1982 UMass Minutemen football team

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1982 UMass Minutemen football
Yankee Conference Co-Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
1982 record 5–6 (3–2 YC)
Head coach Bob Pickett
Home stadium Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1981 1983 »

The 1982 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1982 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. The 1982 season was notable as it was the last Conference Championship for Bob Pickett as coach of the Minutemen. UMass finished the season with a record of 5–6 overall and 3–2 in conference play, winning the Yankee Conference championship.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 11, 1982 West Chester* Alumni StadiumAmherst, MA W 25–3   10,623
September 18, 1982 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA L 14–27   13,251
September 25, 1982 at Harvard* Harvard StadiumBoston, MA L 14–31   12,500
October 2, 1982 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 17–7   9,443
October 9, 1982 Delaware* Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA L 13–14   10,411
October 16, 1982 at Maine Alumni Stadium • Orono, ME L 24–42   9,800
October 23, 1982 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA L 6–42   8,249
October 30, 1982 Connecticut Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA W 30–14   9,932
November 6, 1982 Boston College* Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA L 21–34   16,023
November 13, 1982 New Hampshire Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA W 27–0   4,871
November 20, 1982 American International* Alumni Stadium • Amherst, MA W 29–13   5,263
*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 2012-02-17. Retrieved 2012-02-15.