Play to a Championship Level
Current and future Bruin football athletes get the opportunity to compete against nationally ranked teams in the Northwest Conference every week in front of packed home crowds, and experience a program dedicated to academic, athletic, and spiritual excellence. Bruin football players work hard and expect greatness in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. At Bruin football, we refer to this as "doing everything at a championship level."
Bruin football players get to learn and grow from a coaching staff that is dedicated to instilling deep values of teamwork, leadership, and grit--the kinds of qualities that impact all areas of life. Bruin football coaches have played on or coached championship teams on both the collegiate and high school levels, including more than 20 conference-winning teams. Combined, Bruin football coaches have more than 100 years of experience.
George Fox truly offers the student-athlete experience, where professors know students by name and academics are at the forefront of the college experience. Additionally, George Fox students get the opportunity to grow spiritually in a Christian atmosphere at a school ranked among the top Christian schools in the nation. George Fox students also receive the top value among Oregon schools, according to Money magazine, which ranked George Fox the No. 1 school in the state on its "Best Colleges for Your Money" list in 2017.
Why George Fox?
Stoffer Family Stadium
Located adjacent to the Wheeler Sports Center, this venue serves as home to the university's track and field and football programs. The facility includes a covered grandstand with permanent-seating capacity of over 2,700 and a 14,000-square-foot Duke facility that includes a strength and conditioning center, locker room, offices, an athletic training room and classrooms. The bleachers include three press boxes. The stadium also features the synthetic-turf Lemmons Family Field and one of the biggest video boards in all of Division III athletics.
Duke Athletic Center
This 14,000-square-foot, three-story facility - located on the back side of Stoffer Family Stadium - includes coaches' offices, a locker room, an athletic training room, a classroom and a terrace. The center is home to the Bruins' football and track and field teams. The football team makes use of 130 custom-made wooden lockers, and all George Fox athletic programs use the facility's state-of-the-art weight training room. The building also houses the school's historic Victory Bell. Duke's terrace overlooking the field serves as VIP seating for members of the university's Terrace Club, allowing for a bird's-eye view of the action on field.
1 AFCA All-America
Football Team Honors
1 CoSIDA All-America
Football Team Honors
1 Cliff Harris Award
4 D3Football.com All-West
Region Team Honors
George Fox: A Top Ranked College
We are top-flight Christian university, ranked among the top Christian colleges in the nation (Forbes) and in the first tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Universities (West) category.
You will get the opportunity to compete in a Christ-centered program that emphasizes good citizenship, sportsmanship and a commitment to team.
Become an NCAA Student Athlete
At the Division III level, we maintain a proper perspective between academics and athletics. Character, work ethic, sportsmanship and teamwork take precedence over winning. Such a commitment reflects our philosophy that the athletic arena is more than just a place where games are played – it’s a venue vitally critical to your leadership development, mentoring and education.
The Region’s Premier Small-College Conference
George Fox is a member of the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, a group of nine selective private colleges which all rank in the first tier of U.S. News’ National Liberal Arts Colleges or Regional University categories. The other members are Lewis & Clark College, Linfield College, Pacific Lutheran University, Pacific University, University of Puget Sound, Whitman College, Whitworth University and Willamette University.