2012 Bethune-Cookman Wildcats football team

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2012 Bethune-Cookman Wildcats football
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Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Champions
FCS Playoffs First Round vs Coastal Carolina, L 14–24
Conference Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #22
FCS Coaches #22
2012 record 9–3 (8–0 MEAC)
Head coach Brian Jenkins (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Jim Pry (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Charles Jones (3rd year)
Home stadium Municipal Stadium
(Capacity: 9,601)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 MEAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#25 Bethune-Cookman ^   8 0         9 3  
Howard   6 2         7 4  
North Carolina A&T   5 3         7 4  
North Carolina Central   5 3         6 5  
Delaware State   5 3         6 5  
South Carolina State   4 4         5 6  
Florida A&M   4 4         4 7  
Hampton   3 5         3 7  
Norfolk State   2 6         4 7  
Morgan State   2 6         3 8  
Savannah State   0 8         1 10  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Bethune-Cookman Wildcats football team represented Bethune-Cookman University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by third year head coach Brian Jenkins and played their home games at Municipal Stadium. They are a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. They finished the season 9–3, 8–0 in MEAC play to be crowned conference champions. They earned the MEAC's automatic bid into the FCS playoffs where they lost in the first round to Coastal Carolina.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 12:00 PM vs. Alabama State* Citrus BowlOrlando, FL (MEAC/SWAC Challenge) ESPN W 38–28   17,410
September 8 6:00 PM at South Carolina State Oliver C. Dawson StadiumOrangeburg, SC W 27–14   15,491
September 15 12:00 PM at Miami (FL)* Sun Life StadiumMiami Gardens, FL L 10–38   39,435
September 22 4:00 PM Tennessee State* Municipal StadiumDaytona Beach, FL L 14–21   9,461
September 29 6:00 PM at Hampton Armstrong StadiumHampton, VA W 38–26   1,200
October 6 4:00 PM North Carolina A&Tdagger Municipal Stadium • Daytona Beach, FL W 28–12   10,181
October 20 4:00 PM Norfolk State Municipal Stadium • Daytona Beach, FL W 48–3   6,253
October 27 4:00 PM North Carolina Central Municipal Stadium • Daytona Beach, FL W 42–17   5,738
November 3 1:00 PM at Morgan State Hughes StadiumBaltimore, MD W 24–13   2,187
November 10 5:00 PM at Savannah State Ted Wright StadiumSavannah, GA W 49–7   3,683
November 17 2:00 PM vs. Florida A&M #25 Citrus Bowl • Orlando, FL (Florida Classic) ESPNC W 21–16   32,317
November 24 2:00 PM Coastal Carolina* #22 Municipal Stadium • Daytona Beach, FL (FCS Playoffs First Round) ESPN3 L 14–24   5,465
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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