1987 UMass Minutemen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1987 record3–8 (2–5 YC)
Head coachJim Reid (2nd season)
Home stadiumWarren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
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Template:1987 Yankee Conference football standings The 1987 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1987 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. UMass finished the season with a record of 3–8 overall and 2–5 in conference play.


September 12MaineL 14–3111,242
September 19at RichmondL 51–5215,202
September 26James Madison*
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
L 15–2110,303
October 3Rhode Island
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 42–79,801
October 10at DelawareL 34–3721,764
October 17at ConnecticutL 17–218,013
October 24at Boston University
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 10–712,410
October 31Holy Cross*
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
L 10–5415,214
November 7at Villanova*L 27–4413,400
November 14at New HampshireL 10–176,580
November 21at Northeastern*W 27–73,830
  • *Non-conference game


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