1980 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1980 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record7–3 (3–2 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 9 Boston University $ 5 0 0 9 2 0
No. T–10 UMass 4 1 0 7 3 0
No. T–10 Connecticut 3 2 0 7 3 0
New Hampshire 2 3 0 6 4 0
Maine 1 4 0 4 7 0
Rhode Island 0 5 0 2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from Associated Press poll

The 1980 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1980 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by fourth year head coach Walt Nadzak, and completed the season with a record of 7–3.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 6at New HampshireW 20–10
September 13Bucknell*W 38–77,670[3]
September 20at Northeastern*W 34–6
September 27at Yale*No. T–2L 10–2034,500[4]
October 4Colgate*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 24–2111,439[5]
October 18at Holy Cross*No. 8W 18–176,000[6]
October 25MaineNo. T–5
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 14–13
November 1at No. T–10 UMassNo. 5L 21–39
November 8No. 4 Boston UniversityNo. T–10
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 24–28
November 15Rhode IslandNo. T–10
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 56–305,500
  • *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 13 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  3. ^ Anderson, Woody (September 14, 1980). "Huskies Drub Bucknell, 38-7, to Keep Perfect Year Going". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Wilkins, Sam (September 28, 1980). "Yale Gets Big Plays, Holds Off Connecticut". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 80 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Anderson, Woody (October 5, 1980). "Huskies Rally to Stun Colgate". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. D1 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Powers, John (October 19, 1980). "UConn March Ends HC Hex". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 55 – via Newspapers.com.
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