2012 FIU Panthers football team

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2012 FIU Panthers football
Florida International University FIU logo.svg
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2012 record 3–9 (2–6 Sun Belt)
Head coach Mario Cristobal (6th year)
Offensive coordinator Tim Cramsey
Defensive coordinator Todd Orlando
Home stadium FIU Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Arkansas State   7 1         10 3  
Louisiana–Lafayette   6 2         9 4  
Louisiana–Monroe   6 2         8 5  
Middle Tennessee   6 2         8 4  
WKU   4 4         7 6  
Troy   3 5         5 7  
North Texas   3 5         4 8  
Florida Atlantic   2 6         3 9  
FIU   2 6         3 9  
South Alabama*   1 7         2 11  
† – Conference champion
  • South Alabama not eligible for conference title or bowl game as part of their transition to the FBS.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 FIU Panthers football team represented Florida International University during the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by sixth year head coach Mario Cristobal and played their home games at FIU Stadium. They were a member of the Sun Belt Conference. This was the Panthers final season as members of the Sun Belt as they have accepted an invitation to join Conference USA on July 1, 2013.[1] They were a member of the Sun Belt Conference. They finished the season 3–9, 2–6 in Sun Belt play to finish in a tie for eighth place. Head coach Mario Cristobal was fired at the end of the season after posting a 27–47 record in six seasons.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 7:00 PM at Duke* Wallace Wade StadiumDurham, NC ESPN3 L 26–46   31,117
September 8 6:00 PM Akron* FIU StadiumMiami, FL ESPN3 W 41–38 OT  15,685
September 15 4:00 PM at UCF* Bright House Networks StadiumOrlando, FL CSS L 20–33   40,478
September 22 7:00 PM #18 Louisville* FIU Stadium • Miami, FL ESPN3 L 21–28   12,318
September 29 7:00 PM at Louisiana–Lafayette Cajun FieldLafayette, LA ESPN3 L 20–48   21,109
October 4 7:30 PM Arkansas State FIU Stadium • Miami, FL ESPNU L 20–34   13,612
October 13 6:00 PM Middle Tennesseedagger FIU Stadium • Miami, FL L 30–34   15,234
October 20 1:00 PM at Troy Veterans Memorial StadiumTroy, AL SBN/ESPN3 L 37–38   17,354
October 27 6:00 PM WKU FIU Stadium • Miami, FL ESPN3 L 6–14   12,842
November 3 3:30 PM at South Alabama Ladd-Peebles StadiumMobile, AL W 28–20   11,936
November 16 8:00 PM at Florida Atlantic FAU StadiumBoca Raton, FL (Shula Bowl XI) ESPNU W 34–24   15,405
November 24 6:00 PM Louisiana–Monroe FIU Stadium • Miami, FL L 17–23 OT  12,115
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Game notes[edit]

@ Duke[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 7 7 0 12 26
Blue Devils 7 30 7 2 46
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2011 DUKE, 31–27

Akron[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Zips 7 13 0 18 0 38
Panthers 7 7 7 17 3 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2011 FIU, 27–17

@ UCF[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 0 0 14 6 20
Knights 9 14 7 3 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2011 FIU, 17–10

Louisville[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#18 Cardinals 7 7 7 7 28
Panthers 7 7 0 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2011 FIU, 24–17

@ Louisiana–Lafayette[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 0 14 6 0 20
Ragin' Cajuns 17 14 10 7 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–7 2011 ULL, 36–31

Arkansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Wolves 0 14 13 7 34
Panthers 3 7 3 7 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–5 2011 ARST, 34–16

Middle Tennessee[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Blue Radiers 3 7 7 17 34
Panthers 6 14 3 7 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–4 2011 FIU, 31–18

@ Troy[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 21 3 13 0 37
Trojans 7 7 14 10 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–6 2011 FIU, 23–20

WKU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Hilltoppers 7 0 0 7 14
Pantheres 3 0 0 3 6
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–3 2011 WKU, 10–9

@ South Alabama[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 14 14 0 0 28
Jaguars 7 0 10 3 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

@ Florida Atlantic[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 7 7 13 7 34
Owls 0 10 7 7 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–8 2011 FIU, 41–7

Louisiana–Monroe[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT Total
Warhawks 7 3 7 0 6 23
Panthers 0 7 3 7 0 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–5 2011 FIU, 28–17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conference USA expands adding five members". Oklahoma's Own News on 6. Retrieved May 4, 2012.