List of defunct college football teams


List of defunct college football teams

Last season played in parentheses

Division I schools

*American University (1941)
*University of Arkansas at Little Rock (1955)
**UALR fielded a football team when it was known as Little Rock Junior College.
*Boston University (1997)
*Bradley University (1970)
*University of California, Riverside (1975)
*University of California, Santa Barbara (1991)
*California State University, Fullerton (1992)
*California State University, Long Beach (1991)
*California State University, Northridge (2001)
*Canisius College (2002)
*Centenary College of Louisiana (1947)
*Cleveland State University (1968)
*College of Charleston (1923)
*Creighton University (1942)
*University of Denver (1960)
*DePaul University (c. 1938)
*University of Detroit, now University of Detroit Mercy (1964)
*Drexel University (1973)
*East Tennessee State University (2003)
**The 2007 effort to bring back football at ETSU failed, following a negative vote from the student body for an increase in student fees to fund the program. [ [http://www.etsu.edu/calendars/calendars_news.asp?EventID=5940 News and Events ] at www.etsu.edu]
*University of Evansville (1997)
*Fairfield University (2002)
*Fairleigh Dickinson University (1977)
*George Washington University (1966)
*Gonzaga University (1941)
*High Point University (1950)
*University of Illinois at Chicago (1973)
*LaSalle University (2007) [ [http://goexplorers.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/111907aab.html La Salle University to Drop Football - Diminished Pool of Suitable Opponents Key Factor in Decision ] at goexplorers.cstv.com]
*Lamar University (1989)
**Lamar has been approved to reinstate a football team starting in 2009.
*Long Island University (1940)
*Loyola College in Maryland (1933)
*Loyola University Chicago (c. 1930)
*Loyola University of Los Angeles, now Loyola Marymount University (1951)
*Manhattan College (1942)
*Marquette University (1960)
*University of Maryland Eastern Shore (1979)
*Mercer University (1941)
*University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1974)
*Mount Saint Mary's University (1950)
*Niagara University (1950)
*University of North Carolina at Asheville (1954)
**UNCA was known as Asheville-Biltmore College when it last competed in football. [ [http://toto.lib.unca.edu/university_archives/institutional_history/history_1927_2001/UNCAhistory.html History of UNCA ] at toto.lib.unca.edu]
*Old Dominion University (1941)
**At the time, ODU was a two-year division of The College of William & Mary; it did not grant bachelor's degrees until 1956. ODU will reestablish a Division I FCS football program in 2009.
*University of the Pacific (1995)
*Pepperdine University (1961)
*University of Portland (1949)
*Providence College (1941)
*Rider University (1951)
*St. Bonaventure University (1951)
*St. John's University, New York (2002)
*St. Mary's College of California (2003)
*Saint Joseph's University (1939)
*Saint Francis College (New York) (1935)
*Saint Louis University (1949)
*Saint Peter's College (2006)
*University of San Francisco (1971)
*Santa Clara University (1992)
*Seton Hall University (1981)
*Siena College (2003)
*Stetson University (1956)
*Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (1966)
*University of Texas at Arlington (1985)
*University of Texas Pan American (c. late 1940s)
**UTPA fielded a football team when it was known as Edinburg Junior College.
*University of Vermont (1974)
*Wichita State University (1986)
*Xavier University (Cincinnati) (1973)

Lower Division schools

*Adelphi University (1953)
*University of Alaska Fairbanks (1952)
*Albertson College, now College of Idaho (1977)
*Allen University (2005)
*Arkansas Baptist College (1956)
*Arkansas College, now Lyon College (1950)
*Arnold College, merged with University of Bridgeport (1953)
*Athens State University (1949)
*Atlantic University (1930)
*University of Baltimore (1935)
*Bard College (1924)
*Battle Creek College, now Andrews University (1926)
*Beaver College, now Arcadia University (1904)
*Bishop College (1960)
**School closed and absorbed by Paul Quinn College
*Bluefield State College (1980)
*Boston State College (1974)
*Brandeis University (1959)
*Broaddus College, now Alderson-Broaddus College (1921)
*Brooklyn College (1990)
*University of Bridgeport (1975)
*California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) (1985)
*California State University, East Bay (Cal State East Bay) (1993)
*California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) (1977)
*California Baptist University (1955)
*California Institute of Technology (Caltech) (1970)
*Cameron University (1992)
*Carlisle Indian School (1917)
*City College of New York (CCNY) (1951)
*California State University, Chico (Chico State) (1996)
*Christian Brothers University (1922)
*Clarke Memorial College (1933)
*College of Emporia (1972)
*College of Steubenville, now Franciscan University of Steubenville (1949)
*Cooper Union (1933)
*Detroit Institute of Technology (1941)
*University of the District of Columbia (1989)
*Drury University (1932)
*Eastern College (Virginia) (1917)
*Erskine College (1952)
*Fisk University (1983)
*Florida Southern College (1935)
*George Fox University (1968)
*Georgia Southwestern State University (2003)
*Keene State College (1929)
*Knoxville College (1997)
*Lewis-Clark State College (1954)
*Lincoln Memorial University (1931)
*Loyola University New Orleans (1939)
*University of Massachusetts Boston (2000)
*University of Massachusetts Lowell (2002)
*Milton College (1982)
*Montana State University - Billings (1978)
*Morris Brown College (2003)
*New England College (1973)
*University of New Haven (2003)
**New Haven's football program will be revived in 2009 as part of a move to the Northeast Ten Conference [ [http://www.nhregister.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18839450&BRD=1281&PAG=461&dept_id=7592&rfi=6 Page cannot be displayed ] at www.nhregister.com]
*New Jersey City University (2002)
*New York Institute of Technology (1983)
*New York University (1952)
*Northeastern Illinois University (1988)
*Oklahoma City University (1950)
*Oregon Institute of Technology (1992)
*Pacific University (1991)
*Paul Quinn College (2006)
*Philadelphia University (1900)
*Polytechnic University of New York (1902)
*Quantico Marines (1973)
*Ramapo College (1992)
*Reed College (1952)
*Regis University (1942)
*University of Rio Grande (1949)
*Roanoke College (1942)
*Rochester Institute of Technology (1922)
*Roger Williams University (1987)
*Rollins College (1950)
*Saint Leo University (1980)
*Saint Mary's University, Texas (1941)
*Saint Michael's College (1953)
*San Francisco State University (1994)
*The University of Scranton (1960)
*Selma University (1940)
*Si Tanka University (2004)
*Sonoma State University (1997)
*University of South Dakota - Springfield (1982)
*State University of New York at Farmingdale (1937)
*State University of New York at Fredonia (1916)
*State University of New York at Geneseo (1913)
*State University of New York at New Paltz (1936)
*State University of New York at Oswego (1934)
*State University of New York at Plattsburgh (1978)
*State University of New York at Potsdam (1903)
*Stevens Institute of Technology (1924)
*Sue Bennett College (1997)
**School closed and absorbed by Union College of Kentucky.
*Swarthmore College (2000)
*Talladega College (1940)
*University of Tampa (1974)
*Tennessee Wesleyan College (1993)
*Texas Wesleyan University (1941)
*Transylvania University (1941)
*Upsala College (1993)
*U.S. International University, now Alliant International University (1980)
*Webb Institute (1931)
*Western Reserve University (1967)
**Merged with Case Institute of Technology to form Case Western Reserve University.
*Westminster College, Salt Lake City (1978)
*Wiley College (1968)
*University of Wisconsin-Superior (1992)
*Xavier University of Louisiana (1959)

Non-United States schools

Canada
*Carleton University (1998)
*College Militaire Royal (1972)
*Dalhousie University (1976)
*Laurentian University (1971)
*Macdonald College, merged with McGill University (1973)
*University of New Brunswick (1980)
*University of Prince Edward Island (1979)
*Universite de Quebec a Montreal (1972)
*University de Quebec a Trois Rivieres (1979)
*Royal Military College of Canada (1972)
*St. Patrick's College, merged with Carleton University (1966)
*Sir George Williams University (1972)
*University College of Cape Breton (1990)

Cuba

*University of Havana (c. 1958)

Mexico

*Borregos Salvajes ITESM Torreón (2004)
*Cóndores UNAM (1997)
*Herico Military Academy (c. 1952)
*Lobos Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila (unknown)
*Mexico City College (c. 1954)
*Pieles Rojas ESIQIE-IPN (1998)

United Kingdom

*Aberdeen Steamroller
*Aston Rhinos
*Cambridge Pythons
*Dundee Bluedevils
*Manchester MPs
*Strathclyde Hawks

Club Teams

*Schools that fielded football teams not sanctioned by the NCAA, NAIA or the universities they represented.

*University of California, San Diego (1968)
*Cleveland State University (1972)
*University of Connecticut-Stamford (1970)
*Eastern Connecticut State University (1983)
*Fairleigh Dickinson University (1977)
*University of Hartford (1983)
*University of New Orleans (1970)
**UNO's club football program has been re-established and will play its first game on November 8, 2008. [http://www.privateerfootball.com/]
*Queens College, City University of New York (1974)
*Rutgers-Livingston (1981)
*Rutgers-Newark (1986)
*Virginia Commonwealth University (1972)

Notes

ee also

*List of defunct college hockey teams
*List of Division I schools that have never sponsored football
*List of defunct college basketball teams
*List of Division I schools that do not sponsor baseball


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