2011 Maine Black Bears football team

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2011 Maine Black Bears football
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FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals, L 23–35 vs. Georgia Southern
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network No. 13
FCS Coaches No. 13
2011 record 9–4 (6–2 CAA)
Head coach Jack Cosgrove (19th year)
Offensive coordinator Kevin Bourgoin
Defensive coordinator Joe Rossi
Home stadium Alfond Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
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  
UMass   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 Maine Black Bears football team represented the University of Maine in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Black Bears were led by 19th-year head coach Jack Cosgrove and played their home games at Alfond Stadium. They are a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 9–4, 6–2 in CAA play to finish in a three way tie for second place. They received an at-large bid into the FCS playoffs where they defeated Appalachian State in the second round before falling to Georgia Southern in the quarterfinals.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 5:00 PM Bryant* Alfond StadiumOrono, ME W 28–13   6,041
September 10 1:00 PM at Pittsburgh* Heinz FieldPittsburgh, PA ESPN3 L 29–35   41,230
September 17 6:00 PM at Albany* University FieldAlbany, NY ESPN3 W 31–15   4,944
October 1 3:00 PM No. 6 Delaware Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME TWC9 W 31–17   6,000
October 8 3:30 PM at No. 7 James Madison No. 19 Bridgeforth StadiumHarrisonburg, VA WABI W 25–24 OT  24,023
October 15 1:00 PM Rhode Island No. 12 Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME CSNNE W 27–21   7,256
October 22 3:30 PM at No. 18 Richmond No. 9 Robins StadiumRichmond, VA WABI W 23–22   8,700
October 29 3:30 PM at Villanova No. 8 Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA W 41–25   3,201
November 5 12:30 PM No. 14 Towson No. 7 Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME L 30–40   5,258
November 12 12:30 PM Massachusetts No. 13 Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME WABI/CSN W 32–21   4,460
November 19 12:00 PM at No. 12 New Hampshire No. 11 Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket) WABI L 27–30   8,536
December 3 2:00 PM at No. 9 Appalachian State* No. 13 Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 W 34–12   15,291
December 10 2:00 PM at No. 3 Georgia Southern* No. 13 Paulson StadiumStatesboro, GA (FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals) ESPN3 L 23–35   12,886
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maine Football 2011 Schedule". Goblackbears.com. 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-14.