1974 Utah Utes football team

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1974 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes - U logo.svg
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1974 record 1–10 (1–5 WAC)
Head coach Tom Lovat (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Jesse Cone
Defensive coordinator Don McCaulley[1]
Home stadium Rice Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
BYU $ 6 0 1     7 4 1
Arizona 6 1 0     9 2 0
Arizona State 4 3 0     7 5 0
New Mexico Lobos 3 4 0     4 6 1
UTEP 3 4 0     4 7 0
Colorado State 2 3 1     4 6 1
Utah 1 5 0     1 10 0
Wyoming 1 6 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. Head coach Tom Lovat led the team to a 1–5 mark in the WAC and 1–10 overall.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 21 at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, Texas L 7–34  
September 28 Oregon* Rice StadiumSalt Lake City L 16–23  
October 5 UCLA* Rice Stadium • Salt Lake City L 14–27  
October 12 No. 12 Arizona Rice Stadium • Salt Lake City L 8–41  
October 19 at No. 15 Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, Arizona L 0–32  
October 26 at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, Wyoming L 13–31  
November 2 San Jose State*dagger Rice Stadium • Salt Lake City L 6–24  
November 9 New Mexico Rice Stadium • Salt Lake City (The Bowl) W 21–10  
November 16 at Utah State* Romney StadiumLogan, Utah (Battle of the Brothers) L 0–34  
November 23 at BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, Utah (Holy War) L 20–48  
November 30 at LSU* Tiger StadiumBaton Rouge, Louisiana L 10–35  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Mountain Standard Time.

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NFL draft[edit]

Two players went in the 1975 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Ike Spencer Running Back 11 285 Minnesota Vikings
Willie Armstead Wide Receiver 13 317 Cleveland Browns

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Utah vs. San Jose, November 2, 1974 Program Guide" (PDF). University of Utah. p. 11. Retrieved 2010-07-14. 
  2. ^ "1974 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009-10-21.