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The Maine Black Bears
Maine Black Bears
football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Maine
University of Maine
located in the U.S. state of 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.

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[edit]

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

Notable former players[edit] Notable alumni include:

Jovan Belcher Mike Buck Accie Connor Stephen Cooper Mike DeVito Nick DiPaolo Mike Flynn Brandon McGowan Kevin McMahan Jerron McMillian Christophe Mulumba-Tshimanga Matthew Mulligan Montell Owens Patrick Ricard Justin Strzelczyk Lofa Tatupu Jeff Reinebold

Playoffs[edit] 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[edit]

Year Bowl Opponent Result PF PA

1965 Tangerine Bowl East Carolina L 0 31

Championships[edit] Conference championships[edit] 1949, 1951, 1952, 1961, 1965, 1974, 1982, 1987, 1989, 2001, 2002, 2013 Rivalries[edit] New Hampshire Wildcats[edit] Main article: Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Official website

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Maine Black Bears
Maine Black Bears
football

Venues

Alfond Stadium (1998–present) Fitzpatrick Stadium
Fitzpatrick Stadium
(alternate)

Bowls & rivalries

Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket
Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket
(New Hampshire)

Culture & lore

Black Bear Sports Network

People

Head coaches

Seasons

1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909 1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919 1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

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The University of Maine

Located in: Orono, Maine

UMaine

Notable people Orono Collins Center for the Arts Fay Hyland Botanical Plantation Fogler Library Hudson Museum Maynard F. Jordan Observatory Page Farm & Home Museum Museum of Art University of Maine
University of Maine
system

Media

The Maine
Maine
Campus Ubris WMEB-FM The Maine
Maine
Stein Song

Sports

Maine
Maine
Black Bears Black Bear Sports Network Baseball Football Men's basketball Women's basketball Men's ice hockey Women's ice hockey Alfond Arena Alfond Stadium Mahaney Diamond Memorial Gymnasium

Organizations and Greek

Francis Crowe Society The Senior Skull Honor Society Phi Eta Kappa

Affiliates

Jackson Laboratory Maine
Maine
Public Broadcasting Network

Founded 1865

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Colonial Athletic Association
Colonial Athletic Association
football

Teams

Albany Great Danes Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens Elon Phoenix James Madison Dukes Maine
Maine
Black Bears New Hampshire Wildcats Rhode Island Rams Richmond Spiders Stony Brook Seawolves Towson Tigers Villanova Wildcats William & Mary Tribe

Championships & awards

All-time standings

Seasons

2014 2015 20

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