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Portland State Vikings football

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Seating capacity  22,000
NCAA division  Division I FCS
Website  goviks.com
Head coach  Bruce Barnum
Conference  Big Sky Conference
Colors  Green, White, Silver
Location  Portland, Oregon
All-time record  342–366–10 (.483)
Arena/Stadium  Providence Park
Division  Division I (NCAA)
First season  1947
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The Portland State Vikings football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the Portland State University located in the U.S. state of Oregon. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Big Sky Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1947. The team plays its home games at the 20,483 seat Providence Park. Viking football practice takes place on campus at the Peter W. Stott Field.

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Classifications

  • 1958–1972: NCAA College Division
  • 1973–1977: NCAA Division II
  • 1978–1980: NCAA Division I–AA
  • 1981–1997: NCAA Division II
  • 1998–present: NCAA Division I–AA/FCS
  • Conference memberships

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  • 1947–1949: Independent
  • 1950–1964: Oregon Collegiate Conference
  • 1965–1972: Independent
  • 1973–1977: Division II Independent
  • 1978–1980: Division I–AA Independent
  • 1981: Division II Independent
  • 1982–1992: Western Football Conference
  • 1993–1995: Division II Independent
  • 1996–present: Big Sky Conference
  • Division I-AA/FCS

    The Vikings have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs two times. Their overall record is 0–2.

    Division II

    The Vikings have appeared in the Division II playoffs seven times with an overall record of 11–7.

    Notable former players

    Notable alumni include:

  • Orshawante Bryant
  • Sammie Burroughs
  • Kameron Canaday
  • Clint Didier
  • James Hundon
  • June Jones
  • Neil Lomax
  • Antonio Narcisse
  • Steve Papin
  • Julius Thomas
  • Juston Wood
  • DeShawn Shead

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    References

    Portland State Vikings football Wikipedia


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