1951 UMass Redmen football team

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1951 UMass Redmen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1951 record 3–4–1 (2–0 YC)
Head coach Thomas Eck (5th year of 2nd stint; 6th overall season)
Home stadium Alumni Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Maine $ 3 0 1     6 0 1
UMass 2 0 0     3 4 1
Connecticut 2 1 0     4 4 0
New Hampshire 1 2 1     5 2 1
Rhode Island 1 3 0     3 5 0
Vermont 0 3 0     0 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1951 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Thomas Eck and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 1951 season was Eck's last as coach of the Minutemen. UMass finished the season with a record of 3–4–1 overall and 0–2 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 29 at Bates* Garcelon FieldLewiston, ME W 21–7    
October 6 Worcester Tech* Alumni FieldAmherst, MA L 13–14    
October 13 Williams* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA L 7–14    
October 20 Rhode Island Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 40–7    
October 27 at Northeastern* Kent Street FieldBrookline, MA L 7–20    
November 3 at Vermont Centennial FieldBurlington, VT W 6–0    
November 10 at Springfield (MA)* Pratt Field • Springfield, MA L 14–42    
November 17 Tufts* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA T 6–6    
#Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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