1927 Connecticut Aggies football team

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1927 Connecticut Aggies football
ConferenceNew England Conference
Record5–4 (1–2 New England)
Head coach
Home stadiumGardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 New England Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Maine $ 3 0 0 6 1 0
Rhode Island State 2 1 0 5 3 0
Connecticut 1 2 0 5 4 0
New Hampshire 0 3 0 0 7 1
Massachusetts 0 0 0 0 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1927 Connecticut Aggies football team represented Connecticut Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut, in the 1927 college football season. The Aggies were led by fifth year head coach Sumner Dole, and completed the season with a record of 5–4.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24Coast Guard*
W 38–0
October 1at Wesleyan*
W 19–0
October 8Maine
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
L 13–14
October 15at Springfield*
L 21–315,000[3][4]
October 22vs. New HampshireW 9–6[5]
October 29at Lowell Textile*Lowell, MAW 28–6
November 5at Trinity (CT)*W 25–12
November 12at Rhode Island State*Kingston, RI (rivalry)L 0–12[6]
November 19Boston College*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
L 0–19
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 119. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2 November 2015. Retrieved 22 November 2015.
  3. ^ Keane, Albert W. (October 16, 1927). "Springfield College Springs Real Grid Upset By Defeating Connecticut Aggies". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. p. 1C. Retrieved March 24, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  4. ^ Keane, Albert W. (October 16, 1927). "Springfield Beats Nutmeg Aggies (continued)". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. p. 3C. Retrieved March 24, 2022 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  5. ^ "Connecticut Aggies, trailing New Hampshire, rally in time to snatch 9–6 win". Hartford Courant. October 23, 1927. p. 44. Retrieved September 21, 2021 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  6. ^ "Rhode Island winner over Aggies by two touchdowns". Hartford Courant. November 13, 1927. p. C2. Retrieved September 21, 2021 – via Newspapers.com open access.
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