2012 Arkansas–Pine Bluff Golden Lions football team

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2012 Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions football
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Black college football co-national champions
SWAC Champions
SWAC West Division Champions
Conference Southwestern Athletic Conference West Division
2012 record 10–2 (8–1 SWAC)
Head coach Monte Coleman (5th year)
Home stadium Golden Lion Stadium
(Capacity: 16,000)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 SWAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Jackson State xy   7 2         7 5  
Alabama State   7 2         7 4  
Alabama A&M   6 3         7 4  
Mississippi Valley State   5 4         5 6  
Alcorn State   4 5         4 7  
West
Arkansas–Pine Bluff xy   8 1         10 2  
Prairie View A&M   3 6         3 8  
Southern   3 6         4 7  
Texas Southern*   2 7         2 9  
Grambling State   0 9         1 10  
Championship: December 8, 2012
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Texas Southern ineligible for the SWAC Championship due to failing to fulfill NCAA graduation rate requirement (2012), repeated infractions, and lying to NCAA about self-imposed restrictions (2013 & 2014)
    As of November 4, 2012; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Arkansas–Pine Bluff Golden Lions football team represented the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Golden Lions were led by fifth year head coach Monte Coleman and played their home games at Golden Lion Stadium as a member of the West Division of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). They finished with an overall record of ten wins and two losses (10–2, 8–1 SWAC) and as SWAC champions after they defeated Jackson State in the SWAC Championship Game.[1]

Media[edit]

Golden Lions football games were an exclusive presentation of KUAP 89.7 FM. They broadcast every game in the 2012 season.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 5:00 PM vs. Langston* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR (Delta Classic) W 17–14   14,500
September 8 6:00 PM Alabama A&M Golden Lion StadiumPine Bluff, AR SWAC TV L 10–14   11,300
September 15 4:00 PM at Alcorn State Jack Spinks StadiumLorman, MS W 24–6   8,200
September 20 6:30 PM at Alabama State Cramton BowlMontgomery, AL ESPNU W 24–21   18,110
September 29 5:00 PM at Tennessee State* LP FieldNashville, TN L 13–40   31,765
October 6 6:00 PM Jackson State Golden Lion Stadium • Pine Bluff, AR SWAC TV W 34–24   6,953
October 20 6:00 PM at Southern Ace W. Mumford StadiumBaton Rouge, LA W 50–21   13,500
October 27 2:30 PM Mississippi Valley Statedagger Golden Lion Stadium • Pine Bluff, AR W 10–0   14,604
November 3 2:00 PM at Texas Southern BBVA Compass StadiumHouston, TX W 49–3   2,968
November 10 2:00 PM at Grambling State Eddie Robinson StadiumGrambling, LA W 24–17   7,324
November 17 2:30 PM Prairie View A&M Golden Lion Stadium • Pine Bluff, AR W 42–41   3,088
December 8 12:00 PM vs. Jackson State Legion FieldBirmingham, AL (SWAC Championship Game) W 24–21 OT  32,480
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time. All dates, times, and TV are tentative and subject to change.

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