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1966 Utah Utes football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1966 record5–5 (3–2 WAC)
Head coachMike Giddings (1st season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wyoming 5 0 0     10 1 0
BYU 3 2 0     8 2 0
Arizona State 3 2 0     5 5 0
Utah 3 2 0     5 5 0
Arizona 1 4 0     3 7 0
New Mexico 0 5 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1966 college football season. Head coach Mike Giddings led the team to a 3–2 mark in the WAC and 5–5 overall.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24at Oregon*W 17–14
October 8at WyomingL 7–40
October 15Washington State*W 26–15
October 22at ArizonaW 24–19
October 29New Mexicodagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (The Bowl)
W 27–0
November 5at Arizona StateW 21–6
November 12BYU
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
L 13–35
November 19Utah State*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
L 7–13
November 26at Texas Western*L 20–27
December 3at Houston*L 14–34
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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After the seasonEdit

NFL draftEdit

Two players went in the 1967 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Richard Tate Defensive back 5 130 Green Bay Packers
Ben Woodson Running back 15 384 Oakland Raiders

ReferencesEdit

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