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Tampa Spartans football

Tampa Spartans
First season 1933
Last season 1974
Athletic director N/A
Head coach N/A
Home stadium Tampa Stadium
Stadium capacity 46,481
Stadium surface Bermuda grass
Location Tampa, FL
League NCAA Division I
Conference Independent
All-time record – 
Postseason bowl record 0–0
Claimed national titles 0
Conference titles 0
Division titles 0
Heisman winners 0

Scarlet, Black, and Gold

For information on all University of Tampa sports, see Tampa Spartans

The Tampa Spartans football program were the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Tampa located in Tampa, Florida. The team competed in the NCAA Division I as an Independent football team. The school's first football team was fielded in 1933. The football program was discontinued at the conclusion of the 1974 season.[1]


Notable former players

Notable alumni include:

Freddie Solomon, longtime Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers Wide Receiver. Played Quarterback at Tampa.

1974 Football schedule

AT 2 Tennessee Won 17-16 CBS Neyland Stadium 105,654 Citadel Won 6-3 not televised Tampa Stadium 35,323 AT 4 Texas Won 30-20 ABC University of Austin Stadium 85,543 AT 1 Michigan Won 27-21 ABC Michigan Stadium 101,564

Bowl game appearances

Season Date Bowl W/L Opponent PF PA Coach Notes
1952 December 13, 1952 Cigar Bowl W Lenoir–Rhyne 21 12 Marcelino Huerta notes
1954 December 17, 1954 Cigar Bowl W Charleston 21 0 Marcelino Huerta notes
1972 December 29, 1972 Tangerine Bowl W Kent State 21 18 Earle Bruce notes
Total 3 bowl games 3–0 63 30


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