1990 UMass Minutemen football team

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1990 UMass Minutemen football
Yankee Conference champion
ConferenceYankee Conference
1990 record8–2–1 (7–1 YC)
Head coachJim Reid (5th season)
Home stadiumWarren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#9 UMass $^ 7 1 0     8 2 1
#19 New Hampshire 5 3 0     7 3 1
Delaware 5 3 0     6 5 0
Connecticut 5 3 0     6 5 0
Villanova 5 3 0     6 5 0
Boston University 4 4 0     5 6 0
Maine 2 6 0     3 8 0
Rhode Island 2 6 0     5 6 0
Richmond 1 7 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • ^ – Division I-AA playoff participant
Rankings from NCAA I-AA Poll

The 1990 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1990 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Jim Reid and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The Minutemen made their second playoff appearance in three years, but would lose in the first round to future conference foe William & Mary. It would be the last playoff appearance for UMass until the 1998 National Championship season. UMass finished the season with a record of 8–2–1 overall and 7–1 in conference play.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 8at No. 7 Holy Cross*T 10–1016,444
September 15MaineW 21–1010,431
September 29Boston UniversityNo. 19
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 47–168,247
October 6at Rhode IslandNo. 10W 16–139,407
October 13ConnecticutNo. 9
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA (rivalry)
W 38–192,459
October 20at DelawareNo. 8W 17–322,184
October 27Northeastern*No. 8
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 28–218,810
November 3at RichmondNo. 8W 26–97,012
November 10VillanovaNo. 5
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 26–91,100
November 17at New HampshireNo. 4L 18–368,062
November 24at No. 7 William & Mary*No. 9
L 0–387,027
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from [[1990 NCAA Division I-A football rankings#the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted Poll|the FCS Sports Network Poll,[1] unless otherwise noted Poll]] released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time

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