1988 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1988 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record7–4 (4–4 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
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 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1988 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by sixth year head coach Tom Jackson, and completed the season with a record of 7–4.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 10No. 7 RichmondW 35–12
September 17at New HampshireNo. 20L 20–27
September 24at Yale*W 41–024,522[3]
October 1at Northeastern*No. 16W 25–24
October 8VillanovaNo. 14
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 14–215,084[4]
October 15at No. 9 UMassW 35–1414,301
October 22Maine
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 28–21
October 29Southern Connecticut*No. 16
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 45–0
November 5at No. 9 DelawareNo. 14W 21–20
November 12at Boston UniversityNo. 9L 15–20
November 19Rhode IslandNo. 17
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
L 19–21

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. ^ Rieber, Anthony (September 25, 1988). "UConn Enjoys Field Day, 41-0; Overmatched Yale Absorbs Worst Loss at Home Since 1954". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 81 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Villanova comeback stops UConn, 21–14". The Hartford Courant. October 9, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
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