|1970 Utah Utes football|
|Conference||Western Athletic Conference|
|1970 record||6–4 (4–2 WAC)|
|Head coach||Bill Meek (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||Ute Stadium|
|1970 WAC football standings|
|No. 6 Arizona State †||7||–||0||–||0||11||–||0||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1970 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1970 college football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 4–2 mark in the WAC and 6–4 overall.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 19||UTEP||W 44–20|
|September 26||New Mexico||L 28–34|
|October 3||Iowa State*||L 13–16|
|October 10||at Oregon State*||L 21–31|
|October 17||at Wyoming||W 20–16|
|October 24||Arizona||W 24–0|
|October 31||at San Jose State*||W 13–9|
|November 7||at Utah State*||W 17–0|
|November 14||at No. 11 Arizona State||L 14–37|
|November 21||BYU||W 14–13|
After the season[edit | edit source]
NFL draft[edit | edit source]
Three players went in the 1971 NFL Draft.
|Norm Thompson||Defensive Back||1||17||St. Louis Cardinals|
|Billy Hunter||Defensive Back||16||394||Buffalo Bills|
|Gordon Jolley||Offensive Tackle||17||436||Detroit Lions|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Ute Record Book". University of Utah. http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/utah/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/09-mfootbl-mg-156-183.pdf. Retrieved 2009-10-21.
- "1970 record". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/coaching/alltime_coach_game_by_game.php?coachid=1590&year=1970. Retrieved 2009-10-14.