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1967 Utah Utes football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1967 record4–7 (2–3 WAC)
Head coachMike Giddings (2nd season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →
1967 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Wyoming 5 0 0     10 1 0
Arizona State 4 1 0     8 2 0
BYU 3 2 0     6 4 0
Utah 2 3 0     4 7 0
Arizona 1 4 0     3 6 1
New Mexico 0 5 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1967 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1967 college football season. Head coach Mike Giddings led the team to a 2–3 mark in the WAC and 4–7 overall.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 23at Minnesota*L 12–1345,963
September 30Oregon*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
W 21–017,118
October 7at New MexicoW 42–2710,328
October 14Wyoming
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
L 0–2828,055
October 21at Arizona
W 33–2935,500
October 28at BYU
L 13–1732,641
November 4Arizona Statedagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
L 32–4920,260
November 11at Army*
L 0–2231,500
November 18Utah State*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
L 18–1923,216
November 25UTEP*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
L 8–2815,843
December 2at Hawaii*
  • Honolulu Stadium
  • Honolulu, HI
W 25–2015,500
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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After the season

NFL draft

Three players went in the 1968 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Charlie Smith Running back 4 110 Oakland Raiders
Jerome Lawson Defensive back 10 251 Buffalo Bills
Jack Gehrke Wide receiver 10 265 Kansas City Chiefs
Bob Trumpy Tight end 12 301 Cincinnati Bengals

References