1988 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football team

American college football team season

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1988 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football
Yankee Conference co-champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record7–5 (6–2 Yankee)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorTed Kempski (21st season)
Offensive schemeDelaware Wing-T
Home stadiumDelaware Stadium
(Capacity: 22,000)
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 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football team represented the University of Delaware in NCAA Division I-AA college football in its third season as a member of the Yankee Conference. They were led by Tubby Raymond, who was in his 23rd season as head coach of the Fightin' Blue Hens. The team played its home games at Delaware Stadium in Newark, Delaware.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 10at Navy*L 3–30
September 17Rhode IslandL 17–23
September 24at RichmondW 27–10
October 1at No. 4 New HampshireW 21–20
October 8No. 9 William & Mary*
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware (Rivalry)
W 38–35
October 15at No. 15 VillanovaNo. 19W 10–7[1]
October 22UMassNo. 14
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
W 10–722,301
October 29at MaineNo. 12
W 31–14
November 5No. 14 ConnecticutNo. 9
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
L 20–21
November 12West Chester*No. 13
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware (Rivalry)
L 13–33
November 19Boston University
  • Delaware Stadium
  • Newark, Delaware
W 38–18
November 26at No. 4 Furman*No. 15L 7–217,487[2]

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References

  1. ^ "Hens clip 'Nova". The Daily Times. October 16, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Furman's defense stops Hens in playoff opener". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 27, 1988. Retrieved September 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "1988 Schedule". UD Athletics. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
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