2009 Penn Quakers football team

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2009 Penn Quakers football
Penn Quakers logo.svg
Ivy League champion
Conference Ivy League
Sports Network No. 20[1]
FCS Coaches No. 23[2]
2009 record 8–2 (7–0 Ivy)
Head coach Al Bagnoli (18th season)
Offensive coordinator Jon McLaughlin (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Ray Priore (12th season)
Home stadium Franklin Field
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The 2009 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 2009 NCAA Division I FCS football season. It was the 133rd season of play for the Quakers. The team was led by Al Bagnoli, in his 18th season as head coach. The Quakers played their home games at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The season was highlighted by an eight-game winning streak to close the season as Penn captured its 14th Ivy League title by going undefeated in conference play.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 7:00 pm No. 2 Villanova* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA CSN L 3–14   14,876
September 26 6:00 pm at Lafayette* Fisher FieldEaston, PA MASN L 17–20 OT  10,197
October 3 12:00 pm at Dartmouth Memorial FieldHanover, NH Versus W 30–24   3,623
October 10 1:00 pm Bucknell* Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 21–3   7,791
October 17 1:30 pm at Columbia Wien StadiumNew York, NY W 27–13   7,301
October 24 3:30 pm Yale Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA CSN W 9–0   7,290
October 31 12:30 pm at Brown Brown StadiumProvidence, RI W 14–7 OT  9,417
November 7 3:30 pm Princetondagger Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA (Penn-Princeton Rivalry) CSN W 42–7   14,027
November 14 12:00 pm at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA W 17–7   7,424
November 21 1:00 pm Cornell No. 24 Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA (Cornell-Penn Rivalry) W 34–0   9,018
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS poll. All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Final Sports Network's 2009 FCS College Football Poll". The Sports Network. Archived from the original on 2009-09-11.
  2. ^ FCS Coaches (2009-12-21). "Villanova Claims First Title, No. 1 Ranking" (PDF). Southern Conference. Retrieved 2010-01-06.