2011 Old Dominion Monarchs football team

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2011 Old Dominion Monarchs football
Old Dominion Athletics wordmark.svg
FCS Playoffs Second Round, L 48–55 vs. Georgia Southern
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network No. 10
FCS Coaches No. 10
2011 record 10–3 (6–2 CAA)
Head coach Bobby Wilder (3rd season)
Offensive coordinator Brian Scott
Defensive coordinator Andy Rondeau
Home stadium Foreman Field at S. B. Ballard Stadium (Capacity: 19,818)
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 Old Dominion Monarchs football team represented Old Dominion University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Monarchs were led by third-year head coach Bobby Wilder and played their home games at Foreman Field at S. B. Ballard Stadium. They were in their first year as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 10–3, 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, their first ever playoff berth, where they defeated Norfolk State in the first round before falling to Georgia Southern in the second round.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 6:00 PM Campbell* Foreman FieldNorfolk, Virginia W 41–14   19,818
September 10 12:00 PM at Georgia State* Georgia DomeAtlanta CSN W 40–17   11,701
September 17 6:00 PM Hampton* Foreman Field • Norfolk, Virginia CSN W 45–42   19,818
September 24 12:00 PM at No. 7 Delaware Delaware StadiumNewark, Delaware TCN L 17–27   16,789
October 1 7:00 PM No. 20 Massachusetts Foreman Field • Norfolk, Virginia TCN W 48–33   19,818
October 8 1:00 PM at Rhode Island No. 21 Meade StadiumKingston, Rhode Island W 31–23   4,026
October 15 3:30 PM No. 17 Towsondagger No. 18 Foreman Field • Norfolk, Virginia L 35–39   19,818
October 22 3:30 PM at Villanova No. 21 Villanova StadiumVillanova, Pennsylvania W 37–14   7,471
October 29 12:00 PM No. 9 James Madison No. 15 Foreman Field • Norfolk, Virginia (Oyster Bowl) CSN W 23–20   19,818
November 5 2:00 PM Richmond No. 12 Foreman Field • Norfolk, Virginia W 42–28   19,818
November 12 12:00 PM at William & Mary No. 11 Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, Virginia (Battle for the Silver Mace) CSN W 35–31   12,259
November 26 1:30 PM No. 19 Norfolk State* No. 10 Foreman Field • Norfolk, Virginia (FCS Playoffs First Round) ESPN3 W 35–18   19,818
December 3 1:00 PM at No. 3 Georgia Southern* No. 10 Paulson StadiumStatesboro, Georgia (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 L 48–55   13,226
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Post season awards[edit]

  • All-CAA 1st team Offense – WR Nick Mayers
  • All-CAA 1st team Defense – DL Ronnie Cameron, LB Craig Wilkins, P Jonathan Plisco
  • All-CAA 2nd team Defense – CB Eriq Lewis
  • All-CAA 3rd team Offense – QB Taylor Heinicke, WR & PR Reid Evans, OL Jeremy Hensley, PK Jarod Brown
  • All-CAA 3rd team Defense – DL Chris Burnette
  • Ronnie Cameron – CAA Defensive Player of the Year, seven total All-American Awards (three first team selections, fourth second team selections), 2011 CFPA Elite Defensive tackle Award
  • Jonathan Plisco – six All-American Awards
  • Taylor Heinicke – National Freshman Performer of the Year

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Old Dominion Official Athletic Site – Football". Odusports.com. 2011. Retrieved September 14, 2011.