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2016 Eastern Kentucky Colonels football
ConferenceOhio Valley Conference
2016 record3–8 (2–6 OVC)
Head coachMark Elder (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorKurt Maddix (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorAngelo Mirando (1st season)
Home stadiumRoy Kidd Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →

Template:2016 OVC football standings The 2016 Eastern Kentucky Colonels football team represented Eastern Kentucky University during the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by first-year head coach Mark Elder and played their home games at Roy Kidd Stadium. They were a member of the Ohio Valley Conference. They finished the season 3–8, 2–6 in OVC play to finish in eighth place.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 312:00 PMat Purdue*ESPNewsL 24–4532,074
September 87:00 PM[[{{{school}}}|Pikeville]]*OVCDNW 55–1411,400
September 173:00 PMat Ball State*ESPN3L 14–4110,902
October 17:00 PMat Tennessee TechOVCDNL 30–33 OT7,165
October 86:00 PMSoutheast Missouri State
  • Roy Kidd Stadium
  • Richmond, KY
OVCDNW 31–1610,001
October 157:00 PMat Tennessee StateESPN3L 28–3521,053
October 223:00 PMNo. 2 Jacksonville Statedagger
  • Roy Kidd Stadium
  • Richmond, KY
OVCDNL 7–2411,600
October 293:00 PMat Tennessee–MartinOVCDNL 3–333,025
November 51:00 PMMurray State
  • Roy Kidd Stadium
  • Richmond, KY
OVCDNL 28–414,200
November 125:00 PMat Austin PeayOVCDNW 67–305,816
November 191:00 PMEastern Illinois
  • Roy Kidd Stadium
  • Richmond, KY
OVCDNL 0–243,100

Game summariesEdit

at PurdueEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonels 8 10 0 6 24
Boilermakers 21 7 0 17 45




Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2012 L 6–48

PikevilleEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bears 0 14 0 0 14
Colonels 7 17 24 7 55




Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

at Ball StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonels 0 0 0 14 14
Cardinals 14 13 7 7 41




Overall record Last meeting Result
3–0 1970 W 13–12

at Tennessee TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonels 6 7 7 7 30
Golden Eagles 7 10 3 7 33




Overall record Last meeting Result
53–19 2015 W 48–17

Southeast Missouri StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Redhawks 3 3 3 7 16
Colonels 0 14 10 7 31




Overall record Last meeting Result
23–3 2015 W 27–10

at Tennessee StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonels 0 3 10 15 28
Tigers 14 21 0 0 35




Overall record Last meeting Result
23–5 2015 W 45–21

Jacksonville StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Gamecocks 0 14 3 7 24
Colonels 0 0 7 0 7




Overall record Last meeting Result
6–7 2015 W 34–0

at Tennessee–MartinEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonels 3 0 0 0 3
Skyhawks 7 14 6 6 33




Overall record Last meeting Result
23–3 2015 L 35–42

Murray StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Racers 0 7 21 13 41
Colonels 8 10 2 8 28




Overall record Last meeting Result
45–26–4 2015 W 41–34 2OT

at Austin PeayEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonels 11 28 7 21 67
Governors 0 14 13 3 30




Overall record Last meeting Result
43–5 2015 W 51–13

Eastern IllinoisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Panthers 0 7 7 10 24
Colonels 0 0 0 0 0




Overall record Last meeting Result
13–10 2015 L 7–21

RosterEdit

2016 Eastern Kentucky Colonels football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 2 Sanders, JaredJared Sanders 10px Sr
QB 4 Coney, BennieBennie Coney 10px Sr
RB 5 Murph, IsaiahIsaiah Murph Fr
RB 6 Enyenihi, HenryHenry Enyenihi Sr
QB 7 Boyle, TimTim Boyle Sr
QB 7 Mauk, MatyMaty Mauk 10px Sr
WR 8 Green, BryanBryan Green 10px Sr
WR 9 Markush, RyanRyan Markush Jr
WR 11 Creamer, NeikoNeiko Creamer 10px So
QB 14 Swafford, TylerTyler Swafford 10px So
QB 15 Scott, AustinAustin Scott Fr
QB 16 Smith, JamesJames Smith Fr
WR 17 Marcellus, JackyJacky Marcellus 10px Jr
TE 18 Crimmins, DanDan Crimmins 10px Sr
RB 20 Thomas, EthanEthan Thomas So
RB 22 Hopkins, KentayvusKentayvus Hopkins 10px Jr
RB 23 McCleskey, DarylDaryl McCleskey Fr
RB 30 Patton, RalphRalph Patton 10px So
WR 33 Beasley, ArienArien Beasley So
RB 37 Gustave, RaynaldyRaynaldy Gustave 10px So
RB 39 Brooks, BoBo Brooks 10px Sr
TE 43 Paul, DanDan Paul 10px So
OL 60 Williams, LucasLucas Williams Fr
OL 61 Rasnick, LandonLandon Rasnick 10px Sr
OL 62 Garretson, RyanRyan Garretson 10px Sr
WR 63 Jones, StephenStephen Jones Fr
OL 64 Kowalewski, CammeronCammeron Kowalewski 10px So
OL 65 Stephenson, ZZ Stephenson So
OL 66 Edwards, ChanceChance Edwards 10px Jr
OL 67 Cavinee, NickNick Cavinee Fr
WR 68 Walker, AntwaunAntwaun Walker Fr
OL 69 Tate, DeondreDeondre Tate Fr
OL 71 Bardall, JacksonJackson Bardall Fr
OL, LS 72 Rawlins, JustinJustin Rawlins 10px So
OL 75 Simpson, De'jourDe'jour Simpson Fr
OL 77 Murray, NathanNathan Murray Fr
OL 78 Myles, JustinJustin Myles 10px So
OL 79 Adekoya, JustinJustin Adekoya 10px Sr
WR 80 Williams, BrysonBryson Williams 10px Jr
WR 81 Riddick, AaronAaron Riddick 10px Fr
WR 82 Cabrera, AlexAlex Cabrera Fr
WR 83 Reid, BillyBilly Reid 10px Sr
WR 84 Fogle, CameronCameron Fogle 10px Jr
TE 85 Floyd, JonJon Floyd 10px Sr
TE 86 Malone, TylerTyler Malone 10px Jr
WR 87 Clark, MattMatt Clark 10px Fr
WR 88 Borders, DevinDevin Borders 10px Sr
TE 89 Schmerber, ClaytonClayton Schmerber So
WR Brown, NathanNathan Brown Fr
WR Daniel, ScottScott Daniel Jr
WR Jones, DeriusDerius Jones 10px Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 1 Bethel, NigelNigel Bethel Jr
LB 3 Owens, ThomasThomas Owens 10px Sr
LB 5 Williams, DwightDwight Williams 10px So
DB 10 Whitfield, JordanJordan Whitfield Jr
DB 12 Floyd, CorneliusCornelius Floyd Jr
DB 13 Northington, KianteKiante Northington 10px Sr
CB 21 Oce, LoganLogan Oce 10px Jr
DB 24 Tucker, JaredJared Tucker 10px So
DB 25 Moore, Tre'Tre' Moore So
DB 26 Whitmore, JamarcusJamarcus Whitmore Fr
DB 27 Miller, KhylilKhylil Miller Fr
DB 29 Bascom, BenBen Bascom Fr
DB 31 Jackson, A. J.A. J. Jackson Fr
CB 32 Solomon, BuckBuck Solomon Jr
LB 34 Boyd, DemontreDemontre Boyd So
DB 35 Comstock, T. J.T. J. Comstock Fr
DB 36 Alexander, OmariOmari Alexander Fr
RB 39 Grace, KobieKobie Grace 10px Sr
DL 40 Graffree, PatrickPatrick Graffree 10px Sr
DB 41 Reed, EricEric Reed 10px Jr
CB 42 Baker, RhyanRhyan Baker 10px Fr
DL 44 Patrick, AaronAaron Patrick So
LB 45 Glass, CoreyCorey Glass So
LB 48 Walden, Kamaree'Kamaree' Walden 10px So
LB 49 Lowe, DamonDamon Lowe Fr
LB 50 Colton, DevanteDevante Colton Fr
LB 51 Locklear, QuintonQuinton Locklear Fr
LB 52 Humphrey, CapertonCaperton Humphrey Fr
LB 53 Canady, JeffreyJeffrey Canady 10px Jr
DE 55 Evans, TaquanTaquan Evans 10px Fr
DL 56 Smith, LaJuanLaJuan Smith 10px Sr
DL 70 Foos, ConnorConnor Foos Fr
DL 90 Bennett, JosiahJosiah Bennett Jr
DL 91 Fleming, SheldonSheldon Fleming 10px Jr
DL 92 Denault, DillonDillon Denault Fr
DL 95 Skidmore, KagenKagen Skidmore Jr
DE 96 Garcia, XavierXavier Garcia Sr
DL 97 Pitt, AveryAvery Pitt 10px Sr
DL 98 Jean Louis, LuderLuder Jean Louis Jr
DL 99 Hodowanic, JeremyJeremy Hodowanic Fr
LB Ervin, BrenttonBrentton Ervin So
DB Hatcher, NateNate Hatcher 10px So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 9 Peege, BrandonBrandon Peege 10px Fr
P 19 Krzuszczak, KeithKeith Krzuszczak Jr
K, P 28 Hayworth, SamuelSamuel Hayworth 10px Fr
LS 46 Hoffman, BenBen Hoffman Fr
K 47 Hornsby, DylanDylan Hornsby Fr
LS 58 Howard, MattMatt Howard 10px Jr
K 76 Williams, LucasLucas Williams 10px Jr
WR 93 Burgy-VanHoose, ZackZack Burgy-VanHoose 10px Sr
Head coach
  • Mark Elder
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Terry Heffernan (Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line)
  • Kurt Mattix (Defensive Coordinator)
  • Angelo Mirando (Offensive Coordinator)
  • Shannon Morrison (Co-Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Backs)
  • Chase Gibson (Linebackers)
  • Kevin Koger (Wide Receivers)
  • Greg Meyer (Special Teams/Running Backs)
  • Walter Stewart (Defensive Line)
  • Tommy Zagorski (Tight Ends/Offensive Tackles)
  • Patrick Parrilli (Offensive Quality Control)
  • Eric Norris (Offensive Quality Control)
  • Robert Belle (Defensive Quality Control)
  • Billy High (Defensive Quality Control)
  • Spencer Patterson (Special Teams Quality Control)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: October 28, 2016

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