2013 Samford Bulldogs football team

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2013 Samford Bulldogs football
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Southern Conference Co–Champions
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
Sports Network #19
FCS Coaches #18
2013 record 8–5 (6–2 SoCon)
Head coach Pat Sullivan (7th year)
Co-offensive coordinator Brandon Herring (2nd year)
Co-offensive coordinator Travis Trickett (2nd year)
Defensive coordinator Bill D'Ottavio (7th year)
Home stadium Seibert Stadium
(Capacity: 6,700)
Seasons
« 2012 2014 »
2013 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#23 Chattanooga §   6 2         8 4  
#19 Samford §^   6 2         8 5  
#22 Furman §^   6 2         8 6  
Georgia Southern*   4 4         7 4  
Wofford   4 4         5 6  
The Citadel   4 4         5 7  
Appalachian State*   4 4         4 8  
Elon   1 7         2 10  
Western Carolina   1 7         2 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – FCS playoff participant
  • Appalachian State and Georgia Southern ineligible for conference championship and FCS playoffs as part of FBS transition
    Rankings from The Sports Network Poll

The 2013 Samford Bulldogs football team represented Samford University in the 2013 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by seventh year head coach Pat Sullivan and played their home games at Seibert Stadium. They were a member of the Southern Conference. They finished the season 8–5, 6–2 in SoCon play to share the conference title with Chattanooga and Furman. They received an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs where they lost in the first round to Jacksonville State.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 PM at Georgia State* Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA W 31–21   17,606
September 7 6:00 PM at Arkansas* War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR PPV L 21–31   47,358
September 14 1:00 PM at Florida A&M* Bragg Memorial StadiumTallahassee, FL W 27–20   10,034
September 21 2:00 PM Southeastern Louisiana* Seibert StadiumHomewood, AL SSTV L 31–34   4,598
September 28 2:00 PM Western Carolina Seibert Stadium • Homewood, AL SSTV W 63–23   8,625
October 5 2:00 PM #16 Georgia Southern Seibert Stadium • Homewood, AL SSTV W 44–34   7,896
October 12 2:30 PM at Appalachian State #23 Kidd Brewer StadiumBoone, NC W 34–10   24,491
October 26 12:30 PM at #12 Wofford #22 Gibbs StadiumSpartanburg, SC W 34–27   7,936
November 2 1:00 PM at The Citadel #15 Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC ESPN3 L 26–28   13,828
November 9 12:30 PM at Furman #20 Paladin StadiumGreenville, SC L 17–35   9,127
November 16 2:00 PM #17 Chattanooga Seibert Stadium • Homewood, AL ESPN3 W 17–14 OT  8,415
November 23 2:00 PM Elon #24 Seibert Stadium • Homewood, AL SSTV W 33–32   8,025
November 30 7:00 PM at #20 Jacksonville State* #18 JSU StadiumJacksonville, AL (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 L 14–55   8,992
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central 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 Final 
Sports Network RV RV RV RV RV RV 23 22 22 15 20 RV 24 18 19 
Coaches RV RV RV RV NR NR RV RV RV 19 22 RV 23 16 18


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