2011 Temple Owls football team

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2011 Temple Owls football
Temple T logo.svg
New Mexico Bowl Champions
New Mexico Bowl vs. Wyoming, W 37–15
Conference Mid-American Conference East Division
2011 record 9–4 (5–3 MAC)
Head coach Steve Addazio (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler
Defensive coordinator Chuck Heater
Home stadium Lincoln Financial Field
(Capacity: 68,532)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Ohio xy   6 2         10 4  
Temple   5 3         9 4  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         5 7  
Miami   3 5         4 8  
Buffalo   2 6         3 9  
Akron   0 8         1 11  
West
Northern Illinois xy   7 1         11 3  
Toledo x   7 1         9 4  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 6  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         6 6  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Championship: NIU 23, Ohio 20
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Temple Owls football team represented Temple University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Owls were led by first year head coach Steve Addazio and played their home games at Lincoln Financial Field. They are a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 9–4, 5–3 in MAC play to finish in second place in the East Division. They were invited to the New Mexico Bowl where they defeated Wyoming 37–15. It was the school's first bowl win since the 1979 Garden State Bowl. This was the Owls last season as a member of the MAC as they will re-join the Big East Conference for football in 2012.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 PM #14 (FCS) Villanova* Lincoln Financial FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Mayor's Cup) ESPN3 W 42–7   32,368
September 10 6:00 PM at Akron InfoCision Stadium – Summa FieldAkron, OH ESPN3 W 41–3   15,156
September 17 12:00 PM Penn State* Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA ESPN L 10–14   57,323
September 24 12:30 PM at Maryland* Byrd StadiumCollege Park, MD ACC Network W 38–7   39,102
October 1 12:00 PM Toledo Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA ESPN3 L 13–36   21,705
October 8 2:00 PM at Ball State Scheumann StadiumMuncie, IN W 42–0   11,874
October 15 1:00 PM Buffalodagger Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA W 34–0   25,820[2]
October 22 3:30 PM at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH ESPN3 L 10–13   12,056[3]
November 2 8:00 PM at Ohio Peden StadiumAthens, OH ESPN2 L 31–35   17,490[4]
November 9 8:00 PM Miami (OH) Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA ESPN2 W 24–21   17,050
November 19 1:00 PM Army* Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA ESPN3 W 42–14   25,516
November 25 12:00 PM Kent State Lincoln Financial Field • Philadelphia, PA W 34–16   16,368
December 17 2:00 PM vs. Wyoming* University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM (New Mexico Bowl) ESPN W 37–15   25,762
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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