1982 BYU Cougars football team

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1982 BYU Cougars football
WAC Champions
Holiday Bowl vs. Ohio State, L 17–47
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1982 record 8–4 (7–1 WAC)
Head coach LaVell Edwards
Offensive coordinator Roger French
Defensive coordinator Dick Felt
Home stadium Cougar Stadium
Seasons
« 1981 1983 »
1982 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
BYU 7 1 0     8 4 0
New Mexico 6 1 0     10 1 0
Air Force 4 3 0     8 5 0
San Diego State 4 3 0     7 5 0
Hawaii 4 4 0     6 5 0
Colorado State 3 5 0     4 7 0
Utah 2 4 0     5 6 0
Wyoming 2 6 0     5 7 0
UTEP 1 6 0     2 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 BYU Cougars football team represented the Brigham Young University (BYU) in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season as a member of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC). The team was led by head coach LaVell Edwards, in his eleventh year, and played their home games at Cougar Stadium in Provo, Utah. They finished the season with a record of eight wins and four losses (8–4, 7–1 WAC), as WAC Champions and with a loss against Ohio State in the Holiday Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 2 at UNLV* Las Vegas Silver BowlWhitney, NV W 27–0   26,769
September 11 at #6 Georgia* Sanford StadiumAthens, GA L 14–17   80,207
September 25 Air Force Cougar StadiumProvo, UT L 38–39   64,253
October 2 at UTEP Sun BowlEl Paso, TX W 51–3   34,108
October 9 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM W 40–12   31,002
October 16 Hawaiidagger Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 39–25   65,172
October 23 Colorado State Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 34–18   64,739
October 30 at Utah State* Romney StadiumLogan, UT (Old Wagon Wheel) L 17–20   25,688
November 6 Wyoming Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 23–13   64,819
November 13 San Diego State Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 58–8   36,250
November 20 at Utah Rice StadiumSalt Lake City, UT (Holy War) W 17–12   36,250
December 17 vs. #17 Ohio State* Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego, CA L 17–47   52,533
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.
  • Reference:[1]

Game notes[edit]

Utah[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
BYU 7 3 7 0 17
Utah 0 6 0 6 12


References[edit]

  1. ^ BYU Office of Sports Information. "1982 Results" (PDF). 1983 BYU Football Media Guide. Retrieved October 15, 2012.