2011 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football team

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2011 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football
Delaware Football wordmark.png
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network No. 17
FCS Coaches No. 20
2011 record 7–4 (5–3 CAA)
Head coach K. C. Keeler (10th year)
Offensive coordinator Jim Hofher (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Nick Rapone (6th year)
Home stadium Delaware Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#9 Towson $^   7 1         9 3  
#10 Old Dominion ^   6 2         10 3  
#8 Maine ^   6 2         9 4  
#11 New Hampshire ^   6 2         8 4  
#17 Delaware   5 3         7 4  
#15 James Madison ^   5 3         8 5  
William & Mary   3 5         5 6  
Rhode Island   2 6         3 8  
Villanova   1 7         2 9  
Richmond   0 8         3 8  
Massachusetts   0 0         5 6  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
  • UMass' conference record is listed as 0-0 because they were in the process of transitioning to FBS
As of January 9, 2012; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football team represented the University of Delaware in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Blue Hens were led by 10th year head coach K. C. Keeler and played their home games at Delaware Stadium. They are a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 7–4, 5–3 in CAA to finish in a tie for fifth place and were not invited to the FCS playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 3:30 PM at (FBS) Navy* No. 5 Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD CBSSN L 17–40   34,117
September 10 6:00 PM (D-II) West Chester* No. 8 Delaware StadiumNewark, DE (Band Day) W 28–17   19,593
September 17 6:00 PM Delaware State* No. 7 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE (Route 1 Rivalry) W 45–0   18,011
September 24 12:00 PM Old Dominion No. 7 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE (Hall of Fame Day) CSN W 27–17   16,789
October 1 3:00 PM at Maine No. 6 Alfond StadiumOrono, ME WABI L 17–31   6,000
October 8 6:00 PM No. 9 William & Mary No. 13 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE W 21–0   17,808
October 15 3:30 PM Massachusetts No. 9 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE (Parents & Family Weekend) CSN L 10–21   21,902
October 22 12:30 PM at Rhode Island No. 16 Meade StadiumKingston, RI L 34–38   6,222
October 29 7:00 PM at No. 13 Towson No. 21 Johnny Unitas StadiumTowson, MD TCN W 35–30   8,122
November 12 3:30 PM Richmonddagger No. 15 Delaware Stadium • Newark, DE (Senior Day) TCN W 24–10   20,008
November 19 3:30 PM vs. Villanova No. 15 PPL Park[1]Chester, PA (Battle of the Blue) TCN W 26–16   14,107
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Villanova Football to Play Delaware at PPL Park on November 19". Villanova University Department of Athletics. June 24, 2011. Retrieved June 24, 2011. 
  2. ^ "2011 University of Delaware Football Tentative Schedule & Results". University of Delaware Department of Athletics. Retrieved July 19, 2011.