2016 Duquesne Dukes Football Team
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2016 Duquesne Dukes Football Team
2016 Duquesne Dukes football
Duquesne Dukes wordmark.svg
Northeast Conference co-champion
ConferenceNortheast Conference
2016 record8-3 (5-1 NEC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorAnthony Doria
Defensive coordinatorDave Opfar
Home stadiumArthur J. Rooney Athletic Field (Capacity: 2,200)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Northeast Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Duquesne +   5 1         8 3  
Saint Francis (PA) +^   5 1         7 5  
Wagner   4 2         6 5  
Bryant   4 2         5 6  
Sacred Heart   1 5         6 5  
Central Connecticut   1 5         2 9  
Robert Morris   1 5         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant

The 2016 Duquesne Dukes Devils football team represented Duquesne University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 12th-year head coach Jerry Schmitt and played their home games at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. They were a member of the Northeast Conference. They finished the season 8-3, 5-1 in NEC play to finish in a tie for the conference title with Saint Francis (PA). Due to their head-to-head loss to Saint Francis (PA), they did not receive the NEC's automatic bid to the FCS Playoffs and did not receive an at-large bid.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:30 pmat Youngstown State*ESPN3L 10-4512,219
September 106:00 pmBucknell*NECFRW 30-191,943
September 1712:00 pmDayton*
  • Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA
ESPN3W 34-20908
September 241:00 pmKennesaw State*dagger
  • Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA
ESPN3L 28-362,658
October 11:00 pmat Jacksonville*ESPN3W 54-351,661
October 157:00 pmRobert Morris
  • Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA
ESPN3W 31-241,737
October 217:00 pmat Saint Francis (PA)ESPN3L 10-141,698
October 2912:00 pmBryant
  • Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA
NECFRW 35-311,067
November 512:00 pmat WagnerNECFRW 28-202,320
November 1212:00 pmSacred Heart
  • Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field
  • Pittsburgh, PA
NECFRW 31-101,012
November 1912:00 pmat Central ConnecticutNECFRW 52-191,849

Game summaries

at Youngstown State

1 2 3 4 Total
Dukes 3 7 0 0 10
Penguins 10 14 7 14 45

Bucknell

1 2 3 4 Total
Bison 0 0 7 12 19
Dukes 3 10 0 17 30

Dayton

1 2 3 4 Total
Flyers 14 6 0 0 20
Dukes 6 9 12 7 34

Kennesaw State

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 6 10 6 14 36
Dukes 7 10 3 8 28

at Jacksonville

1 2 3 4 Total
Dukes 10 10 21 13 54
Dolphins 7 7 14 7 35

Robert Morris

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonials 7 10 7 0 24
Dukes 7 10 7 7 31

at Saint Francis (PA)

1 2 3 4 Total
Dukes 0 3 7 0 10
Red Flash 0 7 0 7 14

Bryant

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 7 17 0 7 31
Dukes 7 7 14 7 35

at Wagner

1 2 3 4 Total
Dukes 7 7 7 7 28
Seahawks 10 7 3 0 20

Sacred Heart

1 2 3 4 Total
Pioneers 0 3 7 0 10
Dukes 7 7 10 7 31

at Central Connecticut

1 2 3 4 Total
Dukes 21 10 7 14 52
Blue Devils 3 16 0 0 19

References


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