2016 William & Mary Tribe football team

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2016 William & Mary Tribe football
William & Mary Tribe logo.svg
ConferenceColonial Athletic Association
2016 record5–6 (3–5 CAA)
Head coachJimmye Laycock (37th season)
Offensive coordinatorKevin Rogers (4th year)
Defensive coordinatorTrevor Andrews (3rd year)
Home stadiumZable Stadium
(Capacity: 12,672)
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 William & Mary Tribe football team represented the College of William & Mary in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Tribe were coached by 37th year head coach Jimmye Laycock, and the team played their home games at Zable Stadium. They were members of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 5–6, 3–5 in CAA play to finish in a tie for eighth place.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:30 PMat NC State*No. 9ESPN3L 14–4857,774
September 106:00 PMat Hampton*No. 13PTVW 24–144,412
September 176:00 PMNorfolk State*No. 13TATVW 35–1010,240
September 247:00 PMElonNo. 8
  • Zable Stadium
  • Williamsburg, VA
CSNL 10–2710,021
October 13:30 PMat New HampshireNo. 19UNHAthleticsL 12–2121,943
October 83:30 PMat No. 7 James MadisonCSNL 24–3120,354
October 153:30 PMDelawaredagger
  • Zable Stadium
  • Williamsburg, VA (Rivalry)
TATVW 24–1711,713
October 293:30 PMMaine
  • Zable Stadium
  • Williamsburg, VA
TATVL 28–359,124
November 52:00 PMat No. 25 Stony BrookCSLW 14–95,732
November 1212:00 PMat TowsonASNL 24–344,354
November 1912:00 PMNo. 7 Richmond
ASNW 34–139,740

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Game summaries[edit]

at NC State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#9 Tribe 7 0 7 0 14
Wolfpack 7 21 7 13 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–12 2008 L 24–34

at Hampton[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Tribe 7 0 14 3 24
Pirates 7 0 0 7 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–0 2015 W 40–7

Norfolk State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Spartans 7 3 0 0 10
#13 Tribe 7 14 7 7 35
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–0 2014 W 29–14

Elon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Phoenix 3 14 7 3 27
#8 Tribe 0 3 7 0 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2015 W 34–13

at New Hampshire[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Tribe 6 0 0 6 12
Wildcats 0 7 0 14 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–4 2015 W 34–18

at James Madison[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 3 7 0 14 24
#7 Dukes 10 0 7 14 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–21 2015 W 44–41

Delaware[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Fightin' Blue Hens 7 0 7 3 17
Tribe 3 0 0 21 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–23 2015 L 23–24

Maine[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Bears 13 15 7 0 35
Tribe 0 14 14 0 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–4 2013 L 20–34

at Stony Brook[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 0 14 0 0 14
#25 Seawolves 7 0 0 2 9
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2015 W 21–0

at Towson[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 7 14 3 0 24
Tigers 3 7 14 10 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–3 2015 W 31–17

Richmond[edit]

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

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 9 13 13 8 19 RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Coaches 10 13 14 8 17 RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tribe Football Announces 2016 Schedule". The College of William & Mary Department of Athletics. November 13, 2015. Retrieved November 13, 2015.