1967 Fairmont State Falcons football team

The 1967 Fairmont State Falcons football team was an American football team that represented Fairmont State University as a member of the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) during the 1967 NAIA football season. In their 16th season under head coach Harold "Deacon" Duvall, the Falcons compiled a perfect 11–0 record (7–0 against conference opponents) and won the WVIAC championship.The team advanced to the NAIA playoffs where they defeated Northern Michigan in the semifinals and then beat Eastern Washington in the Champion Bowl to win the 1967 NAIA national championship. The team led the NAIA in defense, allowing only 119.8 yards per game (60.5 passing and 59.3 rushing).[1]

1967 Fairmont State Falcons football
NAIA national champion
WVIAC champion
ConferenceWest Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1967 record11–0 (7–0 WVIAC)
Head coach
Home stadiumEast-West Stadium
Seasons
 1966
1968 

The Falcons' 1967 NAIA national championship was the State of West Virginia's first national title in football.[2] The 1967 Fairmont team was inducted into the Fairmont State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2017.[3]

The team played its home games at East-West Stadium in Fairmont, West Virginia.


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