2013 Northwestern State Demons football team

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2013 Northwestern State Demons football
Northwestern State Demons logo.svg
Conference Southland Conference
2013 record 6–6 (3–4 Southland)
Head coach Jay Thomas (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Robby Brown (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Chris Boone (1st season)
Home stadium Harry Turpin Stadium
(Capacity: 15,971)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 Southeastern Louisiana $^   7 0         11 3  
#11 McNeese State ^   6 1         10 3  
#14 Sam Houston State ^   4 3         9 5  
Central Arkansas   4 3         7 5  
Northwestern State   3 4         6 6  
Lamar   2 5         5 7  
Nicholls State   1 6         4 8  
Stephen F. Austin   1 6         3 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2013 Northwestern State Demons football team represented Northwestern State University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Demons were led by first year head coach Jay Thomas and played their home games at Harry Turpin Stadium. They were a member of the Southland Conference. They finished the season 6–6, 3–4 in Southland play to finish in fifth place.

Media[edit]

All games aired on the radio via the Demon Sports Network, found on KNWD and online at nsudemons.com.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 6:00 PM at Missouri State* Plaster Sports ComplexSpringfield, MO Mediacom W 23–17   10,147
September 7 6:00 PM Southern* Harry Turpin StadiumNatchitoches, LA DSC W 55–14   14,873
September 14 6:00 PM at Cincinnati* Nippert StadiumCincinnati, OH ESPN3 L 9–66   30,384
September 21 2:00 PM at UAB* Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 28–52   8,723
September 28 6:00 PM Langston* Harry Turpin Stadium • Natchitoches, LA DSC W 37–0   9,338
October 12 3:00 PM at Nicholls State John L. Guidry StadiumThibodaux, LA (NSU Challenge) SLCTV L 21–33   5,111
October 19 6:00 PM Southeastern Louisiana Harry Turpin Stadium • Natchitoches, LA (Rivalry) DSC L 22–37   8,383
October 26 2:00 PM at No. 7 Sam Houston State Bowers StadiumHuntsville, TX DSC L 10–44   5,527
November 2 7:00 PM No. 18 Central Arkansas Harry Turpin Stadium • Natchitoches, LA ESPN3 W 31–28   5,872
November 9 3:00 PM Lamar Harry Turpin Stadium • Natchitoches, LA SLCTV W 37–28   3,357
November 16 7:00 PM at No. 9 McNeese State Cowboy StadiumLake Charles, LA (Rivalry) ESPN3 L 17–43   15,003
November 23 3:00 PM Stephen F. Austin Harry Turpin Stadium • Natchitoches, LA (Battle for Chief Caddo) DSC W 40–27   3,117
*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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Game Summaries[edit]

Missouri State[edit]

Northwestern State at Missouri State
1 2 3 4 Total
Demons 0 10 7 6 23
Bears 0 7 10 0 17
  • Date: August 29
  • Location: Plaster Sports Complex
    Springfield, MO
  • Game start: 6:05 PM CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:12
  • Game attendance: 10,147
  • Game weather: 92 °F (33 °C), Partly Cloudy, winds SW at 7mph
  • Referee: Larry Smith
  • TV announcers (Mediacom): Don West and Mike McClure
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1989 Missouri State, 20–10

Southern[edit]

Southern at Northwestern State
1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 0 0 0 0 0
Demons 10 21 7 17 55
  • Date: September 7
  • Location: Harry Turpin Stadium
    Natchitoches, LA
  • Game start: 6:00 PM CST
  • Elapsed time: 3:07
  • Game attendance: 14,873
  • Game weather: 95 °F (35 °C), Partly Cloudy, winds ESE at 7mph
  • Referee: Eddie Kelley
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

Cincinnati[edit]

Northwestern State at Cincinnati
1 2 3 4 Total
Demons 0 9 0 0 9
Bearcats 14 21 10 21 66
  • Date: September 14
  • Location: Nippert Stadium
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Game start: 7:04 PM EST
  • Elapsed time: 2:59
  • Game attendance: 30,384
  • Game weather: 69 °F (21 °C), Sunny and clear, winds ESE at 3mph
  • Referee: Todd LaPenta
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1977 Cincinnati, 41–0

UAB[edit]

Northwestern State at UAB
1 2 3 4 Total
Demons 7 7 14 0 28
Blazers 17 14 14 7 52
  • Date: September 21
  • Location: Legion Field
    Birmingham, AL
  • Game start: 2:00 PM CST
  • Elapsed time: 2:59
  • Game attendance: 8,723
  • Game weather: 73 °F (23 °C), Mostly cloudy w/ rain, winds NW at 10mph
  • Referee: Joe Pester
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

Langston[edit]

Langston at Northwestern State
1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 0 0 0 0
Demons 7 14 16 0 37
  • Date: September 28
  • Location: Harry Turpin Stadium
    Natchitoches, LA
  • Game attendance: 9,338
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

Nicholls State[edit]

Northwestern State at Nicholls State
1 2 3 4 Total
Demons 0 0 7 14 21
Colonels 6 21 6 0 33
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
26–14 2012 Northwestern State, 27–26

Southeastern Louisiana[edit]

Southeastern Louisiana at Northwestern State
1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 0 0 0 0
Demons 0 0 0 0 0
  • Date: October 19
  • Location: Harry Turpin Stadium
    Natchitoches, LA
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
22–22 2012 Southeastern Louisiana, 27–22

Sam Houston State[edit]

Northwestern State at Sam Houston State
1 2 3 4 Total
Demons 0 0 0 0 0
Bearkats 0 0 0 0 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–13 2012 Sam Houston State, 52–17

Central Arkansas[edit]

Central Arkansas at Northwestern State
1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 0 0 0 0
Demons 0 0 0 0 0
  • Date: November 2
  • Location: Harry Turpin Stadium
    Natchitoches, LA
  • Television network: ESPN3
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–4 2012 Central Arkansas, 35–14

Lamar[edit]

Lamar at Northwestern State
1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0
Demons 0 0 0 0 0
  • Date: November 9
  • Location: Harry Turpin Stadium
    Natchitoches, LA
  • Television network: SLC TV
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–5 2012 Northwestern State, 30–23

McNeese State[edit]

Northwestern State at McNeese State
1 2 3 4 Total
Demons 0 0 0 0 0
Cowboys 0 0 0 0 0
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
16–36–1 2012 McNeese State, 30–22

Stephen F. Austin[edit]

Stephen F. Austin at Northwestern State
1 2 3 4 Total
Lumberjacks 0 0 0 0 0
Demons 0 0 0 0 0
  • Date: November 23
  • Location: Harry Turpin Stadium
    Natchitoches, LA
Sources:
Overall record Last meeting Result
28–18–2 2012 Stephen F. Austin, 34–17

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Demon Football Schedule". Northwestern State Athletics. Retrieved October 29, 2013.