FANDOM


1996 UMass Minutemen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
DivisionNew England Division
1996 record6–5 (4–4 YC)
Head coachMike Hodges (5th season)
Home stadiumWarren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →

Template:1996 Yankee Conference football standings The 1996 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1996 NCAA Division I-AA football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Mike Hodges and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 6–5 overall and 4–4 in conference play.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 71:00 p.m.at Villanova*L 14–506,207
September 141:00 p.m.at Holy Cross*W 28–108,770
September 211:00 p.m.at RichmondW 23–17 OT15,237
September 2812:00 p.m.NortheasternW 21–1412,206
October 51:00 p.m.at Rhode IslandL 21–415,390
October 121:00 p.m.at Boston UniversityW 43–1215,201
October 191:00 p.m.Buffalo*dagger
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 41–208,819
October 2612:30 p.m.at No. 24 New HampshireL 7–405,317
November 212:30 p.m.Maine
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
L 14–226,251
November 91:00 p.m.at No. 13 William & MaryL 6–306,867
November 1612:30 p.m.Connecticut
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA (rivalry)
W 39–387,216
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from [[1996 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

ReferencesEdit

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.