2012 Maine Black Bears football team

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2012 Maine Black Bears football
Maine Black Bears script.svg
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2012 record 5–6 (4–4 CAA)
Head coach Jack Cosgrove (20th season)
Offensive coordinator Kevin Bourgoin
Defensive coordinator Paul Ferraro
Home stadium Alfond Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 Old Dominion ^   7 1         11 2  
#18 Richmond +   6 2         8 3  
#13 New Hampshire +^   6 2         8 4  
#15 Villanova +^   6 2         8 4  
#17 Towson +   6 2         7 4  
#19 James Madison   5 3         7 4  
Maine   4 4         5 6  
Delaware   2 6         5 6  
William & Mary   1 7         2 9  
Rhode Island   0 8         0 11  
Georgia State   0 0         1 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
  • Georgia State's official conference record was 0-0, and it did not occupy a spot in the overall standings. Old Dominion was ineligible for the conference championship because of its announced departure for Conference USA in 2013; under CAA bylaws, a departing school is ineligible for conference championships.
As of January 7, 2013; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Maine Black Bears football team represented the University of Maine in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 20th-year head coach Jack Cosgrove and played their home games at Alfond Stadium. They are a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 5–6, 4–4 in CAA play to finish in seventh place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 1:00 PM at Boston College* No. 20 Alumni StadiumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN3 L 3–34   30,685
September 15 1:00 PM at Bryant* No. 25 Bulldog StadiumSmithfield, RI W 51–7   2,418
September 22 6:00 PM Albany* No. 23 Alfond StadiumOrono, ME WABI L 20–30   7,101
September 29 3:30 PM Villanova Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME WABI L 14–35   3,472
October 6 3:30 PM at No. 16 Delaware Delaware StadiumNewark, DE CSN W 26–3   21,506
October 13 7:00 PM at No. 17 Towson Johnny Unitas StadiumTowson, MD L 19–24   10,141
October 20 12:00 PM No. 12 New Hampshiredagger Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME (Battle for the Brice-Cowell Musket) CSN L 21–28   4,873
October 27 3:30 PM at William & Mary Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA W 24–10   10,398
November 3 3:30 PM No. 10 James Madison Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME CSN L 7–31   2,951
November 10 2:00 PM Georgia State Alfond Stadium • Orono, ME WABI W 51–7   2,979
November 17 12:00 PM at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 55–6   2,100
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Ranking movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
Sports Network 21 20 25 23 RV NR  
Coaches 16 18 21 22 RV RV


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