1939 Utah Utes football
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1939 record6–1–2 (4–1–1 MSC)
Head coachIke Armstrong (15th season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium
← 1938
1940 →

Template:1939 MSC football standings The 1939 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1939 college football season.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

September 30Santa Clara*T 7–7
October 7Wyoming
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
W 60–0
October 14at BYU
W 35–13
October 21vs. Idaho*W 35–06,500
October 28at DenverT 7–7
November 4Coloradodagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
L 14–21
November 11Hawaii*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
W 34–19
November 18at Colorado A&MW 42–7
November 23[[{{{school}}}|Utah A.C.]]
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
W 27–0
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming


After the season[edit | edit source]

NFL draft[edit | edit source]

Utah had three players selected in the 1940 NFL Draft.[5]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Luke Pappas Offensive and Defensive Tackle 9 71 Chicago Cardinals
Tom Pace Back 10 87 Chicago Bears
Pete Bogden End 14 125 Cleveland Rams

In addition, Halfback Fred Gehrke was not drafted but played eight seasons in the NFL.[6]

References[edit | edit source]

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