2015 UConn Huskies football team

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2015 UConn Huskies football
Connecticut Huskies wordmark.svg
ConferenceAmerican Athletic Conference
DivisionEast Division
Record6–7 (4–4 The American)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorFrank Verducci (1st Year)
Defensive coordinatorAnthony Poindexter (2nd Year)
Home stadiumRentschler Field
(Capacity: 40,000)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 American Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
East Division
Temple x   7 1     10 4  
South Florida   6 2     8 5  
Cincinnati   4 4     7 6  
UConn   4 4     6 7  
East Carolina   3 5     5 7  
UCF   0 8     0 12  
West Division
No. 8 Houston xy$   7 1     13 1  
No. 18 Navy x   7 1     11 2  
Memphis   5 3     9 4  
Tulsa   3 5     6 7  
Tulane   1 7     3 9  
SMU   1 7     2 10  
Championship: Houston 24, Temple 13
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of December 31, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2015 UConn Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut during the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season as a member of the Eastern Division of the American Athletic Conference. They played their home games at Rentschler Field. They were led by second-year head coach Bob Diaco. They finished the season 6–7, 4–4 in American Athletic play to finish in a tie for third place in the East Division. They were invited to the St. Petersburg Bowl where they lost to Marshall.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 37:30 pmNo. 4 (FCS) Villanova*SNYW 20–1526,113
September 1212:00 pmArmy*
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
CBSSNW 22–1728,260
September 1912:00 pmat No. 22 Missouri*ESPNL 6–970,079
September 2612:00 pmNavy
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
CBSSNL 18–2833,204
October 210:15 pmat BYU*ESPN2L 13–3056,393
October 103:45 pmat UCFESPNewsW 40–1326,669
October 1712:00 pmSouth Floridadagger
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
ESPNUL 20–2831,719
October 244:30 pmat CincinnatiCBSSNL 13–3740,124
October 307:00 pmEast Carolina
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
ESPNUW 31–1323,116
November 74:00 pmat TulaneESPNewsW 7–326,775
November 213:30 pmNo. 13 Houston
  • Rentschler Field
  • East Hartford, CT
ESPNUW 20–1726,879
November 287:00 pmat No. 25 TempleESPNUL 3–2728,236
December 2611:00 amvs. Marshall*ESPNL 10–1614,652
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Eastern time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summaries

Villanova

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 0 9 0 6 15
Huskies 6 0 7 7 20

Army

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Knights 3 7 0 7 17
Huskies 3 9 7 3 22

Missouri

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 6 0 0 0 6
#22 Tigers 2 0 7 0 9

Navy

1 2 3 4 Total
Midshipmen 7 14 0 7 28
Huskies 3 7 0 8 18

BYU

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 0 7 3 3 13
Cougars 7 0 3 20 30

UCF

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 9 14 17 0 40
Knights 3 0 0 10 13

South Florida

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 0 7 14 7 28
Huskies 0 3 10 7 20

Cincinnati

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 7 3 0 3 13
Bearcats 14 10 3 10 37

East Carolina

1 2 3 4 Total
Pirates 6 0 0 7 13
Huskies 3 7 14 7 31

Tulane

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 7 0 0 0 7
Green Wave 0 3 0 0 3

Houston

1 2 3 4 Total
#13 Cougars 0 3 0 14 17
Huskies 7 3 3 7 20

Temple

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 0 0 0 3 3
#25 Owls 7 3 10 7 27

St. Petersburg Bowl–Marshall

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 7 0 3 0 10
Thundering Herd 7 6 0 3 16

References

  1. ^ "2015 Connecticut Huskies Football Schedule". University of Connecticut Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on March 5, 2015. Retrieved March 5, 2015.
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