|Wofford Terriers football|
|Athletic director||Richard Johnson|
|Head coach||Mike Ayers
30th season, 199-135-1 (.596)
|Location||Spartanburg, South Carolina|
|NCAA division||Division I FCS|
|Past conferences||Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
|All-time record||478-467-35 (.506)|
|Bowl record||0-1 (.000)|
|Conference titles||4 (2003, 2007, 2010, 2012)|
|Rivalries||Furman University and The Citadel|
|Colors||Black and Old Gold
The Wofford Terriers football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Wofford College located in the U.S. state of South Carolina. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Southern Conference. Wofford's first football team was fielded in 1889. The team plays its home games at the 13,000 seat Gibbs Stadium in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The Terriers are coached by Mike Ayers, who is entering his 30th season with the team in 2017.
Wofford moved from Division 2 to join the Division 1-AA Southern Conference in the 96-97 season. Since then, Wofford has won 4 Southern Conference Championships, and received bids to the FCS Playoffs 7 times with the most recent bid coming in 2016. Wofford is typically one of the strongest teams in the Southern Conference every year. Wofford's best finish since moving from Division 2 was a trip to the National Semi-finals at Delaware in 2003, where they fell 24-9.
|School||Record||Percentage||Streak||First Meeting||Last Meeting|
|Charleston Southern||14-0||1.000||Won 14||1993||2016|
|Coastal Carolina||0-1||.000||Lost 1||2006||2006|
|South Carolina||4-19||.174||Lost 16||1895||2012|
|South Carolina State||6-2||.750||Won 5||1974||2006|
|The Citadel||28-42-1||.401||Won 1||1916||2016|
|Wofford 124 - In-State NCAA Division I Schools 169 - Draws 11|
Wofford has gone to the FCS Playoffs a total of 7 times (2003, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016). In 2003, Wofford appeared in the FCS Playoffs for the first time in school history, and won its first two games advancing to the semi-finals. In the semi-finals, they lost to the would-be FCS Champions Delaware, and finished the season ranked #3 in the nation. The Terriers moved on to the quarterfinals in 2007 before losing to Richmond. They lost in the opening round to James Madison in 2008. In 2010, they advanced to the National Quarterfinals to face Southern Conference rival Georgia Southern. They were defeated in that game 20-23. Georgia Southern Fans taunted Wofford players, throwing beer bottles and trash at them, infamously cementing them even further as rivals. In 2011, they made it to the playoffs, losing to Northern Iowa 21-28 in the second round. In 2012, Wofford dominated visiting New Hampshire, to move on to the Quarterfinals to face would-be champions North Dakota St. Although they had many chances to win, they fell 14-7.
Wofford College's football team has also won the College Football Playoff National Championship 3 times.
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|1949||January 2, 1950||Cigar Bowl||L||Florida State||6||19||Phil Dickens||notes|
|Total||1 bowl game||0-1||6||19|
The Terriers have appeared in the I-AA/FCS playoffs 7 times with an overall record of 7-7.
|North Carolina A&T
|2008||First Round||JMU||L 35-38|
|2011||Second Round||Northern Iowa||L 21-28|
North Dakota State
L 23-30 ot 2
The Terriers have appeared in the Division II playoffs two times with an overall record of 0-2.
|1990||First Round||Mississippi College||L 19-70|
|1991||First Round||Mississippi College||L 15-28|