2016 Richmond Spiders football team

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2016 Richmond Spiders football
Richmond Spiders text logo.svg
ConferenceColonial Athletic Association
Ranking
STATSNo. 8
FCS CoachesNo. 8
2016 record10–4 (5–3 CAA)
Head coachDanny Rocco (5th season)
Offensive coordinatorJohn Garrett (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorChris Cosh (1st season)
Home stadiumE. Claiborne Robins Stadium
(Capacity: 8,700)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#1 James Madison $^   8 0         14 1  
#11 Villanova ^   6 2         9 4  
#17 New Hampshire ^   6 2         8 5  
#8 Richmond ^   5 3         10 4  
Maine   5 3         6 5  
Albany   4 4         7 4  
Stony Brook   4 4         5 6  
William & Mary   3 5         5 6  
Towson   3 5         4 7  
Delaware   2 6         4 7  
Elon   1 7         2 9  
Rhode Island   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2016 Richmond Spiders football team represented the University of Richmond in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by fifth-year head coach Danny Rocco and played their home games at E. Claiborne Robins Stadium. The Spiders were a member of the Colonial Athletic Association.[1] They finished the season 10–4, 5–3 in CAA play to finish in a tie for fourth place. They received an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs where they defeated North Carolina A&T and North Dakota in the first and second round before losing in the quarterfinals to Eastern Washington.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 33:30 pmat Virginia*No. 4ESPN3W 37–2049,270
September 106:00 pmNorfolk State*No. 2CSNW 34–08,700
September 17noonat Stony BrookNo. 2ASNL 14–424,450
September 243:30 pmNo. 23 Colgate*No. 7
  • Robins Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
CSN MA+W 38–318,700
October 13:30 pmTowsonNo. 6
  • Robins Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
CSNW 31–288,700
October 83:30 pmat No. 16 AlbanyNo. 6DZW 36–30 3OT9,052
October 153:30 pmNo. 13 VillanovadaggerNo. 6
  • Robins Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
CSNW 23–08,700
October 223:30 pmat ElonNo. 6PAAW 35–78,178
November 53:30 pmNo. 7 James MadisonNo. 6
  • Robins Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
CSNL 43–478,700
November 123:30 pmDelawareNo. 8
  • Robins Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
CSNW 31–178,700
November 19noonat William & MaryNo. 7ASNL 13–349,740
November 262:00 pmNo. 17 North Carolina A&T*No. 12
ESPN3W 39–103,281
December 36:00 pmat No. 8 North Dakota*No. 12ESPN3W 27–249,837
December 104:00 pmat No. 3 Eastern Washington*No. 12ESPN3L 0–385,150

Roster[edit]

2016 Richmond Spiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 2 Xavier Goodall Fr
QB 4 Jake Clise Redshirt.svg Jr
QB 5 Kyle Lauletta Redshirt.svg Jr
RB 6 Gordon Collins Jr
QB 7 Kevin Johnson So
WR 8 Porter Abell Redshirt.svg Jr
TE 9 Stephon Jacob Redshirt.svg So
WR 10 Caleb Drake Redshirt.svg So
TE 11 Garrett Hudson Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 12 Brian Brown Sr
QB 12 Joe Mancuso Fr
QB 14 David Broadus Redshirt.svg Sr
QB 16 Reid Chenault Fr
WR 17 Jarmal Bevels Redshirt.svg So
WR 18 Dejon Brissett So
RB 20 Deontez Thompson
WR 21 Adam Sahd Jr
QB 22 Andrew Tsangeos Fr
QB 26 Jason Gastrock Fr
RB 27 Jay Palmer
FB 30 James Pavik Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 38 Ganon Hingst Redshirt.svg So
RB 45 Justin Hayes Fr
FB 49 Ben Stapleton Fr
OL 50 John Yarbrough So
OL 53 Nick Velardo Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 54 Jeffrey Phipps
OL 55 Nicholas Vergos Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 58 Thomas Evans Redshirt.svg Sr
OL 60 Marius Young Jr
OL 65 Tyler Cole
OL 66 Alex Light Jr
OL 70 Grant Dixon
OL 74 Adam Samee Fr
OL 75 Patrick Kliebert Redshirt.svg Jr
OL 76 Logan Blake Fr
OL 77 Seyoum Settepani Fr
OL 78 Blane Markham Redshirt.svg So
OL 79 Tazle Sumpter Fr
WR 81 Will McCombs Redshirt.svg Sr
WR 82 Tyler Wilkins So
WR 83 Jordan Cannady Fr
TE 84 Nick Holloway Redshirt.svg Jr
WR 85 Gershom Ejoni
WR 86 Michael Horan Fr
WR 87 Dashon Tibbs Redshirt.svg Jr
TE 88 Will Geraghty So
TE 89 Matt Sullivan Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 1 Jarriel Jordan Jr
DB 3 Tafon Mainsah Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 4 Micah Keels So
DB 8 Lemond Johnson Redshirt.svg Jr
DL 9 Darius Reynolds Fr
DB 13 David Jones Redshirt.svg Sr
DB 15 Brendan Coniker Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 19 Charles Mack Sr
LB 22 Dale Matthews Jr. Redshirt.svg So
LB 23 Selton Hodge Redshirt.svg Fr
DB, RB 24 Devin Campbell Fr
LB 24 David Norris Redshirt.svg So
DB 25 Gabe Thomas Fr
LB 26 Trey Moore Jr
DB 28 Jevaris Little Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 29 Justin Rubin So
DB 31 Joshua Anderson
DL 32 Brandon Waller Redshirt.svg Jr
DB 33 Duncan Rogers
DB 34 Jacob Roberson
DB 35 Trent Williams Fr
LB 36 Maurice Jackson Fr
LB 37 T. J. Dunn Fr
DL 40 Chad Wiggins Redshirt.svg So
LB 41 Kieran Gregory Sr
LB 43 Madison Day Sr
LB 46 Omar Howard Redshirt.svg Sr
LB 47 Tanner Lacey Fr
DB 48 Daniel Jones Fr
LB 52 Josh Hurlburt Fr
LB 57 Paul Padalino
LB 59 Billy Caughell So
DL 90 Will Ingle
DL 91 Andre Booker So
DL 92 Colby Ritten Fr
DL 93 Joe Nelson Sr
DL 94 Cody Gray
LB 95 Mike Iamunno Fr
DL 96 DeAnthony Muse Jr
DL 97 Andrew Clyde Redshirt.svg So
DL 98 Winston Craig Sr
DL 99 Kolby Williams So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 16 D. J. Helkowski Jr
LS 39 Graham Latham Jr
K 42 Ricky Segers Redshirt.svg Sr
K 44 Griffin Trau Redshirt.svg So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster

Game summaries[edit]

at Virginia[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Spiders 6 10 7 14 37
Cavaliers 0 7 0 13 20
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–28–2 2014 L 13–45

Norfolk State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Spartans 0 0 0 0 0
#2 Spiders 7 7 10 10 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Stony Brook[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Spiders 7 7 0 0 14
Seawolves 14 7 14 7 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2013 W 39–31

Colgate[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#23 Raiders 14 3 0 14 31
#7 Spiders 10 7 14 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–1 1997 W 23–7

Towson[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 7 14 7 0 28
#6 Spiders 7 14 3 7 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–4 2013 L 32–48

at Albany[edit]

1 2 3 4OT2OT3OT Total
#6 Spiders 3 7 3 7376 36
#16 Great Danes 7 3 3 7370 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 2015 W 38–31

Villanova[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Wildcats 0 0 0 0 0
#6 Spiders 7 3 3 10 23
Overall record Last meeting Result
11–22 2015 L 20–21

at Elon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Spiders 3 3 22 7 35
Phoenix 0 0 0 7 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–0 2015 W 27–14

James Madison[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#7 Dukes 14 10 6 17 47
#6 Spiders 10 14 7 12 43
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–15 2015 W 59–49

Delaware[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Fightin' Blue Hens 7 0 3 7 17
#8 Spiders 7 10 0 14 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–20 2013 W 46–43

at William & Mary[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#7 Spiders 7 6 0 0 13
Tribe 3 3 14 14 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
60–61–5 2015 FCS Playoffs W 48–13

FCS Playoffs[edit]

First Round – North Carolina A&T[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Aggies 7 0 3 0 10
#12 Spiders 14 9 9 7 39
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Second Round – North Dakota[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#12 Spiders 7 0 7 13 27
#8 Fighting Hawks 7 10 7 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Quarterfinals – Eastern Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#12 Spiders 0 0 0 0 0
#3 Eagles 7 14 10 7 38
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

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 Final 
STATS FCS 4 2 (21) 2 (18) 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 8 7 12 8 
Coaches 4 2 (3) 2 (2) 9 7 7 7 7 6 6 8 7 12-T 8 
FCS Playoffs Not released 7 8 8 Not released

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spider Football Announces 2016 Schedule". The Official Athletic Website of the University of Richmond. November 12, 2015. Retrieved April 18, 2016.