2012 Wofford Terriers football team

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2012 Wofford Terriers football
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Southern Conference Co–Champions
FCS Playoffs quarterfinals vs. North Dakota State, L 7–14
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #9
FCS Coaches #9
2012 record 9–4 (6–2 SoCon)
Head coach Mike Ayers (25th year)
Offensive coordinator Wade Long
Defensive coordinator Nate Woody
Home stadium Gibbs Stadium
(Capacity: 13,000)
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 Wofford Terriers football team represented Wofford College in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 25th year head coach Mike Ayers and played their home games at Gibbs Stadium. They were a member of the Southern Conference. They finished the season 9–4, 6–2 in SoCon play to claim a share of the conference championship with Appalachian State and Georgia Southern. They received an at-large bid into the FCS Playoffs where they defeated New Hampshire in the second round before falling in the quarterfinals to North Dakota State.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:00 PM at Gardner–Webb* #10 Ernest W. Spangler StadiumBoiling Springs, NC W 34–7   3,140
September 8 7:00 PM Lincoln* #10 Gibbs StadiumSpartanburg, SC W 82–0   4,309
September 15 7:00 PM Western Carolina #9 Gibbs Stadium • Spartanburg, SC W 49–20   8,544
September 29 1:30 PM at Elon #6 Rhodes StadiumElon, NC W 49–24   10,302
October 6 1:30 PM Furman #6 Gibbs Stadium • Spartanburg, SC W 20–17   9,170
October 13 6:00 PM at #7 Georgia Southern #5 Paulson StadiumStatesboro, GA L 9–17   20,983
October 20 3:30 PM at #13 Appalachian State #8 Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC W 38–28   27,115
October 27 1:30 PM The Citadel #7 Gibbs Stadium • Spartanburg, SC ESPN3 W 24–21   9,658
November 3 3:00 PM at Samford #6 Seibert StadiumHomewood, AL L 17–24   8,147
November 10 1:30 PM Chattanooga #13 Gibbs Stadium • Spartanburg, SC W 16–13 OT  8,112
November 17 1:00 PM at #12 (FBSSouth Carolina* #9 Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC PPV L 7–24   79,982
December 1 2:00 PM #11 New Hampshire* #9 Gibbs Stadium • Spartanburg, SC (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 W 23–7   6,346
December 8 2:00 PM #1 North Dakota State* #9 FargodomeFargo, ND (FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals) ESPN3 L 7–14   18,267
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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 10 10 9 7 6 6 5 8 7 6 13 9 9  
Coaches 13 13 9 6 5 5 4 9 8 7 14 9 9


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