1980 UMass Minutemen football team

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1980 UMass Minutemen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1980 record 7–3 (4–1 YC)
Head coach Bob Pickett
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1979 1981 »
1980 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 Boston University 5 0 0     9 2 0
#10 UMass 4 1 0     7 3 0
#10 Connecticut 3 2 0     7 3 0
New Hampshire 2 3 0     6 4 0
Maine 1 4 0     4 7 0
Rhode Island 0 5 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from NCAA I-AA Poll

The 1980 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1980 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Bob Pickett and played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 7–3 overall and 4–1 in conference play.

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Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 20, 1980 Villanova* Alumni StadiumAmherst, MA W 24–12   11,494
September 27, 1980 Delaware State*dagger Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA W 39–0   9,700
October 4, 1980 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 26–8   10,443
October 11, 1980 Delaware* Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA L 17–21   10,400
October 18, 1980 at Maine Alumni Stadium • Orono, ME W 21–14   2,700
October 25, 1980 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA L 0–3   1,520
November 1, 1980 Connecticut Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA W 39–21   -
November 8, 1980 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 17–13   7,121
November 18, 1980 New Hampshire Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA W 17–0   9,206
November 22, 1980 Boston College* Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA L 12–13   15,216
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted. All times are in Eastern Time.

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