1968 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1968 Connecticut Huskies football
Yankee Conference co-champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record4–6 (4–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
New Hampshire + 4 1 0 6 2 0
Connecticut + 4 1 0 4 6 0
Maine 2 3 0 3 5 0
Rhode Island 2 3 0 3 6 0
UMass 2 3 0 2 8 0
Vermont 1 4 0 3 6 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1968 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1968 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies were led by third-year head coach John Toner, and completed the season with a record of 4–6.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 20VermontW 21–07,819[3]
September 28at Yale*L 14–3133,373[4]
October 5at New HampshireL 10–17
October 12at Davidson*L 18–30
October 19Maine
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 29–0
October 26at UMassW 27–20
November 2Boston University*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 23–33
November 9at Rutgers*L 15–2710,000[5]
November 16Rhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 35–6
November 23at Holy Cross*L 24–277,331[6]
  • *Non-conference 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. ^ "Sophs excel as UConn rolls". The Hartford Courant. September 22, 1968. Retrieved June 4, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Litsky, Frank (September 29, 1968). "UConns defeated, 31–14". The New York Times. p. S1.
  5. ^ Caruso, Mike (November 10, 1968). "Policastro, Mitchell lead Rutgers past Connecticut". The Hartford Courant. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Holy Cross scores, 27–24". The New York Times. Associated Press. November 24, 1968. p. S4.
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