Organized football begins as early as grade school in Ebensburg in both public and parochial schools.

High school football is very popular in the area during the Fall. The Bishop Carroll Huskies are perennial favorites to repeat as Class A champion contenders. The Red Devils of Central Cambria lead Class AAA.

College football is also very popular with Ebensburg residents, and they cheer particularly for Penn StatePittSt. Francis, and Notre Dame.

For professional football, Ebensburg is in the heart of Pittsburgh Steeler Country.