1986 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1986 Connecticut Huskies football
Yankee Conference co-champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record8–3 (5–2 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 13 Delaware +^ 5 2 0 9 4 0
No. 19 Connecticut + 5 2 0 8 3 0
UMass + 5 2 0 8 3 0
New Hampshire 4 3 0 7 4 0
Maine 3 4 0 7 4 0
Richmond 3 4 0 4 7 0
Boston University 3 4 0 4 7 0
Rhode Island 0 7 0 1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Football Committee poll

The 1986 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1986 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by fourth-year head coach Tom Jackson, and completed the season with a record of 8–3.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 16Central Connecticut*W 20–9
September 20Richmond
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 29–2210,742[3]
September 27at Yale*No. 20W 17–1225,175[4]
October 4at New HampshireNo. 18L 19–42
October 11at No. T–14 Delaware State*L 31–32
October 18at Northeastern*W 26–20
October 25Maine
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 35–19
November 1Boston University
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 24–7
November 8at No. T–14 DelawareL 7–35
November 15Rhode Island
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 21–14 OT3,769
November 22at UMassW 20–1710,973

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  3. ^ "UConn takes Richmond, 29–22". The Hartford Courant. September 21, 1986. Retrieved November 2, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Smith, George (September 28, 1986). "UConn Flips Yale 4th Time in a Row". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. E1 – via Newspapers.com.
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