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2019 Eastern Kentucky Colonels football
ConferenceOhio Valley Conference
Head coachMark Elder (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorAdam Austin (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorKurt Maddix (4th season)
Co-defensive coordinatorShannon Morrison (4th season)
Home stadiumRoy Kidd Stadium
(Capacity: 20,000)
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →

Template:2019 OVC football standings The 2019 Eastern Kentucky Colonels football team will represent Eastern Kentucky University during the 2019 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They will be led by fourth-year head coach Mark Elder and play their home games at Roy Kidd Stadium as a member of the Ohio Valley Conference.

Previous season

The Colonels finished the 2018 season 7–4, 5–2 in OVC play to finish in third place.

Preseason

Preseason coaches' poll

The OVC released their preseason coaches' poll on July 22, 2019. The Colonels were picked to finish in third place.[1]

Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Jacksonville State 135 (15)
2 Southeast Missouri State 115
3 Eastern Kentucky 99
4 Austin Peay 84
5 Tennessee State 75
6 UT Martin 58
7 Murray State 55
8 Eastern Illinois 38
9 Tennessee Tech 16

Preseason All-OVC team

The Colonels had three players at three positions selected to the preseason all-OVC team.[2]

Offense

Daryl McCleskey Jr. – RB

Defense

Aaron Patrick – DL

Leodis Moore III – DB

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 29 7:00 p.m. Valparaiso*
ESPN+
September 7 7:00 p.m. at Louisville* ACCN Extra
September 14 1:00 p.m. at Indiana State*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Terre Haute, IN
September 21 1:00 p.m. at Presbyterian*
  • Bailey Memorial Stadium
  • Clinton, SC
ESPN+
September 28 6:00 p.m. Tennessee State
  • Roy Kidd Stadium
  • Richmond, KY
ESPN+
October 5 3:00 p.m. UT Martindagger
  • Roy Kidd Stadium
  • Richmond, KY
ESPN3
October 19 3:00 p.m. at Murray State
  • Roy Stewart Stadium
  • Murray, KY
ESPN+
October 26 3:00 p.m. at Eastern Illinois
  • O'Brien Field
  • Charleston, IL
ESPN+
November 2 1:00 p.m. Austin Peay
  • Roy Kidd Stadium
  • Richmond, KY
ESPN+
November 9 2:00 p.m. at Southeast Missouri State
  • Houck Stadium
  • Cape Girardeau, MO
ESPN3
November 16 1:00 p.m. Tennessee Tech
  • Roy Kidd Stadium
  • Richmond, KY
ESPN+
November 23 2:00 p.m. at Jacksonville State
  • JSU Stadium
  • Jacksonville, AL
ESPN3
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from STATS Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

[3]

Game summaries

Valparaiso

1 2 3 4 OT
Crusaders 0
Colonels 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–1 2015 W, 52–10


at Louisville

1 2 3 4 OT
Colonels 0
Cardinals 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
7–19–1 2013 L, 7–44


at Indiana State

1 2 3 4 OT
Colonels 0
Sycamores 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
7–2 2014 FCS Playoffs L, 16–36


at Presbyterian

1 2 3 4 OT
Colonels 0
Blue Hose 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


Tennessee State

1 2 3 4 OT
Tigers 0
Colonels 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
22–7 2017 L, 21–45


UT Martin

1 2 3 4 OT
Skyhawks 0
Colonels 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
24–4 2018 W, 35–34


at Murray State

1 2 3 4 OT
Colonels 0
Racers 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
46–28–4 2018 L, 6–34


at Eastern Illinois

1 2 3 4 OT
Colonels 0
Panthers 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
14–11 2018 W, 31–23


Austin Peay

1 2 3 4 OT
Governors 0
Colonels 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
46–5 2018 W, 17–13


at Southeast Missouri State

1 2 3 4 OT
Colonels 0
Redhawks 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
24–4 2018 W, 23–14


Tennessee Tech

1 2 3 4 OT
Golden Eagles 0
Colonels 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
55–20 2018 W, 37–6


at Jacksonville State

1 2 3 4 OT
Colonels 0
Gamecocks 0



Overall record Last meeting Result
6–10 2018 L, 7–56


Ranking movements

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final 
STATS FCS RV  
Coaches


References

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