1974 UMass Minutemen football team

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1974 UMass Minutemen football
Yankee Conference co-champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
1974 record5–6 (4–2 YC)
Head coachDick MacPherson (4th season)
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
UMass $ 4 2 0     5 6 0
Maine $ 4 2 0     4 6 0
New Hampshire 3 3 0     5 4 0
Rhode Island 3 3 0     5 5 0
Boston University 3 3 0     5 4 1
Connecticut 3 3 0     4 6 0
Vermont 1 5 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1974 NCAA Division II football season as a member of the Yankee Conference in NCAA Division II. The team was coached by Dick MacPherson and played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 5–6 overall and 4–2 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 14at Villanova*L 13–17
September 21at MaineOrono, MEW 42–0
September 28at Dartmouth*W 14–0
October 5VermontL 14–25
October 12Boston University
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 21–14
October 19at Rhode IslandW 17–7
October 26Connecticut
L 9–10
November 2at Colgate*L 34–42
November 9at Holy Cross*L 23–30
November 16New Hampshire
W 27–17
November 23Boston College*
L 8–70
  • *Non-conference game

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