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Nebraska–Omaha Mavericks football

The Nebraska–Omaha Maverics football team represented the University of Nebraska Omaha in NCAA Division I college football. The team competed in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association during their last season in 2010. They played their home games at Al F. Caniglia Field in Omaha, Nebraska. On March 25, 2011 the Nebraska Board of Regents voted to disband the team in order to save money for the athletic program, which was transitioning to Division I.[2]

Nebraska–Omaha Mavericks football
First season1911
Last season2010
Athletic directorTrev Alberts
StadiumAl F. Caniglia Field
(Capacity: 3,097)
Field surfaceGrass
LocationOmaha, Nebraska
NCAA divisionDivision I
All-time record440–382–27 (.534)
Bowl record2–1 (.667)
Conference titles13
ColorsCrimson and Black[1]


Conference affiliationsEdit

Conference championshipsEdit

The Mavericks have won 13 conference championships in 1962, 1963, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1983, 1984, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2007.

NCAA Playoff appearancesEdit

The Mavericks competed in 10 NCAA Division II playoffs. (1978, 1984, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2005-2008.

Bowl gamesEdit

The Nebraska–Omaha Mavericks played in three NCAA-sanctioned bowl games with a record of 2–1.

Season Coach Bowl Opponent Result
1955 Lloyd Cardwell Tangerine Bowl Eastern Kentucky W 7–6
1962 Al Caniglia All Sports Bowl East Central W 34–21
2009 Pat Behrns Kanza Bowl West Texas A&M L 25–31

College Football Hall of FameEdit


  1. ^ "Color Palette". Retrieved April 16, 2016.
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