James Madison Dukes
The James Madison University Dukes (JMU) is the name given to the athletics teams of James Madison University, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The name "Dukes" is derived from Samuel Page Duke, the university's second president. JMU is a charter member of the Colonial Athletic Association, which sponsors sports at the NCAA Division I level. In football, JMU participates in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) of Division I, formerly known as Division I-AA. The university mascot, Duke Dog, is frequently seen at all sporting events, and the school colors are royal purple and gold. JMU has won two NCAA national championships, tied for third most among Virginia colleges and universities. JMU's...