| Southland Conference|
| No. 15|
9–4 (6–1 Southland)
| Clint Conque (12th year)|2011 Central Arkansas Bears football team Wikipedia
The 2011 Central Arkansas Bears football team represented the University of Central Arkansas in the 2011 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Bears were led by 12th year head coach Clint Conque and played their home games at Estes Stadium. They are a member of the Southland Conference. They finished the season 9–4, 6–1 in Southland play to finish in second place. They received an at-large bid into the FCS playoffs where they defeated Tennessee Tech in the first round before falling to Montana in the second round.
Estes Stadium had a new playing surface for 2011, a synthetic turf that is stripped purple and gray with black endzones. The field is the third non green field in Division I football behind Bronco Stadium at Boise State of the FBS (blue) and Roos Field at Eastern Washington (red).