2012 Howard Bison football team

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2012 Howard Bison football
Howard University Wordmark.png
Conference Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
2012 record 7–4 (6–2 MEAC)
Head coach Gary Harrell (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Ted White (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Rayford Petty (2nd year)
Home stadium William H. Greene Stadium
(Capacity: 7,086)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 MEAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#25 Bethune-Cookman $^   8 0         9 3  
Howard   6 2         7 4  
North Carolina A&T   5 3         7 4  
North Carolina Central   5 3         6 5  
Delaware State   5 3         6 5  
South Carolina State   4 4         5 6  
Florida A&M   4 4         4 7  
Hampton   3 5         3 7  
Norfolk State   2 6         4 7  
Morgan State   2 6         3 8  
Savannah State   0 8         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Howard Bison football team represented Howard University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by second year head coach Gary Harrell and played their home games at William H. Greene Stadium. They are a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. They finished the season 7–4, 6–2 in MEAC play to finish in second place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 3:30 PM vs. Morehouse* RFK StadiumWashington, D.C. (Nation's Football Classic) W 30–29   16,911
September 8 3:30 PM at Rutgers* High Point Solutions StadiumPiscataway, NJ SNY L 0–26   50,855
September 15 4:00 PM at Norfolk State William "Dick" Price StadiumNorfolk, VA W 37–36 OT  10,938
September 29 1:00 PM Savannah State William H. Greene Stadium • Washington, D.C. W 56–9   2,955
October 6 1:00 PM Florida A&M William H. Greene Stadium • Washington, D.C. W 17–10   3,589
October 13 1:30 PM at North Carolina A&T Aggie StadiumGreensboro, NC L 10–38   13,422
October 20 1:00 PM Morgan State William H. Greene Stadium • Washington, D.C. W 21–20   10,305
October 27 1:30 PM at South Carolina State Oliver C. Dawson StadiumOrangeburg, SC L 23–41   19,187
November 3 1:00 PM Hampton William H. Greene Stadium • Washington, D.C. (Battle of the “Real” HU) W 20–10   3,086
November 10 2:00 PM at No. 7 Georgia Southern* Paulson StadiumStatesboro, GA L 26–69   18,069
November 17 1:00 PM Delaware State William H. Greene Stadium • Washington, D.C. W 41–34   2,505
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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