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2018 Morehead State Eagles football team

The 2018 Morehead State Eagles football team represented Morehead State University in the 2018 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by sixth-year head coach Rob Tenyer and played their home games at Jayne Stadium. They were members of the Pioneer Football League. They finished the season 3–8, 2–6 in PFL play to finish in a three-way tie for seventh place.

2018 Morehead State Eagles football
Morehead State Eagles wordmark.svg
ConferencePioneer Football League
2018 record3–8 (2–6 PFL)
Head coachRob Tenyer (6th season)
Defensive coordinatorDovonte Edwards (1st season)
Home stadiumJayne Stadium
(Capacity: 10,000)
Seasons
← 2017
2019 →
2018 Pioneer Football League standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 25 San Diego $^   8 0         9 3  
Stetson   6 2         8 2  
Drake   6 2         7 4  
Marist   5 3         5 6  
Dayton   5 3         6 5  
Davidson   3 5         6 5  
Butler   2 6         4 7  
Morehead State   2 6         3 8  
Valparaiso   2 6         2 9  
Jacksonville   1 7         2 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

Contents

Previous seasonEdit

The Eagles finished the 2017 season 4–7, 3–5 in PFL play to finish in a tie for eighth place.

PreseasonEdit

Preseason All-PFL teamEdit

The PFL released their preseason all-PFL team on July 30, 2018, with the Eagles having one player selected.[1]

Preseason coaches pollEdit

The PFL released their preseason coaches poll on July 31, 2018, with the Eagles predicted to finish in eighth place.[2]

Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 San Diego 81 (9)
2 Dayton 72 (1)
3 Drake 58
T–4 Butler 48
T–4 Valparaiso 48
6 Jacksonville 47
7 Marist 44
8 Morehead State 22
9 Stetson 19
10 Davidson 11

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 307:00 p.m.at Eastern Kentucky*ESPN+L 23–4910,230
September 86:00 p.m.Mount St. Joseph*ESPN+W 48–193,216
September 156:00 p.m.Austin Peay*
  • Jayne Stadium
  • Morehead, KY
ESPN+L 40–785,955
September 291:00 p.m.at ButlerFacebook LiveL 21–244,062
October 612:00 p.m.San Diego
  • Jayne Stadium
  • Morehead, KY
ESPN+L 34–515,557
October 131:00 p.m.at DavidsonW 35–283,721
October 202:00 p.m.Valparaiso 
  • Jayne Stadium
  • Morehead, KY
ESPN+W 31–248,145
October 271:00 p.m.Marist
  • Jayne Stadium
  • Morehead, KY
ESPN+L 21–481,345
November 31:00 p.m.at StetsonL 24–482,571
November 101:00 p.n.at DaytonL 20–632,325
November 171:00 p.m.Drake
  • Jayne Stadium
  • Morehead, KY
ESPN+L 6–433,287
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from STATS Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

Game summariesEdit

at Eastern KentuckyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 7 0 16 23
Colonels 18 0 14 17 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
16–52–4 2014 EKU, 55–13

Mount St. JosephEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lions 0 6 13 0 19
Eagles 14 28 0 6 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

Austin PeayEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Governors 22 21 14 21 78
Eagles 14 12 14 0 40
Overall record Last meeting Result
26–18 2017 APSU, 69–13

at ButlerEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 7 7 0 7 21
Bulldogs 7 7 7 3 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–7 2017 BUT, 44–6

San DiegoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Toreros 14 17 13 7 51
Eagles 7 7 12 8 34
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–11 2017 USD, 56–27

at DavidsonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 14 7 7 7 35
Wildcats 7 14 0 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–6 2017 MORE, 21–14

ValparaisoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Crusaders 0 7 0 17 24
Eagles 0 21 7 3 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–4 2017 VALPO, 63–32

MaristEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Foxes 14 14 13 7 48
Eagles 7 0 7 7 21
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 2017 MAR, 38–31

at StetsonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 14 3 0 7 24
Hatters 14 13 21 0 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 2017 MORE, 29–26

at DaytonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 13 0 7 20
Flyers 21 21 14 7 63
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–16 2017 MORE, 34–26

DrakeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 9 13 7 14 43
Eagles 6 0 0 0 6
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–8 2016 DRAKE, 30–28

ReferencesEdit