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Vermont Catamounts football

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Athletic director  N/A
Seating capacity  4,415
Location  Burlington, Vermont
Ground  Centennial Field
Last season  1974
Consensus all americans  0
Colors  Green, Gold
Stadium  Centennial Field
Field surface  Grass
NCAA division  Division I
First season  1886
Claimed national titles  0
Division titles  0
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The Vermont Catamounts football program were the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Vermont located in Burlington, Vermont. The team competed in the NCAA Division I and were members of the Yankee Conference. The school's first football team was fielded in 1886. The football program was discontinued at the conclusion of the 1974 season.

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Vermont fields a team at the club football level, in a conference that also uses the Yankee Conference name.

History

The first intercollegiate game in the state of Vermont happened on November 6, 1886 between Dartmouth and Vermont in Burlington. Dartmouth won 91 to 0. Vermont reached a level of success after coach "Dud" Drake in the 1907 and 1908 seasons. The 1907 team fought Dartmouth to a scoreless tie, and the 1908 team gave Cornell a scare.

All-time Yankee Conference records

This table reflects the results of Yankee Conference matchups when both Vermont and its opponent were members of the conference. Vermont began Yankee Conference play in 1947 with Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. Although they played UMass and UNH in the first season, they didn't play Maine until 1950, Rhode Island until 1955, and UConn until 1966. Boston University began league play in 1973.

All Data from Michigan-Football.com

Notable former players

Notable alumni include:

  • George Cassidy
  • Ralph LaPointe
  • Bill Leete
  • Arlie Pond
  • Ed G. Saba
  • Frank Trigilio
  • References

    Vermont Catamounts football Wikipedia


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