2014 Furman Paladins football team

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2014 Furman Paladins football
Furman Paladins logo.svg
Conference Southern Conference
2014 record 3–9 (2–5 SoCon)
Head coach Bruce Fowler (4th season)
Offensive coordinator Jimmy Kiser (4th season)
Defensive coordinator John Windham (3rd season)
Home stadium Paladin Stadium
(Capacity: 16,000)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#8 Chattanooga $^   7 0         10 4  
Samford   5 2         7 4  
Western Carolina   5 2         7 5  
Wofford   4 3         6 5  
The Citadel   3 4         5 7  
Furman   2 5         3 9  
Mercer   1 6         6 6  
VMI   1 6         2 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
As of poll=The Sports Network Poll[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Furman Paladins football team represented Furman University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by fourth year head coach Bruce Fowler and played their home games at Paladin Stadium. They were a member of the Southern Conference. They finished the season 3–9, 2–5 in SoCon play to finish in sixth place

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 7:00 PM Gardner–Webb* No. 21 Paladin StadiumGreenville, SC SDN W 13–3   7,533
September 6 6:00 PM at Mercer No. 19 Moye ComplexMacon, GA ESPN3 W 25–20   12,227
September 13 7:00 PM at Presbyterian* No. 12 Bailey Memorial StadiumClinton, SC WMYA L 7–10   2,321
September 20 6:00 PM at South Carolina State* No. 21 Oliver C. Dawson StadiumOrangeburg, SC L 7–17   9,613
September 27 3:30 PM Western Carolina Paladin Stadium • Greenville, SC ASN L 17–35   9,789
October 4 7:00 PM No. 3 Coastal Carolina* Paladin Stadium • Greenville, SC WMYA L 31–37 OT  7,347
October 18 12:00 PM at South Carolina* Williams-Brice StadiumColumbia, SC SECN L 10–41   78,101
October 25 1:30 PM Samforddagger Paladin Stadium • Greenville, SC ESPN3 L 0–45   8,047
November 1 1:30 PM at VMI Alumni Memorial FieldLexington, VA ESPN3 L 15–31   3,624
November 8 2:00 PM at The Citadel Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, SC (Rivalry) SDN L 35–42 OT  11,488
November 15 12:00 PM Wofford Paladin Stadium • Greenville, SC ESPN3 W 31–14   6,282
November 22 3:30 PM No. 9 Chattanooga Paladin Stadium • Greenville, SC ASN L 19–45   4,377
*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 21 19 12 21 RV RV RV RV RV NR NR NR NR NR NR 
Coaches 18 17 12 21 RV NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR

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