1976 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1976 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record2–9 (2–3 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. T–8 New Hampshire $^ 4 1 0 8 3 0
UMass 3 2 0 5 5 0
Maine 2 3 0 6 5 0
Rhode Island 2 3 0 3 5 0
Boston University 2 3 0 3 7 0
Connecticut 2 3 0 2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division II playoff participant
Rankings from Associated Press poll

The 1976 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1976 NCAA Division II football season. The Huskies were led by fourth year head coach Larry Naviaux, and completed the season with a record of 2–9.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 11at Colgate*L 7–135,300[3]
September 18Navy*L 3–21
September 25at Yale*L 10–2121,860[4]
October 2at New HampshireL 21–24
October 9at Rutgers*L 0–388,500[5]
October 16Maine
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 13–24
October 23at UMassW 28–614,900
October 30No. 8 Delaware*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 6–309,956[6]
November 6Boston University
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 40–11
November 13Rhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
L 14–175,880
November 20at Holy Cross*L 40–418,179
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP 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 6 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  3. ^ Price, Terry (September 12, 1976). "Colgate Nips Connecticut, 13-7". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Cadigan, Barry (September 26, 1976). "Yale QB Takes Five Minutes to Defeat UConn, 21-10". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 98 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Smith, George (October 10, 1976). "Rutgers Manhandles UConn, 38-0 Handing Huskies 5th Loss in Row". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 3C – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Price, Terry (October 31, 1976). "Delaware Sends UConn to 7th Defeat of Season, 30-6". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
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