1988 Rhode Island Rams football team

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1988 Rhode Island Rams football
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record4–7 (3–5 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMeade 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 Rhode Island Rams football team was an American football team that represented the University of Rhode Island in the Yankee Conference during the 1988 NCAA Division I-AA football season. In their 13th season under head coach Bob Griffin, the Rams compiled a 4–7 record (3–5 against conference opponents) and tied for seventh place out of nine teams in the conference.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 3at Holy Cross*L 7–4912,441[2]
September 10Boston UniversityL 16–416,782
September 17at DelawareW 23–1716,903
September 24Brown*
  • Meade Stadium
  • Kingston, RI (rivalry)
W 17–107,455[3]
October 1at Villanova*L 14–2013,400 [4]
October 8UMass
  • Meade Stadium
  • Kingston, RI
L 7–265,117
October 15at MaineL 14–2810,014
October 22Richmonddagger
  • Meade Stadium
  • Kingston, RI
W 14–105,980
November 5at Northeastern*L 19–246,712
November 12New Hampshire
  • Meade Stadium
  • Kingston, RI
L 9–173,669
November 19at ConnecticutW 21–193,184
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References

  1. ^ "2007 Rhode Island Rams Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Rhode Island. 2007. p. 116.
  2. ^ Pave, Marvin (September 4, 1988). "Crusaders in Cruise Control". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 61 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Rogers Scores Pair of TDs to Lead URI". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. Associated Press. September 25, 1988. p. 82 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "'Nova tips R.I., 20–14". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 2, 1988. Retrieved April 20, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
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