1984 BYU Cougars football team

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1984 BYU Cougars football
Consensus national champion
WAC champion
Holiday Bowl champion
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 NCAA Division I-A 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.[1]

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) ESPN 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

[2]

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

[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]