1996 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1996 Connecticut Huskies football
Conference Yankee Conference
Division New England Division
1996 record 4–6 (3–5 Yankee)
Head coach Skip Holtz
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
New England
#18 New Hampshire x   6 2         8 3  
Maine   5 3         7 4  
UMass   4 4         6 5  
Connecticut   3 5         4 6  
Rhode Island   2 6         4 6  
Boston University   0 8         1 10  
Mid-Atlantic
#7 William & Mary x$^   7 1         10 3  
#14 Villanova ^   6 2         8 4  
#11 Delaware ^   6 2         8 4  
#23 James Madison   5 3         7 4  
Northeastern   3 5         6 5  
Richmond   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network I-AA 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.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 7 at Buffalo* University at Buffalo StadiumBuffalo, NY W 20–3  
September 14 Northeastern Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT W 21–19  
September 21 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH L 13–21  
September 28 at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 42–6  
October 5 Villanova Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT L 27–38  
October 12 Maine Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT L 16–17  
October 19 Rhode Island Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT (Ramnapping Trophy) W 1–0[a]  
October 26 Hofstra* Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT L 16–24  
November 2 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA W 45–10  
November 9 at James Madison Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT L 6–14  
November 16 at UMass Alumni StadiumAmherst, MA (Rivalry) L 38–39  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.
  1. ^ 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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  3. ^ Jack Cavanaugh (October 18, 1996). "U. of Rhode Island Is Shaken by Players' Assault on Fraternity". New York Times. Retrieved February 20, 2016.