2012 Norfolk State Spartans football team

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2012 Norfolk State Spartans football
Norfolk State Spartans wordmark.png
Conference Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
2012 record 4–7 (2–6 MEAC)
Head coach Pete Adrian (8th year)
Offensive coordinator Howard Feggins (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Mark DeBastiani (8th year)
Home stadium William "Dick" Price Stadium
(Capacity: 30,000)
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 Norfolk State Spartans football team represented Norfolk State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by eighth-year head coach Pete Adrian and played their home games at William "Dick" Price Stadium. They are a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). They finished the season 4–7, 2–6 in MEAC play to finish in a tie for ninth place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 6:00 PM Virginia State* William "Dick" Price StadiumNorfolk, VA (Labor Day Classic) SSC W 24–0   24,322
September 8 7:00 PM at Liberty* Williams StadiumLynchburg, VA W 31–24   15,826
September 15 4:00 PM Howard William "Dick" Price Stadium • Norfolk, VA L 36–37 OT  10,938
September 22 2:00 PM at Ohio* Peden StadiumAthens, OH ESPN3 L 10–44   23,673
September 29 2:00 PM at South Carolina State Oliver C. Dawson StadiumOrangeburg, SC L 0–14   20,025
October 6 4:00 PM Delaware State William "Dick" Price Stadium • Norfolk, VA SSC L 17–20   6,532
October 13 1:00 PM at Hampton Armstrong StadiumHampton, VA (Battle of the Bay) L 14–28   8,500
October 20 4:00 PM at Bethune-Cookman Municipal StadiumDaytona Beach, FL L 3–48   6,253
October 27 1:30 PM at North Carolina A&T Aggie StadiumGreensboro, NC L 9–30   20,356
November 3 2:00 PM Savannah Statedagger William "Dick" Price Stadium • Norfolk, VA SSC W 33–21   16,269
November 10 1:00 PM Morgan State William "Dick" Price Stadium • Norfolk, VA SSC W 30–0   6,428
*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 RV RV RV RV RV  
Coaches 23 24 22 RV RV


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