1978 Villanova Wildcats football team

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1978 Villanova Wildcats football
Conference Independent
1978 record 5–6
Head coach Dick Bedesem (4th season)
Captain Leon Mareski, Patrick McEvoy, Stephen Plastek, Chester Zalesky
Home stadium Villanova Stadium
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Division I-A independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Penn State           11 1 0
North Texas State           9 2 0
East Carolina           9 3 0
Navy           9 3 0
No. 7 Notre Dame           9 3 0
Rutgers           9 3 0
Florida State           8 3 0
Temple           7 3 1
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Holy Cross           7 4 0
Louisville           7 4 0
UNLV           7 4 0
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Northeast Louisiana           6 4 1
Georgia Tech           7 5 0
Hawaii           6 5 0
Miami           6 5 0
South Carolina           5 5 1
William & Mary           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Villanova           5 6 0
Army           4 6 1
Memphis State           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
Virginia Tech           4 7 0
Air Force           3 8 0
Colgate           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Syracuse           3 8 0
Illinois State           2 9 0
West Virginia           2 9 0
Boston College           0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Villanova Wildcats football team represented the Villanova University during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The head coach was Dick Bedesem, coaching his fourth season with the Wildcats. The team played their home games at Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pennsylvania.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 9 Bowling Green Villanova StadiumVillanova, PA W 35–28  
September 16 at UMass Alumni StadiumAmherst, MA W 25–21  
September 23 William & Mary Villanova Stadium • Villanova, PA L 17–21  
September 30 at Clemson Memorial StadiumClemson, SC L 0–31   46,000
October 7 Richmond Villanova Stadium • Villanova, PA W 17–14  
October 14 Colgate Villanova Stadium • Villanova, PA L 14–20  
October 21 at Rutgers Rutgers StadiumNew Brunswick, NJ L 9–24  
October 28 at Youngstown State Youngstown, OH W 22–17  
November 4 Boston College Villanova Stadium • Villanova, PA W 28–16  
November 11 at Delaware Delaware StadiumNewark, DE L 22–23  
November 25 at Temple Veterans StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 17–27  

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Villanova football Media Guide". Villanova.com. Retrieved June 21, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Villanova Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved June 21, 2017.