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1996 Richmond Spiders football
Conference Yankee Conference
1996 record 2–9 (1–7 Yankee)
Head coach Jim Reid (2nd year)
Home stadium UR Stadium
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »

Template:1996 Yankee Conference football standings The 1996 Richmond Spiders football team was an American football team that represented the University of Richmond as a member of the Yankee Conference during the 1996 NCAA Division I-AA football season. In its second season under head coach Jim Reid, the team compiled a 2–9 record (1–7 against Yankee Conference opponents) and played its home games at UR Stadium in Richmond, Virginia.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 7Colgate*W 13–0[2]
September 14at The Citadel*L 10–1313,069[3]
September 21UMass
  • UR Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
L 17–23[4]
September 28at Boston UniversityW 37–7[5]
October 5at NortheasternL 10–275,500[6]
October 12Delaware
  • UR Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
L 7–147,814[7]
October 19James Madison
L 27–31
October 26Villanova
  • UR Stadium
  • Richmond, VA
L 3–208,841[8]
November 2at New HampshireL 13–142,837
November 9at VMI*L 7–10[9]
November 16William & Mary
L 13–2811,204[10]
  • *Non-conference game
[1]

RosterEdit

1996 Richmond Spiders football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL 57 Cooney, DavidDavid Cooney Jr
WR 20 Cooper, AaronAaron Cooper Fr
OL 77 Cunningham, DonDon Cunningham So
TE 85 Davis, MattMatt Davis 10px Fr
QB 19 Elrod, JoeJoe Elrod Sr
RB 44 Snider, MattMatt Snider So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB, DB 47 Lenon, ParisParis Lenon 10px Fr
DL 54 Megna, MarcMarc Megna So
DB 6 Middleton, KeithKeith Middleton Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Richmond (VA) Yearly Results". CFB Data Warehouse. http://cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/r/richmond/1995-1999_yearly_results.php.
  2. "Richmond 13, Colgate 0". The News Leader: p. C5. September 8, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30140194/richmond_13_colgate_0/.
  3. "Myers' touchdown gives Citadel victory". The Greenville News: p. 3C. September 15, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30132228/myers_touchdown_gives_citadel_victory/.
  4. "Minutemen show spirit in OT thriller". The Boston Globe: p. C19. September 22, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30136282/minutemen_show_spirit_in_ot_thriller/.
  5. "Things fall apart for BU". The Boston Globe: p. C13. September 29, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30136431/things_fall_apart_for_bu/.
  6. "NU is the Reale thing". The Boston Globe: p. C18. October 6, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30137549/nu_is_the_reale_thing/.
  7. "Delaware 14, Richmond 7". The News Journal: p. E4. October 13, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30136741/delaware_14_richmond_7/.
  8. "Villanova defense stymies Richmond". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. C8. October 27, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30136963/villanova_defense_stymies_richmond/.
  9. "VMI 20 Richmond 7". Sunday News Leader: p. C5. November 10, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30137278/vmi_20_richmond_7/.
  10. "Tribe wraps up Yankee Conference". Sunday News Leader: p. C2. November 17, 1996. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30137091/tribe_wraps_up_yankee_conference/.
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