SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE REDHAWKS FOOTBALL
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Division: Division I FCS
Home Games: Houck Stadium
Head Coach: Tom Matukewicz
Colors: Red and Black
Rivals: Missouri State, Southern Illinois, Murray State
Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Football TicketsSince their start in 1902, the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks have been the American football team for the Southeast Missouri State University. The Redhawks currently compete in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision as well as the Ohio Valley Conference. You can catch the Redhawks at a home game in the over 11,000 seat Houck Stadium located in Cape Girardeau, Miss. The Redhawks have a history of winning with a total of 18 conference championship wins and they have had two appearances in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. With their inclusive 2019 Redhawks schedule, you can be sure to catch the Redhawks amazing plays in person this football season. Grab your Southeast Missouri State Redhawk football tickets today at StubHub, the world's largest ticket marketplace.
Where do the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks play?The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks football team plays their home games at the Houck Stadium in Cape Girardeau. Opening in 1930, this 11,015-seat stadium is a multi-purpose stadium for Southeast Missouri State University. Houck Stadium was originally built in 1930 with a 150,000-dollar price tag. On October 3rd of the same year, the stadium was dedicated in front of a crowd of over 6,000 people. On the same day, Southeast Missouri State Redhawks defeated long-time rivals Southern Illinois University 12-6.
Who are the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks biggest rivals in their conference?The biggest rivals of the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are the Missouri State Bears and the Southern Illinois Salukis. The Redhawks have an in-state rivalry going against the Missouri State Bears since the beginning of time. While the rivalry did go dormant for a short time, it was kicked off again during the 2008 football season with Missouri State Bears taking the series lead 46–28. Keep tuned through the 2019 season to catch the Redhawks as they try to steal the lead. Another standing rivalry the Redhawks have is against Southern Illinois Salukis. The annual rivalry between the schools took a short hiatus in 2005 but came back strong during the 2010 season. During the first-ever game held at Busch Stadium in St. Louis the Salukis took the Redhawks 36–19. Southeast Missouri State Redhawks still pushed on, topping the Salukis that year with a lead series of 39–35–8. Catch them in the 2019 season as Southeast Missouri State Redhawks schedule a head to head match-up against the Salukis.
Who is the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks head coach?Since 2014, Tom Matukewicz, also known as Coach Tuke, has been the head coach of the Redhawks football team. Matukewicz previously worked as the defensive coordinator coach for the Toledo Rockets. He also has previous experience working as an assistant coach under Jerry Kill from 2000 until 2010 where the pair coached together through three various schools.
Who are some notable players from the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks?Notable former players of the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks include Eugene Amano, Dan Connolly, Kenneth Dement, Ray Goodson, Ken Iman, Edgar Jones, Dimitri Patterson, Willie Ponder, Angel Rubio, Marquis Walker, Mike Wood and Drew Forbes. Connolly played for the New England Patriots for eight seasons. In his final season, the Patriots won the Superbowl against the Seattle Seahawks. Dement was drafted by the New York Giants in 1955. Rather than going pro, he joined the United States Marines where he achieved Captain ranking. Between the Green Bay Packers and Los Angeles Rams, Iman played 15 seasons of professional football. Rubio was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1998. Forbes is currently a football guard for the Cleveland Browns.
How is the tailgating scene at a Southeast Missouri State Redhawks game?The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks bring as much enthusiasm to their tailgate scene as they do their games. Expect to experience one-of-a-kind entertainment like fish fries and the giant Jenga game!
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