1903 Utah Utes football team

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1903 Utah Utes football
Conference Independent
1903 record 3–5
Head coach Harvey Holmes (4th year)
Seasons
← 1902
1904 →
1903 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Stanford         8 0 3
Washington         6 1 0
California         6 1 2
Virginia         7 2 1
Maryland         7 4 0
North Carolina         6 3 0
USC         4 2 0
Oregon         4 2 1
Washington Agricultural         3 3 2
Utah         3 5 0
Oregon Agricultural         2 4 1
Montana         2 5 0

The 1903 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1903 college football season as an independent. Head coach Harvey Holmes led the team to a 3–5 record.


Schedule[edit]

NCAA records list the game against Carlisle Indian School as having occurred on November 19, 1900. However, contemporary records in the Deseret News show the game occurred on December 19, 1903.[1] College Football Data Warehouse also attributes this game to 1903.[2]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 26 Ogden High School Unknown location • Ogden, Utah W 11–0  
October 3 at Boulder University Gamble FieldBoulder, Colorado (Utah–Colorado football rivalry) L 0–22  
October 10 Fort Douglas Cummings FieldSalt Lake City, Utah W 63–0  
October 17 at Utah A.C. Utah A.C. quad • Logan, Utah (Battle of the Brothers) L 0–17  
October 31 Denver Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah L 0–10  
November 14 12th Infantry Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah W 46–0  
November 26 Colorado A.C. Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah L 6–16  
December 19* Carlisle Indian School Cummings FieldSalt Lake City, Utah L 0–22  
*Official NCAA records date this game to November 29, 1900.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Score Was Only Twenty-two to 0: Carlisle Indian Football Team Has no Trouble in Defeating Local Team". Deseret News. December 21, 1903. p. 3. Retrieved 2010-07-14. [dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Coaching Records Game by Game Harvey R. Holmes 1903". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-02-07. 
  3. ^ "Team records for Utah". College Football Trivia. Retrieved 2010-07-09.