1979 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1979 Connecticut Huskies football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1979 record3–6–2 (3–1–1 Yankee)
Head coachWalt Nadzak
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
UMass + 4 1 0     6 4 0
#7 Boston University + 4 1 0     8 1 1
Connecticut 3 1 1     3 6 2
New Hampshire 2 2 1     5 4 2
Maine 1 4 0     1 9 1
Rhode Island 0 5 0     2 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from NCAA I-AA Poll

The 1979 Connecticut Huskies football team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1979 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Huskies were led by third year head coach Walt Nadzak, and completed the season with a record of 3–6–2.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 15at Army*L 10–26
September 22at Navy*L 10–21
September 28at Yale*L 17–24
October 6New HampshireT 3–3
October 13Rutgers*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 14–26
October 20at MaineW 19–7
October 27UMass
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT (Rivalry)
W 24–0
November 3at VMI*T 13–13
November 10at Boston UniversityL 12–16
November 17at Rhode IslandW 10–9
November 24Holy Cross*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Storrs, CT
L 12–28
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 121. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 6 February 2016.