2011 Ohio Bobcats football team
The 2011 Ohio Bobcats football team represented Ohio University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Bobcats were led by seventh-year head coach Frank Solich and played their home games at Peden Stadium. They were a member of the East Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). Ohio finished the season 10–4, 6–2 in MAC play to be champions of the East Division. They represented the division in the MAC Championship Game where they lost to Northern Illinois. They were invited to the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl where they defeated Utah State for their first bowl victory in school history.
|2011 Ohio Bobcats football|
MAC East Division champion
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl champion
|2011 record||10–4 (6–2 MAC)|
|Head coach||Frank Solich (7th season)|
|Co-offensive coordinator||Tim Albin (7th season)|
|Co-offensive coordinator||Gerry Gdowski (2nd season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Jimmy Burrow (7th season)|
|Home stadium||Peden Stadium|
|2011 Mid-American Conference football standings|
|Northern Illinois xy$||7||–||1||11||–||3|
|Championship: NIU 23, Ohio 20|
|September 3||8:00 p.m.||at New Mexico State*||ALT||W 44–24||14,728|
|September 10||7:00 p.m.||Gardner–Webb*||W 30–3||23,155|
|September 17||7:00 p.m.||Marshall*||ESPN3||W 44–7||24,244|
|September 24||2:00 p.m.||at Rutgers*||ESPN3||L 26–38||41,388|
|October 1||2:00 p.m.||Kent State||W 17–10||17,155|
|October 8||3:30 p.m.||at Buffalo||TWCS||L 37–38||15,057|
|October 15||3:30 p.m.||Ball State||STO||L 20–23||23,146|
|October 22||3:30 p.m.||at Akron||STO||W 37–20||14,760|
|November 2||8:00 p.m.||Temple||ESPN||W 35–31||17,490|
|November 10||7:30 p.m.||at Central Michigan||ESPNU||W 43–28||12,127|
|November 16||8:00 p.m.||at Bowling Green||ESPN||W 29–28||11,804|
|November 22||7:00 p.m.||Miami (OH)||ESPN2||W 21–14||14,155|
|December 2||7:00 p.m.||vs. Northern Illinois||ESPN2||L 20–23||13,052|
|December 17||5:30 p.m.||vs. Utah State*||ESPN||W 24–23||28,076|
- "Temple Owls vs. Ohio Bobcats Box Score". ESPN.com. November 2, 2011.
- "Ohio Bobcats vs. Central Michigan Chippewas Box Score". ESPN.com. November 11, 2011.
- "Ohio Bobcats vs. Bowling Green Falcons Box Score". ESPN.com. November 16, 2011.
- "Miami RedHawks vs. Ohio Bobcats Box Score". ESPN.com. November 22, 2011.
- "Ohio Bobcats vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Box Score". ESPN.com. December 2, 2011.
- "Ohio Bobcats vs. Utah State Aggies Box Score". ESPN.com. December 17, 2011.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-08-02. Retrieved 2011-05-04.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)