1987 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1987 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record7–4 (5–2 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 13 Maine +^ 6 1 0 8 4 0
No. 17 Richmond +^ 6 1 0 7 5 0
Connecticut 5 2 0 7 4 0
New Hampshire 4 3 0 7 3 0
Delaware 2 5 0 5 6 0
UMass 2 5 0 3 8 0
Boston University 2 5 0 3 8 0
Rhode Island 1 6 0 1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Football Committee poll

The 1987 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1987 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by fifth year head coach Tom Jackson, and completed the season with a record of 7–4.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 12Southern Connecticut*W 38–21
September 19Northeastern*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 12–20
September 26at Yale*L 27–3034,068[3]
October 3at No. T–9 RichmondW 21–148,966[4]
October 10at Boston UniversityL 7–31
October 17UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 21–178,013
October 24at MaineL 28–32
October 31Villanova*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 34–2311,540[5]
November 7Delaware
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 20–19
November 14at Rhode IslandW 52–73,906
November 21No. T–16 New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 31–21

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. ^ Hasty, Roy (September 27, 1987). "Yale Comes Back to Defeat UConn". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. E1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "UConn gets past Richmond". The Hartford Courant. October 4, 1987. Retrieved November 3, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "UConn holds on, beats Villanova". The Hartford Courant. November 1, 1987. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
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