2011 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football team

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2011 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football
University of Delaware Wordmark.png
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network #17
FCS Coaches #20
2011 record 7–4 (5–3 CAA)
Head coach K. C. Keeler (10th year)
Offensive coordinator Jim Hofher (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Nick Rapone (6th year)
Home stadium Delaware Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#9 Towson ^   7 1         9 3  
#10 Old Dominion ^   6 2         10 3  
#8 Maine ^   6 2         9 4  
#11 New Hampshire ^   6 2         8 4  
#17 Delaware   5 3         7 4  
#15 James Madison ^   5 3         8 5  
William & Mary   3 5         5 6  
Rhode Island   2 6         3 8  
Villanova   1 7         2 9  
Richmond   0 8         3 8  
Massachusetts   0 0         5 6  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
  • UMass' conference record is listed as 0-0 because they were in the process of transitioning to FBS
    As of January 9, 2012; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football team represented the University of Delaware in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Blue Hens were led by 10th year head coach K. C. Keeler and played their home games at Delaware Stadium. They are a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 7–4, 5–3 in CAA to finish in a tie for fifth place and were not invited to the FCS playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 3:30 PM at Navy* #5 Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD CBSSN L 17–40   34,117
September 10 6:00 PM West Chester* #8 Delaware StadiumNewark, DE (Band Day) W 28–17   19,593
September 17 6:00 PM Delaware State* #7 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE (Route 1 Rivalry) W 45–0   18,011
September 24 12:00 PM Old Dominion #7 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE (Hall of Fame Day) CSN W 27–17   16,789
October 1 3:00 PM at Maine #6 Alfond StadiumOrono, ME WABI L 17–31   6,000
October 8 6:00 PM #9 William & Mary #13 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE W 21–0   17,808
October 15 3:30 PM Massachusetts #9 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE (Parents & Family Weekend) CSN L 10–21   21,902
October 22 12:30 PM at Rhode Island #16 Meade StadiumKingston, RI L 34–38   6,222
October 29 7:00 PM at #13 Towson #21 Johnny Unitas StadiumTowson, MD TCN W 35–30   8,122
November 12 3:30 PM Richmonddagger #15 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE (Senior Day) TCN W 24–10   20,008
November 19 3:30 PM vs. Villanova #15 PPL Park[1]Chester, PA (Battle of the Blue) TCN W 26–16   14,107
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Villanova Football to Play Delaware at PPL Park on November 19". Villanova University Department of Athletics. June 24, 2011. Retrieved June 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ "2011 University of Delaware Football Tentative Schedule & Results". University of Delaware Department of Athletics. Retrieved July 19, 2011.