1951 Utah Utes football team

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1951 Utah Utes football
MSC Champions
Conference Mountain States Conference
1951 record 7–4 (4–1 MSC)
Head coach Jack Curtice
Home stadium Ute Stadium
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 MSC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Utah $ 4 1 0     7 4 0
Wyoming 5 1 1     7 2 1
Denver 4 3 0     6 4 0
Colorado A&M 3 3 1     5 4 1
BYU 2 3 1     6 3 1
Utah State 2 4 1     3 5 1
New Mexico 2 4 0     4 7 0
Montana 1 4 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1951 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 15 Montana State* Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, Utah W 55–6  
September 22 at Arizona* Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona W 27–7  
September 29 at Oregon State* Bell FieldCorvallis, Oregon L 28–61  
October 6 BYU Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah (The Holy War) W 7–6  
October 13 at Kansas* Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas L 7–26  
October 20 Denverdagger Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah W 17–14  
October 27 Wyoming Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah L 0–13  
November 3 at Utah A.C. Old Romney StadiumLogan, Utah (Battle of the Brothers) W 28–20  
November 10 at Colorado* Folsom FieldBoulder, Colorado (Utah–Colorado football rivalry) L 0–54  
November 17 Colorado A&M Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah W 27–21  
November 22 Idaho* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah W 40–19  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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After the season[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Utah had two players selected in the 1952 NFL Draft.[3]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Wes Gardner Center 7 82 Detroit Lions
Tom Dublinski Quarterback 8 93 Detroit Lions

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. p. 6. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  2. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game Jack C. Curtice 1951". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  3. ^ "1952 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-08-09.