2011 Ball State Cardinals football team

The 2011 Ball State Cardinals football team represented Ball State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Cardinals were led by first-year head coach Pete Lembo and played their home games at Scheumann Stadium. They were a member of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference. They finished the season 6–6, 4–4 in MAC play to finish in a tie for fourth place in the West Division.

2011 Ball State Cardinals football
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ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2011 record6–6 (4–4 MAC)
Head coachPete Lembo (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorRich Skrosky (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorJay Bateman (1st season)
Home stadiumScheumann Stadium
(Capacity: 22,500)
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Ohio xy   6 2         10 4  
Temple   5 3         9 4  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         5 7  
Miami   3 5         4 8  
Buffalo   2 6         3 9  
Akron   0 8         1 11  
West Division
Northern Illinois xy$   7 1         11 3  
Toledo x   7 1         9 4  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 6  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         6 6  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Championship: NIU 23, Ohio 20
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant

ScheduleEdit

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DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 37:00 PMvs. Indiana*ESPN3W 27–2040,224
September 107:00 PMat No. 22 South Florida*L 7–3745,113
September 177:00 PMBuffaloW 28–258,964
September 242:00 PMArmy*
  • Scheumann Stadium
  • Muncie, IN
ESPN3W 48–2115,288
October 17:00 PMat No. 1 Oklahoma*L 6–6284,921
October 82:00 PMTemple 
  • Scheumann Stadium
  • Muncie, IN
L 0–4211,874
October 153:30 PMat OhioW 23–2023,146
October 222:00 PMCentral Michigan
  • Scheumann Stadium
  • Muncie, IN
W 31–277,160
October 292:00 PMat Western MichiganL 35–4516,548
November 512:00 PMat Eastern MichiganESPN3W 33–313,288
November 157:00 PMat Northern Illinois
ESPNUL 38–4112,391[2]
November 252:00 PMToledo
  • Scheumann Stadium
  • Muncie, IN
ESPNUL 28–456,873

RosterEdit

2011 Ball State Cardinals football roster

Quarterbacks

  • 5 Kelly Page -  Junior
  • 10 Keith Wenning -Sophomore
  • 16 Brooks Medaris -  Sophomore
  • 19 Taylor Bockrath -Freshman

Running backs

  • 4 Horactio Banks -Freshman
  • 7 Cory Sykes -Senior
  • 21 David Jones -  Sophomore
  • 33 Barrington Scott -  Sophomore
  • 38 Jahwan Edwards -Freshman
  • 39 Nick Najem -  Freshman
  • 45 Dwayne Donigan -  Junior
  • -- Toney Williams -Junior

Fullbacks

  • 35 Keenan Noel -Freshman

Wide receivers

  • 1 Briggs Orsbon -Senior (C)
  • 2 Jared Scaringe -  Freshman
  • 2 Jamill Smith -  Sophomore
  • 3 Willie Snead IV -Freshman
  • 6 Dion Lewis -  Freshman
  • 12 Torieal Gibson -Senior
  • 28 Richard Saint-Victor -Senior
  • 80 Chris Shillings -Freshman
  • 81 Connor Ryan-  Sophomore
  • 82 Shane Belle -  Freshman
  • 83 Trey Gardner -Freshman
  • 85 Jack Tomlinson -Sophomore
  • 86 Ryan Summers -  Freshman
  • 87 Jacolby Owens -Freshman

Tight ends

  • 11 Aaron Mershman -  Sophomore
  • 40 Dylan Curry -Freshman
  • 43 Jacob Green -  Sophomore'
  • 84 Derek Orr -  Freshman
  • 88 Zane Fakes -  Sophomore
  • 89 David Schneider -Sophomore'
 

Offensive line

  • 54 Jerrod Gray -  Senior
  • 61 Taylor Hoke -  Freshman
  • 63 Chris Sparrow -Junior
  • 64 David Raffin -  Freshman
  • 65 Jalen Schlachter -Freshman
  • 66 Kreg Hunter -  Senior (C)
  • 70 Jordan Hansel -Sophomore
  • 71 Bryan Ford -Freshman
  • 72 Cameron Lowry -  Junior
  • 73 Dan Manick -  Junior
  • 74 Tyler Rayburn -Freshman
  • 75 Matthew Page -  Sophomore
  • 76 Rayondon Kennedy -  Senior
  • 77 Austin Holtz -  Junior
  • 78 Kevin Gall -  Senior
  • 79 Kitt O'Brien -Junior

Linebackers

  • 8 Travis Freeman -Junior
  • 15 Aaron Morris -Sophomore
  • 17 Zac Jordan -  Senior
  • 26 Avery Bailey -Freshman
  • 32 Lorren Womack -  Senior
  • 42 Julian Boyd -Freshman
  • 46 Michael Ayers -Freshman
  • 47 Tony Martin -Junior
  • 48 Justin Cruz -Junior
  • 50 Trent Toothman -Freshman
  • 51 Steve Spence -Senior
  • 53 Ben Ingle -Freshman
  • -- Jonathan Newsome -Junior

Defensive Ends

  • 41 Andrew Puthoff -  Senior (C)
  • 44 Ryan Hartke -  Senior
  • 52 Nick Miles -Freshman
  • 56 Anthony Kukwa -Freshman
  • 91 Chris Hinton -  Sophomore
  • 95 Matt Fox -Freshman
 

Defensive Tackles

  • 90 Harold Hogue -  Sophomore
  • 92 Nathan Ollie -Sophomore
  • 93 Joel Cox -Sophomore
  • 97 Donovan Jarrett -Junior
  • 98 Ian Anderson -Freshman
  • 99 Adam Morris -Senior (C)

Cornerbacks

  • 6 Jason Pinkston -Junior
  • 13 Armand Dehaney -Junior
  • 16 Curtez Hawkins -  Freshman
  • 21 Keith Lee -Sophomore
  • 22 Quinton Cooper -Sophomore
  • 24 Jeffery Garrett -Sophomore
  • 27 Kendall Moore -  Sophomore
  • 28 Andre Dawson -  Junior
  • 34 Odis Prunty -Sophomore
  • 36 Eric Patterson -Freshman

Safeties

  • 20 Joshua Howard -Senior
  • 23 Kyle Hoke -Senior
  • 25 Sean Baker -  Senior (C)
  • 29 Brian Jones -  Freshman
  • 30 J.C. Wade -  Freshman
  • 37 Christopher Calloway -Freshman
  • 39 Brandon Kish -  Sophomore
  • 49 Joseph Fazio -  Sophomore
  • 58 Kenneth Lee -Junior
 

Punters

  • 18 Scott Kovanda -  Junior
  • 44 Augustus Ervin -  Freshman

Place Kickers

Long Snappers

  • 57 Garrett Mack -  Freshman

Head Coach

  • Pete Lembo

Coordinators/Assistant Coaches

  • Rich Skrosky – Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Coach
  • Jay Bateman – Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Coach
  • Justin Lustig – Special Teams Coordinator/Running Backs Coach
  • Keith Gaither – Wide Receivers Coach
  • John Strollo – Offensive Line Coach
  • Joey Lynch – Tight Ends Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Chad Wilt – Defensive Line Coach
  • Terry Lantz – Safeties Coach
  • Darryl Dixon – Defensive Backs Coach

ReferencesEdit