1979 Connecticut Huskies football team

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1979 Connecticut Huskies football
Conference Yankee Conference
1979 record 3–6–2 (3–1–1 Yankee)
Head coach Walt Nadzak
Home stadium Memorial 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]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 15 at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY L 10–26  
September 22 at Navy* Navy–Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD L 10–21  
September 28 at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT L 17–24  
October 6 New Hampshire Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT T 3–3  
October 13 Rutgers* Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT L 14–26  
October 20 at Maine Orono, ME W 19–7  
October 27 UMass Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT (Rivalry) W 24–0  
November 3 at VMI* Alumni Memorial StadiumLexington, VA T 13–13  
November 10 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA L 12–16  
November 17 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI (Ramnapping Trophy) W 10–9  
November 24 Holy Cross* Memorial Stadium • Storrs, CT L 12–28  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

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.