2012 Richmond Spiders football team

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2012 Richmond Spiders football
Richmond Spiders text logo.svg
CAA co-champion
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network No. 18[1]
FCS Coaches No. 18[2]
2012 record 8–3 (6–2 CAA)
Head coach Danny Rocco (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Brandon Streeter
Defensive coordinator Bob Trott (3rd year)
Home stadium E. Claiborne Robins Stadium
(Capacity: 8,700)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 Old Dominion ^   7 1         11 2  
#18 Richmond +   6 2         8 3  
#13 New Hampshire +^   6 2         8 4  
#15 Villanova +^   6 2         8 4  
#17 Towson +   6 2         7 4  
#19 James Madison   5 3         7 4  
Maine   4 4         5 6  
Delaware   2 6         5 6  
William & Mary   1 7         2 9  
Rhode Island   0 8         0 11  
Georgia State   0 0         1 10  
  • + – 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 Richmond Spiders football team represented the University of Richmond in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by first-year head coach Danny Rocco and played their home games at E. Claiborne Robins Stadium. They were a member of the Colonial Athletic Association, they finished the season 8–3, 6–2 in CAA. Due to Old Dominion (7–1 in CAA play) being ineligible for the conference title, the Spiders claimed a four way share of the CAA title, despite the conference title, the Spiders were not invited to the FCS playoffs.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 3:00 pm at Virginia* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ACCRSN L 19–43   50,081
September 8 6:00 pm Gardner–Webb* Robins StadiumRichmond, VA W 41–8   8,700
September 15 1:30 pm at VMI* Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, VA W 47–6   6,827
September 22 3:30 pm at Georgia State Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA W 35–14   9,476
September 29 3:30 pm No. 4 Old Dominion Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA L 37–45   8,700
October 6 6:00 pm at Villanova Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA W 28–17   7,117
October 13 12:00 pm at No. 12 New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH L 40–44   12,834
October 20 3:30 pm No. 2 James Madison Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA CSN W 35–29   8,700
November 3 6:00 pm Rhode Islanddagger No. 22 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA W 39–0   8,700
November 10 3:30 pm Delaware No. 20 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA W 23–17   8,700
November 17 1:30 pm at William & Mary No. 20 Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA (Capital Cup) W 21–14   9,682
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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