1973 BYU Cougars football team

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1973 BYU Cougars football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1973 record 5–6 (3–4 WAC)
Head coach LaVell Edwards
Offensive coordinator Dave Kragthorpe
Home stadium Cougar Stadium
Seasons
« 1972 1974 »

The 1973 BYU Cougars football team represented Brigham Young University during the 1973 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 15 Colorado State Cougar StadiumProvo, UT L 13–21  
September 29 Oregon State* Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 37–14  
October 6 at Utah State* Romney StadiumLogan, UT (Beehive Boot) L 7–13  
October 13 Iowa State*dagger Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT L 24–26  
October 20 at Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 12–52  
October 27 at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY L 21–41  
November 3 New Mexico Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 56–21  
November 10 Arizona Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT L 10–24  
November 17 Weber State* Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 45–14  
November 24 at Utah Rice StadiumSalt Lake City, UT (Holy War) W 46–22  
December 1 at UTEP Sun BowlEl Paso, TX W 63–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

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Game notes[edit]

Utah[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
BYU 3 27 16 0 46
Utah 0 3 6 13 22

The first half was played in a blinding snowstorm. Gary Sheide tied the WAC single-season touchdown record of 21 in the third quarter shared by Virgil Carter (1966) and Danny White (1972). It was the most points BYU had scored against Utah to date. [3]


Awards[edit]

  • All-WAC: DT Paul Linford (1st), SE Jay Miller (1st)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ CougarStats.com Retrieved December 4, 2011.
  2. ^ CougarStats.com Retrieved December 4, 2011.
  3. ^ "BYU stops Utah in blinding snow." Eugene Register-Guard. 1973 Nov 25.
  4. ^ CougarStats.com Retrieved December 4, 2011.