|1988 Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football|
Yankee Conference co-champion
|Record||7–5 (6–2 Yankee)|
|Offensive coordinator||Ted Kempski (21st season)|
|Offensive scheme||Delaware Wing-T|
|Home stadium||Delaware Stadium|
|1988 Yankee Conference football standings|
|No. T–10 UMass +^||6||–||2||–||0||8||–||4||–||0|
|No. 15 Delaware +^||6||–||2||–||0||7||–||5||–||0|
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.
|September 10||at Navy*||L 3–30|
|September 17||Rhode Island||L 17–23|
|September 24||at Richmond||W 27–10|
|October 1||at No. 4 New Hampshire||W 21–20|
|October 8||No. 9 William & Mary*||W 38–35|
|October 15||at No. 15 Villanova||No. 19||W 10–7|||
|October 22||UMass||No. 14||W 10–7||22,301|
|October 29||at Maine||No. 12||W 31–14|
|November 5||No. 14 Connecticut||No. 9||L 20–21|
|November 12||West Chester*||No. 13||L 13–33|
|November 19||Boston University||W 38–18|
|November 26||at No. 4 Furman*||No. 15||L 7–21||7,487|||
- "Hens clip 'Nova". The Daily Times. October 16, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Furman's defense stops Hens in playoff opener". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 27, 1988. Retrieved September 18, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
- "1988 Schedule". UD Athletics. Retrieved 6 January 2015.