1996 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors football team

The 1996 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors football team represented the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa in the Western Athletic Conference during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their first season under head coach Fred von Appen, the Rainbow Warriors compiled a 2–10 record.[1][2]

1996 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Record2–10 (1–7 WAC)
Head coach
Offensive coordinatorGuy Benjamin (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorDon Lindsey (1st season)
Home stadiumAloha Stadium
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Mountain Division
No. 5 BYU x$   8 0     14 1  
Utah   6 2     8 4  
Rice   6 2     7 4  
SMU   4 4     5 6  
New Mexico   3 5     6 5  
TCU   3 5     4 7  
Tulsa   2 6     4 7  
UTEP   0 8     2 9  
Pacific Division
No. 22 Wyoming x   7 1     10 2  
San Diego State   6 2     8 3  
Colorado State   6 2     7 5  
Air Force   5 3     6 5  
Fresno State   3 5     4 7  
San Jose State   3 5     3 9  
Hawaii   1 7     2 10  
UNLV   1 8     1 11  
Championship: BYU 28, Wyoming 25 OT
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
August 31Boston College*L 21–2437,402
September 7Ohio*
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 10–2132,069
September 14at WyomingL 0–6615,182
September 21Boise State*
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
W 20–1435,497
September 28at Fresno StateL 0–2036,428
October 5Colorado State
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 16–2832,010
October 11at San Diego StateL 8–5627,098
October 19UNLV
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
W 38–2829,536
October 26at Air ForceL 7–3436,454
November 9San Jose State
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 17–3830,300
November 16BYU
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 14–4532,445
November 30Wisconsin*
  • Aloha Stadium
  • Halawa, HI
L 10–5934,727
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1996 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 22, 2020.
  2. ^ "2020 Hawaii Rainbow Warriors Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Hawaii. 2020. p. 176. Retrieved December 22, 2020.