Maine Black Bears football
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The Maine Black Bears football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Maine located in the U.S. state of Maine. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Colonial Athletic Association. Maine's first football team was fielded in 1892. The team plays its home games at the 8,419 seat Alfond Stadium in Orono, Maine.
|Maine Black Bears|
|Athletic director||Ken Ralph|
|Head coach||Nick Charlton|
1st season, 2–4 (.333)
|NCAA division||Division I FCS|
|Conference||Colonial Athletic Association|
|All-time record||569–413–33 (.577)|
|Rivalries||New Hampshire Wildcats|
|Colors||Maine Blue, White, and Navy|
|Mascot||Bananas T. Bear|
- For information on all University of Maine sports, see Maine Black Bears.
The Black Bears have appeared in the Division I-AA/FCS Playoffs eight times. They have a 5–8 record in playoff games.
|1987||First Round||Georgia Southern||L 28–31|
|1989||First Round||Missouri State||L 35–38|
|2008||First Round||Northern Iowa||L 15–40|
|2013||Second Round||New Hampshire||L 27–41|
Maine has participated in one bowl game. Their record is 0–1.
|1965||Tangerine Bowl||East Carolina||L 0–31|
Maine has won thirteen conference championships, seven shared and six outright.
|1949†||Yankee Conference||David M. Nelson||2–4–1||2–0–1|
|1951||Yankee Conference||Harold Westerman||6–0–1||3–0–1|
|1952†||Yankee Conference||Harold Westerman||4–3||3–1|
|1961||Yankee Conference||Harold Westerman||8–0–1||5–0|
|1965||Yankee Conference||Harold Westerman||8–2||5–0|
|1974†||Yankee Conference||Walter Abbott||4–6||4–2|
|1982||Yankee Conference||Ron Rogerson||7–4||3–2|
|1987†||Yankee Conference||Tim Murphy||8–4||6–1|
|1989†||Yankee Conference||Tom Lichtenberg||9–3||6–2|
|2001†||Atlantic 10 Conference||Jack Cosgrove||9–3||7–2|
|2002†||Atlantic 10 Conference||Jack Cosgrove||11–3||7–2|
|2013||Colonial Athletic Association||Jack Cosgrove||10–3||7–1|
|2018||Colonial Athletic Association||Joe Harasymiak||8–3||7–1|
† – Conference co-champions
New Hampshire WildcatsEdit
Notable former playersEdit
Notable alumni include: