2009 Ohio Bobcats football team

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2009 Ohio Bobcats football
MAC East Division Co-Champions
Conference Mid-American Conference East
2009 record 9–5 (7–1 MAC)
Head coach Frank Solich
Offensive coordinator Tim Albin/Gerry Gdowski
Defensive coordinator Jimmy Burrow
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Ohio xy   7 1         9 5  
Temple x   7 1         9 4  
Bowling Green   6 2         7 6  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
Buffalo   3 5         5 7  
Akron   2 6         3 9  
Miami   1 7         1 11  
West
#23 Central Michigan x   8 0         12 2  
Northern Illinois   5 3         7 6  
Western Michigan   4 4         5 7  
Toledo   3 5         5 7  
Ball State   2 6         2 10  
Eastern Michigan   0 8         0 12  
Championship: Central Michigan 20, Ohio 10
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Ohio Bobcats football team competed on behalf of Ohio University during the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bobcats were led by head coach Frank Solich and played their home games in Peden Stadium located in Athens, Ohio.

The Bobcats finished the season 9–5, 7–1 in MAC play to be co-champions of the east division. Ohio represented the east division in the MAC Championship Game, losing to Central Michigan 20–10. The Bobcats were invited to the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl, losing to Marshall 21–17.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 7:00 PM UConn* Peden StadiumAthens, OH ESPN360 L 16–23   24,617[1]
September 12 7:00 PM at North Texas* Fouts FieldDenton, TX KTXA W 31–30 2OT  16,674[2]
September 19 7:00 PM Cal Poly* Peden Stadium • Athens, OH W 28–10   16,018[3]
September 26 7:00 PM at Tennessee* Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN L 23–34   95,535[4]
October 3 4:00 PM at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH W 44–37   14,071[5]
October 10 6:00 PM at Akron InfoCision StadiumAkron, OH W 19–7   16,381[6]
October 17 2:00 PM Miami (OH)dagger Peden Stadium • Athens, OH (Battle of the Bricks) W 28–7   20,188[7]
October 24 2:00 PM Kent State Peden Stadium • Athens, OH L 11–20   17,968[8]
October 31 12:00 PM at Ball State Scheumann StadiumMuncie, IN W 20–17   7,321[9]
November 10 7:00 PM at Buffalo UB StadiumBuffalo, NY ESPN2 W 27–24   13,032[10]
November 21 2:00 PM Northern Illinois Peden Stadium • Athens, OH W 38–31   14,756[11]
November 27 11:00 AM Temple Peden Stadium • Athens, OH ESPNU W 35–17   14,135[12]
December 4 8:00 PM vs. Central Michigan Ford FieldDetroit, MI (MAC Championship Game) ESPN2 L 10–20   23,714[13]
December 26 1:00 PM vs. Marshall* Ford Field • Detroit, MI (Little Caesars Pizza Bowl/Battle for the Bell) ESPN L 17–21   30,311[14]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP / Coaches Polls released prior to game.. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

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  12. ^ "Temple Owls vs. Ohio Bobcats Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-10. 
  13. ^ "Ohio Bobcats vs. Central Michigan Chippewas Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2010-03-10. 
  14. ^ "Marshall Thundering Herd vs. Ohio Bobcats Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on 28 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-10. 
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