1969 Utah Utes football team

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1969 Utah Utes football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1969 record 8–2 (5–1 WAC)
Head coach Bill Meek (2nd year)
Home stadium Ute Stadium
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Arizona State $ 6 1 0     8 2 0
Utah 5 1 0     8 2 0
BYU 4 3 0     6 4 0
Wyoming 4 3 0     6 4 0
Arizona 3 3 0     3 7 0
UTEP 2 5 0     4 6 0
New Mexico 1 5 0     4 6 0
Colorado State 0 4 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1969 college football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 5–1 mark in the WAC and 8–2 overall.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 20 Oregon* Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, UT L 17–28  
September 27 San Jose State* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT W 42–7  
October 4 at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 24–6  
October 11 Arizona State* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT W 24–23  
October 18 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM (The Bowl) W 24–0  
October 25 vs. Oregon State* Civic StadiumPortland, OR[1] W 7–3  
November 1 Utah State*dagger Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT (Battle of the Brothers) W 27–7  
November 8 Wyoming Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT W 34–10  
November 15 at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ L 16–17  
November 22 at BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, UT (Holy War) W 16–6  
*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]

Two players went in the 1970 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dave Smith Running Back 13 328 Green Bay Packers
Ray Groth Wide Receiver 14 345 St. Louis Cardinals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Oregon State Football Media Guide" (PDF). Oregon State University. p. 9. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  2. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 
  3. ^ "1969 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009-10-14.