|2019 West Florida Argonauts football|
NCAA Division II National Champion
|Conference||Gulf South Conference|
|2019 record||13–2 (7–1 GSC)|
|Offensive coordinator||Jammie Deese (3rd season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Darian Dulin (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Blue Wahoos Stadium|
|2019 Gulf South Conference football standings|
|No. 5 Valdosta State $^||8||–||0||10||–||1|
|No. 1 West Florida ^||7||–||1||13||–||2|
Rankings from AFCA Poll
The 2019 West Florida Argonauts football team represented the University of West Florida in the 2019 NCAA Division II football season. They were led by fourth-year head coach Pete Shinnick. The Argonauts played their home games at Blue Wahoos Stadium and are members of the Gulf South Conference. The Argonauts won the 2019 NCAA Division II Football Championship by defeating Minnesota State, 48–40 in the 2019 NCAA Division II Football Championship Game.
On August 1, 2019, the Gulf South Conference released their preseason coaches poll with the Argonauts predicted to finish in 4th place in the conference.
|Predicted finish||Team||Votes (1st place)|
|1||Valdosta State||64 (8)|
|4||West Florida||44 (1)|
The Argonauts had three players at two positions selected to the preseason all-Gulf South Conference team.
Samuel Antoine – OT
Trent Archie – LB
Andre Duncombe Jr. – LB
No players were selected
West Florida 2019 football schedule consists of five home and five away games in the regular season. The Argonauts will host GSC foes Delta State, Mississippi College, North Greenville, and West Alabama, and will travel to Florida Tech, Shorter, Valdosta State, and West Georgia.
The Argonauts will host one of the two non-conference games against Virginia-Lynchburg and will travel to Carson–Newman from the South Atlantic Conference (SAC).
Two of the ten games will be broadcast on ESPN3 and ESPN+, as part of the Gulf South Conference Game of the Week.
|September 5||6:00 p.m.||at Carson–Newman*||YouTube||L 13–20||4,027|
|September 14||12:00 p.m.||at Shorter||ESPN3||W 42–14||1,177|
|September 21||6:00 p.m.||Virginia–Lynchburg*||YurView Sports||W 69–0||4,847|
|September 28||6:00 p.m.||Mississippi College||YurView Sports||W 27–21 OT||4,909|
|October 5||6:00 p.m.||Delta State||YurView Sports||W 48–3||6,088|
|October 19||1:00 p.m.||at West Georgia||No. 24||W 30–2||1,092|
|October 26||12:00 p.m.||at Florida Tech||No. 20||ESPN+||W 38–14||2,215|
|November 2||4:00 p.m.||North Greenville||No. 20||YurView Sports||W 17–14||5,042|
|November 9||6:00 p.m.||at No. 1 Valdosta State||No. 20||ESPN3||L 21–26||6,002|
|November 16||4:00 p.m.||West Alabama||No. 22||YurView Sports||W 48–37||5,619|
|November 23||12:00 p.m.||at No. 16 Wingate*||No. 20||ESPN3||W 38–17||1,050|
|November 30||12:00 p.m.||at No. 1 Valdosta State*||No. 20||W 38-35||4,261|
|December 7||12:00 p.m.||at No. 6 Lenoir–Rhyne*||No. 20||Bears Sports Network||W 43–38||4,756|
|December 14||2:30 p.m.||at No. 2 Ferris State*||No. 20||ESPN3||W 28–14||3,162|
|December 21||2:00 p.m.||vs. No. 4 Minnesota State*||No. 20||ESPNU||W 48–40||3,417|