2011 Murray State Racers football team

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2011 Murray State Racers football
Murray State Racers Wordmark.gif
Conference Ohio Valley Conference
2011 record 7–4 (5–3 OVC)
Head coach Chris Hatcher (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Mitch Stewart
Defensive coordinator Ashley Anders
Home stadium Roy Stewart Stadium
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 OVC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#21 Tennessee Tech §^   6 2         7 5  
Eastern Kentucky §^   6 2         7 5  
Jacksonville State §   6 2         7 4  
Murray State   5 3         7 4  
Tennessee State   4 4         5 6  
UT Martin   4 4         5 6  
Austin Peay   2 6         3 8  
Southeast Missouri State   2 6         3 8  
Eastern Illinois   1 7         2 9  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Murray State Racers football team represented Murray State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Racers were led by second year head coach Chris Hatcher and played their home games at Roy Stewart Stadium. They are a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. The finished the season 7–4, 5–3 in OVC play to finish in fourth place. Average home attendance for the 2011 season was 5,642.

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 5:00 PM at Louisville* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY ESPNU L 9–21   46,157
September 10 4:00 PM at Mississippi Valley State* Rice–Totten FieldItta Bena, MS Racer TV Network/ESPN3 W 39–0   2,209
September 17 6:00 PM Tennessee State Roy Stewart StadiumMurray, KY W 58–27   10,031
September 22 6:00 PM at UT Martin #24 Graham StadiumMartin, TN L 26–48   5,281
October 1 6:00 PM #14 Jacksonville State Roy Stewart Stadium • Murray, KY L 30–38   3,838
October 8 12:00 PM at Georgia State* Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA Racer TV Network/ESPN3 W 48–24   10,963
October 15 3:00 PM Eastern Illinoisdagger Roy Stewart Stadium • Murray, KY Racer TV Network/ESPN3 W 36–27   7,857
October 29 1:00 PM Eastern Kentucky Roy Stewart Stadium • Murray, KY L 33–34   3,466
November 5 1:30 PM at #20 Tennessee Tech Tucker StadiumCookeville, TN Racer TV Network/ESPN3 W 38–37   16,845
November 12 1:00 PM Austin Peay Roy Stewart Stadium • Murray, KY W 56–24   3,018
November 19 1:00 PM at Southeast Missouri State Houck StadiumCape Girardeau, MO Racer TV Network W 35–34   2,138
*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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