2011 Grambling State Tigers football team

The 2011 Grambling State Tigers football team represented Grambling State University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Tigers were led by head coach Doug Williams in the first season of his second tenure as head coach and seventh overall after coaching the Tigers from 1998 to 2003. They played their home games at Eddie Robinson Stadium. They were a member of the West Division of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). The Tigers finished the season 8–4 overall and 6–3 in SWAC play to win the West Division and defeated Alabama A&M in the SWAC Championship Game, 16–15, to become SWAC champions.[1]

2011 Grambling State Tigers football
Grambling State Tigers logo.svg
SWAC champion
SWAC West Division champion
ConferenceSouthwestern Athletic Conference
DivisionWest Division
2011 record8–4 (6–3 SWAC)
Head coachDoug Williams (7th season)
Offensive coordinatorVyron Brown (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorCliff Yoshida (5th season)
Home stadiumEddie Robinson Stadium
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Southwestern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Alabama A&M xy   7 2         8 4  
Alabama State x   7 2         8 3  
No. 21 Jackson State x   7 2         9 2  
Alcorn State   1 8         2 8  
Mississippi Valley State   1 8         1 10  
West
Grambling State xy$   6 3         8 4  
Arkansas–Pine Bluff   5 4         6 5  
Prairie View A&M   5 4         5 6  
Southern   4 5         4 7  
Texas Southern   2 7         4 7  
Championship: Grambling State 16, Alabama A&M 15
December 10, 2011
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
  • Jackson State and Southern are ineligible to participate in the SWAC Championship Game due to low APR scores.
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 PMvs. Alcorn StateW 21–144,204
September 106:00 PMat Louisiana–Monroe*L 7–3526,532
September 177:00 PMat Alabama StateL 17–3111,563
September 245:00 PMAlabama A&ML 14–207,118
October 16:00 PMvs. Prairie View A&ML 23–3137,311
October 154:00 PMConcordia College (AL)*
  • Eddie Robinson Stadium
  • Grambling, LA
W 44–07,192
October 222:00 PMMississippi Valley State 
  • Eddie Robinson Stadium
  • Grambling, LA
W 30–2411,137
October 291:00 PMat Arkansas–Pine BluffW 27–209,202
November 52:00 PMat Jackson StateW 26–2321,576
November 127:00 PMTexas Southern
  • Eddie Robinson Stadium
  • Grambling, LA
W 29–257,142
November 261:00 PMvs. SouthernNBCW 36–1240,715
December 101:00 PMvs. Alabama A&MESPNUW 16–1523,476
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • All times are in Central time

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Benson, Reggie (December 10, 2011). "Bulldogs come up short again against Tigers". The Huntsville Times. Retrieved December 10, 2011.
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Grambling State Yearly Results: 2010–2014". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved October 25, 2013.