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1924 Utah Utes football
ConferenceRocky Mountain Conference
1924 record3–4–1 (2–2–1 RMC)
Head coachThomas M. Fitzpatrick (6th season)
Home stadiumCummings Field
Seasons
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Template:1924 Rocky Mountain Conference football standings

The 1924 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1924 college football season. Utah played Drake, which was the first time Utah played a team east of the Rocky Mountains. One of the assistant coaches for Drake was Ike Armstrong. Armstrong expressed his interest in the head coaching position at Utah and was hired.[1] Armstrong ended-up coaching the Utes for twenty-five years, and had a record of 141–55–15.[2]

Before the seasonEdit

Prior to the 1924 season, Coach Fitzpatrick announced his intention to retire and pursue other business opportunities, but he agreed to coach through the end of the 1924 season.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 4Drake*L 14–33
October 11Colorado College
  • Cummings Field
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
L 0–9
October 18Arizona*dagger
  • Cummings Field
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
W 32–7
October 25BYU
  • Cummings Field
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
W 35–6
November 1at ColoradoL 0–3
November 8vs. Stanford*L 0–30
November 15Wyoming
  • Cummings Field
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
W 28–0
November 27Utah Agricultural
  • Cummings Field
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
T 7–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Hinckley, Shane (2010). University of Utah Football Vault : The History of the Utes. Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, LLC. p. 27. ISBN 0-7948-2797-7.
  2. "Ike J. Armstrong Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2010-02-13. https://web.archive.org/web/20100213181234/http://cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/coaching/alltime_coach_year_by_year.php?coachid=62. Retrieved 2010-07-15.
  3. "Ute Record Book". University of Utah. p. 6. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/utah/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/09-mfootbl-mg-156-183.pdf. Retrieved 2010-07-16.
  4. "Coaching Records Game by Game Thomas M. Fitzpatrick 1924". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/coaching/alltime_coach_game_by_game.php?coachid=776&year=1924. Retrieved 2010-07-14.
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