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Ouachita Baptist Tigers Football
Ouachita Baptist Tigers
First season1896
Athletic directorDavid Sharp
Head coachTodd Knight
19th season, 100-94 (.515)
StadiumA.U. Williams Field
(Capacity: 5600)
Field surfaceArtificial Turf
LocationArkadelphia, Arkansas
NCAA divisionDivision II
ConferenceGreat American Conference
All-time record
Conference titles10
RivalriesHenderson State Reddies
ColorsPurple and Gold[1]
         
WebsiteOBUTigers.com
For information on all Ouachita Baptist University sports, see Ouachita Baptist Tigers

The Ouachita Baptist Tigers Football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Ouachita Baptist University located in the U.S. state of Arkansas. The team competes in NCAA Division II and are members of the Great American Conference. Ouachita Baptist's first football team was fielded in 1896. The team plays its home games at A.U. Williams Field in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. The Tigers are coached by Todd Knight.[2]

History

The Tiger football team is notable for participating in the first ever Intercollegiate game in Arkansas history, a 24-0 win over the Arkansas Razorbacks in the fall of 1897.

Notable former players

Currently in the NFL

Formerly in the NFL

Year-by-year results

Championships

Conference championships

Season Record Conference
1927* 6-1-2 AIC
1934 8-2 AIC
1941 8-3 AIC
1966* 6-4 AIC
1970* 8-2 AIC
1975* 9-2 AIC
1982 8-3 AIC - Robert Jayroe - QB
2011 7-3 GAC
2014 10-0 GAC
2017 9-3 GAC
2018 11-0 GAC

*Indicates co-championship

Rivalries

Active rivalry

Henderson State Reddies

References

  1. ^ Ouachita Baptist University Athletics Branding (PDF). Retrieved 2016.
  2. ^ "Ouachita Baptist Historical Data". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved .

External links


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