|1996 Connecticut Huskies football|
|Record||4–6 (3–5 Yankee)|
|Offensive coordinator||Todd Fitch (1st season)|
|Defensive coordinator||Nick Rapone (2nd season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1996 Yankee Conference football standings|
|New England Division|
|No. 18 New Hampshire x||6||–||2||8||–||3|
|No. 7 William & Mary x$^||7||–||1||10||–||3|
|No. 14 Villanova ^||6||–||2||8||–||4|
|No. 11 Delaware ^||6||–||2||8||–||4|
|No. 23 James Madison||5||–||3||7||–||4|
Rankings from The Sports Network poll
The 1996 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1996 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by third year head coach Skip Holtz, and completed the season with a record of 4–6.
|September 7||at Buffalo*||No. 15||W 20–3||4,509|
|September 14||Northeastern||No. 12||W 21–19|
|September 21||at New Hampshire||No. 8||L 13–21|
|September 28||at Yale*||No. 16||W 42–6||27,624|||
|October 5||No. 13 Villanova||No. 15||L 27–38||13,596|||
|October 12||Maine||No. 18||L 16–17|
|October 19||Rhode Island||No. 24||W 1–0[a]|
|October 26||Hofstra*||No. 23||L 16–24|
|November 2||at Boston University||W 45–10|
|November 9||at No. 22 James Madison||L 6–14|
|November 16||at UMass||L 38–39||7,216|
- Rhode Island forfeited the game due to the suspension of several players. The game did not count in the overall records for either team, although it did count for conference records.
- 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
- Conner, Desmond (September 29, 1996). "Turnovers Just Play Into Huskies' Hands". The Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. p. D1 – via Newspapers.com.
- "Cats roll, 38–27, as end sets record". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 6, 1996. Retrieved April 23, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.
- Jack Cavanaugh (October 18, 1996). "U. of Rhode Island Is Shaken by Players' Assault on Fraternity". New York Times. Retrieved February 20, 2016.