1976 UMass Minutemen football team

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1976 UMass Minutemen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1976 record 5–5 (3–2 YC)
Head coach Dick MacPherson
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1975 1977 »

The 1976 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1976 college football season as a member of the Yankee Conference in Division II (NCAA). The team was coached by Dick MacPherson and played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 5–5 overall and 3–2 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11 Toledo* Alumni StadiumAmherst, MA W 28–14   9,500
September 18 at Maine Orono, ME W 24–3   7,100
September 25 at Harvard* Harvard StadiumBoston, MA L 13–24   14,454
October 9 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA W 33–6   1,000
October 16 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 14–7   8,359
October 23 Connecticutdagger Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA L 6–28   14,900
October 30 at Rutgers* Rutgers StadiumPiscataway, NJ L 7–24   20,100
November 6 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 21–14   10,011
November 13 New Hampshire Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA L 0–23   10,900
November 20 Boston College* Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA L 0–35   13,300
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Sports Network. "The Sports Network - Football Championship Subdivision". Archived from the original on 17 February 2012. Retrieved 17 February 2012. 

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