2012 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks football team

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2012 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks football
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Conference Big Sky Conference
Ranking
Sports Network No. 20
FCS Coaches No. 15
2012 record 8–3 (6–2 Big Sky)
Head coach Jerome Souers (15th season)
Defensive coordinator Andy Thompson
Home stadium Walkup Skydome
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Big Sky football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#4 Eastern Washington +^   7 1         11 3  
#2 Montana State +^   7 1         11 2  
#12 Cal Poly +^   7 1         9 3  
#20 Northern Arizona   6 2         8 3  
Sacramento State   4 4         6 5  
Northern Colorado   4 4         5 6  
Southern Utah   4 4         5 6  
North Dakota   3 5         5 6  
Montana   3 5         5 6  
UC Davis   3 5         4 7  
Portland State   2 6         3 8  
Weber State   2 6         2 9  
Idaho State   0 8         1 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
As of December 15, 2012
; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Northern Arizona Lumberjacks football team represented Northern Arizona University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 15th year head coach Jerome Souers and played their home games at the Walkup Skydome. They are a member of the Big Sky Conference. They finished the season 8–3, 6–2 in the Big Sky to finish in fourth place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 8:30 PM at Arizona State* Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ PAC-12 Networks L 6–63   48,658
September 8 8:00 PM at UNLV* Sam Boyd StadiumWhitney, NV W 17–14   15,257
September 15 4:00 PM Fort Lewis* Walkup SkydomeFlagstaff, AZ NAU-TV/FSAZ+/FCSP/Big Sky TV W 69–0   6,594
September 22 12:30 PM at No. 14 Montana Washington–Grizzly StadiumMissoula, MT RTRM/RTNW/Audience Network[1] W 41–21   25,254
September 29 2:00 PM Portland State No. 22 Walkup Skydome • Flagstaff, AZ FSAZ+/NAU-TV/FCSP/Big Sky TV W 24–10   9,107
October 13 1:00 PM at North Dakota No. 16 Alerus CenterGrand Forks, ND Midco Sports Net/Big Sky TV W 45–38   9,742
October 20 4:00 PM UC Davisdagger No. 16 Walkup Skydome • Flagstaff, AZ FSAZ+/Big Sky TV W 21–7   7,991
October 27 12:30 PM at Northern Colorado No. 13 Nottingham FieldGreeley, CO Big Sky TV W 12–10   3,780
November 3 3:00 PM at Idaho State No. 12 Holt ArenaPocatello, ID Big Sky TV W 50–10   5,144
November 10 4:00 PM Southern Utah No. 11 Walkup Skydome • Flagstaff, AZ (HintonBurdick Grand Canyon Trophy Game) FSAZ+/Big Sky TV L 29–35 3OT  4,125
November 17 4:00 PM No. 17 Cal Poly No. 15 Walkup Skydome • Flagstaff, AZ FSAZ+/Big Sky TV L 34–42   6,119
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time.

Game summaries[edit]

@ Arizona State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lumberjacks 0 0 6 0 6
Sun Devils 14 28 7 14 63
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–20–4 2010 ASU, 41–20

@ UNLV[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lumberjacks 0 0 7 10 17
Rebels 7 7 0 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–5 1992 UNLV, 40–7

Fort Lewis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Skyhawks 0 0 0 0 0
Lumberjacks 27 21 14 7 69
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2011 NAU, 58–13

@ Montana[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lumberjacks 7 7 13 14 41
#14 Grizzlies 17 7 0 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
11–34 2011 MONT, 28–24

Portland State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 3 0 7 0 10
#22 Lumberjacks 14 3 7 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–5 2011 PSU, 31–29

@ North Dakota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#16 Lumberjacks 14 3 14 14 45
North Dakota 0 17 14 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 1985 NAU, 41–0

UC Davis[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0 0 0 7 7
#16 Lumberjacks 0 7 14 0 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

@ Northern Colorado[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Lumberjacks 2 7 0 3 12
Bears 0 3 0 7 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–2 2011 NAU, 34–14

@ Idaho State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#12 Lumberjacks 12 14 7 17 50
Bengals 7 3 0 0 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
31–17–1 2011 NAU, 20–3

Southern Utah[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT 3OT Total
Thunderbirds 9 3 0 3 7 7 6 35
#11 Lumberjacks 0 0 7 8 7 7 0 29
Overall record Last meeting Result
11–4 2011 SUU, 27–24

Cal Poly[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Mustangs 14 7 14 7 42
#15 Lumberjacks 7 6 7 14 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–0 2003 NAU, 24–7

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