The Orion

Chico State’s unfortunate football program history

Chico State running back Glenn Witherspoon takes a handoff during the 1987 season. Image from The Orion vault.

Matthew Ferreira

September 2, 2019

Each fall when college football makes its return, Chico State students can’t help but wonder why the Wildcats don’t have a team to partake in the competition. While there isn’t one concrete reason the university discontinued the program there are a few signs as to what led to it ha...

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