1966 Wyoming Cowboys football team

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1966 Wyoming Cowboys football
WAC Champions
Sun Bowl champions
Sun Bowl, W 28–20 vs. Florida State
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Ranking
Coaches #15
1966 record 10–1 (5–0 WAC)
Head coach Lloyd Eaton
Home stadium War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1965 1967 »

The 1966 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1966 NCAA football season. The Cowboys offense scored 355 points while the defense allowed 89 points. Led by head coach Lloyd Eaton, the Cowboys competed in the 1966 Sun Bowl. The Cowboys had the nation's best rushing defense.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 17 at Air Force* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO W 13–0  
September 24 Arizona State War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY W 23–6  
October 1 Arizona War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 36–6  
October 8 Utah War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 40–7  
October 15 New Mexico War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 37–7  
October 22 Utah State* War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY (Rivalry) W 35–10  
October 29 at Colorado State* Colorado FieldFort Collins, CO (Rivalry) L 10–12  
November 5 at Wichita State* Veterans Field • Wichita, KS W 55–0  
November 12 at Texas Western* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 31–7  
November 19 at BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, UT W 47–14  
December 24 vs. Florida State* Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) W 28–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Reference:[2]

1966 team players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1967 NFL Draft.[3]

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Ronald Billingsley Defensive Tackle 1 14 San Diego Chargers
Rick Egloff Quarterback 6 155 Oakland Raiders
Don Klacking Running Back 8 203 Philadelphia Eagles
Mike Davenport Running Back 17 428 Pittsburgh Steelers

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.wyomingathletics.com/trads/hof-1993.html
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: Lloyd W. Eaton, 1966". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ "1967 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 9, 2013.