1996 UMass Minutemen football team

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1996 UMass Minutemen football
UMass logo.gif
Conference Yankee Conference New England Division
1996 record 6–5 (4–4 YC)
Head coach Mike Hodges
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »

The 1996 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1996 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Mike Hodges and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 6–5 overall and 4–4 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7, 1996 at Villanova* Villanova StadiumPhiladelphia, PA L 14–50   6,207
September 14, 1996 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 28–10   8,770
September 21, 1996 at Richmond UR StadiumRichmond, VA W 23–17 OT  15,237
September 28, 1996 Northeastern McGuirk StadiumAmherst, MA W 21–14   12,206
October 5, 1996 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI L 21–41   5,390
October 12, 1996 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA W 43–12   15,201
October 19, 1996 Buffalo*dagger McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 41–20   8,819
October 26, 1996 at #24 New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH L 7–40   5,317
November 2, 1996 Maine McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA L 14–22   6,251
November 9, 1996 at #13 William & Mary Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA L 6–30   6,867
November 16, 1996 Connecticut McGuirk Stadium • Amherst, MA W 39–38   7,216
*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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