2011 McNeese State Cowboys football team

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2011 McNeese State Cowboys football
McNeese State "M" logo.png
Conference Southland Conference
2011 record 6–5 (4–3 Southland)
Head coach Matt Viator (6th season)
Home stadium Cowboy Stadium
(Capacity: 17,610)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 Sam Houston State $^   7 0         14 1  
#15 Central Arkansas ^   6 1         9 4  
Stephen F. Austin   5 2         6 5  
McNeese State   4 3         6 5  
Northwestern State   3 4         5 6  
Lamar   2 5         4 7  
Southeastern Louisiana   1 6         3 8  
Nicholls State   0 7         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2011 McNeese State Cowboys football team represented McNeese State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Cowboys were led by sixth year head coach Matt Viator and played their home games at Cowboy Stadium. They are a member of the Southland Conference. They finished the season 6–5, 4–3 in Southland play to finish in third place.

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 6:00 PM at Kansas* No. 20 Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS L 24–42   41,068
September 17 7:00 PM Sioux Falls* No. 23 Cowboy StadiumLake Charles, LA W 31–17   14,342
September 24 7:00 PM Southeastern Louisiana No. 19 Cowboy Stadium • Lake Charles, LA W 48–27   12,455
October 1 6:00 PM at Northwestern State No. 18 Harry Turpin StadiumNatchitoches, LA (Rivalry) W 20–18   10,532
October 8 7:00 PM Texas State* No. 15 Cowboy Stadium • Lake Charles, LA L 14–21   12,194
October 15 3:00 PM at Central Arkansas No. 22 Estes StadiumConway, AR (Red Beans and Rice Bowl) SLC TV L 18–21   9,528
October 22 7:00 PM No. 7 Sam Houston State Cowboy Stadium • Lake Charles, LA L 14–38   12,742
October 29 3:00 PM at Stephen F. Austin Homer Bryce StadiumNacogdoches, TX SLC TV L 17–37   10,422
November 5 7:00 PM Nicholls State Cowboy Stadium • Lake Charles, LA W 26–17   10,162
November 12 7:00 PM UTSA* Cowboy Stadium • Lake Charles, LA W 24–21   11,463
November 19 6:00 PM at Lamar Provost Umphrey StadiumBeaumont, TX (Battle of the Border) W 45–17   13,901
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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