1970 Utah Utes football team

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1970 Utah Utes football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1970 record 6–4 (4–2 WAC)
Head coach Bill Meek (3rd season)
Home stadium Ute Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Arizona State $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
New Mexico 5 1 0     7 3 0
Utah 4 2 0     6 4 0
UTEP 4 3 0     6 4 0
Arizona 2 4 0     4 6 0
Colorado State 1 3 0     4 7 0
BYU 1 6 0     3 8 0
Wyoming 1 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1970 college football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 4–2 mark in the WAC and 6–4 overall.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 19 UTEP Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, UT W 44–20  
September 26 New Mexico Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT (The Bowl) L 28–34  
October 3 Iowa State* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT L 13–16  
October 10 at Oregon State* Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR L 21–31  
October 17 at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY W 20–16  
October 24 Arizonadagger Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT W 24–0  
October 31 at San Jose State* Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA W 13–9  
November 7 at Utah State* Romney StadiumLogan, UT (Battle of the Brothers) W 17–0  
November 14 at No. 11 Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 14–37  
November 21 BYU Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT (Holy War) W 14–13  
*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 1971 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Norm Thompson Defensive Back 1 17 St. Louis Cardinals
Billy Hunter Defensive Back 16 394 Buffalo Bills
Gordon Jolley Offensive Tackle 17 436 Detroit Lions

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 
  2. ^ "1970 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009-10-14.