2011 Illinois State Redbirds football team

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2011 Illinois State Redbirds football
Illinois State Redbirds Wordmark.png
Conference Missouri Valley Football Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #18
FCS Coaches #17
2011 record 7–4 (5–3 MVFC)
Head coach Brock Spack (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Luke Huard
Home stadium Hancock Stadium
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 MVFC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#4 North Dakota State §^   7 1         14 1  
#2 Northern Iowa §^   7 1         10 3  
#18 Illinois State   5 3         7 4  
Indiana State   4 4         6 5  
South Dakota State   4 4         5 6  
Youngstown State   4 4         6 5  
Southern Illinois   2 6         4 7  
Missouri State   2 6         2 9  
Western Illinois   1 7         2 9  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Illinois State Redbirds football team represented Illinois State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Redbirds were led by third year head coach Brock Spack and played their home games at Hancock Stadium. They are a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference. They finished the season 7–4, 5–3 in MVFC play to finish in third place.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:30 PM at Eastern Illinois* O'Brien StadiumCharleston, IL CSN Chicago L 26–33   9,111
September 10 6:30 PM Morehead State* Hancock StadiumNormal, IL W 52–21   8,003
September 17 3:00 PM at Youngstown State Stambaugh StadiumYoungstown, OH L 27–34   18,543
September 24 6:00 PM South Dakota State Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL W 20–13   7,536
October 1 1:00 PM at #5 North Dakota State FargodomeFargo, ND CSN Chicago L 10–20   18,904
October 8 2:00 PM at Missouri State Plaster Sports ComplexSpringfield, MO W 38–13   10,800
October 15 3:00 PM #15 South Dakota*dagger Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL W 28–3   10,014
October 22 1:00 PM #17 Indiana State Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL ESPN3 W 17–14   6,867
October 29 2:00 PM at Southern Illinois #22 Saluki StadiumCarbondale, IL CSN Chicago W 38–30   8,129
November 5 1:00 PM Western Illinois #17 Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL W 31–7   10,179
November 19 11:00 AM #4 Northern Iowa #14 Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL ESPN3 L 20–23 2OT  6,092
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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