Long Island Bulls

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Long Island Bulls
First Season
1967
Team History
Long Island Bulls (1969-70)
Westchester Bulls (1967-68)
Conference/Division
Atlantic Coast Football League (1966-73)
  • Northern Division (1967-70)
Venue
Hofstra Stadium (1969-70)
Memorial Field (1967-68)
Key People
Players • Head Coaches • Executives


The Bridgeport Jets were a minor league American football team based in Bridgeport, Connecticut. They began play in the Atlantic Coast Football League in 1966 as the Waterbury Orbits. The Orbits, already officially affiliated with the New York Jets of the American Football League, became the Bridgeport Jets in 1968. After relocating from Waterbury, the Jets played their homes games in John F. Kennedy Stadium.

Programs

1960s

Week Date Opponent Venue
Westchester Bulls
1967
preseason August 19 vs. Virginia Sailors Memorial Stadium
Week 12 November 11 at Virginia Sailors George Washington High School Memorial Stadium
postseason November 25 vs. Virginia Sailors Memorial Stadium
1968
Week 2 September 14 vs. Virginia Sailors Memorial Stadium
Week 4 September 28 at Harrisburg Capitol Colts New Island Park
Long Island Bulls
1969
Week 1 September 5 at Bridgeport Jets John F. Kennedy Stadium
Week 3 September 20 at Pottstown Firebirds Franklin Field
Week 10 November 7 vs. Quincy Giants Hofstra Stadium

1970s

Week Date Opponent Venue
1970
preseason August 29 vs. Jersey Jays Hofstra Stadium
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Seasons 1962 • 1963 • 1964 • 1965 • 1966 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1973
Venues Dillon Stadium • Hofstra Stadium