American Football Database
1980 UMass Minutemen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1980 record7–3 (4–1 YC)
Head coachBob Pickett (3rd season)
Home stadiumAlumni Stadium (17,000)
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Template:1980 Yankee Conference football standings The 1980 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1980 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Bob Pickett and played its home games at Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 7–3 overall and 4–1 in conference play.


September 20Villanova*
W 24–1211,494
September 27Delaware State*dagger
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 39–09,700
October 4at Rhode IslandW 26–810,443
October 11Delaware*
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
L 17–2110,400
October 18at Maine
  • Alumni Stadium
  • Orono, ME
W 21–142,700
October 25at Boston UniversityL 0–31,520
November 1Connecticut
W 39–21-
November 8at Holy Cross*W 17–137,121
November 18New Hampshire
W 17–09,206
November 22Boston College*
L 12–1315,216
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming