2010 Richmond Spiders football team

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2010 Richmond Spiders football
Richmond Spiders text logo.svg
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2010 record 6–5 (4–4 CAA)
Head coach Latrell Scott (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Wayne Lineburg (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Bob Trott (1st season)
Home stadium E. Claiborne Robins Stadium
(Capacity: 8,700)
Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Delaware +^   6 2         12 3  
#10 William & Mary +^   6 2         8 4  
#3 Villanova ^   5 3         9 5  
#7 New Hampshire ^   5 3         8 5  
UMass   4 4         6 5  
Richmond   4 4         6 5  
Rhode Island   4 4         5 6  
James Madison   3 5         6 5  
Maine   3 5         4 7  
Towson   0 8         1 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2010 Richmond Spiders football team represented the University of Richmond during the 2010 NCAA Division I FCS football season. Richmond competed as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) under first-year head football coach Latrell Scott and played its home games at the new E. Claiborne Robins Stadium. The 2010 campaign came on the heels of an NCAA Division I FCS national championship in 2008 and a quarterfinal appearance in 2009.

In the Colonial Athletic Association preseason poll, the Spiders were picked to finish 6th in the conference.[1] Nationally, the preseason poll from The Sports Network ranked Richmond 6th.

Schedule[edit]

Richmond's 2010 schedule[2] kicked off against Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) team Virginia and includes other non-conference games against Elon and Coastal Carolina. The schedule also included an eight-game CAA slate wrapping up against rival William & Mary in the Capital Cup.

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 6:00 pm at Virginia* No. 6 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ESPN3 L 13–34   54,146
September 18 1:00 pm No. 7 Elon* No. 9 Robins StadiumRichmond, VA W 27–21 OT  8,700
September 25 3:30 pm No. 7 Delaware No. 5 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA CSN L 13–34   8,700
October 2 1:00 pm Coastal Carolina* No. 11 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA W 41–19   8,464
October 9 12:00 pm at No. 22 New Hampshire No. 11 Cowell StadiumDurham, NH CSN L 0–17   12,095
October 16 3:30 pm at No. 8 UMass No. 20 Warren McGuirk Alumni StadiumHadley, MA W 11–10   16,421
October 23 3:30 pm Towsondagger No. 16 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA W 28–6   8,700
October 30 12:00 pm at No. 5 Villanova No. 14 Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA CSN L 7–28   6,317
November 6 3:30 pm No. 22 James Madison No. 20 Robins Stadium • Richmond, CA CSN W 13–10 OT  8,700
November 13 2:00 pm Rhode Island No. 21 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA W 15–6   8,136
November 20 3:30 pm at No. 6 William & Mary No. 18 Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA (Capital Cup) CSN L 3–41   12,259
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll at time of game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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