Open main menu

Colorado Mines Orediggers football

The Colorado Mines Orediggers football team represents the Colorado School of Mines in the sport of American football.[2] Gregg Brandon has been the head coach since 2015, taking over for Bob Stitt, the winningest coach in school history. The football team has played in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference since 1909. They have claimed to have won 22 conference titles, with 10 of them occurring prior to joining the RMAC (1888, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1897, 1898, 1904, 1906, 1907). They have won 11 conference titles in the RMAC (1912, 1914, 1918, 1939, 1942, 1951, 1958, 2004, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2018), with co-championships in the latter four years. They have made the NCAA Tournament five times in this century. As of the end of the 2018 season, the Orediggers have an all-time record of 470-550-30. [3]

Colorado Mines Orediggers football
Colorado Mines wordmark.png
First season1888; 131 years ago (1888)
Head coachGregg Brandon
3rd season, 35–12 (.745)
StadiumMarv Kay Stadium at Campbell Field
(Capacity: 4,000)
Year built1893
LocationGolden, Colorado
NCAA divisionDivision II
ConferenceRMAC
All-time record470–550–30 (.462)
Conference titles22
ColorsSilver and Blue[1]
         

All-time coaching recordsEdit

Head coach Period Record Win % Conference championships
Unknown 1888–1895 33–6–2 .805 5
Louis Mein Whitehouse 1896 3–3 .500 0
Conrad F. Goss 1897 6–3 .667 1
Thomas Beadle 1898–1903 21-14-2 .595 1
Shorty Ellsworth 1904–1907 15–1–4 .850 3
Clarence W. Russell 1908 2–3 .400 0
Joe Curtis 1909 3–3 .500 0
Theodore M. Stuart 1910–1911 4–9 .308 0
William E. Johnston & Erle Kristler 1912 8–1 .889 1
Erle Kristler & Harry G. Buckingham 1913 5-1 .833 0
William J. Hanley 1914–1915 9–2 .818 1
Fred G. Carter 1916 3–3 .500 0
Charles "Poss" Parsons 1917 5–3 .625 0
Irving J. Barron 1918 4–0 1.000 1
Ralph Glaze 1919–1920 0–10–3 .115 0
Elmer Capshaw 1921 1–5 .167 0
Elmer Capshaw & Tim Callahan 1922 4-2-1 .643 0
Tim Callahan 1923 2-5 .286 0
Ray Courtright 1924–1926 7–17–1 .300 0
George H. Allen 1927–1930 7–20 .259 0
George H. Allen & Elmer Wynne 1931–1932 2-12-1 .167 0
Dutch Clark 1933 1–5 .167 0
George W. Scott 1934–1935 2-12 .143 0
A. F. White 1936 2–6 .250 0
John Mason 1937–1946 22–25–2 .469 2
Fritz S. Brennecke 1947–1968 78–113–8 .412 2
Marvin L. Kay 1969–1994 84–157–6 .340 0
Versie Wallace 1995–1999 11–41 .212 0
Bob Stitt 2000–2014 110–62 .640 3
Gregg Brandon 2015–present 35–12 .745 2
Totals 1888–present 470–550–30 .448 22

Source: Colorado School of Mines Football Media Guide[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mines Graphic Standards Guide" (PDF). Retrieved June 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "Mines Football History - Colorado School of Mines". Minesathletics.com. Retrieved September 8, 2016.
  3. ^ "Colorado School of Mines" (PDF). minesathletics.com.
  4. ^ http://minesathletics.com/sports/2016/6/9/football-record-book.aspx#coach

External linksEdit