2013 Sacramento State Hornets football team
|2013 Sacramento State Hornets football|
|Conference||Big Sky Conference|
|2013 record||5–7 (4–4 Big Sky)|
|Head coach||Marshall Sperbeck (7th year)|
|Offensive coordinator||Paul Peterson (2nd year)|
|Defensive coordinator||Anthony Parker (4th year)|
|Home stadium||Hornet Stadium
|2013 Big Sky football standings|
|#3 Eastern Washington †^||8||–||0||12||–||3|
|#15 Northern Arizona ^||7||–||1||9||–||3|
|#8 Montana ^||6||–||2||10||–||3|
|#21 Southern Utah ^||5||–||3||8||–||5|
|#20 Montana State||5||–||3||7||–||5|
|† – Conference champion
^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll
The 2013 Sacramento State Hornets football team represented California State University, Sacramento in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by seventh year head coach Marshall Sperbeck and played their home games at Hornet Stadium. They were a member of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the season 5–7, 4–4 in Big Sky play to finish in eighth place.
On April 29, 2014, head coach Marshall Sperbeck resigned after 7 seasons.
|August 29||7:00 PM||at San Jose State*||Spartan • San Jose, CA||MWN||L 0–24||13,136|
|September 5||7:00 PM||at Arizona State*||Sun Devil Stadium • Tempe, AZ||P12N||L 0–55||55,743|
|September 14||6:05 PM||Southern Oregon*||Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA||BSTV||W 63–56 OT||7,543|
|September 21||6:05 PM||Southern Utah*||Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA||BSTV||L 21–24 OT||5,612|
|September 28||5:00 PM||at Weber State||Stewart Stadium • Ogden, UT||BSTV||W 31–3||6,610|
|October 5||6:05 PM||Northern Colorado||Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA||BSTV||W 37–21||9,012|
|October 12||6:05 PM||#19 Northern Arizona||Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA||BSTV||L 38–39||6,108|
|October 19||12:30 PM||at North Dakota||Alerus Center • Grand Forks, ND||BSTV||W 31–7||6,634|
|November 2||1:05 PM||#12 Montana||Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA||ESPN3||L 48–51 OT||6,361|
|November 9||6:05 PM||at Cal Poly||Alex G. Spanos Stadium • San Luis Obispo, CA||BSTV||L 7–42||7,031|
|November 16||1:05 PM||at Portland State||Jeld-Wen Field • Portland, OR||BSTV||W 43–42||4,553|
|November 23||1:05 PM||UC Davis||Hornet Stadium • Sacramento, CA (Causeway Classic)||BSTV||L 7–34||12,571|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.|
Despite Southern Utah also being a member of the Big Sky, their September 15 meeting was considered a non-conference game.
- "Football". Sacramento State Athletics. Retrieved September 9, 2013.
- "Southern Utah to play 12-game schedule for first time". Fox News. February 21, 2013. Retrieved February 21, 2013.