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The MAINE BLACK BEARS FOOTBALL program is the intercollegiate American football
American football
team for the University of Maine
University of Maine
located in the U.S. state of Maine
Maine
. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Colonial Athletic Association . Maine's first football team was fielded in 1892. The team plays its home games at the 10,000 seat Alfond Stadium in Orono, Maine
Orono, Maine
.

CONTENTS

* 1 Conference affiliations * 2 Notable former players * 3 Playoffs * 4 Bowl games

* 5 Championships

* 5.1 Conference championships

* 6 Rivalries

* 6.1 New Hampshire Wildcats

* 7 References * 8 External links

CONFERENCE AFFILIATIONS

* 1892: Independent * 1893–1946: Maine
Maine
Intercollegiate Athletic Association * 1947–96: Yankee Conference * 1997–2006: Atlantic 10 Conference
Atlantic 10 Conference
* 2007–present: Colonial Athletic Association
Colonial Athletic Association

NOTABLE FORMER PLAYERS

Notable alumni include:

* Jovan Belcher * Mike Buck * Accie Connor * Stephen Cooper * Mike DeVito * Mike Flynn * Scott Hough * Dan Jones * Brandon McGowan * Kevin McMahan * Jerron McMillian * Christophe Mulumba-Tshimanga * Matthew Mulligan * Montell Owens * Justin Strzelczyk * Lofa Tatupu * Jeff Reinebold

PLAYOFFS

The Black Bears have appeared in the Division I-AA/FCS Playoffs seven times. Their combined record is 3–7.

YEAR ROUND OPPONENT RESULT

1987 First Round Georgia Southern L 28–31

1989 First Round Missouri State L 35–38

2001 First Round Quarterfinals McNeese State Northern Iowa W 14–10 L 28–56

2002 First Round Quarterfinals Appalachian State Georgia Southern W 14–13 L 7–31

2008 First Round Northern Iowa L 15–40

2011 Second Round Quarterfinals Appalachian State Georgia Southern W 34–12 L 23–35

2013 Second Round New Hampshire L 27–41

BOWL GAMES

The Black Bears have competed in just one bowl game, the 1965 Tangerine Bowl . They lost 31–0 to East Carolina .

CHAMPIONSHIPS

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

1949, 1951, 1952, 1961, 1965, 1974, 1982, 1987, 1989, 2001, 2002, 2013

RIVALRIES

NEW HAMPSHIRE WILDCATS

Main article: Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket

REFERENCES

* ^ Colors – Branding Toolbox – University of Maine. Retrieved April 5, 2017.

EXTERNAL LINKS

* Official

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