The Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs represent Gardner–Webb University located in Boiling Springs, N.C. The team first took to the field in 1970. The team's home games take place at Ernest W. Spangler Stadium, which seats 9,000 fans. Since 2002, the team has played in the Big South Conference. The team has an all-time record of 212–224–3. The Runnin' Bulldogs wear the team colors of red and black. Currently, the team's head coach, Carroll McCray, moves into his seventh season. In 2018, the Runnin' Bulldogs finished fourth in the Big South with a final record of 2–3. Outside this conference, the team finished with a record of 3–8. To date, the Runnin' Bulldogs have won four conference titles. Look to the Runnin' Bulldogs to improve in the 2019 season. Get your tickets to one or many Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs games at StubHub.
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What is the vibe like at a Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs game?
At home and select away games, enjoy the halftime shows, which feature performances by the Marching Bulldogs — the university's marching band. The band follows a corps-style marching that uses measured steps. To show your school spirit, come dressed in the team's colors of red and black and make sure you know the lyrics to the university's fight song.
Who are some of the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs most notable players?
The late Jim Garrison, a former player for the school before transferring to Western Carolina University and a head coach at Chowan College made an impact. Another famous player includes Gabe Wilkins. He played for both the Green Bay Packers and San Fransico 49ers as a defensive tackle.
Have the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs won any conference championships?
The team has played in five different conferences. Since 1970, the team has won four conference championships across three NCAA divisions. The team's most talked-about title came during its first year in the Big South in 2002. The team won the conference with three wins and no losses. The team finished the 2002 season with an overall score of 9–1.Back to Top
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