|Wofford Terriers football|
|Athletic director||Richard Johnson|
|Head coach||Shawn Watson |
1st season, 3–3 (.500)
|Location||Spartanburg, South Carolina|
|NCAA division||Division I FCS|
|Past conferences||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|All-time record||478–467–35 (.506)|
|Bowl record||0–1 (.000)|
|Conference titles||7 (2003, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2017, 2018, 2019)|
|Rivalries||The Citadel (rivalry)|
|Colors||Old gold and black|
The Wofford Terriers football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Wofford College located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) as members of the Southern Conference (SoCon). Wofford's first football team was fielded in 1889. The team plays its home games at the 13,000 seat Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Josh Conklin is the current head coach for the Terriers.
Wofford moved from Division II to join the Division I-AA Southern Conference in the 96-97 season. Since then, Wofford has won 7 Southern Conference Championships, and received bids to the FCS Playoffs 10 times with the most recent bid coming in 2019. Wofford is typically one of the strongest teams in the Southern Conference every year. Wofford's best finish since moving from Division II was a trip to the National Semi-finals at Delaware in 2003, where they fell 24-9. Mike Ayers, Wofford's winningest and most honored coach who served as head coach for thirty years, retired following the 2017 season, when Wofford made it to the national quarterfinals and finished #8 in the national polls. In recent years, Wofford's football and other athletic teams have finished near the top in the country in APR, which measures athletic performance of athletes. Numerous football players have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
Wofford has won seven conference championships, three outright and four shared.
|Season||Conference||Coach||Overall record||Conference record|
|2003||Southern Conference||Mike Ayers||12–2||8–0|
† denotes co–champions
|1949||Phil Dickens||Cigar Bowl||Florida State||L 6–19|
The Terriers have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs ten times with an overall record of 9–10.
|North Carolina A&T
|2008||First Round||James Madison||L 35–38|
|2011||Second Round||Northern Iowa||L 21–28|
North Dakota State
North Dakota State
|2019||First Round||Kennesaw State||L 21–28|
The Terriers have appeared in the Division II playoffs two times with an overall record of 0–2.
|1990||First Round||Mississippi College||L 19–70|
|1991||First Round||Mississippi College||L 15–28|
The Terriers appeared in the NAIA playoffs one time. Their combined record was 1–1.
National Championship Game
|New Mexico Highlands
|School||Record||Percentage||Streak||First meeting||Last meeting|
|Charleston Southern||14–0||1.000||Won 14||1993||2016|
|Coastal Carolina||0–1||.000||Lost 1||2006||2006|
|South Carolina||4–20||.167||Lost 17||1895||2017|
|South Carolina State||6–3||.667||Lost 1||1974||2019|
|The Citadel||30–42–1||.418||Won 4||1916||2019|
Main article: List of Wofford Terriers in the NFL Draft