Great Dog Names for Football Lovers

Do you love football? Does your dog love football? Maybe you just love the sport so much you'd like to pick a football related name to show your love of the sport and your pooch.

Here are some great dog name ideas that can show your love for football:

  • 49er
  • Abilene Christian Wildcats
  • Air Force Falcons
  • Akron Zips
  • Alabama A&M Bulldogs
  • Alabama Crimson Tide
  • Alabama State Hornets
  • Albany Great Danes
  • Alcorn State Braves
  • Ankle breaker
  • Appalachian State Mountaineers
  • Arizona State Sun Devils
  • Arizona Wildcats
  • Arkansas Razorbacks
  • Arkansas State Red Wolves
  • Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions
  • Armor
  • Army Black Knights
  • Auburn Tigers
  • Austin Peay Governors
  • Ball State Cardinals
  • Baylor Bears
  • Bear
  • Bengal
  • Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
  • Bill
  • Billy White Shoes
  • Blindside
  • Boise State Broncos
  • Bomb
  • Boston College Eagles
  • Bowling Green Falcons
  • Broadway Joe
  • Bronco
  • Brown
  • Brown Bears
  • Bryant Bulldogs
  • Buccaneer
  • Buckeye
  • Bucknell Bison
  • Buffalo Bulls
  • Bust
  • Butler Bulldogs
  • BYU Cougars
  • Cal Poly Mustangs
  • California Golden Bears
  • Campbell Fighting Camels
  • Cardinal
  • Central Arkansas Bears
  • Central Connecticut State Blue Devils
  • Central Michigan Chippewas
  • Chain gang
  • Charger
  • Charleston Southern Buccaneers
  • Chattanooga Mocs
  • Check down
  • Cheese heads
  • Chief
  • Cincinnati Bearcats
  • Citadel Bulldogs
  • Clemson Tigers
  • Coastal Carolina Chanticleers
  • Coffin Corner
  • Colgate Raiders
  • Collars
  • Colorado Buffaloes
  • Colorado State Rams
  • Colt
  • Columbia Lions
  • Connecticut Huskies
  • Cornell Big Red
  • Cowboy
  • Dartmouth Big Green
  • Davidson Wildcats
  • Dawg Pound
  • Dayton Flyers
  • Deep snapper
  • Defense
  • Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
  • Delaware State Hornets
  • Dolphin
  • Drake Bulldogs
  • Drive
  • Dual threat or DT
  • Duke Blue Devils
  • Duquesne Dukes
  • Eagle
  • East Carolina Pirates
  • Eastern Illinois Panthers
  • Eastern Kentucky Colonels
  • Eastern Michigan Eagles
  • Eastern Washington Eagles
  • Elon Phoenix
  • Falcon
  • Field general
  • FIU Golden Panthers
  • Flea flicker
  • Florida A&M Rattlers
  • Florida Atlantic Owls
  • Florida Gators
  • Florida State Seminoles
  • Fordham Rams
  • Foul
  • Fresno State Bulldogs
  • Fumble
  • Fumblerooski
  • Furman Paladins
  • Gadget
  • Game changer
  • Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs
  • Gatorade
  • Georgetown Hoyas
  • Georgia Bulldogs
  • Georgia Southern Eagles
  • Georgia State Panthers
  • Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
  • Giant
  • Grambling State Tigers
  • Gridiron
  • Gunner
  • Hail Mary
  • Hampton Pirates
  • Hands Team
  • Harvard Crimson
  • Hawaii Rainbow Warriors
  • Hole
  • Holy Cross Crusaders
  • Hot read
  • Houston Baptist Huskies
  • Houston Cougars
  • Howard Bison
  • Icing
  • Idaho State Bengals
  • Idaho Vandals
  • Illinois Fighting Illini
  • Illinois State Redbirds
  • Immaculate Reception
  • Incarnate Word Cardinals
  • Indiana Hoosiers
  • Indiana State Sycamores
  • Iowa Hawkeyes
  • Iowa State Cyclones
  • Jackson State Tigers
  • Jacksonville Dolphins
  • Jacksonville State Gamecocks
  • Jaguar
  • James Madison Dukes
  • Jet
  • Kansas Jayhawks
  • Kansas State Wildcats
  • Kent State Golden Flashes
  • Kentucky Wildcats
  • Kicker
  • Lafayette Leopards
  • Lamar Cardinals
  • Lambeau
  • Lambeau Leap
  • Lehigh Mountain Hawks
  • Liberty Flames
  • Lid
  • linebacker
  • Lion
  • Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns
  • Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
  • Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
  • Louisville Cardinals
  • LSU Tigers
  • Maine Black Bears
  • Marist Red Foxes
  • Marshall Thundering Herd
  • Marty Ball
  • Maryland Terrapins
  • Massachusetts Minutemen
  • McNeese State Cowboys
  • Megatron
  • Memphis Tigers
  • Mercer Bears
  • Miami (FL) Hurricanes
  • Miami (OH) RedHawks
  • Michigan State Spartans
  • Michigan Wolverines
  • Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
  • Mike
  • Minnesota Golden Gophers
  • Miracle in the Meadowlands
  • Mississippi State Bulldogs
  • Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils
  • Missouri State Bears
  • Missouri Tigers
  • Mohawk
  • Monmouth Hawks
  • Montana Grizzlies
  • Montana State Bobcats
  • Morehead State Eagles
  • Morgan State Bears
  • Murray State Racers
  • Music City Miracle
  • Navy Midshipmen
  • Nebraska Cornhuskers
  • Nevada Wolf Pack
  • New Hampshire Wildcats
  • New Mexico Lobos
  • New Mexico State Aggies
  • Nicholls Colonels
  • No Name Defense
  • Norfolk State Spartans
  • North Carolina A&T Aggies
  • North Carolina Central Eagles
  • North Carolina State Wolfpack
  • North Carolina Tar Heels
  • North Dakota
  • North Dakota State Bison
  • North Texas Mean Green
  • Northern Arizona Lumberjacks
  • Northern Colorado Bears
  • Northern Illinois Huskies
  • Northwestern State Demons
  • Northwestern Wildcats
  • Notre Dame Fighting Irish
  • Offence
  • Ohio Bobcats
  • Ohio State Buckeyes
  • Oklahoma Sooners
  • Oklahoma State Cowboys
  • Old Dominion Monarchs
  • Ole Miss Rebels
  • Option garbage
  • Opps
  • Orange Crush
  • Oregon Ducks
  • Oregon State Beavers
  • Packer
  • Pads
  • Pancake
  • Panther
  • Patriot
  • Penn Quakers
  • Penn State Nittany Lions
  • Peter
  • Pick
  • Pick Sdix
  • Pig with a Mohawk
  • Pigskin
  • Pistol
  • Pittsburgh Panthers
  • Play Maker
  • Portland State Vikings
  • Prairie View A&M Panthers
  • Presbyterian Blue Hose
  • Princeton Tigers
  • Pump
  • Purdue Boilermakers
  • Purple people eaters
  • Rag Doll
  • Raider
  • Ram
  • Raven
  • Receiver
  • Red Zone
  • Redskins
  • Referee or Reff
  • Refrigerator
  • Rhode Island Rams
  • Rice Owls
  • Richmond Spiders
  • Rifle
  • Robert Morris Colonials
  • Run and shoot
  • Run Out of the Gun
  • Rutgers Scarlet Knights

  • Sacramento State Hornets
  • Sacred Heart Pioneers
  • Saint
  • Saint Francis U Red Flash
  • SAM
  • Sam Houston State Bearkats
  • Samford Bulldogs
  • San Diego State Aztecs
  • San Diego Toreros
  • San Jose State Spartans
  • Savannah State Tigers
  • Score
  • Scrimmage
  • Seahawk
  • Short snapper
  • Shothun
  • Sled
  • Slobber-knocker
  • SMU Mustangs
  • Snap
  • South Alabama Jaguars
  • South Carolina Gamecocks
  • South Carolina State Bulldogs
  • South Dakota Coyotes
  • South Dakota State Jackrabbits
  • South Florida Bulls
  • Southeast Missouri State Redhawks
  • Southeastern Louisiana Lions
  • Southern Illinois Salukis
  • Southern Miss Golden Eagles
  • Southern University Jaguars
  • Southern Utah Thunderbirds
  • Spike
  • Stance
  • Stanford Cardinal
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Steelers
  • Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks
  • Stetson Hatters
  • Sticks
  • Stinger
  • Stony Brook Seawolves
  • Strip
  • Strong side
  • Stuff
  • Syracuse Orange
  • Taking a Knee – or "Knee
  • TCU Horned Frogs
  • TD for (touchdown)
  • Temple Owls
  • Tennessee State Tigers
  • Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles
  • Tennessee Volunteers
  • Texan
  • Texas A&M Aggies
  • Texas Longhorns
  • Texas Southern Tigers
  • Texas State Bobcats
  • Texas Tech Red Raiders
  • The Ice Bowl
  • The Tuck Rule Game
  • Titan
  • Toledo Rockets
  • Touchdown
  • Towson Tigers
  • Trench
  • Trips
  • Troy Trojans
  • Tulane Green Wave
  • Tulsa Golden Hurricane
  • Tundra
  • Tweener
  • UAB Blazers
  • UC Davis Aggies
  • UCF Knights
  • UCLA Bruins
  • Under Center
  • UNI Panthers
  • UNLV Rebels
  • Uprights
  • USC Trojans
  • Utah State Aggies
  • Utah Utes
  • UTEP Miners
  • UTM Skyhawks
  • UTSA Roadrunners
  • Valparaiso Crusaders
  • Vanderbilt Commodores
  • Vanilla Offense
  • Vicking
  • Villanova Wildcats
  • Virginia Cavaliers
  • Virginia Tech Hokies
  • VMI Keydets
  • Wagner Seahawks
  • Wake Forest Demon Deacons
  • Washington Huskies
  • Washington State Cougars
  • Weber State Wildcats
  • West Virginia Mountaineers
  • Western Carolina Catamounts
  • Western Illinois Leathernecks
  • Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
  • Western Michigan Broncos
  • Westie
  • Who Dat Nation
  • WILL
  • William & Mary Tribe
  • Wisconsin Badgers
  • Wofford Terriers
  • Wrong Way Run
  • Wyoming Cowboys
  • Yale Bulldogs
  • Youngstown State Penguins
  • Zebra

    Do any of these football related dog names work? If not – here are some more ideas:

    Name Your Dog Based on Personality Traits

  • Independent dogs
  • Playful dogs
  • Funny dogs
  • Cute or beautiful dogs
  • Loving dogs
  • Sweet dogs
  • Big dogs or dogs with big personalities
  • Small dogs
  • Aggressive dogs or good watch dogs
  • Smart dogs
  • Dumb or not so smart dogs
  • Strong dogs
  • Fast dogs
  • Lazy dogs
  • Ornery dogs
  • Talkative dogs

    Unusual Dog Names

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    Cool Dog Names

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    Names for Stray Dogs

    Or have you found a Stray dog or rescued a stray and want a name that fits?

    Names by Gender – Male and Female Dog Names

    Do you want to know what the most common dog names mean? Learn about the "meaning" behind common Male dog names and Female dog names.

    Great Names by the Dogs Haircolor

  • White Haircoats
  • Yellow Haircoats
  • Gold or Golden Haircoats
  • Black Haircoats
  • Black & White Haircoats
  • Grey or Silver Haircoats
  • Red or Brown Haircoats
  • Spotted Haircoats
  • Wrinkled Haircoats
  • Fluffy Haircoats
  • Bicolored, tricolored or multicolored Haircoats

    I hope these ideas help you name your special dog!

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