1998 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1998 Connecticut Huskies football
Atlantic 10 New England Division co-champion
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
DivisionNew England
Record10–3 (6–2 A10)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorTodd Fitch (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorNick Rapone (4th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1997
1999 →
1998 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
New England
No. 9 Connecticut x^   6 2     10 3  
No. 1 UMass x^   6 2     12 3  
Maine   3 5     6 5  
New Hampshire   3 5     4 7  
Rhode Island   2 6     3 8  
Mid-Atlantic
No. 10 Richmond x$^   7 1     9 3  
No. 23 Delaware   4 4     7 4  
Villanova   4 4     6 5  
No. 17 William & Mary   4 4     7 4  
Northeastern   3 5     5 6  
James Madison   2 6     3 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ – NCAA Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network poll

The 1998 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1998 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by fifth year head coach Skip Holtz, and completed the season with a record of 10–3.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 5at Colgate*W 45–355,000[3]
September 19MaineNo. 21W 35–27
September 26at Yale*No. 18W 63–2117,827[4]
October 3at New HampshireNo. 18L 20–34
October 10No. 14 Hofstra*No. 25
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
W 40–18
October 17No. 18 UMassNo. 15
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 44–418,581
October 24Rhode IslandNo. 10
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (rivalry)
W 31–1712,572
October 31NortheasternNo. 9W 32–22
November 7No. 15 DelawareNo. 5
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 17–59
November 14at No. 6 William & MaryNo. 13W 34–266,529
November 21at No. 7 UMassNo. 9W 28–2716,392
November 28No. 9 Hampton*No. 8
W 42–34
December 5at No. 1 Georgia Southern*No. 8
L 30–529,762

References

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 November 2015. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  3. ^ Anderson, Woody (September 6, 1998). "Good Stop for UConn: Blitzes End Colgate Bid; Stafford Throws 3 TD Passes". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Conn. pp. E3 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Greenidge, Jim (September 27, 1998). "UConn Floating on Air After Win Over Yale". Boston Sunday Globe. Boston, Mass. p. E19 – via Newspapers.com.
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