2012 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team

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2012 Appalachian State Mountaineers football
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Southern Conference Co–Champions
FCS Playoffs Second Round vs. Illinois State, L 37–38 OT
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #7
FCS Coaches #6
2012 record 8–4 (6–2 SoCon)
Head coach Jerry Moore (24th year)
Offensive coordinator Scott Satterfield
Defensive coordinator Dale Jones
Home stadium Kidd Brewer Stadium
(Capacity: 24,050)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 Georgia Southern §^   6 2         10 4  
#9 Wofford §^   6 2         9 4  
#7 Appalachian State §^   6 2         8 4  
The Citadel   5 3         7 4  
Samford   5 3         7 4  
Chattanooga   5 3         6 5  
Furman   2 6         3 8  
Elon   1 7         3 8  
Western Carolina   0 8         1 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Appalachian State Mountaineers football team represented Appalachian State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 24th year head coach Jerry Moore and played their home games at Kidd Brewer Stadium. They were a member of the Southern Conference. They finished the season 8–4, 6–2 in SoCon play to share the conference championship with Georgia Southern and Wofford. They received an at–large bid to the FCS Playoffs where they lost in the second round to Illinois State in what would turn out to be the school's last postseason game as an FCS program, as the Mountaineers will move to FBS and the Sun Belt Conference in 2014.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 12:00 PM at East Carolina* #6 Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC FSN L 13–35   49,023
September 8 6:30 PM #12 Montana* #11 Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC ESPN3 W 35–27   30,856
September 15 3:30 PM #21 The Citadel #8 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC L 28–52   24,137
September 22 6:00 PM at Chattanooga #17 Finley StadiumChattanooga, TN W 34–17   13,726
September 29 3:30 PM Coastal Carolina* #17 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC W 55–14   27,619
October 6 3:30 PM Elon #15 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC W 35–23   29,073
October 13 3:00 PM at #25 Samford #13 Seibert StadiumHomewood, AL W 28–25   9,712
October 20 3:30 PM #8 Wofford #13 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC L 28–38   27,115
October 27 3:30 PM at Western Carolina #16 E.J Whitmire StadiumCullowhee, NC (Battle for the Old Mountain Jug) W 38–27   13,279
November 3 2:00 PM at #2 Georgia Southern #15 Paulson StadiumStatesboro, GA ESPN3 W 31–28   22,155
November 10 3:30 PM Furman #12 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC W 33–28   28,946
December 1 2:00 PM #16 Illinois State* #7 Kidd Brewer Stadium • Boone, NC (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 L 37–38 OT  16,716
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
Fans storm Kidd Brewer Stadium after defeating the Furman Paladins and securing a share of the Southern Conference football championship


Ranking Movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
Sports Network 6 11 8 17 17 15 13 13 16 15 12 8 7  
Coaches 5 8 7 18 16 14 12 11 15 14 12 8 6


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