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Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils football

The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils are the college football team representing the Mississippi Valley State University. The Delta Devils play in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. Jerry Rice and Deacon Jones, considered two of the greatest American football players of all time, spent their college days playing for the team.

Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils football
2019 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils football team
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First season1953
Head coachVincent Dancy
1st season, 1–10 (.091)
StadiumRice–Totten Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Field surfaceNatural grass
LocationItta Bena, Mississippi
All-time record241–390–12 (.384)
ColorsForest Green and White[1]



  • 1953–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1979: NCAA Division II
  • 1980–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference membershipsEdit

College Football Hall of Fame membersEdit

Alumni in the NFLEdit

Over 25 MVSU alumni have played in the NFL,[2] including:


  1. ^ MVSU Style Guide (PDF). July 1, 2015. Retrieved April 9, 2016.
  2. ^ "Miss. Valley St. Players/Alumni".

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