1971 Utah Utes football team

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1971 Utah Utes football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1971 record 3–8 (3–4 WAC)
Head coach Bill Meek (4th year)
Home stadium Ute Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Arizona State $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
New Mexico 5 1 0     6 3 2
Arizona 3 3 0     5 6 0
BYU 3 4 0     5 6 0
Wyoming 3 4 0     5 6 0
Utah 3 4 0     3 8 0
Colorado State 1 4 0     3 8 0
UTEP 1 6 0     5 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1971 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1971 college football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 3–4 mark in the WAC and 3–8 overall.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 18 at Oregon* Autzen StadiumEugene, OR L 29–36  
September 25 No. 15 Arizona State Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, UT L 21–41  
October 2 Washington State* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT L 12–34  
October 9 at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 32–10  
October 16 Colorado State Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT W 42–16  
October 23 at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ L 3–14  
October 30 Wyomingdagger Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT L 16–29  
November 6 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM (The Bowl) L 39–57  
November 13 Utah State* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT (Battle of the Brothers) L 17–21  
November 20 at BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, UT (Holy War) W 17–15  
November 27 at No. 15 Houston* Jeppesen StadiumHouston, TX L 16–42  
*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]

One player went in the 1972 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Marv Bateman Punter 3 78 Dallas Cowboys

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009-10-21. 
  2. ^ "1971 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009-10-14.