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1967 Wyoming Cowboys football
WAC Champions
Sugar Bowl, L, 13-20, LSU
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 5
APNo. 6
1967 record10-1 (5-0 WAC)
Head coachLloyd Eaton
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →

The 1967 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1967 NCAA football season. The Cowboys offense scored 289 points while the defense allowed 119 points. Led by head coach Lloyd Eaton, the Cowboys competed in the 1968 Sugar Bowl. The Cowboys had the nation's best rushing defense.[1]

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Result Cowboys points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 16 @ Arizona Win 36 17 1-0
2 Sept. 23 Air Force Win 37 10 2-0
3 Sept. 30 Colorado State Win 13 10 3-0
4 Oct. 7 Brigham Young Win 26 10 4-0
5 Oct. 14 @ Utah Win 28 0 5-0
6 Oct. 21 Wichita State Win 30 7 6-0
7 Oct. 28 @ Arizona State Win 15 13 7-0
8 Nov. 4 @ San Jose State Win 28 7 8-0
9 Nov. 11 @ New Mexico Win 42 6 9-0
10 Nov. 18 @ Texas El-Paso Win 21 19 10-0
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1967 Team Players in the NFLEdit

The following were selected in the 1968 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Jeffy DePoyster Kicker 237 Detroit Lions
Mike LaHood Guard 2 51 Los Angeles Rams
Jim Kiick Running Back 5118 Miami Dolphins
Mike Dirks Tackle 5 122 Philadelphia Eagles
Paul Toscano Defensive Back 7 187 Houston Oilers
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Awards and honorsEdit

  • Mike Dirks, First Team, All-Western Athletic Conference
  • Mike Dirks, Football Writers of America, All-American
  • Mike Dirks, Look Magazine, All-American
  • Mike Dirks, Newspaper Enterprise Association, All-American

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