2012 Elon Phoenix Football Team
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2012 Elon Phoenix Football Team
2012 Elon Phoenix football
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ConferenceSouthern Conference
2012 record3-8 (1-7 SoCon)
Head coachJason Swepson (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorChris Pincince (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorEd Pinkham (2nd season)
Home stadiumRhodes Stadium
(Capacity: 11,250)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
  6 2         10 4  
#9 Wofford +^   6 2         9 4  
  6 2         8 4  
The Citadel   5 3         7 4  
Samford   5 3         7 4  
Chattanooga   5 3         6 5  
Furman   2 6         3 8  
Elon   1 7         3 8  
Western Carolina   0 8         1 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll

The 2012 Elon Phoenix football team represented Elon University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by second-year head coach Jason Swepson and played their home games at Rhodes Stadium. They are a member of the Southern Conference. They finished the season 3-8, 1-7 in SoCon play to finish in eighth place.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 112:30 PMat North Carolina*L 0-6250,500
September 87:00 PMNorth Carolina Central*W 34-147,528
September 153:00 PMWest Virginia State*
  • Rhodes Stadium
  • Elon, NC
W 48-147,053
September 226:00 PMat No. 11 Georgia SouthernL 23-2618,353
September 291:30 PMNo. 6 Wofford
  • Rhodes Stadium
  • Elon, NC
L 24-4910,302
October 63:30 PMat No. 15 Appalachian StateL 23-3529,073
October 203:00 PMWestern Carolinadagger
  • Rhodes Stadium
  • Elon, NC
ESPN3W 42-3110,154
October 273:00 PMFurman
  • Rhodes Stadium
  • Elon, NC
L 17-316,158
November 32:00 PMat The CitadelL 24-3814,853
November 101:30 PMSamford
  • Rhodes Stadium
  • Elon, NC
L 15-266,231
November 172:00 PMat ChattanoogaL 17-248,791

Players

  • 2 Miles Williams DB 6-1 208 So. Roebuck, S.C. / Dorman
  • 3 Aaron Mellette WR 6-4 220 Sr. Sanford, N.C. / Southern Lee
  • 4 Andre Davis WR 5-10 181 R-Fr. Bunn, N.C. / Bunn
  • 5 Ricky Brown WR 6-2 214 R-Fr. Winston-Salem, N.C. / West Forsyth
  • 6 Blake Thompson LB 6-1 211 Sr. Elkridge, Md. / Cardinal Gibbons
  • 7 Mike Quinn QB 6-3 193 So. Wayne, N.J. / Wayne Hills
  • 8 Rasaun Rorie WR 6-1 206 Jr. Morven, N.C. / Anson
  • 9 Blake Rice WR 5-10 189 R-Fr. Tampa, Fla. / Robinson
  • 10 Karl Bostick RB 5-9 201 So. Englewood, N.J. / Univ. of Akron
  • 11 John Loughery QB 6-4 213 Fr. Wayne, Pa. / Hun School
  • 12 Thomas Wilson QB 6-4 222 Sr. Raleigh, N.C. / Leesville Road
  • 13 Bo Hartman DB 5-8 171 Fr. Centreville, Va. / Westfield
  • 13 Adam LaFleur WR 6-1 200 So. Bel Air, Md. / Fork Union Military Academy
  • 14 David Williams DB 5-8 182 Jr. Chester, Va. / Thomas Dale
  • 15 Tyler Smith QB 6-4 215 So. Easton, Pa. / Univ. of Maryland
  • 17 Jeremy Gloston DB 6-1 198 Fr. Orlando, Fla. / Colonial
  • 18 Jeremy Peterson WR 5-9 179 Sr. Winston-Salem, N.C. / R.J. Reynolds
  • 20 David Wood DB 5-10 170 Jr. Park Ridge, N.J. / Saint Joseph Regional
  • 21 Jerrell Armstrong DB 5-9 168 R-Fr. New Bern, N.C. / New Bern
  • 22 Tracey Coppedge RB 5-8 166 Fr. Nashville, N.C. / Southern Nash
  • 23 Akeem Langham DB 5-10 180 So. High Point, N.C. / High Point Central
  • 24 Quinton Lightfoot LB 5-10 209 Jr. Crawfordville, Fla. / Florida State HS
  • 26 Alexander Dawson LB 5-11 209 So. Haw River, N.C. / Eastern Alamance
  • 27 Adrian McClendon DB 5-9 161 Fr. Jacksonville, Fla. / First Coast
  • 29 Edward Burns DB 5-10 168 Jr. Sylvania, Ga. / Screven County
  • 30 Julius Moore DB 5-11 195 Fr. Chesterfield, Va. / Cosby
  • 31 Kierre Brown WR 5-9 168 So. Charlotte, N.C. / Independence
  • 32 Adam Shreiner K 5-9 190 Sr. Marietta, Ga. / Walton
  • 33 B.J. Bennett RB 6-0 204 Fr. West Columbia, S.C. / Hammond School
  • 34 John Lopez LB 5-9 202 Fr. Westchester, N.Y. / Kennedy Catholic
  • 35 Jordan Thompson DB 5-9 166 So. Hickory, N.C. / Hickory
  • 36 Hatchel Linens DB 5-10 158 Fr. Morganton, N.C. / Patton
  • 36 Thuc Phan RB 5-6 160 Fr. Greensboro, N.C. / Deerfield Academy (Mass.)
  • 37 Lichota Seidewand WR 5-10 154 Fr. Chatham, Mass. / Nauset Regional
  • 38 Thonda Taylor LB 5-10 228 Sr. Millington, Tenn. / Heidelberg American
  • 39 Carson Simpson WR 6-0 161 Fr. Greenwood, S.C. / Greenwood
  • 39 Joe Watkins DB 5-10 168 So. Hyattsville, Md. / Gonzaga College High
  • 40 Matt Eastman RB 6-1 231 Jr. Tampa, Fla. / Armwood
  • 41 Chandler Wrightenberry DB 5-11 202 Jr. Asheville, N.C. / T.C. Roberson
  • 42 Robert Davis DL 6-1 225 R-Fr. Thomasville, N.C. / Thomasville
  • 43 Evan Kendrick LB 5-9 206 R-Fr. Gahanna, Ohio / St. Francis DeSales
  • 45 Tony Thompson DL 6-1 274 Jr. Simpsonville, S.C. / Hillcrest
  • 46 Danny Sellers WR 6-3 200 So. St. Augustine, Fla. / Bartram Trail
  • 47 Michael Crispi LS 5-10 210 So. Dix Hills, N.Y. / Half Hollow Hills West
  • 48 Corey Mitchell LB 6-0 210 Fr. Jacksonville, N.C. / Northside
  • 49 Ryan Seaberg DL 6-1 210 Fr. Chattanooga, Tenn. / Baylor School
  • 50 John Silas LB 5-11 225 Fr. Powder Springs, Ga. / Hillgrove
  • 51 Derek Vereen OL 6-3 280 R-Fr. Durham, N.C. / Hillside
  • 52 Jonathan Spain LB 6-2 238 So. Greensboro, N.C. / Page
  • 53 Ty Alt OL 6-2 271 Fr. Sewickley, Pa. / Greensburg Central Catholic
  • 54 Jared Lennon LB 6-1 198 Fr. Carrboro, N.C. / Carrboro
  • 55 Odell Benton LB 6-0 205 So. Jacksonville, N.C. / Richlands
  • 56 Mike Warren DL 6-4 236 Fr. Jacksonville, N.C. / White Oak
  • 57 Haris Cesko OL 6-4 269 Fr. Grayson, Ga. / Grayson
  • 58 Will Nork LB 6-2 195 Fr. Charlotte, N.C. / First Assembly Christian
  • 59 Jordan Jones DL 6-1 245 Jr. Lakeland, Fla. / Lakeland
  • 60 Dustin Ruff DL 5-11 276 So. Waxhaw, N.C. / Parkwood
  • 61 Brian Gerwig OL 6-1 309 So. Winston-Salem, N.C. / Trinity Collegiate (S.C.)
  • 62 Kyle Herbert OL 6-1 291 Sr. Hilslborough, N.C. / Cardinal Gibbons
  • 64 Anthony Cammarata OL 6-4 245 Fr. Asheville, N.C. / Asheville
  • 64 Kyle Einwaechter DL 6-1 310 Fr. Bethesda, Md. / Walt Whitman
  • 66 John Libretti OL 6-4 273 Fr. Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. / Cold Spring Harbor
  • 67 Matt Arnholt LS 6-1 198 Fr. Miami, Fla. / Gulliver Prep
  • 68 Jack Williams OL 5-11 269 Fr. Avondale Estates, Ga. / Woodward Academy
  • 69 Gordon Acha OL 6-3 263 Fr. Duxbury, Mass. / Duxbury
  • 70 Clay Johnson OL 6-2 271 Jr. Hickory, N.C. / Hickory
  • 71 Austin Sowell OL 6-4 274 So. Knoxville, Tenn. / Knoxville West
  • 72 Dennis Wagner OL 6-3 294 Jr. Fredericksburg, Va. / Chancellor
  • 73 Tyler Drake DL 6-1 215 Fr. Annapolis, Md. / Broadneck
  • 74 Sean McCoy OL 6-1 264 Fr. Leesburg, Va. / Stone Bridge
  • 76 Thomas McGuire OL 6-3 255 R-Fr. Ames, Iowa / Gilbert
  • 77 Jacob Ingle OL 6-1 286 Fr. Burlington, N.C. / Williams
  • 78 Gavin Billings OL 6-5 267 Jr. Kannapolis, N.C. / Northwest Cabarrus
  • 79 Justin Ward OL 6-4 307 Sr. Summerfield, N.C. / Rockingham County
  • 80 Alex Moore WR 6-0 184 Fr. Chapel Hill, N.C. / East Chapel Hill
  • 81 Justin Osborne WR 5-8 159 Fr. Jacksonville, Fla. / First Coast
  • 82 Doug Warrick TE 6-5 215 Fr. Hamilton, N.J. / Cheshire Academy
  • 83 Chris Harris TE 6-4 242 Sr. Ocean View, N.J. / Ocean City
  • 84 Kenton Beal P/K 5-11 187 Jr. Cape Coral, Fla. / Cape Coral
  • 86 David Lowrey WR 6-0 164 Fr. Maitland, Fla. / Orangewood Christian
  • 87 Brice Wordsworth TE 6-4 225 So. Rocky Mount, N.C. / Rocky Mount Academy
  • 88 Jesse Tate TE 6-1 229 Fr. Toms River, N.J. / Toms River North
  • 90 Olufemi Lamikanra DL 6-1 245 Sr. Tallahassee, Fla. / Lawton Chiles
  • 91 Gary Coates DL 6-2 230 So. Irmo, S.C. / Dutch Fork
  • 92 Gray Eller TE 6-2 205 Fr. Winston-Salem, N.C. / R.J. Reynolds
  • 92 Chris Smith K 6-0 190 Fr. Darien, Conn. / Darien
  • 93 Rob Sullivan DL 6-4 225 R-Fr. Scottsdale, Ariz. / Notre Dame Prep
  • 94 Zach Duprey TE 6-1 220 Fr. Stanardsville, Va. / William Monroe
  • 94 Spencer Linquist K/P 5-10 185 So. Newton, N.C. / Lenoir-Rhyne Univ.
  • 95 Michael Pearson DL 6-1 277 So. Laurens, S.C. / Laurens
  • 96 Lawson Hodges K 5-9 168 So. Thomasville, N.C. / Thomasville
  • 98 Chris Jones DL 6-2 274 Fr. Fayetteville, N.C. / Douglas Byrd
  • 99 Jay Brown DL 6-4 247 Jr. Sandy Springs, Ga. / Riverwood

Statistics

  • TEAM STATISTICS ELON /OPPONENTS
  • SCORING 250 /326
  • Points Per Game 25.00 /32.60
  • FIRST DOWNS 198 /185
  • Rushing 48 /114
  • Passing 135 /57
  • Penalty 15 /14
  • RUSHING YARDAGE 853 /2361
  • Yards gained rushing 1215 /2622
  • Yards lost rushing 362 /261
  • Rushing Attempts 334 /434
  • Average Per Rush 2.6 /5.4
  • Average Per Game 85.3 /236.1
  • TDs Rushing 4 /26
  • PASSING YARDAGE 2981 /1477
  • Att-Comp-Int 378-246-10 /214-114-8
  • Average Per Pass 7.89 /6.90
  • Average Per Catch 12.12 /12.96
  • Average Per Game 298.10 /147.70
  • TDs Passing 25 /15
  • TOTAL OFFENSE 3834 /3838
  • Total Plays 712 /648
  • Average Per Play 5.4 /5.9
  • Average Per Game 383.4 /383.8
  • KICK RETURNS: #-Yards 37-759 /43-834
  • PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards 17-136 /20-349
  • INT RETURNS: #-Yards 8-88 /10-100
  • KICK RETURN AVERAGE 20.51 /19.40
  • PUNT RETURN AVERAGE 8.00 /17.45
  • INT RETURN AVERAGE 11.00 /10.00
  • TEAM STATISTICS ELON /OPPONENTS
  • FUMBLES-LOST 19-12 /16-10
  • PENALTIES-Yards 48-435 /63-508
  • Average Per Game 43.50 /50.80
  • PUNTS-Yards 48-1859 /51-1940
  • Average Per Game 38.73 /38.04
  • Net punt average 31.46 /31.20
  • TIME OF POSSESSION 05:18:35 /04:41:25
  • Average Per Game 31:52 /28:08
  • 3RD-DOWN Conversions 56-152 /51-133
  • 3rd Down Percentage 36.84% /38.35 %
  • 4TH-DOWN Conversions 6-16 /8-11
  • 4th-Down Percentage 37.50% /72.73 %
  • SACKS BY-Yards 14-86 /28-147
  • MISC YARDS 0 /5
  • TOUCHDOWNS SCORED 29 /43
  • FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS 15-20 /9-16
  • ON-SIDE KICKS 0-1 /0-0
  • RED-ZONE SCORES 31-42 /30-39

Coaches

  • Jason Swepson Head Football Coach
  • Chris Pincince Assistant Football Coach (Offensive Coordinator/Running Backs/Quarterbacks
  • Ed Pinkham Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Coordinator)
  • Scott Browne Assistant Football Coach (Recruiting Coordinator/Special Teams Coordinator)
  • Ron Mattes Assistant Football Coach (Offensive Line)
  • Kevin Downing Assistant Football Coach (Wide Receivers)
  • Bobby Blick Assistant Football Coach (Tight Ends)
  • Jerrick Hall Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Line)
  • Freddie Aughtry-Lindsay Assistant Football Coach (Linebackers)
  • Dan O'Brien Assistant Football Coach (Defensive Backs)
  • Eric Estes Director of Football Operations
  • Mitch Rippy Volunteer Assistant Coach
  • Kenny Simpson Athletic Facilities and Equipment Manager
  • Brett Davis Athletics Video Coordinator

References


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