Creighton Bluejays football

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Creighton Bluejays
First season 1900
Stadium Creighton Stadium
Location Omaha, Nebraska
Past conferences Independent (1895–1921)
North Central Conference (1922–1927)
Missouri Valley Conference (1928–1942)
All-time record 187–143–28 (.561)
Bowl record 0–0 (–)
Conference titles 3
Colors Blue and White[1]
         
Fight song The White and the Blue

The first year of Creighton Bluejays football was in 1900. They fielded a football team every year from 1900 to 1942.

History[edit]

Nickname[edit]

Creighton adopted a Bluejay as its mascot in 1924, when the University’s athletic board selected the name from submissions for a contest run by the Omaha Bee newspaper.[2]

Conference championships[edit]

Creighton won three conference titles. The Bluejays won two North Central Conference championships and one Missouri Valley Conference championship.

Conference Years
North Central Conference 1925, 1927
Missouri Valley Conference 1936
Total 3 Conference Championships

Record versus Missouri Valley Conference[edit]

Rival Record (W-L-T) Name
Drake 8–8–2
Oklahoma A&M 6–11–1
St. Louis 6–9–0
Tulsa 0–5–0
Washburn 2–1–0
Washington U. 4–4–0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Creighton University Athletics Bluejay Logo Usage Guidelines (PDF). September 16, 2013. Retrieved April 10, 2016. 
  2. ^ "20 Interesting Historical Facts About Creighton University (Nos. 16–20)". www.creighton.edu. Retrieved 4 January 2013.