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The Fort Hays State Tigers football program represents Fort Hays State University in college football. They participate in Division II sports within the NCAA in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA).[2] The team plays their home games in Lewis Field Stadium, located on the Fort Hays State University campus in Hays, Kansas.

Fort Hays State Tigers football
FHSU Athletics wordmark.svg
First season1902 (1902)
Athletic directorCurtis Hammeke
Head coachChris Brown
9th season, 49–31 (.613)
StadiumLewis Field Stadium
(Capacity: 6,362)
Year built1936
Field surfaceArtificial
LocationHays, Kansas
NCAA divisionDivision II
ConferenceThe MIAA
Past conferencesRocky Mountain Athletic Conference
All-time record455–495–55 (.480)
Conference titles11
RivalriesNebraska–Kearney (main)
Emporia State
ColorsBlack and Gold[1]
         
Fight songGo! You Hays Tigers!
MascotVictor E. Tiger
Marching bandTiger Marching Band
OutfitterAdidas
Websitewww.fhsuathletics.com

Fort Hays State's football program dates back to 1902.[3] The Tigers claimed have claimed 11 conference championships, including a recent MIAA conference championship in the 2017 season.[3]

SeasonsEdit

Chris Brown eraEdit

Year Coach Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Chris Brown (Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association) (2011–present)
2011 Chris Brown 4–7 3–6 T–6th
2012 Chris Brown 5–6 4–6 T–9th
2013 Chris Brown 6–5 4–5 8th
2014 Chris Brown 7–4 7–4 T–4th
2015 Chris Brown 8–4 8–3 T–3rd L Mineral Water Bowl
2016 Chris Brown 8–4 7–4 T–4th W Heart of Texas Bowl
2017 Chris Brown 11–1 11–0 1st NCAA Playoffs Second Round
Chris Brown: 49–31 45–27
Total: 49–31
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

ChampionshipsEdit

Conference championshipsEdit

Source:[3]

Year Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record
1917 Kansas Conference W.G. Speer 7–0–0 6–0–0
1921 George Woodward 6–1–0
1934 Central Intercollegiate Conference Jack Riley 6–2–1 4–1–0
1935 James J. Yeager 8–2–0 3–1–0
1936 Paul D. Waldorf 6–3–0 4–0–0
1954 Ralph Huffman 7–2–0 4–1–0
1966 Wayne McConnell 3–1–0
1976 Bill Giles 5–4–0 5–1–0
1993 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Bob Cortese 8–4–0 6–1–0
1995 8–2–2 6–0–1
2017 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Chris Brown 11–0 11–0
Total Conference championships: 11
† Denotes co-champions

All-time record vs. current MIAA teamsEdit

Official record (including any NCAA imposed vacates and forfeits) against all current MIAA opponents as of the end of the 2018 season:

Opponent Won Lost Tied Percentage Streak First Meeting
Central Missouri 6 10 0 .375 Won 2 1964
Central Oklahoma 7 7 0 .500 Won 4 1955
Emporia State 36 55 2 .398 Lost 1 1923
Lindenwood 6 1 0 .800 Won 6 2012
Missouri Southern 17 13 1 .565 Won 6 1970
Missouri Western 13 15 1 .466 Lost 1 1976
Nebraska–Kearney 31 34 1 .477 Won 7 1926
Northeastern State 6 2 0 .750 Won 6 1989
Northwest Missouri State 14 19 1 .426 Won 2 1950
Pittsburg State 22 46 9 .344 Won 3 1925
Washburn 26 45 3 .372 Won 2 1919
Totals 184 247 13 .429

StadiumEdit

The Tigers have played their home games in Lewis Field Stadium since 1936.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FHSU Identity Standards Manual. Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  2. ^ MIAA
  3. ^ a b c FHSU Media Guide, 2013
  4. ^ Lewis Field Stadium

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