1967 Wyoming Cowboys football team

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1967 Wyoming Cowboys football
WAC Champions
Sugar Bowl, L 13–20 vs LSU
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Ranking
Coaches #5
AP #6
1967 record 10–1 (5–0 WAC)
Head coach Lloyd Eaton
Home stadium War Memorial Stadium
Seasons
« 1966 1968 »

The 1967 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1967 NCAA football season. The Cowboys offense scored 289 points while the defense allowed 119 points. Led by head coach Lloyd Eaton, the Cowboys competed in the 1968 Sugar Bowl. The Cowboys had the nation's best rushing defense.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 16 at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 36–17  
September 23 Air Force* War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY W 37–10  
September 30 Colorado State* War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY (Rivalry) W 13–10  
October 7 BYU War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 26–10  
October 14 at Utah Rice StadiumSalt Lake City, UT W 28–0  
October 21 Wichita State* War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 30–7  
October 28 at Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ W 15–13  
November 4 at San Jose State* Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA W 28–7  
November 11 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM W 42–6  
November 18 at UTEP* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 21–19  
January 1, 1968 vs. LSU* Tulane StadiumNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) L 13–20  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.
  • Reference:[2]

1967 team players in the NFL[edit]

The following were selected in the 1968 NFL Draft.[3]

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Jeffy DePoyster Kicker 2 37 Detroit Lions
Mike LaHood Guard 2 51 Los Angeles Rams
Jim Kiick Running Back 5 118 Miami Dolphins
Mike Dirks Tackle 5 122 Philadelphia Eagles
Paul Toscano Defensive Back 7 187 Houston Oilers

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Mike Dirks, First Team, All-Western Athletic Conference
  • Mike Dirks, Football Writers of America, All-American
  • Mike Dirks, Look Magazine, All-American
  • Mike Dirks, Newspaper Enterprise Association, All-American

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.wyomingathletics.com/trads/hof-1993.html
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: Lloyd W. Eaton, 1967". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ "1968 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 9, 2013.