2012 Butler Bulldogs football
Pioneer Football League co-champion
ConferencePioneer Football League
Record8–3 (7–1 PFL)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorNick Tabacca
Defensive coordinatorJoe Cheshire/Tim Cooper
Home stadiumButler Bowl
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Pioneer Football League standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Butler +   7 1     8 3  
Drake +   7 1     8 3  
San Diego +   7 1     8 3  
Jacksonville   5 3     7 4  
Dayton   5 3     6 5  
Marist   3 5     4 7  
Morehead State   3 5     4 7  
Davidson   2 6     2 9  
Valparaiso   1 7     1 10  
Campbell   0 8     1 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 2012 Butler Bulldogs football team represented Butler University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by seventh-year head coach Jeff Voris and played their home games at the Butler Bowl. They are a member of the Pioneer Football League. They finished the season 8–3, 7–1 in Pioneer League play to become Pioneer League champions.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
August 307:00 pmat Western Illinois*L 15–2312,589
September 86:00 pmFranklin*W 42–134,148
September 157:00 pmat Dartmouth*L 7–359,089
September 221:00 pmCampbell
  • Butler Bowl
  • Indianapolis, IN
W 35–141,600
September 291:00 pmDayton
  • Butler Bowl
  • Indianapolis, IN
W 21–112,450
October 62:00 pmat ValparaisoW 56–173,676
October 131:00 pmat MaristW 17–141,796
October 206:00 pmMorehead Statedagger
  • Butler Bowl
  • Indianapolis, IN
W 39–354,037
October 2712:00 pmat DavidsonW 31–203,362
November 312:00 pmJacksonville
  • Butler Bowl
  • Indianapolis, IN
W 19–162,567
November 102:00 pmat DrakeL 20–452,833
History was made on September 18, 2012: Butler played their first night game at the Butler Bowl in over 70 years. They defeated Franklin 42–13

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