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2014 Villanova Wildcats football
ConferenceColonial Athletic Association
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 5
FCS CoachesNo. 5
2014 record11–3 (7–1 CAA)
Head coachAndy Talley (30th season)
Offensive coordinatorSam Venuto (16th season)
Defensive coordinatorBilly Crocker (3rd season)
Home stadiumVillanova Stadium
(Capacity: 12,000)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →

Template:2014 CAA football standings The 2014 Villanova Wildcats football team represented Villanova University in the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 30th-year head coach Andy Talley and played their home games at Villanova Stadium. They were a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. They finished the season 11–3, 7–1 in CAA play to finish in second place. They received an at-large bid to the FCS Playoffs where they defeated Liberty in the second round before losing in the quarterfinals to Sam Houston State.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 297:30 PMat Syracuse*No. 12ESPN3L 26–27 2OT41,189
September 63:30 PMNo. 11 Fordham*No. 10ASNW 50–66,151
September 2012:30 PMJames MadisonNo. 8
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
CSNW 49–3110,781
September 273:00 PMat Penn*No. 6W 41–712,353
October 412:30 PMat MaineNo. 6W 41–205,173
October 111:00 PMRhode IslandNo. 6
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
NNAAW 44–213,611
October 183:30 PMat No. 15 William & MaryNo. 5W 35–3110,764
October 253:30 PMMorgan State*daggerNo. 5
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
NNAAW 48–287,821
November 112:30 PMat No. 13 RichmondNo. 4CSNL 9–107,902
November 87:00 PMTowsonNo. 7
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
W 42–144,529
November 157:00 PMAlbanyNo. 6
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA
ASNW 48–314,541
November 2212:00 PMat DelawareNo. 6W 35–2817,056
December 64:30 PMNo. 20 Liberty*No. 5
ESPN3W 29–223,113
December 131:00 PMNo. 19 Sam Houston State*No. 5
  • Villanova Stadium
  • Villanova, PA (FCS Playoffs Quarterfinal)
ESPN3L 31–342,333

Game summariesEdit

at SyracuseEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#12 Wildcats 0 7 7 3 26
Orange 7 3 7 0 27



Overall Record Last Meeting Result
1–2 1975 L 17–24

FordhamEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Rams 3 0 3 0 6
#10 Wildcats 7 26 7 10 50



Overall record Last meeting Result
20–5–1 2013 L 24–27

James MadisonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Dukes 0 21 3 7 31
#8 Wildcats 7 7 14 21 49



Overall record Last meeting Result
10–12 2013 L 21–31

at PennEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Wildcats 21 20 0 0 41
Quakers 0 7 0 0 7



Overall record Last meeting Result
13–5 2013 W 35–6

at MaineEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Wildcats 7 14 13 7 41
Black Bears 7 6 0 7 20



Overall record Last meeting Result
8–9 2013 L 35–37

Rhode IslandEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0 0 0 21 21
#6 Wildcats 16 21 0 7 44



Overall record Last meeting Result
16–3 2013 W 45–0

at William and MaryEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#5 Wildcats 14 0 14 7 35
Tribe 7 14 3 7 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
14–16–1 2013 W 20–16

Morgan StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 7 14 0 7 28
#5 Wildcats 14 7 27 0 48



Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

at RichmondEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Wildcats 0 3 6 0 9
Spiders 0 0 10 0 10



Overall record Last meeting Result
21–10 2012 L 17–28

TowsonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 7 0 7 0 14
#7 Wildcats 7 14 0 21 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
7–3 2013 W 45–35

AlbanyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Great Danes 7 3 7 14 31
#6 Wildcats 14 14 14 6 48



Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

at DelawareEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Wildcats 13 7 7 8 35
Blue Hens 0 7 7 14 28



Overall record Last meeting Result
25–21–1 2013 W 35–34

FCS PlayoffsEdit

Liberty (FCS Playoffs Second Round)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
#20 Flames 10 9 3 0 22
#5 Wildcats 0 14 0 15 29



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–1 1994 W 16–13

Sam Houston State (FCS Playoff Quarterfinal)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Bearkats 7 10 7 10 34
#5 Wildcats 13 3 8 7 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

Ranking movementsEdit

Ranking movements
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NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll

 

Sports Network 12 10 8 8 6 6 6 5 5 4 7 6 6 5 5

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Coaches 13 7 7 7 5 5 5 4 4 3 7 6 6 5 5

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ReferencesEdit

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