1984 BYU Cougars football team

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1984 BYU Cougars football
Consensus National Champions
Holiday Bowl Champions
WAC Champions
Holiday Bowl, W 24-17 vs. Michigan
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 1
AP No. 1
1984 record 13–0 (8–0 WAC)
Head coach LaVell Edwards
Home stadium Cougar Stadium
Seasons
« 1983 1985 »
1984 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#1 BYU $ 8 0 0     13 0 0
Hawaii 5 2 0     7 4 0
Air Force 4 3 0     8 4 0
Utah 4 3 1     6 5 1
San Diego State 4 3 1     4 7 1
Wyoming 4 4 0     6 6 0
Colorado State 3 5 0     3 8 0
New Mexico 1 7 0     4 8 0
UTEP 1 7 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 BYU Cougars football team represented Brigham Young University (BYU) in the 1984 college football season. The Cougars went undefeated en route to winning the 1984 Holiday Bowl against Michigan and being named national champions by the AP and Coaches Poll.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 at No. 3/7 Pittsburgh* Pitt StadiumPittsburgh ESPN W 20–14   40,263
September 8 Baylor* No. 13/12 Cougar StadiumProvo, Utah W 47–13   63,705
September 15 Tulsa* No. 8/6 Cougar Stadium • Provo, Utah W 38–15   64,237
September 22 at Hawaii No. 6/4 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI W 18–13   50,000
October 6 at Colorado State No. 8/6 Hughes StadiumFort Collins, Colorado W 52–9   28,671
October 13 Wyomingdagger No. 7/5 Cougar Stadium • Provo, Utah W 41–38   64,839
October 20 at Air Force No. 7/5 Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, Colorado W 30–25   30,469
October 25 at New Mexico No. 5/4 University StadiumAlbuquerque, New Mexico W 48–0   19,227
November 3 UTEP No. 4/3 Cougar Stadium • Provo, Utah W 42–9   62,530
November 10 San Diego State No. 4/4 Cougar Stadium • Provo, Utah W 34–3   64,050
November 17 at Utah No. 3/3 Rice StadiumSalt Lake City, Utah (Holy War) KUTV W 24–14   36,110
November 24 Utah State* No. 1/1 Cougar Stadium • Provo, Utah (Old Wagon Wheel) W 38–13   65,580
December 21 vs. Michigan* No. 1/1 Jack Murphy StadiumSan Diego (Holiday Bowl) W 24–17   61,243
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll/Coaches' Poll. All times are in local to gamesite.

Results[edit]

Utah[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
BYU 7 3 7 7 24
Utah 7 0 7 0 14

[1]

Michigan[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

The following were selected in the 1985 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Trevor Matich Center 1 28 New England Patriots
Kyle Morrell Cornerback 4 106 Minnesota Vikings
Louis Wong Guard 5 131 St. Louis Cardinals
Lee Johnson Punter 5 138 Houston Oilers
Jim Herrmann Defensive End 7 184 Dallas Cowboys

[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]