West Virginia State Yellow Jackets football

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West Virginia State Yellow Jackets football
First season1942
Head coachJohn Pennington
7th season, 38–31 (.551)
StadiumLakin Field at Dickerson Stadium (Capacity: 5,000)
LocationInstitute, West Virginia
NCAA divisionDivision II
ConferenceMountain East Conference
Conference titles3
ColorsOld gold and black[1]
MascotYellow Jacket

The West Virginia State Yellow Jackets football program represents West Virginia State University in college football at the NCAA Division II level in the Mountain East Conference.[2][3] West Virginia State began competing in intercollegiate football in 1942.


Conference championships[edit]

West Virginia State has won 3 conference championships in school history. Two championships were when they were a member of Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and one as a member of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC).[4][5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "West Virginia State University – 2016 WVSU Quick Facts". July 11, 2016. Retrieved June 19, 2017.
  2. ^ "All-Time Football Records". WVSU. Retrieved 2014-08-25.
  3. ^ "WVIAC Schools In The D-II Football Top 25". WVIAC. 1999. Retrieved 2014-08-25.
  4. ^ "WVIAC Football Year-by-Year Standings (1946–present)". WVIAC. Retrieved 2014-08-25.
  5. ^ "West Virginia State Football Media Guide 2009 by John Simms - Issuu".

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