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1968 Utah Utes football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1968 record3–7 (2–3 WAC)
Head coachBill Meek (1st season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wyoming 6 1 0     7 3 0
Arizona State 5 1 0     8 2 0
Arizona 5 1 0     8 3 0
UTEP 3 3 0     4 5 1
Utah 2 3 0     3 7 0
Colorado State 1 2 0     2 8 0
BYU 1 5 0     2 8 0
New Mexico 0 7 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1968 college football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 2–3 mark in the WAC and 3–7 overall.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21at No. 14 Nebraska*L 0–3166,198
September 28No. 18 Oregon State*L 21–28
October 5at Washington State*W 17–14
October 12New Mexico
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (The Bowl)
W 30–7
October 19at WyomingL 9–20
October 26at Oregon*L 6–14
November 2BYUdagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
W 30–21
November 9at Arizona StateL 21–59
November 16Arizona
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
L 15–16
November 23at Utah State*L 13–28
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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After the seasonEdit

NFL draftEdit

Three players went in the 1969 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Louis Thomas Wide Receiver 3 57 Cincinnati Bengals
Norman McBride Linebacker 4 89 Miami Dolphins
Gary Kerl Linebacker 11 279 St. Louis Cardinals

ReferencesEdit

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