2014 Nicholls State Colonels football team

The 2014 Nicholls State Colonels football team represented Nicholls State University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Colonels were led by fifth-year head coach Charlie Stubbs for the first three games then by interim head coach Steve Axman. They played their home games at Manning Field at John L. Guidry Stadium and are a member of the Southland Conference. The Colonels finished the season 0–12 overall and 0–8 in conference play to finish in last place.

2014 Nicholls State Colonels football
Nicholls State Colonels wordmark.svg
ConferenceSouthland Conference
2014 record0–12 (0–8 Southland)
Head coachCharlie Stubbs (res. 9/14)
Steve Axman (interim)
Defensive coordinatorSteve Adams (1st season)
Home stadiumManning Field at John L. Guidry Stadium
(Capacity: 10,500)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Southland Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 Sam Houston St +^   7 1         11 5  
#14 SE Louisiana +^   7 1         9 4  
Lamar   5 3         8 4  
Stephen F. Austin ^   5 3         8 5  
Central Arkansas   5 3         6 6  
McNeese State   4 4         6 5  
Abilene Christian*   4 4         6 6  
Northwestern State   4 4         6 6  
Incarnate Word*   2 6         2 9  
Houston Baptist   1 7         2 9  
Nicholls State   0 8         0 12  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
  • Abilene Christian and Incarnate Word ineligible for FCS Playoffs due to transition from Division II
As of 19 December 2014; Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

After opening the season 0–3, head coach Charlie Stubbs resigned on September 14, citing health issues for his decision.[1] Three days later, the school named former Northern Arizona head coach Steve Axman as interim head coach for the remainder of the season.[2]

On November 21, 2014, following the Colonels' season conclusion, Tim Rebowe was named the tenth head coach of the Nicholls State Colonels. Rebowe had been an assistant coach at University of Louisiana-Lafayette for eleven years as well as an assistant coach at Nicholls State for six years prior to that.[3][4]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 301:00 PMat Air Force (FBS)*ESPN3L 16–4432,038
September 63:00 PMat Arkansas (FBS)*SECNL 7–7363,108
September 136:00 PMHenderson State (Division II)*CAAL 10–275,821
September 202:30 PMat North Texas (FBS)*ASNL 3–7721,323
September 273:00 PMat Central ArkansasSLCTVL 18–529,748
October 46:00 PMat No. 5 McMeese StateL 3–4511,744
October 116:00 PMStephen F. Austin
  • John L. Guidry Stadium
  • Thibodaux, LA
CAAL 20–425,001
October 183:00 PMLamar
  • John L. Guidry Stadium
  • Thibodaux, LA
CAAL 21–635,103
October 257:00 PMat Houston BaptistESPN3L 21–313,386
November 16:00 PMIncarnate Word 
  • John L. Guidry Stadium
  • Thibodaux, LA
CAAL 20–385,002
November 156:00 PMat Northwestern StateL 21–484,189
November 206:00 PMNo. 10 Southeastern Louisiana
L 3–625,103

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nicholls State Football Coach Charlie Stubbs Resigns". The Times-Picayune. New Orleans. September 14, 2014. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
  2. ^ "Axman Is Interim Nicholls State Football Coach". USA Today. Associated Press. September 17, 2014. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
  3. ^ "Tim Rebowe Named Colonels Coach". ESPN. November 21, 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  4. ^ "Tim Rebowe Named Nicholls Head Football Coach". Nicholls State University Department of Athletics. November 21, 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014.
  5. ^ "Nicholls State University Athletics - 2014 Football Schedule". Nichols State University Department of Athletics. Retrieved April 27, 2014.
  6. ^ "2014 Nicholls Colonels Schedule". foxsports.com. Retrieved September 1, 2017.