2006 Utah Utes football team

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2006 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes - U logo.svg
Conference Mountain West Conference
2006 record 8–5 (5–3 MWC)
Head coach Kyle Whittingham (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Gary Andersen (2nd year)
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Rice–Eccles Stadium
(Capacity: 45,017)
Seasons
« 2005 2007 »
2006 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#16/15 BYU $   8 0         11 2  
#22/21 TCU   6 2         11 2  
Utah   5 3         8 5  
Wyoming   5 3         6 6  
New Mexico   4 4         6 7  
Air Force   3 5         4 8  
San Diego State   3 5         3 9  
Colorado State   1 7         4 8  
UNLV   1 7         2 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by 2nd year head football coach Kyle Whittingham. The Utes played their homes games in Rice–Eccles Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 5:00 PM at UCLA* Rose BowlPasadena, CA FSN L 10–31   59,709
September 9 6:00 PM Northern Arizona* Rice–Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT mtn. W 45–7   43,327
September 16 6:05 PM at Utah State* Romney StadiumLogan, UT (Battle of the Brothers) KJZZ W 48–0   20,082
September 23 6:00 PM at San Diego State Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA mtn. W 38–7   53,794
September 30 1:00 PM No. 22 Boise State*dagger Rice–Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT Versus L 3–36   45,222
October 5 7:00 PM TCU Rice–Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT Versus W 20–7   43,790
October 14 1:00 PM at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY mtn. L 15–31   20,806
October 19 7:00 PM at New Mexico University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM (The Bowl) mtn. L 31–34   23,471
October 28 2:00 PM UNLV Rice–Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT mtn. W 45–23   42,474
November 11 12:00 PM Colorado State Rice–Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT Versus W 35–22   39,532
November 18 5:30 PM at Air Force Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO mtn. W 17–14   27,611
November 25 1:30 PM BYU Rice–Eccles Stadium • Salt Lake City, UT (The Holy War) CSTV/mtn. L 31–33   45,330
December 23 6:00 PM vs. Tulsa* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX (Armed Forces Bowl) ESPN W 25–13   32,412
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches. All times are in Mountain Time Zone.

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After the season[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Utah had two players taken in the 2007 NFL Draft:[3]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Eric Weddle Safety 2 37 San Diego Chargers
Paul Soliai Defensive tackle 4 108 Miami Dolphins

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Season in Review" (PDF). Retrieved March 2, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved October 21, 2009. 
  3. ^ "NFL Draft History 2007". ESPN.com. Retrieved April 24, 2010.