2015 William & Mary Tribe football team

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2015 William & Mary Tribe football
William & Mary Tribe logo.svg
CAA co-champion
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
Ranking
STATS No. 12
FCS Coaches No. 12
2015 record 9–4 (6–2 CAA)
Head coach Jimmye Laycock (36th season)
Offensive coordinator Kevin Rogers (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Trevor Andrews (2nd year)
Home stadium Zable Stadium
(Capacity: 11,686)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#4 Richmond +^   6 2         10 4  
#11 James Madison +^   6 2         9 3  
#12 William & Mary +^   6 2         9 4  
Towson   5 3         7 4  
New Hampshire ^   5 3         7 5  
Villanova   5 3         6 5  
Stony Brook   3 5         5 5  
Delaware   3 5         4 7  
Elon   3 5         4 7  
Maine   3 5         3 8  
Albany   2 6         3 8  
Rhode Island   1 7         1 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2015 William & Mary Tribe football team represented the College of William & Mary in the 2015 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Tribe were coached by 36th-year head coach Jimmye Laycock, and the team played their home games at Zable Stadium, they were members of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). William & Mary returned to playing 11 games after playing 12 games the previous two seasons. The Tribe finished as a CAA co–champion along with James Madison and Richmond, who all finished with identical 6–2 conference records, they received an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs where they defeated Duquesne in the first round before losing in the second round to fellow CAA member Richmond.

Following the 2015 season, Zable Stadium will undergo a significant renovation and expansion.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 6:00 PM at Lafayette* Fisher FieldEaston, PA ESPN3 W 34–7   7,647
September 19 3:00 PM at Virginia* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ESPN3 L 29–35   41,881
September 26 7:30 PM Stony Brook Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA CSN W 21–0   8,362
October 3 7:30 PM at Delaware No. 25 Delaware StadiumNewark, DE (Rivalry) NBCSN L 23–24   12,437
October 10 12:00 PM at No. 14 Villanova Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA CSN W 38–16   5,809
October 17 12:00 PM No. 19 New Hampshire No. 24 Zable Stadium • Williamsburg, VA CSN W 34–18   10,180
October 24 3:30 PM Hampton*dagger No. 17 Zable Stadium • Williamsburg, VA TATV W 40–7   11,736
October 31 4:00 PM No. 9 James Madison No. 16 Zable Stadium • Williamsburg, VA (Rivalry) NBCSN W 44–41   9,414
November 7 12:00 PM at Elon No. 12 Rhodes StadiumElon, NC CSN W 34–13   11,250
November 14 1:30 PM Towson No. 7 Zable Stadium • Williamsburg, VA TATV W 31–17   9,715
November 21 12:00 PM at No. 14 Richmond No. 7 E. Claiborne Robins StadiumRichmond, VA (Capital Cup) CSN L 9–20   8,700
November 28 3:30 PM Duquesne* No. 13 Zable Stadium • Williamsburg, VA (FCS Playoffs First Round) ESPN3 W 52–49   4,395
December 5 12:00 PM at No. 12 Richmond* No. 13 E. Claiborne Robins Stadium • Richmond, VA (FCS Playoffs Second Round) ESPN3 L 13–48   7,277
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from STATS FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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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 Final 
STATS FCS RV RV RV RV 25 RV 24 17 16 12 7 7 12 12 
Coaches RV 25–T RV 25 22 RV 24–T 16 15 12 7 7 12 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tribe Football Announces 2015 Schedule". The College of William & Mary Department of Athletics. December 9, 2014. Retrieved December 9, 2014.