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2006 UMass Minutemen football
A-10 champion
Lambert Cup winner
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
DivisionNorth
2006 record13–2 (8–0 A-10)
Head coachDon Brown (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorKevin Morris
Defensive coordinatorKeith Dudzinski
Home stadiumWarren McGuirk Alumni Stadium (17,000)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →

Template:2006 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings The 2006 UMass Minutemen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 2006 NCAA Division I FCS football season as a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The team was coached by Don Brown and played its home games at Warren McGuirk Alumni Stadium in Hadley, Massachusetts. The Minutemen won their first conference title since 2003, and advanced all the way to the NCAA Division I Championship before falling to Appalachian State. 2006 was the last season of A-10 football, as all member programs would move over to the Colonial Athletic Association in the offseason. UMass finished the season with a record of 13–2 (8–0 A-10).

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DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 21:00 p.m.Colgate*No. 10W 28–78,191
September 91:30 p.m.at Navy*No. 9CSTVL 20–2130,117
September 161:00 p.m.at VillanovaNo. 9CN8W 31–2110,887
September 231:00 p.m.Stony Brook*No. 9
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 48–79,001
October 71:00 p.m.William & MaryNo. 10
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 48–715,822
October 143:00 p.m.at No. 22 TowsonNo. 8W 35–06,820
October 211:00 p.m.Rhode IslanddaggerNo. 6
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
A10TVW 41–1615,522
October 281:00 p.m.at NortheasternNo. 4CN8W 7–0550
November 412:00 p.m.at No. 9 New HampshireNo. 3CSTVW 28–2010,598
November 1112:00 p.m.No. 19 MaineNo. 3
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 10–910,166
November 1812:00 p.m.HofstraNo. 3
  • McGuirk Stadium
  • Hadley, MA
W 22–169,211
November 2512:00 p.m.Lafayette*No. 3
CN8/LSNW 35–145,388
December 22:30 p.m.No. 9 New Hampshire*No. 3
ESPN+W 24–1717,000
December 87:30 p.m.at No. 2 Montana*No. 3ESPN2W 19–1723,454
December 158:00 p.m.vs. No. 1 Appalachian State*No. 3ESPN2L 17–2822,808

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