Four Programs Launching in 2019

Clarke University (Dubuque, Iowa): NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference - President Joanne Burrows, Athletics Director Curt Long, Head Coach Miguel Regalado. First game of 2019: Saturday, Aug. 31, vs. Central Methodist (MO).

Franklin Pierce University (Rindge, New Hampshire): NCAA Division II, Northeast-10 Conference - President Kim Mooney, Athletics Director Rachel Burleson, Head Coach Russell Gaskamp. First game of 2019: Saturday, Sept. 7, vs. Wesley (DE).

St. Thomas University (Miami Gardens, Florida): NAIA, Mid-South Conference - President David Armstrong, Athletics Director Laura Courtley-Todd, Head Coach Bill Rychel. First game of 2019: Saturday, Sept. 7, vs. Thomas More (KY).

Wheeling Jesuit University (Wheeling, West Virginia): NCAA Division II, Mountain East Conference - President Michael Mihalyo Jr., Athletics Director Rudy Yovich, Head Coach Zac Bruney. First game of 2019: Saturday, Sept. 7, vs. West Liberty (WV).

Seven Programs Launching in 2020 and Beyond

(Listed chronologically and then alphabetically.)

Barton College (Wilson, North Carolina): NCAA Division II, Independent (2020) - President Douglas Searcy, Athletics Director Todd Wilkinson, Head Coach Chip Hester.

Erskine College (Due West, South Carolina): NCAA Division II, Conference TBA (2020) - President Rob Gustafson, Athletics Director Mark Peeler, Head Coach Shap Boyd.

Florida Memorial University (Miami Gardens, Florida): NAIA, Conference TBA (2020) - President Jaffus Hardrick, Athletics Director Ernest T. Jones, Head Coach TBA.

Keystone College (La Plume, Pennsylvania): NCAA Division III, Eastern Collegiate Football Conference (2020, club team schedule in 2019) - President Tracy Brundage, Athletics Director Matthew Grimaldi, Head Coach Justin Higgins.

Madonna University (Livonia, Michigan): NAIA, Independent (2020, will join Mid-States Football Association in 2021) - President Michael Grandillo, Athletics Director Scott Kennell, Head Coach Brian Foos.

Judson University (Elgin, Illinois): NAIA, Mid-States Football Association (2021) - President Gene Crume Jr., Athletics Director Chad Gassman, Head Coach Brandon New.

Mount Marty College (Yankton, South Dakota): NAIA, Great Plains Athletic Conference (2022) - President Marcus Long, Athletics Director Chris Kassin, Head Coach TBA.

Seven Programs Launched in 2018

Allen University (Columbia, South Carolina): NAIA, Independent

Alvernia University (Reading, Pennsylvania): NCAA Division III, Middle Atlantic Conference

Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion, Indiana): NAIA, Mid-States Football Association

Keiser University (West Palm Beach, Florida): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Lawrence Technological University (Southfield, Michigan): NAIA, Mid-States Football Association

Ottawa University-Arizona (Surprise, Arizona): NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference

University of New England (Biddeford, Maine): NCAA Division III, Commonwealth Coast Football

Four Programs Launched in 2017

Dean College (Franklin, Mass.): NCAA Division III, Eastern Collegiate Football Conference

St. Andrews University (Laurinburg, North Carolina): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Texas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth, Texas): NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference

University of Alabama at Birmingham (Birmingham, Alabama): NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, Conference USA

Four Programs Launched in 2016

Cincinnati Christian University (Cincinnati, Ohio): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Davenport University (Grand Rapids, Michigan): NCAA Division II, Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

University of Texas of the Permian Basin (Odessa, Texas): NCAA Division II, Lone Star Conference

University of West Florida (Pensacola, Florida): NCAA Division II, Gulf South Conference

Four Programs Launched in 2015

East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, Tennessee): NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Southern Conference

Finlandia University (Hancock, Michigan): NCAA Division III, Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, Georgia): NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Big South Conference

Lyon College (Batesville, Arkansas): NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference

Six Programs Launched in 2014

Arizona Christian University (Phoenix, Arizona): NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference

College of Idaho (Caldwell, Idaho): NAIA, Frontier Conference

George Fox University (Newberg, Oregon): NCAA Division III, Northwest Conference

Limestone College (Gaffney, South Carolina): NCAA Division II, South Atlantic Conference

Missouri Baptist University (St. Louis, Missouri): NAIA, Mid-States Football Association

Southeastern University (Lakeland, Florida): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

12 Programs Launched in 2013

Alderson Broaddus University (Philippi, West Virginia): NCAA Division II, Great Midwest Athletic Conference

Berry College (Mount Berry, Georgia): NCAA Division III, Southern Athletic Association

Florida Tech (Melbourne, Florida): NCAA Division II, Gulf South Conference

Hendrix College (Conway, Arkansas): NCAA Division III, Southern Athletic Association

Houston Baptist University (Houston, Texas): NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Southland Conference

Mercer University (Macon, Georgia): NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Southern Conference

Oklahoma Baptist University (Shawnee, Oklahoma): NCAA Division II, Great American Conference

Reinhardt University (Waleska, Georgia): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Southwestern University (Georgetown, Texas): NCAA Division III, American Southwest Conference

Stetson University (DeLand, Florida): NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Pioneer Football League

University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina): NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, Conference USA

Warner University (Lake Wales, Florida): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Five Programs Launched in 2012

Bluefield College (Bluefield, Virginia): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Lindenwood University-Belleville (Belleville, Illinois): NAIA, Mid-States Football Association

Misericordia University (Dallas, Pennsylvania): NCAA Division III, Middle Atlantic Conference

Point University (West Point, Georgia): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Wayland Baptist University (Plainview, Texas): NAIA, Sooner Athletic Conference

Eight Programs Launched in 2011

Ave Maria University (Ave Maria, Florida): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Concordia University Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, Michigan): NAIA, Mid-States Football Association

Presentation College(Aberdeen, South Dakota): NAIA, North Star Athletic Association

Robert Morris University (Chicago, Illinois): NAIA, Mid-States Football Association

Siena Heights University (Adrian, Michigan): NAIA, Mid-States Football Association

Stevenson University (Owings Mills, Maryland): NCAA Division III, Middle Atlantic Conference

University of Texas at San Antonio (San Antonio, Texas): NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, Conference USA

Virginia University of Lynchburg (Lynchburg, Virginia): National Christian College Athletic Association

Six Programs Launched in 2010

Georgia State University (Atlanta, Georgia): NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, Sun Belt Conference

Lamar University (Beaumont, Texas): NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Southland Conference

Lindsey Wilson College (Columbia, Kentucky): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Notre Dame College (South Euclid, Ohio): NCAA Division II, Mountain East Conference

Pacific University (Forest Grove, Oregon): NCAA Division III, Northwest Conference

University of South Alabama (Mobile, Alabama): NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, Sun Belt Conference

Five Programs Launched in 2009

Anna Maria College (Paxton, Massachusetts): NCAA Division III, Eastern Collegiate Football Conference

Castleton University (Castleton, Vermont): NCAA Division III, Eastern Collegiate Football Conference

Old Dominion University (Norfolk, Virginia): NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision, Conference USA

University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, Texas): NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Southland Conference

University of New Haven (West Haven, Connecticut): NCAA Division II, Northeast-10 Conference

Eight Programs Launched in 2008

Campbell University (Buies Creek, North Carolina): NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Big South Conference

College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, Minnesota): NCAA Division III, Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Colorado State University-Pueblo (Pueblo, Colorado): NCAA Division II, Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Dordt University (Sioux Center, Iowa): NAIA, Great Plains Athletic Conference

Grand View University (Des Moines, Iowa): NAIA, Heart of America Athletic Conference

Kentucky Christian University (Grayson, Kentucky): NAIA, Mid-South Conference

Lake Erie College (Painesville, Ohio): NCAA Division II, Great Midwest Athletic Conference

Lincoln University (Lincoln University, Pennsylvania): NCAA Division II, Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

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