1948 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1948 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record3–5 (2–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumGardner Dow Athletic Fields
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
New Hampshire $ 3 1 0 5 3 0
Connecticut 2 1 0 3 5 0
Vermont 1 1 0 4 3 1
UMass 1 1 1 3 4 1
Maine 1 2 0 4 3 0
Rhode Island State 1 3 0 2 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1948 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1948 college football season. The Huskies were led by 14th-year head coach J. Orlean Christian and completed the season with a record of 3–5.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 2at Yale*L 0–725,000[3]
October 9Springfield*
L 7–10
October 16Maine
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 34–6
October 23at Brown*L 6–4910,000[4]
October 30Champlain*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 64–7
November 6at Rhode Island StateW 28–6
November 13at New HampshireL 7–20
November 20Kent State*
  • Gardner Dow Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
L 26–42
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 120. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  3. ^ Lee, Bill (October 3, 1948). "Bulldogs Hard Pressed to Defeat Connecticut". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Dove, Roger (October 24, 1948). "Brown Powerhouse Defeats Connecticut Eleven, 49-6". The Hartford Daily Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 2C – via Newspapers.com.
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