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League: NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision, Pioneer Football League
Home Games: Jayne Stadium
Head Coach: Rob Tenyer
Division Titles: 4
All-Time Greats: Mike Gottfried, Nick Nighswander, Gary Shirk, Phil Simms, Greg Bright
Rivals: Stetson University, Butler University, University of Dayton
Morehead State Eagles Football Tickets1927 was the first season that the Morehead State Eagles football team played competitive intercollegiate football. The squad is a member of the Pioneer Football League and the only public school. The Eagles’ home field is Jayne Stadium in Morehead, Ky. By the end of the 2018 season, the team had earned a total of two conference titles and four division titles. Although the Blue and Gold has a record of just under .500, the program has produced notable former players who have gone on to play professional football in the NFL, coach and become broadcasters in the sports television realm. Among the notable alumni are Mike Gottfried, Nick Nighswander and Phil Simms. The Eagles do not have any significant rivals, but any games within its league can be competitive and entertaining simply because teams want bragging rights. StubHub is a convenient, secure source for obtaining Morehead State Eagles football tickets.
Where does the Morehead State Eagles football team play?When you want to attend a home Morehead State Eagles football game, you will head over to Jayne Stadium. It is located in Morehead, Ky., and has a capacity of 10,000 spectators. The stadium was originally built in 1964, and it is a multipurpose facility that has AstroTurf GameDay Grass on its surface. Over the years, some renovations and upgrades have been made in order to maintain a positive fan experience.
Who is Morehead State Eagles Football's head coach?Rob Tenyer is the head coach of the Morehead State Eagles football team. In December 2012, the announcement was made, and he coached his first Eagles game when the season began in 2013. From 2001 to 2012, he was the assistant head coach. Tenyer did have previous coaching experience. He took his first coaching job in 1996 with the California Vulcans. Tenyer also has playing experience. He was a quarterback at Olivet from 1992–1995 where he earned a BA degree.
Who are some notable players from Morehead State Eagles Football?The Morehead State Eagles football program has produced several notable players. Mike Gottfried played quarterback from 1962-1965. He went on to coach and eventually became a broadcaster. Nick Nighswander played center for the Buffalo Bills, and Gary Shirk played tight end for the New York Giants in the NFL for seven seasons. He also played in the World Football League and the United States Football League in Memphis. Phil Simms was a quarterback for the Eagles. He spent his entire professional football career with the Giants. When he retired from football, he became a broadcaster.
How is the tailgating scene at Morehead State Eagles football games?There is tailgating at home Morehead State Eagles football games, and the scene is festive as well as full of school spirit. In the past, the Alumni Association has also hosted tailgate parties at away games. It is a good idea to keep an eye out for special offers. In order to create a buzz for games, tickets may be sold that entitle attendees to a meal and a game ticket.
What are the top games in for the Morehead State Eagles?The Morehead State Eagles football team is a member of the Pioneer Football League. Top games to attend often include those within the Eagles' own division. In 2019, Stetson University, Butler University and the University of Dayton will be playing at Jayne Stadium.
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