1954 UMass Redmen football team

The 1954 UMass Redmen football team represented the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the 1954 college football season as a member of the NCAA's Yankee Conference. The team was coached by Charlie O'Rourke and played its home games at Alumni Field in Amherst, Massachusetts. UMass finished the season with a record of 4–4 overall and 1–3 in conference play.

1954 UMass Redmen football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1954 record4–4 (1–3 YC)
Head coach
Home stadiumAlumni Field
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New Hampshire $ 4 0 0     7 1 0
Rhode Island 3 1 0     6 2 0
Maine 2 2 0     5 2 0
Vermont 1 1 0     3 3 1
UMass 1 3 0     4 4 0
Connecticut 0 4 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25American International*W 32–27
October 2at Harvard*W 13–715,800[1]
October 9Connecticut
W 20–13
October 16at Rhode IslandL 6–52
October 23Northeastern*
  • Alumni Field
  • Amherst, MA
L 0–39
October 30at VermontL 25–27
November 6New Hampshire
L 12–32
November 13at Tufts*
W 19–13
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Massachusetts Rallies to Beat Harvard by Going 87 Yards in Last Period". The New York Times. New York, N.Y. Associated Press. October 3, 1954. p. S4.