RPI Engineers


Previous seasons

Year Overall Conf
2017 8-3, 4-1 LL
2016 6-5, 3-4 LL
2015 9-2, 6-1 LL
2014 6-5, 4-3 LL
2013 5-5, 2-5 LL
2012 5-4, 3-4 LL
2011 4-5, 3-3 LL
2010 6-4, 4-2 LL
2009 5-4, 3-4 LL
2008 8-2, 5-2 LL
2007 8-2, 6-1 LL
2006 7-3, 3-3 LL
2005 8-2, 5-2 LL
2004 5-4, 4-3 LL
2003 11-2, 3-1 UCAA
2002 8-2, 2-2 UCAA
2001 8-1, 4-0 UCAA
2000 3-6, 1-3 UCAA
1999 9-1, 4-0 UCAA
1998 7-2, 3-1 UCAA

Team Info



Enrollment: 5778
Location: Troy, NY
Colors: Cherry, White
Stadium: East Campus Athletic Village (5200)
Surface: Turf

News Releases

April 12, 2018 Three Rensselaer Staff Promotions Announced TROY, N.Y. - Three members of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) football staff have earned new titles and responsibilities, Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced. Serving in new roles on head coach Ralph Isernia's staff are Jeff Dittman, who is now the defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator, Nick Marcella, the new offensive coordinator, and Keith Larson, who is now the special teams coordinator.
February 6, 2018 Former Rensselaer Lineman Matt Patricia '96 Named Detroit Lions Head Coach Former Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) offensive lineman and assistant football coach Matt Patricia '96 has been named the head coach of the Detroit Lions of the National Football League.
November 11, 2017 RPI Secures NCAA Playoffs Berth With Shoes Trophy Victory Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's (RPI) defense allowed only 245 yards of offense - just 28 rushing - and forced four turnovers as the Engineers defeated Union College, 20-14, in the Dutchman Shoes Trophy Game at Frank Bailey Field. Not only did RPI improve to 8-2 overall and retain the coveted trophy for the fifth straight season, it won a share of the Liberty League title (4-1) and secured the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Playoffs.
November 10, 2017 Shoes are ticket to dance for RPI RPI can clinch a berth in the playoffs by beating its archrival in the Dutchman Shoes game, and Frostburg State needs a win vs. archrival Salisbury to keep its playoff hopes alive.
November 4, 2017 Rensselaer Remains Alive for Liberty League Championship TROY, N.Y. - The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) football team scored 21 points in each of the first two quarters to build a 42-0 halftime lead and the Engineers went on to a 63-14 victory over the University of Rochester in a Liberty League contest on Senior Day at East Campus Stadium.
October 14, 2017 Rensselaer Upends Ithaca, 27-14 TROY, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) scored four touchdowns in the fourth quarter and the Engineers held Ithaca College to -3 rushing yards while intercepting four passes in a 27-14 victory over the Bombers in a Liberty League contest at East Campus Stadium. Rensselaer improves to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference, while Ithaca is now 3-3 with a 3-1 league mark.