2012 Portland State Vikings football team

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2012 Portland State Vikings football
Portland State Vikings Script.png
Conference Big Sky Conference
2012 record 3–8 (2–6 Big Sky)
Head coach Nigel Burton (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Bruce Barnum
Defensive coordinator Erick Jackson
Home stadium Jeld-Wen Field
(Capacity: 18,627)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#4 Eastern Washington §^   7 1         11 3  
#2 Montana State §^   7 1         11 2  
#12 Cal Poly §^   7 1         9 3  
#20 Northern Arizona   6 2         8 3  
Sacramento State   4 4         6 5  
Northern Colorado   4 4         5 6  
Southern Utah   4 4         5 6  
North Dakota   3 5         5 6  
Montana   3 5         5 6  
UC Davis   3 5         4 7  
Portland State   2 6         3 8  
Weber State   2 6         2 9  
Idaho State   0 8         1 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – FCS playoff participant
As of December 15, 2012
; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Portland State Vikings football team represented Portland State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by third year head coach Nigel Burton and played their home games at Jeld-Wen Field. They are a member of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the season 3–8, 2–6 in Big Sky play to finish in a tie for 11th place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 5:00 PM Carroll* Jeld-Wen FieldPortland, OR CSNNW/Big Sky TV W 38–20   6,845
September 8 4:00 PM at North Dakota* Alerus CenterGrand Forks, ND MSN/Big Sky TV L 37–45   9,210
September 15 4:00 PM at Washington* CenturyLink FieldSeattle, WA FX L 13–52   54,922
September 22 5:00 PM Southern Utah Jeld-Wen Field • Portland, OR CSNNW/Big Sky TV L 42–49   6,353
September 29 2:00 PM at #22 Northern Arizona Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, AZ FCSP/Big Sky TV L 10–24   9,107
October 6 5:00 PM Idaho State Jeld-Wen Field • Portland, OR CSNNW/Big Sky TV W 77–10   5,754
October 20 6:00 PM at #14 Cal Poly Alex G. Spanos StadiumSan Luis Obispo, CA Big Sky TV L 25–37   10,025
October 27 2:00 PM at UC Davis Aggie StadiumDavis, CA Big Sky TV W 49–21   7,826
November 3 1:00 PM Northern Colorado Jeld-Wen Field • Portland, OR Big Sky TV L 28–32   5,077
November 10 12:30 PM at #2 Montana State Bobcat StadiumBozeman, MT RTNW L 30–65   15,177
November 17 1:00 PM #5 Eastern Washington Jeld-Wen Field • Portland, OR (The Dam Cup) CSNNW/Big Sky TV L 34–41   5,758
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.

Despite also being a member of the Big Sky Conference, the game with North Dakota on September 8 was considered a non conference game and had no effect on the Big Sky Standings.

Game notes[edit]

Carroll[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Fighting Saints 9 3 0 8 20
Vikings 14 7 0 17 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


@ North Dakota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 9 15 0 13 37
North Dakota 14 21 10 0 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1981 ND, 17–10


@ Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 0 0 6 7 13
Huskies 14 31 7 0 52
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


Southern Utah[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Thunderbirds 3 17 15 14 49
Vikings 21 7 14 0 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–1 1994 PSU, 48–16


@ Northern Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 3 0 7 0 10
#22 Lumberjacks 14 3 7 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–14 2011 PSU, 31–29


Idaho State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bengals 0 10 0 0 10
Vikings 7 28 28 14 77
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–23–1 2011 PSU, 42–35


@ Cal Poly[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 14 3 8 0 25
#14 Mustangs 14 3 6 14 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–8 1999 PSU, 42–28


@ UC Davis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 7 7 14 21 49
Aggies 7 7 0 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–4 2010 PSU, 41–33


Northern Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 3 7 15 7 32
Vikings 6 15 7 0 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–2 2011 PSU, 23–17


@ Montana State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 7 3 10 10 30
#2 Bobcats 24 35 6 0 65
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–17 2011 MSU, 38–36


Eastern Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#5 Eagles 0 14 13 14 41
Vikings 13 0 13 8 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
19–14–1 2011 PSU, 43–26


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