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Southeast Missouri State Redhawks football

The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Southeast Missouri State University located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Ohio Valley Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1902. The team plays its home games at the 11,015 seat Houck Stadium. They are coached by Tom Matukewicz.

Southeast Missouri State Redhawks
2018 Southeast Missouri State Redhawks football team
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First season1902
Athletic directorBrady Barke
Head coachTom Matukewicz
5th season, 24–34 (.414)
StadiumHouck Stadium
(Capacity: 11,015)
LocationCape Girardeau, Missouri
NCAA divisionDivision I FCS
ConferenceOhio Valley Conference
All-time record431–481–36 (.474)
Conference titles1 (FCS) 17 (D-II)
ColorsRed and Black[1]
         
Websitegosoutheast.com

HistoryEdit

Southeast Missouri State first competed in football in 1904.[2] In 1912, the school joined the Missouri Intercollegiate Athletics Association (MIAA), which later joined the NCAA as a Division II conference.[3] The football team had its first known head coach, J.F. Corleux, in 1915. Corleux remained head coach until 1929.[4]

In 1991, Southeast Missouri State joined the Ohio Valley Conference and moved up to the Division I-AA level.

ClassificationsEdit

  • 1952–1957: NAIA
  • 1958–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1990: NCAA Division II
  • 1991–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

Conference membershipsEdit

Conference championshipsEdit

Southeast Missouri State has won 18 conference championships, 12 outright and six shared. [5][6]

Season Conference Coach Overall Record Conference Record
1937 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Emmett Stuber 9–0 5–0
1942† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Emmett Stuber 4–2–1 3–1
1946 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Emmett Stuber 8–0–1 5–0
1955 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Kenneth Knox 9–0 5–0
1957 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Kenneth Knox 6–2–1 4–0–1
1958 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Kenneth Knox 7–1–1 5–0
1959 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Kenneth Knox 7–2 5–0
1962 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Kenneth Knox 7–3 5–0
1967 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Kenneth Knox 8–2 5–0
1968 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tom Thrower 6–4 5–0
1969† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Tom Thrower 8–2 4–1
1973 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Jim Lohr 6–4 5–1
1975 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Jim Lohr 7–4 6–0
1976† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Jim Lohr 7–3–1 4–1–1
1977† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Jim Lohr 7–3–1 4–1–1
1987 Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Bob Smith 6–4–1 4–0–1
1988† Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association Bill Maskill 6–4 5–1
2010 Ohio Valley Conference Tony Samuel 9–3 7–1

† Co-champions

FCS Playoffs resultsEdit

The Redhawks have appeared in the FCS playoffs two times with an overall record of 1–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
2010 Second Round Eastern Washington L 17–37
2018 First Round
Second Round
Stony Brook
Weber State
W 28–14
L 23–48

RivalriesEdit

Southeast Missouri State has an in-state rivalry with Missouri State.[7] The two schools last played in 2008, and Missouri State leads the series 46–28.[8]

Another rivalry is with Southern Illinois. The annual series between the schools went on hiatus after 2005 and resumed in 2010.[9] In 2013, the two schools played in a game called the College Classic, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.[10] In the first-ever football game held at Busch, Southern Illinois won 36-19.[11] In 2014, the rivalry game was played at SIU's stadium in Carbondale, Illinois, and Southern Illinois won 50-23. Southeast Missouri State leads the series 39–35–8 as of 2014.[8][12]

Within the Ohio Valley Conference, Southeast Missouri State's rival is Murray State.[13][14] Murray State leads the series 38–10–1 as of 2014.[8][15]

Notable former playersEdit

Name Years played Position
Eugene Amano 2000–2003 Center
Dan Connolly 2001–2005 Offensive tackle
Kenneth Dement 1951–1955 Offensive tackle/Defensive tackle
Ray Goodson 2001–2004 Tight End
Ken Iman 1958–1959 Center
Edgar Jones 2003–2006 Linebacker
Dimitri Patterson 2001–2004 Cornerback
Willie Ponder 1999–2002 Wide receiver
Angel Rubio 1993–1997 Defensive tackle
Marquis Walker 1992–1995 Cornerback
Mike Wood 1974–1977 Kicker
Drew Forbes 2015-2019 Offensive Guard

Current coaching staffEdit

[16]

Name Position
Tom Matukewicz Head Coach
Bryce Saia Defensive Coordinator/Secondary
Jeromy McDowell Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
Matt Martin Special Teams Coordinator/Outside Linebackers
Justin Drudik Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coordinator
Ray Smith Cornerbacks
Jerone Williams Defensive Line
Joe Uhls Tight Ends
Tyler French Inside Linebackers
Ben Blake Offensive Line
Brandon Jackson Running Backs
Mac Robinson Offensive Assistant
Brayden Herdic Special Teams Assistant
Brett Blackman Director of Operations/Equipment Manager
Jason Zerbach Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Future non-conference opponentsEdit

Announced schedules as of November 15, 2018.[17]

2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
vs Southern Illinois at Ole Miss at Missouri at Iowa State at Missouri
at Montana State at Southern Illinois
at Missouri

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Brand - SEMO". Retrieved April 3, 2016.
  2. ^ 2014 media guide, p. 204.
  3. ^ http://themiaa.com/sports/2012/5/18/about.aspx
  4. ^ 2014 media guide, p. 159.
  5. ^ DeLassus, David (2015). "Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Conference Champions". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved April 7, 2015.
  6. ^ "2014 Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Football Information Guide". Southeast Missouri State University. 2015. Retrieved April 7, 2015.
  7. ^ "Bears Renew Longest Rivalry With Saturday Night's Game at Southeast". Missouri State Bears. September 18, 2008. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  8. ^ a b c "Series records" (PDF), 2014 Southeast Missouri State Football Guide, p. 136
  9. ^ Mishow, Marty (September 17, 2010). "Southeast, Southern Illinois football coaches enjoy renewed rivalry". Southeast Missourian. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  10. ^ "Southern Illinois and SE Miss State to play first football game in Busch Stadium". GamedayR. April 15, 2013. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  11. ^ Mishow, Marty (September 22, 2003). "Southeast bows to SIU in first football game at Busch Stadium". Southeast Missourian. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  12. ^ "Turnovers Doom Redhawks in 50-23 Loss to Southern Illinois". Southeast Missouri State Redhawks. September 13, 2014. Retrieved December 31, 2014.
  13. ^ "SEMO Football Set To Host Rival Murray State Saturday". Missouri Sports Redux. October 9, 2013. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  14. ^ "Redhawks Host Rival Murray State Saturday". Southeast Missouri State Redhawks. October 7, 2013. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  15. ^ http://goracers.com/news/2014/10/11/FB_1011143907.aspx?path=football
  16. ^ 2019 Football Coaching Staff, retrieved May 31, 2019
  17. ^ "Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Football Schedules and Future Schedules". fbschedules.com. Retrieved 2018-11-15.

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