WikiNow lets you discover the news you care about, follow the topics that matter to you and share your favourite stories with your friends.

© WikiNow

The Maine Black Bears football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Maine located in the U.S. state of Maine. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision and are members of the Colonial Athletic Association. Maine's first football team was fielded in 1892. The team plays its home games at the 10,000 seat Alfond Stadium in Orono, Maine.

Maine Black Bears
2016 Maine Black Bears football team
Maine blackbears textlogo.png
First season 1892
Athletic director Steve Abbott
Head coach Joe Harasymiak
1st year, 6–5 
Stadium Alfond Stadium
Seating capacity 10,000
Field surface FieldTurf
Location Orono, Maine
NCAA division Division I FCS
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
All-time record 569–413–33 
Bowl record 0–0 
Conference titles 12
Colors Maine Blue, White, and Navy
              
Mascot Bananas T. Bear
Rivals New Hampshire Wildcats
Website GoBlackBears.com
For information on all University of Maine sports, see Maine Black Bears

The Maine Black Bears football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University of Maine located in the U.S. state of Maine. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Colonial Athletic Association. Maine's first football team was fielded in 1892. The team plays its home games at the 10,000 seat Alfond Stadium in Orono, Maine.