2017 William & Mary Tribe football team

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2017 William & Mary Tribe football
William & Mary Tribe logo.svg
Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2017 record 2–9 (0–8 CAA)
Head coach Jimmye Laycock (38th season)
Offensive coordinator D.J. Mangas (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Trevor Andrews (3rd year)
Home stadium Zable Stadium
(Capacity: 12,672)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 CAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 2 James Madison $^   8 0         14 1  
No. 11 Stony Brook ^   7 1         10 3  
No. 20 Elon ^   6 2         8 4  
No. 12 New Hampshire ^   5 3         9 5  
Delaware   5 3         7 4  
Richmond   4 4         6 5  
Towson   3 5         5 6  
Villanova   3 5         5 6  
Maine   3 5         4 6  
Albany   2 6         4 7  
Rhode Island   2 6         3 8  
William & Mary   0 8         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2017 William & Mary Tribe football team represented the College of William & Mary in the 2017 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Tribe were coached by 38th-year head coach Jimmye Laycock, and the team played their home games at Zable Stadium, they were members of the Colonial Athletic Association and finished in last place (2–9 overall, 0–8 CAA). It was the first time since the 1956 season that the Tribe failed to win a single conference game.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 3:30 p.m. at Virginia* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ACCN Extra L 10–28   38,828
September 9 6:00 p.m. at Norfolk State* William "Dick" Price StadiumNorfolk, VA SSC W 20–6   7,615
September 16 6:00 p.m. Bucknell* Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA TATV W 30–9   8,315
September 30 6:00 p.m. Stony Brook Zable Stadium • Williamsburg, VA TATV L 18–21   8,082
October 7 2:00 p.m. at No. 18 Elon Rhodes StadiumElon, NC PAA L 17–25   10,137
October 14 3:30 p.m. at Delaware Delaware StadiumNewark, DE (Rivalry) NBCS PH L 0–17   18,721
October 21 3:30 p.m. No. 1 James Madisondagger Zable Stadium • Williamsburg, VA (Rivalry) CC L 14–46   13,125
October 28 Noon at Maine Alfond StadiumOrono, ME FCS L 6–23   6,579
November 4 2:00 p.m. No. 21 New Hampshire Zable Stadium • Williamsburg, VA TATV L 16–35   5,426
November 11 2:00 p.m. Towson Zable Stadium • Williamsburg, VA CSL[1] L 14–26   6,234
November 18 3:00 p.m. at Richmond E. Claiborne Robins StadiumRichmond, VA (Capital Cup) NBCS WA L 20–27   8,057
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from STATS FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

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Game summaries[edit]

at Virginia[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 0 0 3 7 10
Cavaliers 7 7 7 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–28–1 2015 L, 29–35

at Norfolk State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 0 13 7 0 20
Spartans 0 3 3 0 6
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–0 2016 W, 35–10

Bucknell[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bison 0 9 0 0 9
Tribe 7 3 20 0 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–0 1996 W, 47–0

Stony Brook[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Seawolves 7 7 7 0 21
Tribe 0 0 3 15 18
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 2016 W, 14–9

at Elon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 0 3 14 0 17
No. 18 Phoenix 6 17 0 2 25
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2016 L, 10–27

at Delaware[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 0 0 0 0 0
Fightin' Blue Hens 0 10 0 7 17
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–23 2016 W, 24–17

James Madison[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 1 Dukes 7 12 10 17 46
Tribe 0 0 0 14 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
17–22 2016 L, 24–31

at Maine[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 3 0 3 0 6
Black Bears 3 10 0 10 23
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–5 2016 L, 28–35

New Hampshire[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 21 Wildcats 7 14 7 7 35
Tribe 0 10 0 6 16
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–5 2016 L, 12–21

Towson[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 12 0 0 14 26
Tribe 7 7 0 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–4 2016 L, 24–34

at Richmond[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Tribe 0 3 14 3 20
Spiders 0 7 13 7 27
Overall record Last meeting Result
62–60–5 2016 W, 34–13

References[edit]

  1. ^ Washburn, Rob (August 18, 2017). "CAA PARTNERS WITH CBS SPORTS DIGITAL". Colonial Athletic Association. Retrieved August 22, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Tribe Football Announces 2017 Schedule". The College of William & Mary Department of Athletics. August 17, 2017. Retrieved August 17, 2017.