1985 UMass Minutemen football team

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1985 UMass Minutemen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1985 record 7–4 (4–1 YC)
Head coach Bob Stull
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1984 1986 »
1985 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Rhode Island ^ 5 0 0     10 3 0
UMass 4 1 0     7 4 0
New Hampshire 2 3 0     6 4 0
Maine 2 3 0     6 5 0
Connecticut 1 4 0     4 5 0
Boston University 1 4 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA I-AA Poll

The 1985 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1985 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Bob Stull and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. The 1985 season was notable as it was Bob Stull's last as coach of the Minutemen, as Stull left after the season to become the head coach at UTEP. UMass finished the season with a record of 7–4 overall and 4–1 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7, 1985 Morgan State* McGuirk StadiumAmherst, MA W 38–9   11,918
September 14, 1985 at Richmond* UR StadiumRichmond, VA L 14–19   14,068
September 21, 1985 Holy Cross* McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 27–3   13,814
September 28, 1985 at Harvard* Harvard StadiumBoston, MA L 3–10   15,000
October 5, 1985 Rhode Island McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA L 3–7   6,871
October 12, 1985 at Northeastern* Parsons FieldBrookline, MA W 10–7   5,100
October 19, 1985 Maine McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 20–7   5,644
October 26, 1985 Boston University McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 17–14   11,072
November 2, 1985 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT W 21–7   11,340
November 9, 1985 Delaware* McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA L 24–27   9,121
November 16, 1985 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH W 21–17   8,419
*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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