1959 Rhode Island Rams football team

The 1959 Rhode Island Rams football team was an American football team that represented the University of Rhode Island as a member of the Yankee Conference during the 1959 college football season. In its fourth season under head coach Herb Maack, the team compiled a 3–5–1 record (1–2–1 against conference opponents), tied for fourth place out of six teams in the Yankee Conference, and was outscored by a total of 159 to 64.[1][2] The team played its home games at Meade Stadium in Kingston, Rhode Island.

1959 Rhode Island Rams football
ConferenceYankee Conference
1959 record3–5–1 (1–2–1 Yankee)
Head coach
Home stadiumMeade Stadium
Seasons
← 1958
1960 →
1959 Yankee Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Connecticut $ 4 0 0     6 3 0
UMass 2 2 0     3 5 1
Maine 1 2 2     3 3 2
New Hampshire 1 2 1     3 3 2
Rhode Island 1 2 1     3 5 1
Vermont 0 1 0     4 3 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 19at NortheasternBoston, MAW 8–6
September 26at Maine
T 0–0
October 3New HampshireL 0–45
October 10at BrandeisWaltham, MAW 20–0
October 17at UMassW 30–6
October 24at BrownL 0–6
October 31Springfield
  • Meade Stadium
  • Kingston, RI
L 0–21
November 7at BuffaloL 6–41
November 14at ConnecticutL 0–34

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2009 Rhode Island Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Rhode Island. 2009. p. 115.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Rhode Island Yearly Results (1955-1959)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved August 10, 2020.