1984 UMass Minutemen football team

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1984 UMass Minutemen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1984 record 3–8 (1–4 YC)
Head coach Bob Stull (1st season)
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#2 Rhode Island +^ 4 1 0     10 3 0
#4 Boston University +^ 4 1 0     9 3 0
#11 New Hampshire 3 2 0     9 2 0
Maine 2 3 0     5 6 0
Connecticut 1 4 0     3 8 0
UMass 1 4 0     3 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA I-AA Poll

The 1984 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1984 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Bob Stull and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The stadium had been called Alumni Stadium from its opening in 1965 until the November 3, 1984, game against Connecticut, when it was officially named for Warren P. McGuirk, who was the UMass Athletic Director from 1948 to 1971. UMass finished the season with a record of 3–8 overall and 1–4 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 Ball State* Alumni StadiumHadley, MA W 26–10   8,946
September 8 Lehigh* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA L 14–21   11,871
September 22 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA L 7–35   17,641
September 29 Northeastern* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA W 3–0   8,633
October 6 at Rhode Island Meade StadiumKingston, RI L 19–20   10,227
October 13 Richmond* Alumni Stadium • Hadley, MA L 7–24   8,229
October 20 at Maine Orono, ME L 7–20   7,200
October 27 at Boston University Nickerson FieldBoston, MA L 21–31   3,161
November 3 Connecticutdagger McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) L 16–21   13,031
November 10 at Delaware* Delaware StadiumNewark, DE L 14–27   13,367
November 17 New Hampshire McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) W 14–10   5,621
*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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