The Drake Bulldogs are the athletic teams of Drake University. Athletic scholarships are offered in basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, track and field, tennis, and volleyball. However, all football players are walk-ons as Drake does not offer athletic scholarships in that sport. Drake used to field nationally known football, baseball, and wrestling teams as scholarship sports. The university is a member of the Missouri Valley Conference and competes in NCAA Division I; they play in the Pioneer Football League (FCS) fielding 15 varsity teams in nine sports. In addition, Drake has fielded teams in multiple club sports through its history. Their rivals are the Bradley Braves, Creighton Bluejays, Iowa Hawkeyes, Iowa State Cyclones, and Northern Iowa Panthers. They are also rivals in football with the Butler Bulldogs, Dayton Flyers, and San Diego Toreros.
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