2009 Eastern Kentucky Colonels football team

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2009 Eastern Kentucky Colonels football
Conference Ohio Valley Conference
2009 record 5–6 (5–3 OVC)
Head coach Dean Hood
Offensive coordinator Mike Springston
Home stadium Roy Kidd Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
« 2008 2010 »

The 2009 Eastern Kentucky Colonels football team represented Eastern Kentucky University in the college football season of 2009–2010. The team was led by Dean Hood, the 2008 Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Roy Kidd Coach of the Year.[1] Hood was in his 2nd season as head coach. Also, the football season marked the Colonels' 100th season of play. The Colonels played their home games at Roy Kidd Stadium in Richmond, Kentucky. The team finished with a record of 5–6 (5–3 OVC).


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 8:00 PM at Indiana* Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN BTN L 13–19   36,759
September 19 7:00 PM Tennessee Tech #22 Roy Kidd StadiumRichmond, KY OVCsports.tv W 17–7   10,600
September 26 8:00 PM at Murray State #20 Roy Stewart StadiumMurray, KY OVCsports.tv W 23–13   5,966
October 3 2:30 PM at #22 Eastern Illinois #18 O'Brien StadiumCharleston, IL OVCsports.tv W 36–31   11,271
October 10 6:00 PM Tennessee State #16 Roy Kidd Stadium • Richmond, KY OVCsports.tv L 17–20   7,100
October 17 3:00 PM UT Martindagger Roy Kidd Stadium • Richmond, KY W 31–25   7,400
October 24 7:00 PM at Austin Peay Governors StadiumClarksville, TN L 20–24   3,118
October 31 1:00 PM SEMO Roy Kidd Stadium • Richmond, KY W 20–6   3,300
November 7 1:00 PM at Kentucky* Commonwealth StadiumLexington, KY BBSN L 12–37   67,053
November 14 1:00 PM Western Carolina* Roy Kidd Stadium • Richmond, KY L 7–24   4,200
November 21 1:00 PM at Jacksonville State Paul Snow StadiumJacksonville, AL L 26–34   8,713
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Alma Mater Year
Dean Hood Head Coach Ohio Wesleyan, 1986 2nd
Mike Springston Offensive Coordinator/QBs Coach West Virginia Tech, 1981 2nd
Dane Damron Special Teams Coordinator/Tight Ends Coach Georgetown College, 1994 1st
Garry Fisher Linebackers Coach Bowling Green, 2002 1st
Tony Hatmaker Defensive Backs Coach Union College (KY), 1993 2nd
Ben Hodges Wide Receivers Coach Central College, 2006 4th
Carson Jeffers Offensive Line Coach Concord College, 1997 2nd
Jake Johnson Defensive Line Coach Eastern Kentucky, 2002 6th
John Revere Running Backs Coach Eastern Kentucky, 1976 13th


  1. ^ "OVC Football Report - FCS Playoffs". Ohio Valley Conference. Retrieved 2009-03-23. 

External links[edit]

  • EKUsports.com - Official Eastern Kentucky Colonels football website