2011 Illinois State Redbirds football team

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2011 Illinois State Redbirds football
Illinois State Redbirds Wordmark.png
Conference Missouri Valley Football Conference
Ranking
Sports Network No. 18
FCS Coaches No. 17
2011 record 7–4 (5–3 MVFC)
Head coach Brock Spack (3rd year)
Offensive coordinator Luke Huard
Home stadium Hancock Stadium
(Capacity: 9,500)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 MVFC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#4 North Dakota State +^   7 1         14 1  
#2 Northern Iowa +^   7 1         10 3  
#18 Illinois State   5 3         7 4  
Indiana State   4 4         6 5  
South Dakota State   4 4         5 6  
Youngstown State   4 4         6 5  
Southern Illinois   2 6         4 7  
Missouri State   2 6         2 9  
Western Illinois   1 7         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 Illinois State Redbirds football team represented Illinois State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Redbirds were led by third year head coach Brock Spack and played their home games at Hancock Stadium. They are a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference. They finished the season 7–4, 5–3 in MVFC play to finish in third place.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:30 PM at Eastern Illinois* O'Brien StadiumCharleston, IL CSNC L 26–33   9,111
September 10 6:30 PM Morehead State* Hancock StadiumNormal, IL W 52–21   8,003
September 17 3:00 PM at Youngstown State Stambaugh StadiumYoungstown, OH L 27–34   18,543
September 24 6:00 PM South Dakota State Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL W 20–13   7,536
October 1 1:00 PM at No. 5 North Dakota State FargodomeFargo, ND CSNC L 10–20   18,904
October 8 2:00 PM at Missouri State Plaster Sports ComplexSpringfield, MO W 38–13   10,800
October 15 3:00 PM No. 15 South Dakota*dagger Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL W 28–3   10,014
October 22 1:00 PM No. 17 Indiana State Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL ESPN3 W 17–14   6,867
October 29 2:00 PM at Southern Illinois No. 22 Saluki StadiumCarbondale, IL CSNC W 38–30   8,129
November 5 1:00 PM Western Illinois No. 17 Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL W 31–7   10,179
November 19 11:00 AM No. 4 Northern Iowa No. 14 Hancock Stadium • Normal, IL ESPN3 L 20–23 2OT  6,092
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

2011 Home Attendance Average[edit]

The Illinois State Redbird Football program averaged 8,115 fans for the 2011 home football games.

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