2014 Fordham Rams football team

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2014 Fordham Rams football
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Patriot League champion
Conference Patriot League
Ranking
Sports Network No. 11
FCS Coaches No. 14
2014 record 11–3 (6–0 Patriot)
Head coach Joe Moorhead (3rd season)
Defensive coordinator David Blackwell
Home stadium Coffey Field
(Capacity: 7,000)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Patriot League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Fordham $^   6 0         11 3  
Bucknell   4 2         8 3  
Lafayette   3 3         5 6  
Colgate   3 3         5 7  
Holy Cross   2 4         4 8  
Lehigh   2 4         3 8  
Georgetown   1 5         3 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
As of December 6, 2014; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2014 Fordham Rams football team represented Fordham University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by third-year head coach Joe Moorhead and played their home games at Coffey Field. They were a member of the Patriot League. They finished the season 11–3, 6–0 in Patriot League play to win the Patriot League championship. They received the Patriot's automatic bid to the FCS Playoffs where they defeated the Sacred Heart in the first round before losing in the second round to New Hampshire.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 PM Saint Francis (PA)* No. 11 Coffey FieldBronx, NY PLN W 52–23   3,462
September 6 3:30 PM at No. 10 Villanova* No. 11 Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA ASN L 6–50   6,151
September 13 1:00 PM Rhode Island*dagger No. 19 Coffey Field • Bronx, NY PLN W 54–7   6,979
September 20 12:30 PM at Columbia* No. 18 Wien StadiumManhattan, NY (The Liberty Cup) W 49–7   4,805
September 27 1:00 PM at Holy Cross No. 16 Fitton FieldWorcester, MA (Ram–Crusader Cup) PLN W 45–16   10,002
October 3 6:30 PM Lafayette No. 16 Coffey Field • Bronx, NY CBSSN W 42–18   4,376
October 11 1:00 PM Penn* No. 14 Coffey Field • Bronx, NY PLN W 60–22   3,081
October 25 12:30 PM at Lehigh No. 12 Goodman StadiumBethlehem, PA PLN W 48–27   9,372
November 1 1:00 PM Colgate No. 10 Coffey Field • Bronx, NY PLN W 37–13   6,622
November 7 6:30 PM at Bucknell No. 9 Christy Mathewson–Memorial StadiumLewisburg, PA CBSSN W 30–27 OT  3,815
November 15 1:00 PM Georgetown No. 7 Coffey Field • Bronx, NY PLN W 52–7   5,682
November 22 12:00 PM at Army* No. 7 Michie StadiumWest Point, NY CBSSN L 31–42   33,793
November 29 12:00 PM Sacred Heart* No. 9 Coffey Field • Bronx, NY (FCS Playoffs First Round) ESPN3 W 44–22   2,442
December 6 1:00 PM at No. 1 New Hampshire* No. 9 Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 L 19–44   4,021
*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 Final 
Sports Network 11 11 19 18 16 16 14 12 12 10 9 7 7 9 11 
Coaches 12 10 23 19 19 19 18 13 12 10 9 8 8 12 14


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