2011 Duquesne Dukes football team

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2011 Duquesne Dukes football
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Northeast Conference Co–Champions
Conference Northeast Conference
2011 record 9–2 (7–1 NEC)
Head coach Jerry Schmitt (7th year)
Offensive coordinator Gary Dunn
Defensive coordinator Dave Opfar
Home stadium Arthur J. Rooney Field
(Capacity: 2,200)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 NEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Duquesne §   7 1         9 2  
Albany §^   7 1         8 4  
Bryant   5 3         7 4  
Monmouth   4 4         5 6  
Wagner   4 4         4 7  
Sacred Heart   3 5         5 6  
Central Connecticut   3 5         4 7  
Robert Morris   2 6         2 9  
Saint Francis (PA)   1 7         2 9  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Duquesne Dukes football team represented Duquesne University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Dukes were led by seventh year head coach Jerry Schmitt and played their home games at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. They are a member of the Northeast Conference. They finished the season 9–2, 7–1 in NEC play to claim a share of the conference championship with Albany. However, Albany claimed the conference automatic bid into the FCS playoffs do to their head to head victory and the Dukes did not receive an at-large bid.

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Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 6:00 PM at Bucknell* Christy Mathewson–Memorial StadiumLewisburg, PA L 26–27   6,054
September 10 1:00 PM at Dayton* Welcome StadiumDayton, OH W 22–13   2,887
September 17 12:00 PM Valparaiso* Arthur J. Rooney Athletic FieldPittsburgh, PA W 49–14   1,859
September 24 7:00 PM at Saint Francis (PA) DeGol FieldLoretto, PA MSG+ W 41–14   2,361
October 1 1:00 PM Bryant Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA W 31–28   2,212
October 8 1:00 PM at Albany University FieldAlbany, NY L 10–38   3,223
October 15 12:00 PM Central Connecticut Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA W 28–21   2,211
October 22 12:00 PM Wagner Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA W 37–21   2,098
October 29 1:00 PM at Monmouth Kessler FieldWest Long Branch, NJ W 16–0   1,050
November 12 12:00 PM at Sacred Heart Campus FieldFairfield, CT W 29–15   1,470
November 19 12:00 PM Robert Morris Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA W 45–10   2,410
*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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