1999 Utah Utes football team

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1999 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes - U logo.svg
Mountain West co-champion
Las Vegas Bowl champion
ConferenceMountain West Conference
1999 record9–3 (5–2 MW)
Head coachRon McBride (10th season)
Offensive coordinatorTommy Lee (2nd season)
Defensive coordinatorKyle Whittingham (5th season)
Home stadiumRice-Eccles Stadium (45,017)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Utah +   5 2         9 3  
BYU +   5 2         8 4  
Colorado State +   5 2         8 4  
Wyoming   4 3         7 4  
San Diego State   3 4         5 6  
New Mexico   3 4         4 7  
Air Force   2 5         6 5  
UNLV   1 6         3 8  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 season was the inaugural season for the Mountain West Conference, created by 8 teams from the Western Athletic Conference splitting off. The Utes were conference co-champions this season, sharing the title with BYU and Colorado State.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 42:00 PMat Washington State*KJZZW 27–726,179
September 186:00 PMUtah State*daggerKJZZW 38–1845,224
September 258:00 PMat UNLVW 52–1423,352
October 27:00 PMat Boise State*KJZZL 20–2621,817
October 91:00 PMLouisiana-Monroe*
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
W 42–034,913
October 166:00 PMat Air ForceESPN2W 21–1530,616
October 231:00 PMSan Diego State
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
ESPN+W 38–1638,516
October 286:00 PMat Colorado StateESPNL 24–3125,120
November 67:00 PMWyoming
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
ESPN2L 29–4340,149
November 131:00 PMNew Mexico
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City (The Bowl)
KJZZW 52–737,398
November 201:00 PMat No. 19 BYUESPN+W 20–1765,942
December 184:00 PMvs. Fresno State*ESPNW 17–1628,227
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

[1][2] [3]

Roster[edit]

1999 Utah Utes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 37 Mbe Agbor Jr
RB 22 Mike Anderson Sr
WR 28 Anthony Arceneaux Fr
QB 14 Darnell Arceneaux Jr
QB 5 Brigham Au Fr
T 69 Jordan Gross Fr
WR 1 Cliff Russell So
WR 7 Steve Smith Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 21 Andre Dyson Jr
DE 63 Garrett Smith Redshirt.svg Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 1999-11-06

After the season[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Three players went in the 2000 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
John Frank Defensive end 6 178 Philadelphia Eagles
Mike Anderson Running back 6 189 Denver Broncos
Richard Seals Defensive tackle 7 218 New York Jets

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah Department of Athletics. Retrieved October 21, 2009.
  2. ^ "1999 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved June 1, 2009.
  3. ^ "1999 results". Utah Official Athletic Site. Archived from the original on December 19, 2007. Retrieved June 5, 2009.