2013 Illinois State Redbirds football team

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2013 Illinois State Redbirds football
Illinois State Redbirds Wordmark.png
Conference Missouri Valley Football Conference
2013 record 5–6 (4–4 MVFC)
Head coach Brock Spack (5th year)
Offensive coordinator George Barnett
Defensive coordinator Brock Spack
Home stadium Hancock Stadium
(Capacity: 13,391)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 MVFC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 North Dakota State ^   8 0         15 0  
#13 South Dakota State ^   5 3         9 5  
#18 Youngstown State   5 3         8 4  
Southern Illinois   5 3         7 5  
Missouri State   5 3         5 7  
Illinois State   4 4         5 6  
South Dakota   3 5         4 8  
Northern Iowa   3 5         7 5  
Western Illinois   2 6         4 8  
Indiana State   0 8         1 11  
† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2013 Illinois State Redbirds football team represented Illinois State University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by fifth year head coach Brock Spack and played their home games at Hancock Stadium. They were a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference. They finished the season 5–6, 4–4 in MVFC play to finish in sixth place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 6:00 PM at Ball State* #13 Scheumann StadiumMuncie, IN ESPN3 L 28–51   16,327
September 14 6:00 PM at #9 Eastern Illinois* #18 O'Brien StadiumCharleston, IL (Mid-America Classic) L 24–57   10,741
September 21 6:00 PM Abilene Christian* Hancock StadiumNormal, IL W 31–17   11,029
September 28 1:00 PM at Missouri State Plaster Sports ComplexSpringfield, MO Mediacom L 10–37   8,507
October 5 2:00 PM Western Illinois Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL CSNC W 35–21   11,529
October 12 6:00 PM at #18 Youngstown State Stambaugh StadiumYoungstown, OH CSNC L 21–59   16,593
October 19 1:00 PM Indiana State Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL ESPN3 W 55–14   8,262
October 26 1:00 PM South Dakota Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL W 28–14   11,868
November 2 1:00 PM Northern Iowa Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL CSNC W 13–3   8,006
November 9 2:30 PM at #1 North Dakota State FargodomeFargo, ND FCS L 10–28   18,076
November 16 2:00 PM at Southern Illinois Saluki StadiumCarbondale, IL CSNC L 17–24   5,885
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central 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 Final 
Sports Network 13 19 18 RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 
Coaches 10 17 16 24 24 RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR RV


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