2016 Wofford Terriers Football Team
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2016 Wofford Terriers Football Team
2016 Wofford Terriers football
Wofford Terriers wordmark.svg
ConferenceSouthern Conference
Ranking
STATSNo. 9
FCS CoachesNo. 11
2016 record10-4 (6-2 SoCon)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorWade Lang (29th season)
Defensive coordinatorNathan Fuqua (12th season)
Home stadiumGibbs Stadium
(Capacity: 13,000)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 10 The Citadel $^   8 0         10 2  
No. 13 Chattanooga ^   6 2         9 4  
No. 9 Wofford ^   6 2         10 4  
No. 23 Samford ^   5 3         7 5  
Mercer   4 4         6 5  
Furman   3 5         3 8  
East Tennessee State   2 6         5 6  
VMI   1 7         3 8  
Western Carolina   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2016 Wofford Terriers football team represented Wofford College in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 29th-year head coach Mike Ayers and played their home games at Gibbs Stadium. They were a member of the Southern Conference. They finished the season 10-4, 6-2 in SoCon play to finish in a tie for second place. They received an at-large bid to the FCS playoffs where they defeated Charleston Southern and The Citadel in the first and second round, before losing to Youngstown State in the quarterfinals.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 pmat Tennessee Tech*OVCDNW 21-79,066
September 104:00 pmat No. 19 (FBS) Ole Miss*SECNL 13-3864,232
September 173:00 pmJohnson C. Smith*ESPN3W 59-05,417
September 241:30 pmEast Tennessee State
  • Gibbs Stadium
  • Spartanburg, SC
ESPN3W 31-07,316
October 13:00 pmat SamfordESPN3L 26-288,509
October 87:00 pmat Western CarolinaASNW 31-149,457
October 221:30 pmNo. 5 The Citadeldagger
  • Gibbs Stadium
  • Spartanburg, SC
ESPN3L 21-24 OT11,102
October 291:30 pmMercer
  • Gibbs Stadium
  • Spartanburg, SC
ESPN3W 31-216,190
November 51:30 pmat FurmanESPN3W 34-277,834
November 122:00 pmat No. 7 ChattanoogaSDNW 36-288,750
November 191:30 pmVMINo. 20
  • Gibbs Stadium
  • Spartanburg, SC
ESPN3W 17-08,102
November 261:00 pmNo. 10 Charleston Southern*No. 19
ESPN3W 15-142,605
December 36:00 pmat No. 6 The Citadel*No. 19ESPN3W 17-310,336
December 102:00 pmat No. 13 Youngstown State*No. 19ESPN3L 23-30 2OT8,066

Ranking movements

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ? = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final
STATS FCS RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 20 19 9
Coaches RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 19 19 11

References


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