|2021 William & Mary Tribe football|
|Conference||Colonial Athletic Association|
|2021 record||3–1 (1–0 CAA)|
|Offensive��coordinator||Christian Taylor (2nd season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Vincent Brown (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Zable Stadium|
|2021 Colonial Athletic Association football standings|
|No. 25 New Hampshire||2||–||0||3||–||1|
|No. 3 James Madison||1||–||0||3||–||0|
|No. 21 Rhode Island||1||–||0||3||–||0|
|No. 12 Villanova||1||–||0||3||–||1|
|William & Mary||1||–||0||3||–||1|
|No. 9 Delaware||1||–||0||2||–||1|
|No. 22 Richmond||0||–||1||2||–||2|
|As of September 27, 2021; Rankings from STATS Poll|
The 2021 William & Mary Tribe football team will represent the College of William & Mary as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) in the 2021 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Tribe, led by third-year head coach Mike London, will play their home games at Zable Stadium.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CAA delayed the fall 2020 season and played an abbreviated schedule in the spring of 2021. The Tribe finished the season with a record of 1–2 in CAA play to finish third in the CAA's South Division.
In the CAA preseason poll released on July 27, 2021, the Tribe were predicted to finish in 11th place.
|Predicted finish||Team||Votes (1st place)|
|1||James Madison||231 (15)|
|11||William & Mary||61|
Preseason All-CAA team
Punt returner Bronson Yoder was selected to the preseason All-CAA Team, while Andrew Trainer (offensive line) and Will Kiely (defensive line) were selected as preseason honorable mention picks.
|September 4||7:30 p.m.||at Virginia*||ACCRSN||L 0–43||42,982|
|September 11||6:00 p.m.||Lafayette*||FloFootball||W 24–3||6,162|
|September 18||1:00 p.m.||at Colgate*||ESPN+||W 27–7||1,165|
|September 25||2:00 p.m.||at Elon||FloFootball||W 34–31||11,897|
|October 9||3:30 p.m.||Albany†||FloFootball|
|October 16||12:00 p.m.||at Maine||FloFootball|
|October 23||3:30 p.m.||Towson||FloFootball|
|October 30||1:00 p.m.||at Villanova||FloFootball|
|November 6||1:00 p.m.||at Delaware||FloFootball|
|November 13||3:30 p.m.||James Madison||FloFootball|
|November 20||3:30 p.m.||Richmond||FloFootball|
- Washburn, Rob (July 27, 2021). "James Madison Favored to Win CAA Football Championship in 2021". Colonial Athletic Association. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
- "2021 William & Mary Tribe Football Schedule". FBSchedules.com. Retrieved March 15, 2021.