2011 UTSA Roadrunners football team

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2011 UTSA Roadrunners football
UTSA Roadrunners Wordmark.jpg
Conference Independent
2011 record 4–6
Head coach Larry Coker (1st year)
Offensive coordinator Travis Bush (1st year)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Neal Neathery (1st year)
Base defense 4–2–5 defense
Home stadium Alamodome (65,000)
Seasons
2012 »
2011 NCAA Division I FCS independents football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
South Alabama           6 4  
Texas State           6 6  
UTSA           4 6  
Georgia State           3 8  
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 UTSA Roadrunners football team represented the University of Texas at San Antonio in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. It was the first year of play for UTSA. The team was coached by veteran head football coach Larry Coker. The team played its home games at the Alamodome and competed as an independent in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision.[1] It was UTSA's only season as a Division I FCS team, as the Roadrunners are scheduled to become members of the Western Athletic Conference on July 1, 2012. Because UTSA was transitioning to the FBS, the NCAA declared the team ineligible for the FCS playoffs.

UTSA played its first game against Northeastern State on September 3, 2011 at the Alamodome, a 31-3 victory for UTSA. With an attendance of 56,743, UTSA set a record for the highest-attended game for an NCAA Division I FCS start-up program.[2]

UTSA finished their first season with a record of 4–6, and set a record for the largest average home attendance for a new football program with 35,521.[3] This topped the previous record from South Florida of 33,038 in 1997.

Recruiting[edit]

Schedule[edit]

UTSA's inaugural football game versus Northeastern State

The night before the program's first game, it was reported that the Longhorn Network (LHN), the Texas Longhorns-based network, would air the final five Roadrunner home games.[4][5] At the time of the initial news reports, the five scheduled UTSA games were more than the two Texas football games (against Rice[4] and Kansas[6]) scheduled for the network. The kickoff times for the scheduled games were moved to fit with the LHN schedule.[5]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 1:00 PM Northeastern State (D-II) AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX W 31–3   56,743[2]
September 10 1:00 PM McMurry (D-III) AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX LHN L 21–24   31,634
September 17 7:00 PM at Southern Utah Eccles ColiseumCedar City, UT KMYU L 22–45   8,683
September 24 1:00 PM Bacone (NAIA)dagger AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX LHN W 54–7   33,517
October 1 6:00 PM at #16 Sam Houston State Bowers StadiumHuntsville, TX L 7–22   6,889
October 8 4:30 PM South Alabama AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX LHN L 27–30 2OT  32,886
October 15 4:00 PM at UC Davis Aggie StadiumDavis, CA L 17–38   8,876[7]
October 29 12:30 PM Georgia State AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX LHN W 17–14 OT  25,977
November 12 7:00 PM at McNeese State Cowboy StadiumLake Charles, LA L 21–24   11,463
November 19 1:00 PM Minot State (NAIA) AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX LHN W 49–7   32,369
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Depth chart[edit]

Defense
S
Mauricio Sanchez[8]
Adefemi Adekey
FS
Mark Waters
Triston Wade


HAWK MIKE
Brandon Reeves Steven Kurfehs
Blake Terry John Walker III
SS
Nic Johnston
Cody Rogers
CB
Darrien Starling
Jeremy Hall


DE DT DT DE
Jason Neill Franky Anaya Ferrington Macon Marlon Smith
Dominique Henderson Richard Burge Ashaad Mabry William Ritter
CB
Alondre Thorn
Crosby Adams
Offense
WR
Brandon Freeman
Mike Wilburn
SLOT
Brandon Armstrong
Kenny Harrison
LT LG C RG RT
Drew Phillips Payton Rion Nate Leonard Scott Inskeep Cody Harris
James Bakke Darius Anderson Mike Sanchez Brady Brown Josh Walker
TE
Jay Kazen
David Morgan
WR
Kam Jones
Jake Wannamaker
QB
Eric Soza[8]
John Simmons
RB
Chris Johnson
David Glasco II
Special Teams
PK Sean Ianno[8]
PK Kristian Stern
P Josh Ward
KR Brandon Armstrong
PR Kam Jones
LS Jesse Medrano
H Seth Grubb


Roster[edit]

2011 UTSA Roadrunners football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Jones, KamKam Jones (C) Fr
WR 3 Garcia, NoeNoe Garcia Fr
WR 5 Armstrong, BrandonBrandon Armstrong Fr
RB 6 Williams, TevinTevin Williams Fr
QB 7 Polite, RyanRyan Polite Fr
QB 8 Soza, EricEric Soza (C) So
WR 9 Mack, MarcellusMarcellus Mack Fr
WR 10 Wanamaker, JakeJake Wanamaker Fr
RB 11 Glasco II, DavidDavid Glasco II Fr
QB 12 Free, JohnJohn Free Fr
WR 12 Holmes [9], EaronEaron Holmes [9] Injured Fr
QB 14 Menn, TravisTravis Menn Fr
TE 14 Hubble, ColeCole Hubble Injured Fr
WR 15 Monroe, JosiahJosiah Monroe Fr
QB 16 Simmons, JohnJohn Simmons Fr
WR 17 Hesler, SeanSean Hesler Fr
WR 18 Harrison, KennyKenny Harrison Fr
RB 21 Johnson, ChrisChris Johnson Fr
WR 26 Hicks, ColeCole Hicks So
RB 27 Shaw, NateNate Shaw Fr
RB 28 Wilburn, TerranceTerrance Wilburn Fr
RB 36 Okotcha, EvansEvans Okotcha So
RB 39 Mendoza, RichardRichard Mendoza Jr
RB 41 Simpson, CheRodCheRod Simpson So
RB 46 Atkin, SeanSean Atkin Injured Jr
OG 51 Rion, PaytonPayton Rion Fr
OG 54 Anderson, DariusDarius Anderson Fr
C 55 Leonard, NateNate Leonard (C) Fr
OL 56 Sanchez, MikeMike Sanchez Sr
C 60 Flores, AndyAndy Flores Fr
C 62 Bernal, JamieJamie Bernal Fr
OG 65 Roberson, MichaelMichael Roberson Fr
OT 68 Harris, CodyCody Harris Injured Fr
OT 71 Vernon, ChanceChance Vernon Fr
OT 74 Phillips, DrewDrew Phillips Fr
OG 75 Brown, BradyBrady Brown Jr
OT 76 Walker, JoshJosh Walker Fr
OT 77 Bakke, JamesJames Bakke Fr
OL 78 Hoog, PatrickPatrick Hoog Injured Jr
OG 79 Inskeep, ScottScott Inskeep Fr
TE 80 Nielsen, TJTJ Nielsen Jr
WR 81 Bias, KennyKenny Bias Fr
TE 82 Morgan, DavidDavid Morgan Fr
WR 83 Wilburn, MikeMike Wilburn Fr
WR 84 Freeman, BrandonBrandon Freeman Fr
TE 85 Moeller, JeremiahJeremiah Moeller So
WR 86 Grubb, SethSeth Grubb Fr
TE 87 Kazen, JayJay Kazen Jr
WR 88 Seaber, CodyCody Seaber Fr
WR 89 Luchnick, SeanSean Luchnick Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 2 Hall, JeremyJeremy Hall Injured Fr
CB 3 Thorn, AlondreAlondre Thorn Fr
CB 4 Adams, CrosbyCrosby Adams Fr
CB 11 Scott, MalcolmMalcolm Scott Fr
S 13 Smith, JakeJake Smith Fr
S 14 Wade, TristonTriston Wade Fr
CB 17 Brown, ErikErik Brown So
LB 19 Jacobs, De’MetriusDe’Metrius Jacobs Fr
S 20 Sanchez, MauricioMauricio Sanchez Fr
S 22 Johnston, NicNic Johnston (C) Fr
LB 23 Walker III, JohnJohn Walker III Fr
CB 24 Starling, DarrienDarrien Starling Fr
S 25 Waters, MarkMark Waters (C) Fr
S 29 Adekeye, AdefemiAdefemi Adekeye Fr
S 31 Lizcano, JosephJoseph Lizcano Fr
LB 32 Douglas, DrewDrew Douglas Injured Fr
S 33 Byrd, MiguellinoMiguellino Byrd Fr
CB 35 Archangel, XaviarXaviar Archangel So
S 37 Haynes, LekenwicLekenwic Haynes Injured Jr
S 38 Jones, ShaneShane Jones Fr
DE 40 Ritter, WilliamWilliam Ritter Injured So
CB 42 Wyche II, GodwinGodwin Wyche II Fr
S 43 Rogers, CodyCody Rogers Fr
LB 44 Kurfehs, StevenSteven Kurfehs (C) So
DE 45 Smith, MarlonMarlon Smith (C) Jr
DE 49 Henderson, DominiqueDominique Henderson Fr
LB 52 Terry, BlakeBlake Terry Fr
LB 53 Reeves, BrandonBrandon Reeves Jr
DT 58 Macon, FerringtonFerrington Macon Fr
DT 61 Burge, RichardRichard Burge Fr
DT 64 Anaya, FrankyFranky Anaya Jr
DE 89 Bryant, KristianKristian Bryant Fr
DE 90 Roper, JohnJohn Roper Fr
DE 93 Williams, CoryCory Williams Jr
DE 96 Neill, JasonJason Neill Fr
DT 97 Mabry, AshaadAshaad Mabry Fr
DT 98 Gilbert, LeightonLeighton Gilbert Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
PK, P 47 Ward, JoshJosh Ward Fr
PK 48 Williaford, ClayClay Williaford Fr
DS 59 Medrano, JesseJesse Medrano Fr
PK, P 92 Ianno, SeanSean Ianno Fr
PK 95 Stern, KristianKristian Stern Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Kevin Brown
    Tight Ends
  • Travis Bush
    Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
  • Shane Elder
    Director of Operations
  • Perry Eliano
    Safeties
  • Polo Gutierrez
    Runningbacks
  • Tony Jeffery
    Special Teams Coordinator/Receivers
  • Nathaniel Jones
    Cornerbacks
  • Jim Marshall
    Offensive Linemen
  • Neal Neathery
    Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers
  • Eric Roark
    Defensive Linemen

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster

References[edit]

  1. ^ McCarney, Dan (2010-01-31). "UTSA now plans to go it alone in football". San Antonio Express-News. Archived from the original on 3 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-02. 
  2. ^ a b "UTSA rolls in program's first game". Los Angeles Times. 2011-09-03. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 
  3. ^ Flores, David (2011-11-20). "UTSA ends first football season with lopsided victory against Minot State". KENS. Retrieved 2011-12-13. 
  4. ^ a b McCarney, Dan (2011-09-03). "Sources: UTSA football on Longhorn Network". San Antonio Express-News. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 
  5. ^ a b "Longhorn Network to televise UTSA games". Sports Network. 2011-09-09. Retrieved 2011-09-09. 
  6. ^ Barron, David (2011-09-02). "Longhorn Network adds cable distributor, Kansas game". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 
  7. ^ http://www.goutsa.com/fls/13100/stats/football/2011/game07.htm
  8. ^ a b c "2011 UTSA FOOTBALL DEPTH CHART". GoUTSA.com. Retrieved 2011-09-12. 
  9. ^ "Preseason injury report – 10 days to kickoff". RowdyReport.com. Retrieved 2011-09-12. 
  10. ^ "Football - 2011 Coaching Staff". GoUTSA.com. Retrieved 2011-09-12.