2012 James Madison Dukes football team

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2012 James Madison Dukes football
James Madison Dukes Wordmark.png
ConferenceColonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network#17
FCS Coaches#20
2012 record7–4 (5–3 CAA)
Head coachMickey Matthews (14th year)
Offensive coordinatorJeff Durden
Defensive coordinatorKyle Gillenwater
Home stadiumBridgeforth Stadium
(Capacity: 24,877)
Seasons
« 20112013 »
 
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2012 James Madison Dukes football
James Madison Dukes Wordmark.png
ConferenceColonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network#17
FCS Coaches#20
2012 record7–4 (5–3 CAA)
Head coachMickey Matthews (14th year)
Offensive coordinatorJeff Durden
Defensive coordinatorKyle Gillenwater
Home stadiumBridgeforth Stadium
(Capacity: 24,877)
Seasons
« 20112013 »
2012 CAA football standings
Conf  Overall
Team W L    W L 
#6 Old Dominion ^ 71    112 
#18 Richmond § 62    83 
#13 New Hampshire §^ 62    84 
#15 Villanova §^ 62    84 
#17 Towson § 62    74 
#19 James Madison 53    74 
Maine 44    56 
Delaware 26    56 
William & Mary 17    29 
Rhode Island 08    011 
Georgia State 00    110 
§ – Conference co-champions
^ – FCS playoff participant
  • Georgia State's official conference record was 0-0, and it did not occupy a spot in the overall standings. Old Dominion was ineligible for the conference championship because of its announced departure for Conference USA in 2013; under CAA bylaws, a departing school is ineligible for conference championships.
    As of January 7, 2013; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 James Madison Dukes football team represented James Madison University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 14th year head coach Mickey Matthews and played their home games at Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field. They are a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 7–4, 5–3 in CAA play to finish in sixth place.


Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponent#Rank#SiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 PMSt. Francis (PA)*#5Bridgeforth StadiumHarrisonburg, VAW 55–7  23,248
September 86:00 PMAlcorn State*#5Bridgeforth Stadium • Harrisonburg, VAW 42–3  20,239
September 154:30 PMvs. #9 (FBSWest Virginia*#4FedEx FieldLandover, MDROOTL 12–42  45,511
September 221:00 PMat Rhode Island#6Meade StadiumKingston, RIW 32–7  4,203
October 61:00 PM#12 Towson#5Bridgeforth Stadium • Harrisonburg, VANBCSNW 13–10  25,077
October 133:30 PMWilliam & Mary#4Bridgeforth Stadium • Harrisonburg, VACSNW 27–26 2OT 22,271
October 203:30 PMat Richmond#2E. Claiborne Robins StadiumRichmond, VACSNL 29–35  8,700
October 273:30 PMGeorgia Statedagger#9Bridgeforth Stadium • Harrisonburg, VAW 28–21  22,813
November 33:30 PMat Maine#10Alfond StadiumOrono, MECSNW 31–7  2,951
November 101:00 PMat #21 Villanova#9Villanova StadiumVillanova, PAL 20–35  6,617
November 177:00 PM#4 Old Dominion#13Bridgeforth Stadium • Harrisonburg, VANBCSNL 28–38  23,051
*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
PollPre123456789101112131415Final 
Sports Network5546554291091317 
Coaches86576652101091420


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