1974 BYU Cougars football team

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1974 BYU Cougars football
WAC champion
Fiesta Bowl, L 6–16 vs. Oklahoma State
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1974 record 7–4–1 (6–0–1 WAC)
Head coach LaVell Edwards
Offensive coordinator Dave Kragthorpe
Defensive coordinator Dick Felt
Home stadium Cougar Stadium
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The 1974 BYU Cougars football team represented Brigham Young University during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season.


Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 14 at Hawaii* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI L 13–15  
September 21 Utah State* Cougar StadiumProvo, UT L 6–9  
September 28 at Iowa State* Cyclone Field • Ames, IA L 7–34  
October 5 at Colorado State Hughes StadiumFort Collins, CO T 33–33  
October 12 Wyomingdagger Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 38–7  
October 19 UTEP Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 45–21  
October 26 at No. 16 Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 37–13  
November 2 at Air Force* Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO W 12–10  
November 9 No. 16 Arizona State Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT W 21–18  
November 16 at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM W 36–3  
November 23 Utah Cougar Stadium • Provo, UT (Holy War) W 48–20  
December 28 vs. Oklahoma State* No. 17 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) L 6–16  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.


Game summaries[edit]

Colorado State[edit]

The game ended in controversy as Colorado State scored on the game's final play but the ensuing extra point from the 35-yard line, due to an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, was missed although one official ruled that the attempt was good.[2]


  1. ^ CougarStats.com. 1974 season.
  2. ^ Eugene Register-Guard. 1974 Oct 6