1968 Utah Utes football team

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1968 Utah Utes football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1968 record 3–7 (2–3 WAC)
Head coach Bill Meek (1st season)
Home stadium Ute Stadium
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wyoming $ 6 1 0     7 3 0
Arizona State 5 1 0     8 2 0
Arizona 5 1 0     8 3 0
UTEP 3 3 0     4 5 1
Utah 2 3 0     3 7 0
Colorado State 1 2 0     2 8 0
BYU 1 5 0     2 8 0
New Mexico 0 7 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1968 college football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 2–3 mark in the WAC and 3–7 overall.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 at No. 14 Nebraska* Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 0–31   66,198
September 28 No. 18 Oregon State* Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, UT L 21–28    
October 5 at Washington State* Rogers FieldPullman, WA W 17–14    
October 12 New Mexico Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT (The Bowl) W 30–7    
October 19 at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY L 9–20    
October 26 at Oregon* Autzen StadiumEugene, OR L 6–14    
November 2 BYUdagger Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT (Holy War) W 30–21    
November 9 at Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 21–59    
November 16 Arizona Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT L 15–16    
November 23 at Utah State* Romney StadiumLogan, UT (Battle of the Brothers) L 13–28    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Standard Time.

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After the season[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Three players went in the 1969 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Louis Thomas Wide Receiver 3 57 Cincinnati Bengals
Norman McBride Linebacker 4 89 Miami Dolphins
Gary Kerl Linebacker 11 279 St. Louis Cardinals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1968 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  2. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009-10-21.