1966 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1966 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record2–6–1 (2–2–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
UMass $ 5 0 0 6 3 0
Vermont 3 2 0 6 2 0
Connecticut 2 2 1 2 6 1
Maine 2 3 0 4 5 0
Rhode Island 1 3 1 1 7 1
New Hampshire 1 4 0 2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1966 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut as a member of the Yankee Conference during the 1966 NCAA College Division football season. Led by first-year head coach John Toner, Huskies compiled an overall record of 2–6–1 with a mark of 2–2–1 in conference play, placing third in the Yankee Conference.<[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24at Yale*L 0–1630,608[3]
October 1VermontL 10–14[4]
October 8at UMassL 6–1212,900
October 15Maine
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 20–19
October 22at No. 12 Temple*L 25–359,500[5]
October 29at New HampshireW 15–14
November 5Boston University*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 16–30
November 12Rhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
T 0–0
November 19at Holy Cross*L 0–165,000[6]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  3. ^ Cady, Steve (September 25, 1966). "Yale conquers Connecticut, 16–0, as Dowling, Hill star on offense". The New York Times. p. S5.
  4. ^ "Mitchell leads Vermont over UConn, 14–10". The Hartford Courant. October 2, 1966. Retrieved June 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Griffith, Owen (October 23, 1966). "Temple outscores UConn 35 to 25 in Philadelphia". The Hartford Courant. p. 8C. Retrieved June 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Nidetz, Steve (November 20, 1966). "Holy Cross grounds up Connecticut, 16–0". The Hartford Courant. p. 2C. Retrieved June 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
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