2011 Grambling State Tigers football team

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2011 Grambling State Tigers football
Grambling State Tigers logo.png
SWAC Champions
SWAC West Division Champions
Conference Southwestern Athletic Conference West Division
2011 record 8–4 (6–3 SWAC)
Head coach Doug Williams (1st, 7th overall year)
Offensive coordinator Vyron Brown
Defensive coordinator Cliff Yoshida
Home stadium Eddie Robinson Stadium
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 SWAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Alabama A&M xy   7 2         8 4  
Alabama State x   7 2         8 3  
#21 Jackson State x   7 2         9 2  
Alcorn State   1 8         2 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 8         1 10  
West
Grambling State xy   6 3         8 4  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   5 4         6 5  
Prairie View A&M   5 4         5 6  
Southern   4 5         4 7  
Texas Southern   2 7         4 7  
Championship: December 10, 2011
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Jackson State and Southern are ineligible to participate in the SWAC Championship Game due to low APR scores.
    Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Grambling State Tigers football team represented Grambling State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Tigers were led by head coach Doug Williams in the first season of his second tenure as head coach and seventh overall after coaching the Tigers from 1998–2003. They played their home games at Eddie Robinson Stadium. They are a member of the West Division of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. The Tigers finished the season 8–4, 6–3 in SWAC play to win the West Division and defeated Alabama A&M for the SWAC Championship 16–15 to become SWAC Champions.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 6:00 PM vs. Alcorn State Independence StadiumShreveport, LA (Port City Classic) W 21–14   4,204
September 10 6:00 PM at Louisiana–Monroe* Malone StadiumMonroe, LA L 7–35   26,532
September 17 7:00 PM at Alabama State Cramton BowlMontgomery, AL L 17–31   11,563
September 24 5:00 PM Alabama A&M Eddie Robinson StadiumGrambling, LA L 14–20   7,118
October 1 6:00 PM vs. Prairie View A&M Cotton BowlDallas, TX (State Fair Classic) L 23–31   37,311
October 15 4:00 PM Concordia College (AL)* Eddie Robinson Stadium • Grambling, LA W 44–0   7,192
October 22 2:00 PM Mississippi Valley Statedagger Eddie Robinson Stadium • Grambling, LA W 30–24   11,137
October 29 1:00 PM at Arkansas–Pine Bluff Golden Lion StadiumPine Bluff, AR W 27–20   9,202
November 5 2:00 PM at Jackson State Mississippi Veterans Memorial StadiumJackson, MS W 26–23   21,576
November 12 7:00 PM Texas Southern Eddie Robinson Stadium • Grambling, LA W 29–25   7,142
November 26 1:00 PM vs. Southern Mercedes-Benz SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (XXXVIII State Farm Bayou Classic) NBC W 36–12   40,715
December 10 1:00 PM vs. Alabama A&M Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (SWAC Championship Game) ESPNU W 16–15   23,476
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.
  • Reference:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Benson, Reggie (December 10, 2011). "Bulldogs come up short again against Tigers". The Huntsville Times. Retrieved December 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Grambling State Yearly Results: 2010–2014". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved October 25, 2013.