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Team: Robert Morris Colonials
Stadium: Joe Walton Stadium
Team Greats: Joe Walton; Henry Franklin “ ”Hank“ ” Fraley, Jr.; Tim Hall; Tim Levcik
Head Coach: Bernard “Tiger” Clark
Team Colors: Blue, White and Red
Robert Morris Colonials TicketsThe Robert Morris Colonials got its start in 1994 as part of the Independent Conference. The team played in this conference from 1994 to 1995. In 1996, the Robert Morris Colonials joined the Northeast Conference, where it competes as part of the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). The Colonials plays all its home games at Joe Walton Stadium in Moon Township, Pa. The stadium's name pays homage to the team’s greatest coach. To date, the Robert Morris Colonials has won six Conference Titles, all under Walton. The team has an all-time record of 116–102–1. The team’s colors are blue, white and red. Currently, Bernard “Tiger” Clark, a former NFL player as well as the 1988 Orange Bowl MVP, coaches the team. To see a Robert Morris Colonials game up close, get your tickets at StubHub’s website or mobile app.
Where can I watch the Robert Morris Colonials play?The Robert Morris Colonials take the field at Joe Walton Stadium, which is located in Moon Township, Pa. Tickets start at $20, and you can see many great matchups take place. The Colonials kick off the season against the Buffalo Bulls on August 29, 2019, at University Buffalo Stadium in Buffalo, N.Y.
What other teams do the Robert Morris Colonials host in 2019?The Colonials host the Kentucky State Thorobreds on September 7, 2019; the Dayton Flyers on September 14, 2019; the Bryant Bulldogs on October 26, 2019; the Duquesne Dukes on November 9, 2019; and the Sacred Heart Pioneers on November 23, 2019.
Where do the Robert Morris Colonials’ away games take place?The Colonials will take on the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Keydets on September 21, 2019, at Alumni Memorial Field in Lexington, Va. The team will also compete against the Youngstown State Penguins on September 28, 2019, at Stambaugh Auditorium in Youngstown, Ohio; the Saint Francis Red Flash on October 12, 2019, at DeGol Field in Loretto, Pa.; the Wagner Seahawks at Wagner College Stadium in Staten Island, N.Y., on October 19, 2019; and the Central Connecticut State Blue Devils at Arute Field in New Britain, Conn., on November 16, 2019.
How large is Joe Walton Stadium, the venue where the Robert Morris Colonials play?Joe Walton Stadium, a multipurpose facility, seats 3,000 fans. While there, you should expect to see people wearing the team’s colors of blue, white and red to show their support for the team.
Has the Robert Morris Colonials competed in any playoff games?The Colonials participated in the FCS playoffs once. The team played against the North Dakota State Bison in 2010. The Bison went on to win that game by a score of 43-17.
Have any Robert Morris Colonial players had their numbers retired?Robert Morris University retired the number 75 in honor of Henry Franklin “ ”Hank“ ” Fraley, Jr. He played in the NFL as an offensive lineman and currently serves as the assistant offensive line coach for the Detroit Lions.
Why is the Robert Morris Colonials’ home stadium named for Joe Walton?In July 1993, the newly created Robert Morris University football program appointed Walton as the university’s first head coach. He previously played in the NFL as a tight end for the Washington Redskins and the New York Giants. Prior to creating and coaching the football program at Robert Morris University, he coached the New York Jets for seven seasons, twice getting the team to the playoffs. Walton built the Colonials from the ground up, creating a winning team. Under his guidance, the Colonials won six Northeast Conference titles. He coached the Colonials for 20 years. In November 2013, the RMU Athletic Hall of Fame inducted Walton.
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