2006 New Hampshire Wildcats football team

The 2006 New Hampshire Wildcats football team represented the University of New Hampshire in the 2006 NCAA Division I FCS football season. The Wildcats were led by eight-year head coach Sean McDonnell and played their home games at Cowell Stadium in Durham, New Hampshire. They were a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference and moved to the Colonial Athletic Association following the conclusion of the season. They finished the season 9–4, 5–3 in A–10 play . They received an at-large bid into the FCS playoffs where they lost in the quarterfinals to UMass.

2006 New Hampshire Wildcats football
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FCS Playoffs Quarterfinals, L 34–36 vs. UMass
ConferenceAtlantic 10 Conference
Ranking
Sports NetworkNo. 8
FCS CoachesNo. 7
2006 record9–4 (5–3 A–10)
Head coachSean McDonnell (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorChip Kelly (8th season)
Home stadiumCowell Stadium
(Capacity: 6,500)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 Atlantic 10 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North
No. 2 UMass x$^   8 0         13 2  
No. 6 New Hampshire ^   5 3         9 4  
Maine   5 3         6 5  
Northeastern   4 4         5 6  
Rhode Island   2 6         4 7  
Hofstra   1 7         2 9  
South
No. 9 James Madison x^   7 1         9 3  
Villanova   5 3         6 5  
Towson   4 4         7 4  
Richmond   3 5         6 5  
Delaware   3 5         5 6  
William & Mary   1 7         3 8  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • ^ – FCS playoff participant
Rankings from The Sports Network poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 92:00 PMat Northwestern*No. 2W 34–1720,108
September 1612:00 PMStony Brook*No. 1W 62–77,395
September 2312:00 PMat Dartmouth*No. 1WMURW 56–147,023
September 307:00 PMat No. 17 DelawareNo. 1CN8W 52–4922,055
October 712:00 PMNo. 7 RichmondNo. 1
  • Cowell Stadium
  • Durham, NH
CN8W 27–178,299
October 1412:00 PMNo. 13 James Madison No. 1
  • Cowell Stadium
  • Durham, NH
CN8L 23–4213,042
October 212:00 PMat NortheasternNo. 7L 35–36 OT6,135
October 2812:00 PMHofstraNo. 11
  • Cowell Stadium
  • Durham, NH
W 10–61,372
November 412:00 PMNo. 3 UMassNo. 9
CSTVL 20–2810,598
November 1112:00 PMat Rhode IslandNo. 13W 63–212,937
November 2212:00 PMat No. 22 MaineNo. 10W 19–13 OT4,834
November 251:00 PMat No. 8 Hampton*No. 9
W 41–383,401
December 22:30 PMat No. 3 UMass*No. 9
ESPN+L 17–2417,000

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cumulative Season Statistics". University of New Hampshire Department of Athletics. 2006. Archived from the original on December 22, 2014. Retrieved December 5, 2014.