American varsity football team

Grambling State Tigers football game
2021 Grambling State Tigers football game team
Grambling State Tigers logo.svg
Starting time flavour 1928
Athletic manager Dr. Trayvean D. Scott
Head coach Hue Jackson
Stadium Eddie Robinson Stadium
(capacity: 19,600)
Field surface Artificial Turf
Location Grambling, Louisiana
Briefing SWAC (since 1958)
Division West
All-time record 534–239–18 (.686)
Basin record 19–8 (.704)
Claimed national titles fifteen (Black Higher): 1955, 1967, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1983, 1992, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2016
Conference titles 26
Rivalries Southern
Jackson Land
Prairie View A&M
Colors Black and gilt[one]

Website gsutigers.com

The
Grambling Country Tigers
are the higher football squad representing the Grambling State University. The Tigers play in NCAA Partition I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) as a member of the Southwestern Athletic Briefing.

The prominence of Grambling football game is longstanding. The Tigers, nether Hall of Fame motorcoach Eddie Robinson (who guided them to 408 victories in 55 seasons from 1941 to 1942 and 1945 to 1997), were built as a small-school powerhouse with more 200 players who played professional football game.[2]

On September 24, 1976, Grambling State and Morgan State became the offset collegiate football teams from the United states of america to play a game in the continent of Asia. GSU defeated Morgan Country 42–16 in Tokyo, Japan. In autumn 1977, the GSU Tigers were invited dorsum to Tokyo where they defeated Temple University 35–32 in the inaugural Mirage Bowl game.[iii]

Amid its accomplishments include: 15 Black college football national championships (tied for second most in HBCU history) and 26 Conference Championships (i Midwest Briefing & 25 SWAC). The Tigers have won the most SWAC Championships to date.[4]

Football classifications

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  • 1937–1952: NA
  • 1953–1972: NCAA College Partition (Pocket-size Higher)
  • 1973–1976: NCAA Partition 2
  • 1977: NCAA Sectionalization I
  • 1978–present: NCAA Division I-AA (FCS)
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Conference affiliations

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  • 1928–1951: Independent
  • 1952–1957: Midwestern Conference
  • 1958–present: Southwestern Athletic Conference

Almanac Classics

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  • State Fair Archetype
  • Cherry River Country Off-white Classic
  • Bayou Classic

Championships

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Year Conference Coach Overall tape[5]
[6]
Conference record[5]
[6]
1955 Midwestern Conference Eddie Robinson 10-0-0 2-0-0
1960 Southwestern Athletic Conference* Eddie Robinson nine-one-0 vi-1-0
1965 Southwestern Athletic Conference Eddie Robinson eight-3-0 6-1-0
1966 Southwestern Athletic Conference* Eddie Robinson 6-2-i 4-2-1
1967 Southwestern Athletic Conference Eddie Robinson nine-i-0 vi-i-0
1968 Southwestern Athletic Conference* Eddie Robinson ix-two-0 half dozen-1-0
1971 Southwestern Athletic Briefing Eddie Robinson 9-2-0 5-1-0
1972 Southwestern Athletic Conference* Eddie Robinson xi**-two-0 five**-1-0
1973 Southwestern Athletic Conference* Eddie Robinson ten-3-0 5-i-0
1974 Southwestern Athletic Conference* Eddie Robinson eleven-one-0 five-one-0
1975 Southwestern Able-bodied Briefing* (vacated)[7] Eddie Robinson x-2**-0 four-2**-0
1977 Southwestern Athletic Conference Eddie Robinson 10-1-0 vi-0-0
1978 Southwestern Able-bodied Conference Eddie Robinson 9-one-one five-0-1
1979 Southwestern Able-bodied Conference* Eddie Robinson eight-3-0 5-ane-0
1980 Southwestern Athletic Conference* Eddie Robinson ten-2-0 5-1-0
1983 Southwestern Athletic Conference Eddie Robinson ten-2-0 six-0-ane
1985 Southwestern Athletic Conference* Eddie Robinson 9-3-0 vi-one-0
1989 Southwestern Athletic Conference Eddie Robinson 9-three-0 vii-0-0
1994 Southwestern Athletic Briefing* Eddie Robinson ix-3-0 vi-one-0
2000 Southwestern Athletic Briefing Western Division
Southwestern Athletic Conference
Doug Williams ten-2 6-1
2001 Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Segmentation
Southwestern Athletic Conference
Doug Williams 11**-0 half-dozen**-one
2002 Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Division
Southwestern Athletic Conference
Doug Williams xi-2 six-one
2003 Southwestern Athletic Briefing Western Partition* Doug Williams 9-3 6-1
2005 Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Division
Southwestern Able-bodied Conference
Melvin Spears 11-i 9-0
2007 Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Division Rod Broadway viii-4 8-1
2008 Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Division
Southwestern Able-bodied Conference
Rod Broadway eleven-2 7-0
2010 Southwestern Able-bodied Conference Western Division* Rod Broadway 9-2 8-ane
2011 Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Division
Southwestern Athletic Conference
Doug Williams 8-four six-iii
2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Sectionalization Broderick Fobbs nine-3 nine-0
2016 Southwestern Able-bodied Conference Western Division
Southwestern Athletic Conference
Broderick Fobbs 11-1 9-0
2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference Western Division
Southwestern Athletic Conference
Broderick Fobbs xi-two 7-0

Full briefing and sectionalisation championships

26 (+1 vacated) conference and 10 division
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Notes: an asterisk denotes co-championships; a double-asterisk denotes forfeits

Midwestern Conference Championships[five]
  • 1955
SWAC Championships[half-dozen]
  • 1960 (shared with Prairie View A&M and Southern)
  • 1965
  • 1966 (shared with Arkansas-Pino Bluff, Southern, and Texas Southern)
  • 1967
  • 1968 (shared with Alcorn State and Texas Southern)
  • 1971
  • 1972 (shared with Jackson State)
  • 1973 (shared with Jackson State)
  • 1974 (shared with Alcorn Country)
  • 1975 (shared with Jackson Land and Southern; vacated[vii]
    due to violation of SWAC rules for scheduling opponents)[8]
  • 1977
  • 1978
  • 1979 (shared with Alcorn State)
  • 1980 (shared with Jackson State)
  • 1983
  • 1985 (shared with Jackson State)
  • 1989
  • 1994 (shared with Alcorn State)
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2005
  • 2008
  • 2011
  • 2016
  • 2017

Grambling football game game in 2005

Black college football game national championships
  • 1955
  • 1967 (shared with Morgan State)
  • 1972
  • 1974 (shared with Alcorn Country)
  • 1975 (shared with Southern)
  • 1977 (shared with Florida A&M and South Carolina State)
  • 1980
  • 1983 (shared with Central State and Tennessee Country)
  • 1992 (shared with Primal State)
  • 2000
  • 2001 (shared with Florida A&1000 and Tuskegee)
  • 2002 (shared with Bethune–Cookman)
  • 2005 (shared with Hampton)
  • 2008 (shared with South Carolina State)
  • 2016


Sectionalization I-AA/FCS Playoffs results

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The Tigers take appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs three times with a record of 0–three.

Year Circular Opponent Result
1980 Semifinals Boise State Fifty 9–14
1985 Beginning Round Arkansas Land L 7–10
1989 First Round Stephen F. Austin L 56–59

Division II Playoffs results

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The Tigers have appeared in the Division Two playoffs 1 time with an overall record of i–1.

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Year Round Opponent Consequence notes
1973 Quarterfinals Delaware W
17–8
Boardwalk Basin
Semifinals WKU 50 20–28 Grantland Rice Bowl

College Football Hall of Fame members

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  • Buck Buchanan – OT, 1959–1962, inducted 1996
  • Gary “Big Easily” Johnson – DT, 1971–1974, inducted 1997
  • Eddie Robinson – Motorcoach, 1941–1997, inducted 1997
  • Doug Williams – QB, 1974–1977, inducted 2001
  • Paul “Tank” Younger – FB, 1945–1948, inducted 2000

Pro Football game Hall of Fame members

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Over 100 Grambling Country alumni have played in the NFL,[ix]
including four Pro Football game Hall of Famers:

  • Willie Dark-brown, inducted 1984
  • Buck Buchanan, inducted 1990
  • Willie Davis, inducted 1981
  • Charlie Joiner, inducted 1996

See too

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  • Listing of Grambling State Tigers in the NFL Draft
  • Listing of NCAA Division I FCS football programs
  • Grambling Country Tigers
  • Season of the Tiger
  • Grambling’s White Tiger

References

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    Grambling State University Logos and Marks
    (PDF). January 28, 2019. Retrieved
    July 5,
    2020
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    “The 150 greatest coaches in college football’s 150-twelvemonth history”. 10 December 2019.


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    “Back in the twenty-four hours: 40 years ago, Morgan Country and Grambling played in Tokyo”. 23 September 2016.


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    “Grambling’s Eddie Robinson inverse higher football game and his legacy however impacts the game”.

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    “Conference Champions”. Cfbdatawarehouse.com. Retrieved
    2016-04-09
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    “2015 SWAC Football Media Day by SWAC”. issuu. Retrieved
    2016-04-09
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    “Log in to NewsBank”.


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    “Log in to NewsBank”.


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    “Grambling St. Players/Alumni”. Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved
    2015-10-29
    .


External links

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  • Official website



Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grambling_State_Tigers_football