1950 Utah Utes football team

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1950 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes - U logo.svg
Conference Mountain States Conference
1950 record 3–4–3 (1–2–2 MSC)
Head coach Jack Curtice (1st season)
Home stadium Ute Stadium
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 MSC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wyoming $ 5 0 0     10 0 0
Colorado A&M 4 1 0     6 3 0
Denver 2 2 1     3 8 1
Utah 1 2 2     3 4 3
BYU 1 3 1     4 5 1
Utah State 0 5 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1950 college football season. Home games were played on campus in Salt Lake City at Ute Stadium.

Led by first-year head coach Jack Curtice, the Utes were 3–4–3 overall and 1–2–2 in the Mountain States Conference (Skyline).

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 23 vs. Idaho* old Bronco StadiumBoise, Idaho [1] L 19–26  
September 30 Arizona* Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, Utah W 27–14  
October 7 at BYU Old Cougar StadiumProvo, Utah (The Holy War) T 28–28  
October 13 at Denver DU StadiumDenver, Colorado T 14–14  
October 21 Wyomingdagger Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City L 13–53  
October 28 Colorado* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry) T 20–20  
November 4 Kansas* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah L 26–39  
November 11 at Colorado A&M Colorado FieldFort Collins, Colorado L   7–32  
November 23 Utah State Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah (Battle of the Brothers) W 46–0  
December 16 at Hawaii* Honolulu StadiumHonolulu, Hawaii W 40–28  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Source:[2][3]

After the season[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Utah had one player selected in the 1951 NFL Draft.[4]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dave Cunningham Back 23 275 New York Yanks

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miller, Hack (September 21, 1950). "Utes, Vandals primed for Saturday game". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). p. 11A. 
  2. ^ "2010 Utah Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Utah Athletics. p. 6. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  3. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game Jack C. Curtice 1950". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  4. ^ "1951 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-08-09.