2012 Murray State Racers football team

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2012 Murray State Racers football
Murray State Racers Wordmark.gif
Conference Ohio Valley Conference
2012 record 5–6 (4–4 OVC)
Head coach Chris Hatcher (3rd season)
Offensive coordinator Mitch Stewart
Defensive coordinator Ashley Anders
Home stadium Roy Stewart Stadium
(Capacity: 16,800)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 OVC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#25 Eastern Illinois $^   6 1         7 5  
#21 Eastern Kentucky   6 2         8 3  
Tennessee–Martin   6 2         8 3  
Jacksonville State   5 3         6 5  
Tennessee State   4 3         8 3  
Murray State   4 4         5 6  
Southeast Missouri State   2 6         3 8  
Tennessee Tech   1 7         3 8  
Austin Peay   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Murray State Racers football team represented Murray State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by third-year head coach Chris Hatcher and played their home games at Roy Stewart Stadium. They are a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. They finished the season 5–6, 4–4 in OVC play to finish in sixth place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 5:00 PM at No. 7 (FBS) Florida State* Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL ESPN3 L 3–69   70,047
September 8 6:00 PM No. 25 Central Arkansas* Roy Stewart StadiumMurray, KY L 20–42   9,848
September 15 7:00 PM at Missouri State* Plaster Sports ComplexSpringfield, MO Racer TV Network W 28–23   10,002
September 22 6:30 PM at Eastern Illinois O'Brien StadiumCharleston, IL Racer TV Network L 49–50   5,319
September 29 6:00 PM Tennessee Tech Roy Stewart Stadium • Murray, KY W 70–35   9,794
October 6 6:00 PM at Austin Peay Governors StadiumClarksville, TN Racer TV Network W 52–14   3,818
October 13 3:00 PM UT Martindagger Roy Stewart Stadium • Murray, KY Racer TV Network L 59–66   9,597
October 27 3:00 PM at Jacksonville State JSU StadiumJacksonville, AL L 35–38   17,807
November 3 1:00 PM No. 18 Tennessee State Roy Stewart Stadium • Murray, KY W 49–28   3,112
November 10 12:00 PM at No. 22 Eastern Kentucky Roy Kidd StadiumRichmond, KY Racer TV Network L 24–55   8,200
November 17 1:00 PM Southeast Missouri State Roy Stewart Stadium • Murray, KY W 42–35   2,299
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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