H. L. McWilliams 2–0–24–3–2
1927 Don Faurot 8–1–04–0–0
1928†7–2–13–0–1
19295–3–13–0–0
19305–5–03–0–0
19328–0–04–0–0
19339–0–04–0–0
19348–0–04–0–0
1935 Fred Faurot 7–2–05–0–0
19367–0–05–0–0
1951† Maurice Wade 7–1–14–0–1
1952†7–1–04–1–0
19536–2–05–0–0
19547–1–05–0–0
19608–1–05–0–0
19619–1–05–0–0
19647–2–05–0–0
19658–2–05–0–0
1969† Russ Sloan 6–2–14–1–0
1970†7–2–05–1–0
19719–1–06–0–0
1976† Ron Taylor 5–3–14–1–1
1981 Bruce Craddock 6–4–04–1–0
19829–2–05–0–0
1985 Jack Ball 8–3–05–0–0
1988†7–3–05–1–0
2016† Great Lakes Valley Conference Greg D. Nesbitt 8–37–1
Total Conference Championships:27 (26, MIAA, 1 GLVC)
† Denotes co-champions

Bowl games

#SeasonGameResultOpponentStadiumLocation
11961 Mineral Water Bowl W 22–8 Parsons Roosevelt Stadium Excelsior Springs, Missouri
22019 America's Crossroads Bowl W 21-7 Ohio Dominican Brickyard Stadium Hobart, Indiana

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References

  1. Truman State Bulldogs Brand Standards Guide (PDF). May 7, 2020. Retrieved July 15, 2020.
  2. http://trumanbulldogs.com/documents/2014/6/24/14FBRecordBook.pdf
  3. "2014 record book"
  4. "Stokes Stadium/Gardner Track". Truman State University. August 13, 2010. Retrieved March 24, 2015.