2014 Richmond Spiders football team

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2014 Richmond Spiders football
Richmond Spiders text logo.svg
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports Network No. 16
FCS Coaches No. 16
2014 record 9–5 (5–3 CAA)
Head coach Danny Rocco (3rd season)
Offensive coordinator Brandon Streeter
Defensive coordinator Bob Trott (5th year)
Home stadium E. Claiborne Robins Stadium
(Capacity: 8,700)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 New Hampshire $^   8 0         12 2  
#7 Villanova ^   7 1         11 3  
#18 James Madison ^   6 2         9 4  
#16 Richmond ^   5 3         9 5  
William & Mary   4 4         7 5  
Delaware   4 4         6 6  
Maine   4 4         5 6  
Stony Brook   4 4         5 7  
Albany   3 5         7 5  
Towson   2 6         4 8  
Rhode Island   1 7         1 11  
Elon   0 8         1 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2014 Richmond Spiders football team represented the University of Richmond in the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by third-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, they finished the season 9–5, 5–3 in CAA play to finish in fourth place. They received an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs where they defeated Morgan State in the first round before losing in the second round to Coastal Carolina.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 PM Morehead State* No. 20 Robins StadiumRichmond, VA STV W 55–10   7,725
September 6 3:30 PM at Virginia* No. 17 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ESPN3 L 13–45   34,533
September 13 6:00 PM Hampton* No. 18 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA STV W 42–17   7,802
September 20 4:00 PM No. 7 New Hampshire No. 17 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA CSN L 26–29   8,404
October 4 7:00 PM at Liberty* No. 20 Williams StadiumLynchburg, VA ESPN3 W 46–39 2OT  20,838
October 11 3:30 PM at Albany No. 22 Bob Ford FieldAlbany, NY W 41–28   8,500
October 18 3:30 PM Rhode Islanddagger No. 19 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA ASN W 37–0   7,837
October 25 3:00 PM at Elon No. 16 Rhodes StadiumElon, NC W 30–10   5,042
November 1 12:00 PM No. 4 Villanova No. 13 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA CSN W 10–9   7,902
November 8 12:30 PM at Maine No. 8 Alfond StadiumOrono, ME L 20–33   4,675
November 15 12:30 PM No. 25 James Madison No. 14 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA NBCSN L 20–55   8,700
November 22 7:30 PM at No. 22 William & Mary No. 21 Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA (Capital Cup) NBCSN W 34–20   8,665
November 29 1:00 PM Morgan State* No. 18 Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA (FCS Playoffs First Round) ESPN3 W 46–24   4,126
December 6 1:00 PM at No. 6 Coastal Carolina* No. 18 Brooks StadiumConway, SC (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 L 15–36   5,601
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Roster[edit]

2014 Richmond Spiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 1 Green, JacobiJacobi Green Jr
QB 2 Rocco, MichaelMichael Rocco Redshirt.svg Sr
QB 3 Strauss, MichaelMichael Strauss Redshirt.svg Sr
RB 4 Fisher, SethSeth Fisher Redshirt.svg Jr
QB 5 Lauletta, KyleKyle Lauletta Redshirt.svg So
WR 11 Diggs, ReggieReggie Diggs Jr
WR 12 Brown, BrianBrian Brown So
WR 26 Bevels, JarmalJarmal Bevels Fr
WR 29 Barnette, StephenStephen Barnette Redshirt.svg Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 97 Clyde, AndrewAndrew Clyde Fr
DL 98 Craig, WinstonWinston Craig So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

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 20 17 18 17 20 20 22 19 16 13 8 14 21 18 16 
Coaches 24 20 21 18 21 21 21 20 17 14 8 14 21 16 16

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