1989 Connecticut Huskies football team

American college football team season

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1989 Connecticut Huskies football
Yankee Conference co-champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
Record8–3 (6–2 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1988
1990 →
1989 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 8 Maine +^ 6 2 0 9 3 0
No. 18 Connecticut + 6 2 0 8 3 0
No. 16 Villanova +^ 6 2 0 8 4 0
New Hampshire 5 3 0 7 3 0
Delaware 5 3 0 7 4 0
Boston University 4 4 0 4 7 0
UMass 3 5 0 5 5 1
Rhode Island 1 7 0 3 8 0
Richmond 0 8 0 1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Football Committee poll

The 1989 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1989 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by seventh-year head coach Tom Jackson, and completed the season with a record of 8–3.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 9Central Connecticut*W 27–9
September 17at SMU*L 30–3120,548
September 23New Hampshire
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 20–10
September 30at Yale*No. 18W 31–2021,319[3]
October 7at VillanovaL 35–41 6OT7,877[4]
October 14UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 39–3312,440
October 21at No. 4 MaineL 8–30
October 28at RichmondW 13–312,354[5]
November 4Delaware
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 21–17
November 11Boston University
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 38–30
November 18at Rhode IslandW 35–285,045

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  3. ^ Reinert, Bob (October 1, 1989). "UConn Is Too Tough for Yale". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. 63 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Villanova stops UConn in sixth overtime, 41–35". The Hartford Courant. October 8, 1989. Retrieved April 21, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "UConn improves to 5–2". The Hartford Courant. October 29, 1989. Retrieved November 4, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
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