Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs football

The Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs football program represents Southwestern Oklahoma State University in college football and competes in the Division II level of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). In 2011, SWOSU became a member of the Great American Conference. Prior to this, Southwestern Oklahoma State was a member of the Lone Star Conference from 1998 to 2010. SWOSU's home games are played at Milam in Weatherford, Oklahoma. The programs maintains an all time record of 471–486–37.[2] The team is led by head coach Chet Pobolish who was hired by the university in November 2017.[3]

Southwestern Oklahoma State Bulldogs football
First season1905
Head coachJosh Kirkland
1st season, 4–7 (.364)
StadiumMilam Stadium
(capacity: 8600)
Year built1936
Field surfaceAstroturf
LocationWeatherford, Oklahoma
NCAA divisionDivision II
ConferenceGreat American Conference
All-time record471–486–37 (.492)
Claimed national titles1
Conference titles17
ColorsNavy blue and white[1]

Conference affiliationsEdit


The Bulldogs have played their home games at Milam Stadium since 1936. The current capacity of the stadium is at 8,600.[4]


National championshipsEdit

Season Coach Selectors Record Bowl
1996 Paul Sharp NAIA Playoffs 9–3 Won NAIA Championship
National Championships 1

Conference championshipsEdit

The Bulldogs have won 17 conference championships, in 1926, 1932, 1933, 1950, 1954, 1955, 1957, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1985, 1992, 1996.[5]

List of head coachesEdit


  1. ^ SWOSU Media Relations. Retrieved April 18, 2016.
  2. ^[bare URL PDF]
  3. ^ "Oklahoma Scene:SWOSU to introduce new football coach on Monday". November 25, 2017. Retrieved July 18, 2018..
  4. ^ "- Southwestern Oklahoma Stadium (ASAP Energy Field at Milam Stadium)". Archived from the original on 2018-07-18. Retrieved 2018-07-18.
  5. ^ "2017 SWSOU Football Fact Guide". Southwestern Oklahoma State University. 2017. Retrieved July 18, 2018.

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