2017 Duquesne Dukes football team

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2017 Duquesne Dukes football
Duquesne Dukes wordmark.svg
Conference Northeast Conference
2017 record 7–4 (4–2 NEC)
Head coach Jerry Schmitt (13th season)
Offensive coordinator Anthony Doria
Defensive coordinator Dave Opfar
Home stadium Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field (Capacity: 2,200)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 NEC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Central Connecticut $^   6 0         8 3  
Bryant   4 2         6 5  
Duquesne   4 2         7 4  
Saint Francis (PA)   3 3         5 6  
Sacred Heart   2 4         4 7  
Wagner   2 4         4 7  
Robert Morris   0 6         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2017 Duquesne Dukes football team represented Duquesne University in the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 13th-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 7–4, 4–2 in NEC play to finish in a tie for second place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 8:00 p.m. at No. 4 South Dakota State* Dana J. Dykhouse StadiumBrookings, SD AT&T SportsNet Pitt.
ESPN3
L 13–51   12,218
September 9 2:00 p.m. at Valparaiso* Brown FieldValparaiso, IN W 45–40   2,932
September 16 1:00 p.m. at Dayton* Welcome StadiumDayton, OH Spectrum Sports
YouTube
W 28–23   5,753
September 30 7:00 p.m. West Virginia Wesleyan* Arthur J. Rooney Athletic FieldPittsburgh, PA NECFR W 38–14   2,144
October 7 1:00 p.m. Wagnerdagger Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN3 W 38–0   2,743
October 14 6:00 p.m. at Robert Morris Joe Walton StadiumMoon Township, PA ESPN3 W 51-14   3,057
October 21 Noon Saint Francis (PA) Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA ESPN3 W 24-7   2,537
October 28 Noon at Sacred Heart Campus FieldFairfield, CT NECFR W 37-21   1,903
November 4 3:30 p.m. at Liberty* Williams StadiumLynchburg, VA BSN L 24–27   14,634
November 11 Noon Central Connecticut Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field • Pittsburgh, PA NECFR L 27–28   1,423
November 18 Noon at Bryant Bulldog StadiumSmithfield, RI NECFR L 29–38   983
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from STATS FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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