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Team: Central Connecticut State
Conference: Northeast Conference
Conference Championships: 9
Postseason Appearances: 1
School Colors: Blue and White
Home Games: Arute Field
Central Connecticut State Blue Devils Football ticketsThe Central Connecticut State Blue Devils are a college football team representing Central Connecticut State in New Britain, Connecticut. The school first founded the program in 1935 as a member of the NAIA. Since then, the school has moved up to where they are a NCAA Division I school. The Blue Devils play in the Northeast Conference. The conference was first founded in 1981 with seven schools and added the Blue Devils before the 1997 season. During the program's history, Central Connecticut State has taken home nine conference titles, with the most recent coming in 2017. The team has one former player who played in the NFL, Justise Hairston who was a running back for the New England Patriots. He was drafted in the sixth round. The team will be heading into 2019 with a new head coach too. Ryan McCarthy takes over the leadership role after Pete Rossomando left to be an offensive line coach for Rutgers. Shop for Central Connecticut State Blue Devils Football tickets at StubHub.
Where do the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils play their home games?The Blue Devils play their home games on campus in New Britain, Connecticut at Arute Field. After a 2012 expansion, the maximum seated capacity at the stadium was increased to 5,000 from 4,500. Arute Field is named after Jack Arute Sr. who owned a large construction company in Connecticut and wanted to help fund the field and have it bear his family's name.
Who is the head coach for the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils?The current head coach for the Blue Devils is Ryan McCarthy. He is entering his first year as the head coach of the team. He has the job on an interim basis and was the offensive coordinator at the school last year. He takes over the position from Pete Rossomando, who had some success at the school and moved on to be the offensive line coach at Rutgers.
Have the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils ever won a conference title?Yes. The team has won multiple conference titles during its existence. The most recent conference title came in 2017 when the team posted an 8–4 record overall. During the program's existence, it has not won a national championship.
What was the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils record last season?Last season, the Blue Devils posted a 6–5 overall win-loss record. In the Northeast Conference, they won four games and lost two. This was a good performance but wasn't enough to help the team make the postseason. During the season, the Blue Devils never lost consecutive games.
Who are some notable players from Central Connecticut State Football?Justise Hairston played for the Blue Devils in 2006 and was a standout running back, leading to him being drafted in the NFL. During his senior season, Hairston was a Walter Payton Award nominee, a Third-Team AP All-American and was named to the conference all-star team.
Has the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils made the postseason?Yes. Since joining the NCAA FCS, the Blue Devils have made a post-season tournament once in 2017. They lost in their first game against New Hampshire by a final score of 14–0.
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