1972 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1972 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record4–5 (4–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1971
1973 →
1972 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
UMass $ 5 0 0 9 2 0
Connecticut 4 1 0 4 5 0
Vermont 3 2 0 4 5 0
New Hampshire 2 3 0 4 5 0
Maine 1 4 0 3 6 0
Rhode Island 0 5 0 3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1972 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1972 NCAA College Division football season. The Huskies were led by second year head coach Robert Casciola, and completed the season with a record of 4–5.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 23VermontW 7–010,764[3]
September 30at Yale*L 7–2814,882[4]
October 7at New HampshireW 10–7
October 14at Delaware*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 7–3213,141[5]
October 21Maine
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 31–9
October 28at UMassL 16–49
November 4Rutgers*L 13–2110,000[6]
November 18Rhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 42–21
November 25at Holy Cross*L 10–2014,011[7]
  • *Non-conference game

Roster

1972 UConn Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 23 Eric Torkelson
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  3. ^ "UConn victor, 7–0 on 81-yard aerial". Hartford Courant. September 24, 1972. Retrieved June 2, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Wallace, William N. (October 1, 1972). "Yale subdues Connecticut, 28–7; Elis' Jauron nets 194 yards rushing". The New York Times. p. S6.
  5. ^ Newell, Bill (October 15, 1972). "Unbeaten Delaware rips UConn by 32–7". Hartford Courant. p. 1C. Retrieved June 2, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ O'Brien, Ken (November 5, 1972). "Rutgers beats Connecticut". The Home News Sunday. p. A1. Retrieved June 2, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Smith, George (November 26, 1972). "Crusaders top Huskies, 20–10". The Hartford Courant. p. 1C. Retrieved June 2, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
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