Colorado Mines Orediggers football

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Colorado Mines Orediggers football
Colorado Mines wordmark.png
First season 1888; 130 years ago (1888)
Head coach Gregg Brandon
3rd season, 25–10 (.714)
Stadium Marv Kay Stadium at Campbell Field
(Capacity: 4,000)
Year built 1893
Location Golden, Colorado
NCAA division Division II
Conference RMAC
All-time record 460–548–30 (.458)
Conference titles 21
Colors Silver and Blue[1]
         

The Colorado Mines Orediggers football team represents the Colorado School of Mines in the sport of American football.[2] Gregg Brandon has been the head coach since 2015, taking over for Bob Stitt, the winningest coach in school history. The football team has played in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference since 1909. They have claimed to have won 21 conference titles, with 10 of them occurring prior to joining the RMAC (1888, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1897, 1898, 1904, 1906, 1907). They have won 11 conference titles in the RMAC (1912, 1914, 1918, 1939, 1942, 1951, 1958, 2004, 2010, 2014, 2016), with co-championships in the latter three years. They have made the NCAA Tournament four times in this century. As of the end of the 2017 season, the Orediggers have an all-time record of 460-548-30. [3]

All-time coaching records[edit]

Head Coach Period W-L-T Record Win % Conference Championships
No Coach 1888-1895 33-6-2 .805 5
Louis Mein Whitehouse 1896 3-3 .500 0
Conrad F. Goss 1897 6-3 .667 1
Thomas Beadle 1898-1903 21-14-2 .595 1
A.C. "Shorty" Ellsworth 1904-1907 15-1-4 .850 3
Clarence Russel 1908 2-3 .400 0
Joe "Big Joe" Curtis 1909 3-3 .500 0
Ted M. Stuart, Jr. 1910-1911 4-9 .308 0
William Johnston and Erle Kristler 1912 8-1 .889 1
Erle Kristler and H.G. Buckingham 1913 5-1 .833 0
William J. Hanley 1914-1915 9-2 .818 1
F.G. Carter 1916 3-3 .500 0
Poss Parsons 1917 5-3 .625 0
Irving Barron 1918 4-0 1.000 1
Ralph Glaze 1919–1920 0-10-3 .115 0
Elmer Capshaw 1921 1-5 .167 0
Elmer Capshaw and Tim Calahan 1922 4-2-1 .643 0
Tim Calahan 1923 2-5 .286 0
William Courtright 1924-1926 7-17-1 .300 0
George Allen 1927–1930 7-20 .259 0
George Allen and Elmer Wynne 1931-1932 2-12-1 .167 0
Dutch Clark 1933 1-5 .167 0
G.W. Scott 1934-1935 2-12 .143 0
A.F. White 1936 2-6 .250 0
J.H. Mason 1937–1946 22-25-2 .469 2
Fritz Brennecke 1947–1968 78-113-8 .412 2
Marv Kay 1969-1994 84-157-6 .352 0
Versie Wallace 1995–1999 11-41 .212 0
Bob Stitt 2000–2014 110-62 .640 3
Gregg Brandon 2015–present 25-10 .714 1
Totals 1888–present 460–548–30 .458 21

Source: Colorado School of Mines Football Media Guide[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mines Graphic Standards Guide (PDF). Retrieved June 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Mines Football History - Colorado School of Mines". Minesathletics.com. Retrieved September 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Colorado School of Mines" (PDF). minesathletics.com. 
  4. ^ http://minesathletics.com/sports/2016/6/9/football-record-book.aspx#coach

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