1963 UMass Redmen football team

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1963 UMass Redmen football
Yankee Conference Champions
Conference Yankee Conference
1963 record 8–0–1 (5–0 YC)
Head coach Vic Fusia
Home stadium Alumni Field
Seasons
« 1962 1964 »
1963 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
UMass $ 5 0 0     8 0 1
Maine 3 2 0     5 3 0
Rhode Island 2 3 0     4 5 0
Vermont 2 2 0     6 2 0
Connecticut 1 3 0     2 6 0
New Hampshire 1 4 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1963 college football season as a member of the Yankee Conference in the NCAA's College Division. The team was coached by Vic Fusia and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. The Redmen defense was stifling all year long, as they surrendered only one touchdown through the entire season. Outscoring their opponents 265–12, UMass finished undefeated for the third in team history and the most recent time to date. The one imperfection on the team's record was a 0–0 tie on the road against in-state rival Harvard. UMass finished the season with a record of 8–0–1 overall and 5–0 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 at Maine Orono, ME W 14–7  
September 28 at Harvard* Harvard StadiumAllston, MA T 0–0  
October 5 Bucknell* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 21–0  
October 12 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT (Rivalry) W 21–3  
October 19 Rhode Island Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 57–0  
October 26 at Boston University* Nickerson FieldBoston, MA W 21–0  
November 2 Vermont Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 41–0  
November 9 American International* Alumni Field • Amherst, MA W 42–0  
November 16 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (Rivalry) W 48–2  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

UMass Athletics Archive