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Team: Northern Colorado Bears
Home Games: Nottingham Field
Head Coach: Earnest Collins Jr.
Notable Former Players: Reed Doughty, Tony Ramirez, Brad Pyatt, Vincent Jackson, Dirk Johnson, Bill Kenney, Jeff Knapple
Rivals: University of South Dakota, Texas State University, University of Montana
Northern Colorado Bears Football TicketsThe Northern Colorado Bears is the football team for The University of Northern Colorado, located in Greeley, Colo. The team's home stadium, Nottingham Field, seats more than 8,000 spectators and has been heavily attended in the past for events such as the famed match up against California Polytechnic State University in October 2005. The Bears' closest rivals are the Coyotes from the University of South Dakota, whom the team has faced in many notorious matchups throughout the past six decades. Notable alumni include Reed Doughty, who went on to play for the Washington Redskins, and Vincent Jackson, whose 12 years in the NFL included stints with the San Diego Chargers and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Since the team's inception, it has made six appearances in the NCAA Division II playoffs, taking home the title in 1996 and 1997 with an overall playoff record of 12-7. To join the crowd at the next game of the season, get your tickets at StubHub today.
How much are Northern Colorado Bears football tickets?Tickets to home games typically fall within the $30-$40 range while away games are priced either higher or lower, depending on the venue.
How do I get tickets to a Northern Colorado Bears football game?You can buy your tickets to the next Northern Colorado Bears football game at StubHub.
Who is the head coach for the Northern Colorado Bears?The current coach for the Bears is Earnest Collins Jr., who took the reins in the 2011 season. Past coaches include Scott Downing, Kay Dalton and Joe Glenn, who led the Bears to their two NCAA Division II championships in the late '90s.
What is the Northern Colorado Bears football schedule?The regular football schedule, announced in mid-August 2019, runs from late August until November. Should the team enter the playoffs, the season will be extended even further though these post-season games will likely take place at a larger venue, typically in Alabama or Texas.
What was the record for the Northern Colorado Bears football team last season?In 2018, the Bears finished in 11th place with an overall record of 2-9, 2-6 during regular season play.
What is a Northern Colorado Bears football game like?The games have the festive, competitive air of most college sports events, with the earliest and latest regular-season games attracting the most attention and hype. For the past five seasons, the home opener has hosted “ ”Bears, Brews, and Bites“ ” in the tailgate area. The event includes beer tents featuring samples from local breweries as well as food trucks. During the rest of the season, the tailgate area is full of students and locals coming together to participate in a bit of lively sipping and speculating before kickoff.
Does the Northern Colorado Bears football team have any historical rivalries?The South Dakota Coyotes first played the Northern Colorado Bears in 1959. Since then, the two teams have enjoyed a healthy rivalry, with a back-and-forth record that has alternately rewarded and disappointed fans of both teams. The rivalry gained a new dimension in 2019 when Joe Glenn, who coached the Bears to two NCAA Division II championships, made plans to return to Nottingham Field for the first time since his 2000 departure from the team. The teams are scheduled to go head-to-head once again on September 14, 2019.
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