2011 Cal Poly Mustangs football team

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2011 Cal Poly Mustangs football
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Great West Conference Co–Champions
Conference Great West Conference
2011 record 6–5 (3–1 Great West)
Head coach Tim Walsh
Offensive coordinator Brian Cook / Saga Tuitele
Offensive scheme Triple option
Defensive coordinator Greg Lupfer
Base defense 3-4
Home stadium Alex G. Spanos Stadium
(Capacity: 11,075)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 Great West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#23 North Dakota §   3 1         8 3  
Cal Poly §   3 1         6 5  
South Dakota   2 2         6 5  
Southern Utah   1 3         6 5  
UC Davis   1 3         4 7  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Cal Poly Mustangs football team represented California Polytechnic State University in the college football season of 2011. The team's head coach was Tim Walsh. The Mustangs played their home games at Alex G. Spanos Stadium in San Luis Obispo, California and were football members of the Great West Conference.

With a win over South Dakota on October 29, the Mustangs clinched a share of the conference championship which they shared with North Dakota. The title was Cal Poly's 4th conference title since the conference's creation in 2004. They finished the season with an overall record of 6–5, 3–1 in Great West play.

This was the Mustangs final season as a member of the Great West as they will become a football only member of the Big Sky Conference in the 2012 season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 p.m. at San Diego State* Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA The Mtn. L 21–49   34,384
September 10 12:05 p.m. at #15 Montana* Washington-Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT KSBY/West Montana CW L 23–37   25,855
September 17 4:05 p.m. South Dakota State* Alex G. Spanos StadiumSan Luis Obispo, CA W 48–14   11,075
September 24 12:30 p.m. at Northern Illinois* Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL L 30–47   14,321
October 8 4:05 p.m. Central Oklahoma* Alex G. Spanos Stadium • San Luis Obispo, CA W 44–25   7,426
October 15 6:05 p.m. Southern Utahdagger Alex G. Spanos Stadium • San Luis Obispo, CA KSBY W 31–27   8,232
October 22 11:00 a.m. at #20 North Dakota Alerus CenterGrand Forks, ND FSSN/FCS W 23–19   9,930
October 29 6:05 p.m. #17 South Dakota Alex G. Spanos Stadium • San Luis Obispo, CA KSBY W 27–24   10,557
November 5 6:05 p.m. at UC Davis Aggie StadiumDavis, CA (Battle for the Golden Horseshoe) L 17–24   9,460
November 12 6:05 p.m. Eastern Washington* Alex G. Spanos Stadium • San Luis Obispo, CA KSBY L 51–53 3OT  6,562
November 19 2:00 p.m. at South Alabama* Ladd Peebles StadiumMobile, AL WJTC/ESPN3 W 41–10   18,279
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from FCS Coaches Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Game notes[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 0 14 0 7 21
Aztecs 14 14 7 14 49


1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 10 7 6 0 23
#15 Grizzlies 7 7 15 8 37


1 2 3 4 Total
Jackrabbits 7 0 7 0 14
Mustangs 7 20 14 7 48


1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 0 7 10 13 30
Huskies 13 21 0 13 47


1 2 3 4 Total
Bronchos 10 9 0 6 25
Mustangs 10 0 14 20 44


1 2 3 4 Total
Thunderbirds 7 10 0 10 27
Mustangs 3 7 7 14 31


1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 3 13 7 0 23
#20 Fighting Sioux 6 0 3 10 19


1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Coyotes 3 14 0 7 24
Mustangs 0 0 10 17 27


1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 0
Aggies 0


1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0
Mustangs 0


1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 0
Jaguars 0

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