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2018 Dayton Flyers football
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Conference Pioneer Football League
2018 record 6–5 (5–3 PFL)
Head coach {{{HeadCoach}}}
Home stadium Welcome Stadium
(Capacity: 11,000)
Seasons
« 2017 2019 »

Template:2018 Pioneer Football League standings The 2018 Dayton Flyers football team represented the University of Dayton in the 2018 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 11th-year head coach Rick Chamberlin and played their home games at Welcome Stadium. They were a member of the Pioneer Football League. They finished the season 6–5, 5–3 in PFL play to finish in a tie for fourth place.

Previous seasonEdit

The Flyers finished the 2017 season 5–6, 4–4 in PFL play to finish in a tie for sixth place.

PreseasonEdit

Award watch listsEdit

Lott Trophy – Sr. S David Leisring[1]

Preseason All-PFL teamEdit

The PFL released their preseason all-PFL team on July 30, 2018, with the Flyers having seven players selected.[2]

Offense

Adam Trautman – TE

Tucker Yinger – RB

Ben Gauthier – OL

Defense

Nick Surges – DL

David Leisring – DB

Special teams

Sean Smith – P

Matt Tunnacliffe – LS

Preseason coaches pollEdit

The PFL released their preseason coaches poll on July 31, 2018, with the Flyers predicted to finish in second place.[3]

Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 San Diego 81 (9)
2 Dayton 72 (1)
3 Drake 58
T–4 Butler 48
T–4 Valparaiso 48
6 Jacksonville 47
7 Marist 44
8 Morehead State 22
9 Stetson 19
10 Davidson 11

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 11:00 p.m.Robert Morris*Facebook LiveW 49–283,012
September 81:00 p.m.at Southeast Missouri State*ESPN+L 21–404,273
September 1512:00 p.m.at Duquesne*NECFRL 26–311,534
September 221:00 p.m.Davidson
  • Welcome Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
Facebook LiveW 42–214,700
September 291:00 p.m.at MaristL 17–282,830
October 61:00 p.m.Valparaiso
  • Welcome Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
Facebook LiveW 53–202,592
October 135:00 p.m.at San DiegoL 36–342,997
October 201:00 p.m.Drake
  • Welcome Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
Facebook LiveL 17–282,168
October 2712:00 p.m.at ButlerFacebook LiveW 38–281,992
November 101:00 p.m.Morehead State
  • Welcome Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
Facebook LiveW 63–202,325
November 171:00 p.m.at JacksonvilleW 34–71,492

Game summariesEdit

Robert MorrisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Colonials 7 7 7 7 28
Flyers 21 7 14 7 49



Overall record Last meeting Result
17–3 2017 RMU, 13–10


at Southeast Missouri StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Flyers 7 0 7 7 21
Redhawks 3 10 7 20 40



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2017 DAY, 25–23


at DuquesneEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Flyers 6 7 6 7 26
Dukes 14 10 7 0 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
5–9 2017 DUQ, 28–23


DavidsonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 14 0 0 7 21
Flyers 0 14 21 7 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
13–1 2017 DAY, 48–22


at MaristEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Flyers 0 7 10 0 17
Red Foxes 7 7 7 7 28



Overall record Last meeting Result
8–1 2017 DAY, 36–17


ValparaisoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Crusaders 7 6 0 7 20
Flyers 14 23 16 0 53



Overall record Last meeting Result
23–3 2017 VALPO, 8–7


at San DiegoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Flyers 7 7 7 13 34
Toreros 6 17 0 13 36



Overall record Last meeting Result
16–9 2017 USD, 23–7


DrakeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 7 7 7 7 28
Flyers 7 3 0 7 17



Overall record Last meeting Result
26–8 2017 DAY, 20–10


at ButlerEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Flyers 14 7 7 10 38
Bulldogs 0 7 6 15 28



Overall record Last meeting Result
30–12–1 2017 DAY, 27–22


Morehead StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 0 13 0 7 20
Flyers 21 21 14 7 63



Overall record Last meeting Result
16–6 2017 MORE, 34–28


at JacksonvilleEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Flyers 3 17 14 0 34
Dolphins 0 0 0 7 7



Overall record Last meeting Result
4–4 2016 DAY, 36–16


ReferencesEdit

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