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1974 Utah Utes football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1974 record1–10 (1–5 WAC)
Head coachTom Lovat (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorJesse Cone
Defensive coordinatorDon McCaulley[1]
Home stadiumRice Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
BYU 6 0 1     7 4 1
Arizona 6 1 0     9 2 0
Arizona State 4 3 0     7 5 0
New Mexico Lobos 3 4 0     4 6 1
UTEP 3 4 0     4 7 0
Colorado State 2 3 1     4 6 1
Utah 1 5 0     1 10 0
Wyoming 1 6 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. First-year head coach Tom Lovat led the Utes to a 1–5 mark in the WAC and 1–10 overall.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 21at UTEPL 7–34
September 28Oregon*L 16–23
October 5UCLA*
  • Rice Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
L 14–27
October 12No. 12 Arizona
  • Rice Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
L 8–41
October 19at No. 15 Arizona StateL 0–32
October 26at WyomingL 13–31
November 2San Jose State*dagger
  • Rice Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
L 6–24
November 9New Mexico
W 21–10
November 16at Utah State*L 0–34
November 23at BYUL 20–48
November 30at LSU*L 10–35
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll

Source:[2][3]

NFL draftEdit

Two Utes were selected in the 1975 NFL Draft, which lasted seventeen rounds (442 selections).

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Ike Spencer Running Back 11th 285 Minnesota Vikings
Willie Armstead Wide Receiver 13th 317 Cleveland Browns

ReferencesEdit

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