2012 Lafayette Leopards football team

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2012 Lafayette Leopards football
Lafayette Leopards wordmark.png
Conference Patriot League
2012 record 5–6 (2–4 Patriot)
Head coach Frank Tavani (13th season)
Offensive coordinator Mickey Fein
Defensive coordinator John Loose (13th season)
Home stadium Fisher Field at Fisher Stadium
(Capacity: 13,132)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Patriot League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#24 Colgate $^   6 0         8 4  
#13 Lehigh   5 1         10 1  
Georgetown   2 4         5 6  
Lafayette   2 4         5 6  
Holy Cross   2 4         2 9  
Bucknell   1 5         3 8  
Fordham   0 0         6 5  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
  • Fordham ineligible for conference title because they offer football scholarships while other Patriot League members do not; Fordham's official conference record will be 0-0 and won't occupy a spot in the conference standings
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Lafayette Leopards football team represented Lafayette College in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Leopards were led by 13th year head coach Frank Tavani and played their home games at Fisher Field. They are a member of the Patriot League. They finished the season 5–6, 2–4 in Patriot League play to finish in a three way tie for third place.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 7:00 PM at William & Mary* Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, Virginia LSN/MASN W 17–14   7,615
September 15 6:00 PM Penn* Fisher FieldEaston, Pennsylvania LSN W 28–21   8,376
September 22 12:00 PM at Bucknell Christy Mathewson–Memorial StadiumLewisburg, Pennsylvania CBSSN W 20–14   5,254
September 29 6:00 PM at Robert Morris* Joe Walton StadiumMoon Township, Pennsylvania LSN L 28–31   3,524
October 6 6:00 PM Princeton* Fisher Field • Easton, Pennsylvania LSN L 14–35   6,821
October 13 12:00 PM at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, Connecticut MASN/LSN W 20–10   9,118
October 20 1:00 PM Holy Crossdagger Fisher Field • Easton, Pennsylvania LSN W 30–13   8,521
October 27 6:00 PM Georgetown Fisher Field • Easton, Pennsylvania LSN L 17–20   6,817
November 3 12:30 PM at Colgate Andy Kerr StadiumHamilton, New York MASN/LSN L 41–65   1,945
November 10 12:30 PM at Fordham Coffey FieldThe Bronx, New York MASN/LSN L 27–36   5,128
November 17 1:00 PM No. 14 Lehigh Fisher Field • Easton, Pennsylvania (148th meeting of The Rivalry) LSN/WFMZ/MASN2 L 21–38   13,596
*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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