1977 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1977 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record1–10 (1–4 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 2 UMass $ 5 0 0 8 3 0
Rhode Island 4 1 0 6 5 0
New Hampshire 3 2 0 8 2 0
Boston University 1 4 0 3 7 0
Maine 1 4 0 3 7 0
Connecticut 1 4 0 1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from Associated Press poll

The 1977 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1977 NCAA Division II football season. The Huskies were led by first year head coach Walt Nadzak, and completed the season with a record of 1–10.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 10Lehigh*L 0–499,500[3]
September 17at Navy*L 7–38
September 24at Yale*L 12–2311,334[4]
October 1New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 7–42
October 8Rutgers*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 18–426,589
October 15at MaineL 7–9
October 22No. 6 UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
L 0–107,122
October 29at Delaware*L 0–2820,206[5]
November 5at Boston UniversityW 23–213,664[6]
November 12at Rhode IslandL 7–145,312
November 19Holy Cross*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 3–145,246[7]
  • *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 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. ^ Anderson, Woody (September 11, 1977). "Lehigh Routs UConn, Spoils Nadzak Debut". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Strong, Roger (September 25, 1977). "Rizzo, Pagliaro Tug Yale Past Conn, 23-12". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 70 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Anderson, Woody (October 30, 1977). "UConn Suffers Eighth Defeat". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Bob Monahan (November 6, 1977). "UConn tips BU for 1st win". The Boston Globe. p. 71 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Anderson, Woody (November 20, 1977). "Crusaders Beat Punchless Huskies, 14-3". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
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