Hampton Pirates football
2021 Hampton Pirates football team
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First season1902
Head coachRobert Prunty
2nd season, 11–7 (.611)
StadiumArmstrong Stadium
(capacity: 12,000)
Field surfaceAstroturf
LocationHampton, Virginia
ConferenceBig South Conference
Claimed national titles7 (Black College):1922, 1985, 1994, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2006
Conference titles19
RivalriesHoward University
Norfolk State
ColorsReflex blue and white
   
Websitehamptonpirates.com

The Hampton Pirates football team represents Hampton University in college football. The Pirates compete in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) as a member of the Big South Conference.

History

Classifications

Conference memberships

Championships

Black College National championships

Season Coach Selectors Record
1922 Gideon Smith PC 6–1
1985 Fred Freeman Jet 10–2
1994 Joe Taylor AURN 10–1
1997 10–2
2004 ASW, AURN, DCCC-M 10–2
2005 ADW, ASW 11–1
2006 ASW, BCSP, DCCC-M 10–2
HBCU National Championships 7

Conference championships

Year Coach Conference Overall record Conference record
1913 L.L. Pepin Central Intercollegiate Athletics Association 6–0 4–0
1914† C.H. Williams 3–1 2–1
1915 4–0 3–0
1916 4–0 3–0
1922 Gideon Smith 6–1 4–1
1925 4–1–1 4–1–1
1926 7–0–1 6–0–1
1928 8–1 8–0
1931 8–0–1 6–0–1
1985 Fred Freeman 10–2 7–1
1987 9–3 6–2
1992 Joe Taylor 9–2–1 5–0–1
1993 12–1 8–0
1994 10–1 8–0
1997 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 10–2 7–0
1998† 9–3 7–1
2004† 10–2 6–1
2005 11–1 8–0
2006 10–2 7–1
Conference Championships 19

Alumni in the NFL

Over 25 Hampton alumni have played or coached in the NFL, including:[1]

Playoff appearances

NCAA Division I–AA/FCS

The Pirates have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs five times with an overall record of 0–5.

Year Round Opponent Result
1997 First Round Youngstown State L 13–28
1998 First Round Connecticut L 34–42
2004 First Round William & Mary L 35–42
2005 First Round Richmond L 10–38
2006 First Round New Hampshire L 38–41

NCAA Division II

The Pirates appeared in the Division II playoffs three times with an overall record of 1–3.

Year Round Opponent Result
1985 First Round Bloomsburg (PA) L 28–38
1992 First Round North Alabama L 21–33
1993 First Round
Second Round
Albany State (GA)
North Alabama
W 33–7
L 28–38

Rivalries

References

  1. ^ "Hampton Players/Alumni". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2020-05-02.