1978 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1978 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record4–7 (3–3 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. T–4 UMass $^ 5 0 0 9 4 0
No. 7 Rhode Island 3 2 0 7 3 0
Connecticut 3 2 0 4 7 0
Boston University 2 3 0 6 4 0
New Hampshire 1 3 1 6 4 1
Maine 0 4 1 3 7 1
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from Associated Press poll

The 1978 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1978 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by second year head coach Walt Nadzak, and completed the season with a record of 4–7.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 9Northeastern*W 21–19
September 16William & Mary*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 3–27
September 23Navy*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 0–30
September 30at Yale*L 7–2123,431[3]
October 7at New HampshireL 17–25
October 14at Rutgers*L 0–1013,500
October 21Maine
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 49–7
October 28at No. 6 UMassL 10–1714,200
November 11Boston University
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 27–20
November 18No. 7 Rhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 31–6
November 25at Holy Cross*L 16–208,921[4]
  • *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. ^ Visser, Lesley (October 1, 1978). "Yale Holds Off Tough UConn". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 51 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Monahan, Bob (November 26, 1978). "Tough Defense Bails Out Holy Cross, 20-16". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 100 – via Newspapers.com.
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