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Aug. 7, 2012

Get to know Stony Brook's new football conference, CAA Football, which has established itself as the premier league for Football Championship Subdivision. Below are CAA Football Fast Facts and profiles of each of the nine teams that will make up CAA Football alongside Stony Brook in 2013.

Note: Old Dominion University and Georgia State University are currently members of CAA Football, but are scheduled to withdraw at the end of the 2012 season.

CAA Football Fast Facts

  • 5 National Championships
  • 4 National Championship Runners-Up
  • 21 Consecutive seasons of multiple berths in NCAA Playoffs
  • 80 NCAA Playoff Berths
  • 37 Playoff Berths over the last 10 years
  • 52 Playoff Wins over the last 10 years
  • 7 NCAA Championship Final appearances over the last 9 years
  • 7 NCAA Championship Semifinal appearances over the last 5 years
  • 6 Walter Payton Award Winners
  • 3 Buck Buchanan Award Winners
  • 6 Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year Winners
  • 6 AFCA National Coach of the Year Winners
  • 337 Sports Network All-Americans (Since 1987)
  • 100 Players drafted by NFL Franchises
     

Meet the CAA Football Institutions

Delaware Logo

University Delaware Blue Hens
Location: Newark, De1.
Affiliation: Public
Enrollment: 16,000
2011 Football Record: 7-4 (5-3 CAA Football, T-5th)
Postseason Appearances: 26
Last Postseason Appearance: 2010
Postseason Games Won: 35
Last National Championship Appearance: 2010
National Championships Won (Years in Parenthesis): 6 (2003, 1979, 1972, 1971, 1963, 1946)

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James Madison University Dukes
Location: Harrisonburg, Va. 
Affiliation: Public
Enrollment: 18,971
2011 Football Record: 8-5 (5-3 CAA Football, T-5th)
Postseason Appearances: 10
Last Postseason Appearance: 2011
Postseason Games Won: 9
Last National Championship Appearance: 2004
National Championships Won (Years in Parenthesis): 1 (2004)

Maine Logo

University of Maine Black Bears
Location: Orono, Maine  
Affiliation: Public
Enrollment: 12,000
2011 Football Record: 9-4 (6-2 CAA Football, T-2nd)
Postseason Appearances: 7
Last Postseason Appearance: 2011
Postseason Games Won: 3
Last National Championship Appearance: 0
National Championships Won (Years in Parenthesis): 0

UNH Logo

University of New Hampshire Wildcats
Location: Durham, N.H. 
Affiliation: Public
Enrollment: 14,469
2011 Football Record: 8-4 (6-2 CAA Football, T-2nd)
Postseason Appearances: 13
Last Postseason Appearance: 2011
Postseason Games Won: 6
Last National Championship Appearance: N/A
National Championships Won (Years in Parenthesis): 0

UR Logo

University of Richmond Spiders
Location: Richmond, Va.  
Affiliation: Private
Enrollment: 2,995
2011 Football Record: 3-8 (0-8 CAA Football, 10th)
Postseason Appearances: 10
Last Postseason Appearance: 2009
Postseason Games Won: 11
Last National Championship Appearance: 2008
National Championships Won (Years in Parenthesis): 1 (2008)

Towson logo

Towson University Tigers
Location: Towson, Md.  
Affiliation: Public
Enrollment: 21,111
2011 Football Record: 9-3 (7-1 CAA Football, 1st)
Postseason Appearances: 5
Last Postseason Appearance: 2011
Postseason Games Won: 0
Last National Championship Appearance: N/A
National Championships Won (Years in Parenthesis): 0

VU logo

Villanova University Wildcats
Location: Villanova, Pa.   
Affiliation: Private
Enrollment: 6,240
2011 Football Record: 2-9 (1-7 CAA Football, 9th)
Postseason Appearances: 14
Last Postseason Appearance: 2010
Postseason Games Won: 10
Last National Championship Appearance: 2009
National Championships Won (Years in Parenthesis): 1 (2009)

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College of William & Mary Tribe
Location: Williamsburg, Va.    
Affiliation: Public
Enrollment: 7.800
2011 Football Record: 5-6 (3-5 CAA Football, 7th)
Postseason Appearances: 14
Last Postseason Appearance: 2010
Postseason Games Won: 5
Last National Championship Appearance: N/A
National Championships Won (Years in Parenthesis): 0

Albany Logo

University at Albany Great Danes
Location: Albany, N.Y.    
Affiliation: Public
Enrollment: 13,100
2011 Football Record: 8-4 (7-1 NEC, 1st)
Postseason Appearances: 2
Last Postseason Appearance: 2011
Postseason Games Won: 1
Last National Championship Appearance: N/A
National Championships Won (Years in Parenthesis): 0