1988 Boston University Terriers football team

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1988 Boston University Terriers football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record4–7 (3–5 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumNickerson Field
Seasons
← 1987
1989 →
1988 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. T–10 UMass +^ 6 2 0 8 4 0
No. 15 Delaware +^ 6 2 0 7 5 0
Connecticut 4 4 0 7 4 0
Maine 4 4 0 7 4 0
New Hampshire 4 4 0 6 5 0
Villanova 4 4 0 5 5 1
Boston University 3 5 0 4 7 0
Rhode Island 3 5 0 3 8 0
Richmond 2 6 0 4 7 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Football Committee poll

The 1988 Boston University Terriers football team was an American football team that represented Boston University as a member of the Yankee Conference during the 1988 NCAA Division I-AA football season. In their first season under head coach Chris Palmer, the Terriers compiled a 4–7 record (3–5 against conference opponents), finished in a tie for seventh place in the Yankee Conference, and were outscored by a total of 285 to 230.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 10at Rhode IslandW 41–16
September 17James MadisonL 13–235,857[2]
September 24Villanova
  • Nickerson Field
  • Boston, MA
L 24–315,153[3]
October 1at UMassL 27–4412,840
October 8vs. MainePortland, MEL 10–30
October 16vs. RichmondLondon, EnglandL 17–20
October 22at The Citadel*Charleston, SCL 13–24
October 29New Hampshire
  • Nickerson Field
  • Boston, MA
W 23–21
November 5at Harvard*
W 24–236,500 [4]
November 12Connecticut
  • Nickerson Field
  • Boston, MA
W 20–15
November 19at DelawareL 18–38
  • *Non-conference game

References

  1. ^ "Boston Yearly Results 1985-1989". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  2. ^ "BU suffers a breakdown". The Boston Globe. September 18, 1988. Retrieved October 13, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Villanova fakes out BU". The Boston Globe. September 25, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Concannon, Joe (November 6, 1988). "BU Picks Off Harvard". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 78 – via Newspapers.com.
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