|1971 Utah Utes football|
|Conference||Western Athletic Conference|
|1971 record||3–8 (3–4 WAC)|
|Head coach||Bill Meek (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Ute Stadium|
|1971 WAC football standings|
|No. 8 Arizona State †||7||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1971 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1971 college football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 3–4 mark in the WAC and 3–8 overall.
|September 18||at Oregon*||L 29–36|
|September 25||No. 15 Arizona State||L 21–41|
|October 2||Washington State*||L 12–34|
|October 9||at UTEP||W 32–10|
|October 16||Colorado State||W 42–16|
|October 23||at Arizona||L 3–14|
|October 30||Wyoming||L 16–29|
|November 6||at New Mexico||L 39–57|
|November 13||Utah State*||L 17–21|
|November 20||at BYU||W 17–15|
|November 27||at No. 15 Houston*||L 16–42|
|1971 Utah Utes football team roster|
| Special teams
After the seasonEdit
One player went in the 1972 NFL Draft.
|Marv Bateman||Punter||3||78||Dallas Cowboys|
- ↑ "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.
- ↑ "1971 record". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/coaching/alltime_coach_game_by_game.php?coachid=1590&year=1971. Retrieved 2009-10-14.