1985 UMass Minutemen football team

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1985 UMass Minutemen football
Conference Yankee Conference
1985 record 7–4 (4–1 YC)
Head coach Bob Stull (2nd year)
Home stadium Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
« 1984 1986 »
1985 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#7 Rhode Island $^ 5 0 0     10 3 0
UMass 4 1 0     7 4 0
New Hampshire 2 3 0     6 4 0
Maine 2 3 0     6 5 0
Connecticut 1 4 0     4 5 0
Boston University 1 4 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA I-AA Poll

The 1985 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1985 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 1985 season was notable as it was Bob Stull's last as coach of the Minutemen, as Stull left after the season to become the head coach at UTEP. UMass finished the season with a record of 7–4 overall and 4–1 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 7 Morgan State* McGuirk StadiumHadley, MA W 38–9   11,918
September 14 at Richmond* UR StadiumRichmond, VA L 14–19   14,068
September 21 Holy Cross* McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 27–3   13,814
September 28 at Harvard* Harvard StadiumAllston, MA L 3–10   15,000
October 5 Rhode Island McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA L 3–7   6,871
October 12 at Northeastern* Parsons FieldBrookline, MA W 10–7   5,100
October 19 Maine McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 20–7   5,644
October 26 Boston University McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 17–14   11,072
November 2 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, CT (Rivalry) W 21–7   11,340
November 9 Delaware* McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA L 24–27   9,121
November 16 at New Hampshire Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (Rivalry) W 21–17   8,419
*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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