1981 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1981 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record4–7 (1–4 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Rhode Island +^ 4 1 0 6 6 0
No. T–10 UMass + 4 1 0 6 3 0
Boston University 3 2 0 6 5 0
No. T–10 New Hampshire 2 3 0 7 3 0
Connecticut 1 4 0 4 7 0
Maine 1 4 0 3 7 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Football Committee poll

The 1981 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1981 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by fifth year head coach Walt Nadzak, and completed the season with a record of 4–7.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 12at Bucknell*W 27–74,500[3]
September 19Northeastern*W 31–3
September 26at Yale*L 18–2736,000[4]
October 3New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 24–28
October 10at No. 6 Lehigh*L 17–2111,874[5]
October 17Holy Cross*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 44–2411,884[6]
October 24at MaineW 31–10
October 31UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
L 24–29
November 7at Boston UniversityL 20–37
November 14at Rhode IslandL 29–34
November 27No. 7 Delaware*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 26–355,084[7]

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 13, 1981). "UConn Thumps Bucknell". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. D1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Visser, Lesley (September 27, 1981). "Yale Tops UConn". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 78 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Lehigh Tips Connecticut". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. United Press International. October 11, 1981. p. 69 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Concannon, Joe (October 18, 1981). "Connecticut Survives". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 80 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Tomashek, Tom (November 28, 1981). "Dougherty Rushes Hens Past UConn". The News Journal. Wilmington, Del. p. B-1 – via Newspapers.com.
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