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1964 Utah Utes football
WAC co-champion
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 14T
1964 record9–2 (3–1 WAC)
Head coachRay Nagel (7th season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium (30,000)
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New Mexico § 3 1 0     9 2 0
Utah § 3 1 0     9 2 0
Arizona § 3 1 0     6 3 1
Wyoming 2 2 0     6 2 2
Arizona State 0 2 0     8 2 0
BYU 0 4 0     3 6 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1964 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1964 college football season. Home games were played on campus in Salt Lake City at Ute Stadium.

Under seventh-year head coach Ray Nagel, the Utes were 8–2 in the regular season and 3–1 in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and were co-champions. Led by quarterback Pokey Allen, running back Ron Coleman, and receiver Roy Jefferson, Utah defeated West Virginia 32–6 in the Liberty Bowl, played indoors in New Jersey at the Atlantic City convention center, and finished with a 9–2 record.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteTVResult
September 19New MexicoW 16–0
September 26at Missouri*L 6–23
October 3Idaho*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
W 22–0
October 10at WyomingL 13–14
October 17at Colorado State*W 13–3
October 24Arizona Statedagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
W 16–3
October 31at Texas Western*W 41–0
November 7BYU
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
W 47–13
November 14at California*W 14–0
November 21Utah State*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
W 14–6
December 19vs. West Virginia*ABCW 32–6
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

Source:[3]

After the seasonEdit

NFL draftEdit

Four players were selected in the 1965 NFL Draft.[4]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Roy Jefferson Wide receiver 2 18 Pittsburgh Steelers
Gregg Kent Tackle 7 92 Detroit Lions
Frank Roy Guard 7 96 St. Louis Cardinals
Frank Andruski Running back 14 184 San Francisco 49ers

ReferencesEdit

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