2015 Duquesne Dukes football team

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2015 Duquesne Dukes football
Duquesne Dukes wordmark.svg
Northeast Conference champion
Conference Northeast Conference
2015 record 8–4 (5–1 NEC)
Head coach Jerry Schmitt (11th season)
Offensive coordinator Gary Dunn
Defensive coordinator Dave Opfar
Home stadium Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field (Capacity: 2,200)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 NEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Duquesne $^   5 1         8 4  
Saint Francis (PA)   4 2         6 4  
Sacred Heart   3 3         6 5  
Bryant   3 3         5 6  
Central Connecticut   3 3         4 7  
Robert Morris   2 4         4 7  
Wagner   1 5         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2015 Duquesne Dukes Devils football team represented Duquesne University in the 2015 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 11th-year head coach Jerry Schmitt and played their home games at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. They were a member of the Northeast Conference, they finished the season 8–4, 5–1 in NEC play to win the NEC championship. They received the NEC's automatic bid to the FCS playoffs where they lost in the first round to William & Mary.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:00 PM Kentucky Christian* Arthur J. Rooney Athletic FieldPittsburgh, PA W 47–7   1,332
September 12 6:00 PM at Bucknell* Christy Mathewson–Memorial StadiumLewisburg, PA W 26–7   2,123
September 19 1:00 PM at Dayton* Welcome StadiumDayton, OH L 13–24   4,119
September 26 3:30 PM at Albany* Bob Ford FieldAlbany, NY DZ L 14–17   6,227
October 3 12:00 PM Central Connecticut Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA W 27–10   953
October 10 1:00 PM Alderson Broaddus*dagger Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA W 53–18   2,072
October 17 12:00 PM at Bryant Bulldog StadiumSmithfield, RI ESPN3 L 17–38   8,364
October 24 6:00 PM at Robert Morris Joe Walton StadiumMoon Township, PA W 16–7   2,248
October 31 12:00 PM Wagner Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA W 35–17   782
November 7 12:00 PM at Sacred Heart Campus FieldFairfield, CT W 41–14   1,560
November 21 12:00 PM Saint Francis (PA) Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN3 W 30–20   1,721
November 28 3:30 PM at No. 13 William & Mary* Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA (FCS Playoffs First Round) ESPN3 L 49–52   4,395
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from STATS FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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