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Davidson FCS (AQ's) : Pioneer

Location
Davidson NC

Spirit Name
Wildcats

Mascot
Will E. Wildcat
Stadium:
Richardson FCS Rank 104
Capacity: 6,000
Surface: Grass

Offense Data | Defense Data

University Snapshot

Year Annual
Record
Coach Head Coach Record Overall Record Total Win Rank / Winning % Returning Letterman Returning
Starters
Attendance
2009 3-7 Tripp Merritt @ DU 23-28 Winning Percentage 45.10 407-548-45 Winning Percentage 42.95 Total Win Rank 75 Winning Percentage Rank 110 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense 5 Defense 6 3,802 Decrease FCS Rank 97
2010 3-8 Tripp Merritt @ DU 26-36 Winning Percentage 41.49 410-556-45 Winning Percentage 42.78 Total Win Rank 75 Winning Percentage Rank 110 Total NA 45 Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense 5* Defense 7 3,608 Decrease FCS Rank 104
2011 4-7 Tripp Merritt @ DU 30-43 Winning Percentage 41.10 414-563-45 Winning Percentage 42.71 Total Win Rank 75 Winning Percentage Rank 109 Total NA 53 Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense 7* Defense 8 3,986 Increase FCS Rank 99
2012 2-9 Tripp Merritt/Fired @ DU 31-51 Winning Percentage 37.80 416-572-45 Winning Percentage 42.45 Total Win Rank 73 Winning Percentage Rank 107 Total 53 Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense 5* Defense 5 3,223 Decrease FCS Rank 104
2013 0-11 Paul Nichols @ DU 0-11 Winning Percentage 00.00 416-583-45 Winning Percentage 42.00 Total Win Rank 75 Winning Percentage Rank 110 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 3,622 Increase FCS Rank 106
2014 1-11 Paul Nichols @ DU 1-22 Winning Percentage 04.35 417-594-45 Winning Percentage 41.62 Total Win Rank 74 Winning Percentage Rank 108 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 3,296 Decrease FCS Rank 104
2015 2-9 Paul Nichols @ DU 3-31 Winning Percentage 08.83 419-603-45 Winning Percentage 41.38 Total Win Rank 74 Winning Percentage Rank 111 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 2,758 Increase FCS Rank 112
2016 2-9 Paul Nichols @ DU 5-40 Winning Percentage 11.11 421-612-45 Winning Percentage 41.14 Total Win Rank 77 Winning Percentage Rank 108 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA 3,529 Increase FCS Rank 102
2017 2-9 Paul Nichols @ DU 7-49 Winning Percentage 11.11 423-621-45 Winning Percentage 40.91 Total Win Rank 77 Winning Percentage Rank 108 Total NA Off. NA Def. NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
2018 6-5 Scott Abell @ DU 6-5 Winning Percentage 54.54 429-626-45 Winning Percentage 41.05 Total Offense Defense NA ST Offense NA Defense NA NA
2019 8-4 Scott Abell @ DU 14-9 Winning Percentage 60.86 437-630-45 Winning Percentage 41.32 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
2020 4-3 Scott Abell @ DU 18-12 Winning Percentage 60.00 441-633-45 Winning Percentage 41.42 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
2021 0-0 Scott Abell @ DU 18-12 Winning Percentage 60.00 441-633-45 Winning Percentage 41.42 Total NA Offense NA Defense NA S.T. NA Offense NA Defense NA NA
* = Returning Quarterback

Schedule (2021)

Record 2021

Overall: W:8 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:3 T:0
Division: W:8 L:3 T:0

Game Date Home VS Away Score Game Stats
FCS (FCS AQ's) Sep-04 2021 VMI
 -VS- 
Davidson
LOSS
45 - 24
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
VMI 8-95 162 171 333 1 9 5
Davidson 4-47 260 76 336 3 16 7
Other Sep-11 2021 Davidson
 -VS- 
Shaw University
WIN
28 - 26
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Davidson 5-22 310 82 392 2 11 5
Shaw University 9-67 161 196 357 1 11 5
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Sep-25 2021 San Diego
 -VS- 
Davidson
WIN
16 - 28
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
San Diego 8-94 272 95 367 2 15 9
Davidson 5-48 27 178 205 1 10 2
Same Conference Oct-02 2021 Stetson University
 -VS- 
Davidson
WIN
28 - 35
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Stetson University 9-75 135 287 422 0 13 6
Davidson 7-58 307 96 403 0 15 10
BYE WEEK!
Same Conference Oct-16 2021 Davidson
 -VS- 
Presbyterian
WIN
70 - 35
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Davidson 12-120 351 151 502 2 5 2
Presbyterian 5-25 197 327 524 3 19 9
Same Conference Oct-23 2021 Butler
 -VS- 
Davidson
WIN
35 - 49
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Butler 5-45 229 166 395 0 14 7
Davidson 11-112 363 183 546 0 12 8
Same Conference Oct-30 2021 Morehead State
 -VS- 
Davidson
WIN
22 - 29
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Morehead State 4-20 17 262 279 2 13 4
Davidson 7-55 397 62 459 2 14 4
Same Conference Nov-06 2021 Davidson
 -VS- 
Saint Thomas
WIN
42 - 15
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Davidson 8-96 392 141 533 0 16 12
Saint Thomas 5-39 97 139 236 2 12 5
Same Conference Nov-13 2021 Dayton
 -VS- 
Davidson
LOSS
38 - 29
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Dayton 3-22 202 100 302 0 12 7
Davidson 6-58 372 118 490 3 17 9
Same Conference Nov-20 2021 Davidson
 -VS- 
Drake
WIN
45 - 14
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Davidson 5-51 470 116 586 0 19 10
Drake 2-19 27 163 190 2 12 2
FCS (FCS AQ's) Nov-27 2021 Kennesaw State
 -VS- 
Davidson
LOSS
48 - 21
Penalties Rushing Yards Passing Yards Total Yards Turnovers 3rd Down Attempts 3rd Down Coversions
Kennesaw State 4-50 305 112 417 1 12 7
Davidson 5-43 217 59 276 2 11 4

Record 2021

Overall: W:8 L:3 T:0
Conf: W:8 L:3 T:0
Division: W:8 L:3 T:0

Totals

Penalties Rushing
Yards
Passing
Yards
Total
Yards
Turnovers 3rd Down
Attempts
3rd Down
Coversions
Davidson 75 - 710 Yards 3466 1262 4728 15 146 73
Opponents 62 - 551 Yards 1804 2018 3822 14 142 66
KEY

Colored Dots Indicate that the game is outside of their division.

  • Other = Same Conference
  • BCS = Non Conf. BCS
  • FBS = Non Conf. FBS
  • FCS = non Conf. FCS
  • FCS Non AQ = Other

Offense Data   Back To Top


Offense Total Yards

Games Yards Avg. Yards Per Game
11 4728 430

Offense Passing

Games Yards Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
11 1262 115

Offense Rushing

Games Yards Avg. Rushing Yards Per Game
11 3466 315

Offense Scoring

Games Total Points Avg. Points Per Game
11 400 36

Offense Turnovers

Games Turnovers Avg. Turnovers Per Game
11 15 1.36

Offense Third Down Conversion

Third Down Attempts Third Down Coversions Third Down Conversion Percentage
146 73 50%

Offense Red Zone

Games RZ Drives RZ Scores RZ Points RZ Rushing TD RZ Passing TD RZ TD Total RZ Field Goals RZ Scoring Percentage RZ TD Percentage
11 42 35 201 25 7 32 3 83% 76%

Defense Data   Back To Top


Defense Total Yards

Games Opponent Total Yards Opponent Avg. Yards Per Game
11 3822 347

Defense Passing

Games Opponent Total Passing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
11 2018 183

Defense Rushing

Games Opponent Total Rushing Yards Opponent Avg. Passing Yards Per Game
11 1804 164

Defense Scoring

Games Opponent Total Points Opponent Avg. Points Per Game
11 322 29

Defense Turnovers

Games Opponent Turnovers Opponent Avg. Turnovers Per Game
11 14 1.27

Defense Third Down Stops

Opponent Third Down Attempts Opponent Third Down Coversions Opponent Third Down Conversion Percentage
142 66 46.5%

Defense Red Zone

Games Opponent RZ Drives Opponent RZ Scores Opponent RZ Points Opponent RZ Rushing_TD Opponent RZ Passing_TD Opponent RZ Zone TD Opponent RZ Field Goals Opponent RZ Scoring Percentage Opponent RZ TD Percentage
11 36 29 171 12 16 28 1 81% 78%

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