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Oldest College Football Teams


Oldest College Football Teams. | College Football Helmet History. | Oldest Coaches in College Football.. | What is the oldest College Football team? | College Football Team Nicknames. | College Football Helmet History.

Ever wondered what the oldest college football teams are? When did college football start? Which teams are still around and playing strong today? Below you’ll find a list of the oldest college football teams.


Oldest college football teams
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What is the oldest college football team?

Oldest College Football Team List.


College Football Teams Helmet History.

College football teams also have a long history of football helmets. Check the list out below.


Oldest Coaches in College Football.

We have a list of the oldest teams in college football, but what about some of the oldest coaches in college football.

  • Frank Solich – Head of Ohio Bobcats turned 77 in September 2021. Solich stepped down as the head coach of the Bobcats in July 2021.
  • Nick Saban will turn 70 on October 31 2021. Head coach of Alabama Crimson Tide, Saban is one of the oldest coaches in college football.
Nick Saban. Head Coach Alabama Crimson Tide (70 years old in 2021)
Nick Saban. Head Coach Alabama Crimson Tide (70 years old in 2021)

  • Mack Brown (William Mack Brown). Currently head coach of North Carolina. 2019 – present day (October 2021). Mack Brown was born in August 1951 and is one of the oldest coaches at 70 years old. (Correct at time of publication Oct 2021)
  • Bear Bryant is considered to be one of the greatest head football coaches of all time. Born September 11 1913, Bryant. Head coach of Alabama Crimson Tide for 25 years, Bryant achieved six national championships and thirteen conference championships. Bryant retired in 1982 and sadly passed away in early 1983. He was 69 years old.
  • Butch Davis is currently the head coach at FIU. (Oct.2021) Almost 70 years old Davis (Paul Hilton “Butch” Davis Jr) has been the head coach of FIU since 2017

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