1990 UMass Minutemen football team

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1990 UMass Minutemen football
Yankee Conference champion
Conference Yankee Conference
1990 record 8–2–1 (7–1 YC)
Head coach Jim Reid (5th year)
Home stadium Warren 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]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 at No. 7 Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA T 10–10   16,444
September 15 Maine McGuirk StadiumHadley, MA W 21–10   10,431
September 29 Boston University No. 19 McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 47–16   8,247
October 6 at Rhode Island No. 10 Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 16–13   9,407
October 13 Connecticut No. 9 McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA (Rivalry) W 38–19   2,459
October 20 at Delaware No. 8 Delaware StadiumNewark, DE W 17–3   22,184
October 27 Northeastern* No. 8 McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 28–21   8,810
November 3 at Richmond No. 8 UR StadiumRichmond, VA W 26–9   7,012
November 10 Villanova No. 5 McGuirk Stadium • Hadley, MA W 26–9   1,100
November 17 at New Hampshire No. 4 Cowell StadiumDurham, NH (Rivalry) L 18–36   8,062
November 24 at No. 7 William & Mary* No. 9 Zable StadiumWilliamsburg, VA (NCAA Division I-AA First Round) L 0–38   7,027
*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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