2016 Savannah State Tigers football
Savannah State Tigers wordmark.png
ConferenceMid-Eastern Athletic Conference
Record3–7 (3–5 MEAC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorBill Rychel (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorChad Williams (1st season)
Home stadiumTed A. Wright Stadium
(Capacity: 8,500)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →
2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
No. 22 North Carolina Central $   8 0     9 3  
No. 20 North Carolina A&T ^   7 1     9 3  
Hampton   5 3     5 6  
South Carolina State   5 3     5 6  
Bethune-Cookman   4 4     4 6  
Florida A&M *   4 4     4 7  
Norfolk State   3 5     4 7  
Savannah State *   3 5     3 7  
Morgan State *   3 5     3 8  
Howard *   2 6     2 9  
Delaware State   0 8     0 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
  • * Florida A&M, Howard, Morgan State, and Savannah State ineligible for postseason due to APR violations
Rankings from STATS Poll

The 2016 Savannah State Tigers football team represented Savannah State University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Tigers were members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). They were led by first-year head coach Erik Raeburn and played their home games at Ted Wright Stadium. They finished the season 3–7, 3–5 in MEAC play to finish in a three way tie for seventh place.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 pmat Georgia Southern*ESPN3L 0–5421,250
September 107:00 pmat Southern Miss*L 0–5629,509
September 247:00 pmBethune-CookmanSSAAW 16–10 OT5,374
October 16:00 pmat Florida A&MRVL 14–1916,789
October 152:00 pmat North Carolina CentralNSNL 3–3312,966
October 292:00 pmHowarddagger
  • Ted Wright Stadium
  • Savannah, GA
SSAAW 31–278,119
November 51:00 pmNorfolk State
  • Ted Wright Stadium
  • Savannah, GA
SSAAW 31–143,147
November 121:00 pmat HamptonPTVL 24–284,123
November 191:30 pmat South Carolina StateL 0–327,011
November 26[a]1:00 pmMorgan State
  • Ted Wright Stadium
  • Savannah, GA
SSAAL 24–351,267
^[a] The game between Savannah State and Morgan State was postponed in advance of the arrival of Hurricane Matthew.[1] The game was rescheduled for November 26 on October 7, 2016.[2]

References

  1. ^ "SSU-Morgan State Football Game Postponed" (Press release). Savannah State University Department of Athletics. October 5, 2016. Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "MSU vs. Savannah State Football Contest Rescheduled for November 26". Morgan State Athletics. October 7, 2016. Retrieved October 20, 2016.