Since 1893 The College of William and Mary has been represented by their men’s football team known as the William and Mary Tribe football team. The team currently plays in the Colonial Athletic Conference in the South division of the conference and they play in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision. Throughout their time as an organization, the William and Mary Tribe football team has been known for a number of things, most notably the contributions put forth by Jimmye Laycock. He is the current head coach for the team and has been since 1979. Before Laycock became the head coach for the football program, he also played for the team as the Tribe’s starting quarterback. During this time he played under legendary coaches Lou Holtz and Marv Levy.