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Team: Morgan State Bears
NCAA Division and Conference: Division I FCS, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
Founding Date: 1898
Head Coach:Tyrone Wheatley
Stadium: Hughes Stadium
Conference titles: 21
Morgan State Bears Football TicketsThe Morgan State Bears represents Morgan State University, based in Baltimore. The Bears have been playing college football since 1898, and the program was launched 31 years after the university was founded. The Bears play their home games at Hughes Stadium, a 10,001-seat facility. Over the team's years on the field, the Morgan State Bears have racked up over 400 wins. They achieved over 170 of those wins in the three-decade period from 1929 to 1959. During that time, Edward P. Hurt served as the Bears' head coach as the team took home 14 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association victories. The team has had 21 different head coaches over the years, and only two head coaches had winning records as head of the program. However, Tyrone Wheatley is a new head coach, bringing his own spin to the football program with his launch as part of the 2019 season. You can get Morgan State Bears football tickets at StubHub, the world's largest online marketplace for tickets.
Who is the Morgan State Bears football head coach?Tyrone Wheatley is bringing a new look to the Morgan State Bears football program in 2019. Wheatley is a former professional football player who served 10 seasons in the NFL with the New York Giants and the Oakland Raiders as a running back. He was among the NFL's top 10 players in rushing touchdowns over two of his seasons with the Raiders. After retiring from pro play, Wheatley began his coaching career at his former high school in Dearborn Heights, Mich. He moved to a number of college teams where he primarily coached running backs. In the 2017-2018 season, he became the running backs coach for the NFL's Jacksonville Jaguars. He departed the Jaguars to take the head coaching position with the Morgan State Bears for the 2019 season.
What was the Morgan State Bears football team record last season?In 2018, the Morgan State Bears competed under interim head coach Ernest T. Jones. The defensive coordinator was tapped to serve in an interim position after previous head coach Fred Farrier was fired at the end of the 2017 season. During the season, the team won four games and lost seven. The Bears won three of their conference games and lost four, ending the season tied for sixth place in the conference. The team's 2018 record marked an advance over its 2017 record when the Morgan State Bears went 1-10. The upward trajectory of the Morgan State Bears is expected to continue in the 2019 season, exciting students, alumni and fans.
Who are the rivals of the Morgan State Bears football team?The best-known football rivals of the Morgan State Bears are the Towson Tigers of Towson University, located just five miles away, in Baltimore. As the teams play in different conferences, they do not compete every year. However, Morgan State and Towson have clashed at least 25 times in the past, and Towson leads the series 19-6. The two teams first competed against each other in 1979 when Morgan State took home a massive 34-7 victory. That year, Morgan State enjoyed an undefeated football season.
What conference does the Morgan State Bears football team play in?The Morgan State Bears are part of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Over the years, the Bears have won 21 conference championships. While most of the Morgan State victories came in past decades, the Bears were conference co-champions in 2014 wth four other teams.
How do I get Morgan State Bears football tickets?If you want to enjoy the energy and enthusiasm of a Morgan State Bears football game and don the blue and orange, get your tickets at StubHub. With a convenient website and mobile app, it's easy to get your Bears tickets.
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