2012 Sacramento State Hornets football team

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2012 Sacramento State Hornets football
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Conference Big Sky Conference
2012 record 6–5 (4–4 Big Sky)
Head coach Marshall Sperbeck (6th year)
Offensive coordinator Paul Peterson (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Anthony Parker (3rd year)
Home stadium Hornet Stadium
(Capacity: 21,195)
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 Sacramento State Hornets football team represented California State University, Sacramento in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by sixth year head coach Marshall Sperbeck and played their home games at Hornet Stadium. They are a member of the Big Sky Conference.[1] They finished the season 6–5, 4–4 in Big Sky play to finish in a three way tie for fifth place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 5:00 PM at New Mexico State* Aggie Memorial StadiumLas Cruces, NM AggieVision/ALT/ESPN3 L 19–49   12,118
September 8 12:00 PM at Colorado* Folsom FieldBoulder, CO PAC-12 Network W 30–28   46,843
September 15 2:00 PM Northern Colorado* Hornet StadiumSacramento, CA Big Sky TV W 28–17   7,408
September 22 6:00 PM North Dakota Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA Big Sky TV L 13–35   10,774
September 29 12:30 PM at Idaho State Holt ArenaPocatello, ID Big Sky TV W 54–31   7,882
October 6 12:00 PM at Southern Utah Eccles ColiseumCedar City, UT Big Sky TV W 27–22   3,766
October 13 6:00 PM Weber State Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA Big Sky TV W 19–14   12,106
October 20 4:00 PM at #1 Eastern Washington Roos FieldCheney, WA Comcast Hometown Network/Big Sky TV L 28–31   8,714
October 27 6:00 PM #11 Cal Poly Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA Big Sky TV W 35–29   8,113
November 3 4:00 PM #3 Montana State Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA RTNW L 17–20   7,143
November 17 3:00 PM at UC Davis Aggie StadiumDavis, CA (Causeway Classic) CSNCA/Big Sky TV L 27–34   9,899
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.

Despite Northern Colorado also being a member of the Big Sky, their September 15 meeting was considered a non-conference game.

Game notes[edit]

@ New Mexico State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 0 10 9 0 19
Aggies 7 21 0 21 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


@ Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 7 17 0 6 30
Buffaloes 14 7 7 0 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


Northern Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 3 7 0 7 17
Hornets 7 7 7 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–0 2011 SAC, 14–0


North Dakota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Dakota 7 7 14 7 35
Hornets 7 0 0 6 13
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1979 ND, 31–0


@ Idaho State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 14 13 7 20 54
Bengals 14 9 0 8 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–6 2011 SAC, 24–9


@ Southern Utah[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 7 0 13 7 27
Thunderbirds 3 13 6 0 22
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–6 2011 SUU, 35–14


Weber State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 7 0 7 14
Hornets 0 7 5 7 19
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–11 2011 WSU, 49–17


@ Eastern Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 7 0 7 14 28
#1 Eagles 3 10 11 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–16 2011 EWU, 42–35


Cal Poly[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Mustangs 10 17 6 6 39
Hornets 7 21 0 7 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–16 2009 POLY, 38–19


Montana State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Bobcats 7 3 3 7 20
Hornets 3 7 7 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–14 2011 MSU, 31–21


@ UC Davis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 6 7 7 7 27
Aggies 5 18 3 8 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–41 2011 UCD, 23–19


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