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1977 Utah Utes football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1977 record3–8 (2–5 WAC)
Head coachWayne Howard (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorRon McBride[1]
Defensive coordinatorTom Gadd[1]
Home stadiumRice Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 20 BYU § 6 1 0     9 2 0
No. 18 Arizona State § 6 1 0     9 3 0
Colorado State 5 2 0     9 2 1
Wyoming 4 3 0     4 6 1
Arizona 3 4 0     5 7 0
New Mexico 2 5 0     5 7 0
Utah 2 5 0     3 8 0
UTEP 0 7 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. Head coach Wayne Howard led the team to a 2–5 mark in the WAC and 3–8 overall.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 171:30 PMat No. 5 Oklahoma*L 24–6271,184[2]
September 247:30 PMNo. 19 Houston*L 16–3426,232[2]
October 11:30 PMat Colorado StateL 3–4423,401[2]
October 87:30 PMWyoming
  • Rice Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
W 23–1326,428[2]
October 151:30 PMUtah State*
  • Rice Stadium
  • Salt Lake City (rivalry)
W 20–025,438[2]
October 228:30 PMat ArizonaL 17–4543,500[2]
October 291:30 PMat Arizona StateL 19–4716,528[2]
November 51:30 PMat No. 14 BYUL 8–3833,828[2]
November 121:30 PMUTEPdagger
  • Rice Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
W 29–1218,122[2]
November 1912:00 PMat Florida*L 29–3856,055[2]
November 267:30 PMat New MexicoL 24–418,296[2]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

[3][4]

Game summariesEdit

Utah StateEdit

by Quarter1234 Total
Utah State 0 0 0 0 0
Utah 0 3 9 8 20

Utah recorded its first shutout in seven years.[5]

NFL draftEdit

No players went in the 1978 NFL Draft.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1977 Utah Football Media Guide: Coaching Staff". University of Utah Athletic Department. http://content.lib.utah.edu/u?/uuath2,1162. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 "1978 Media Guide". University of Utah Athletic Department. http://content.lib.utah.edu/u?/uuath2,1170. Retrieved 2011-08-07.
  3. "1977 record". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/coaching/alltime_coach_game_by_game.php?coachid=1121&year=1977. Retrieved 2009-09-24.
  4. "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.
  5. Eugene Register-Guard. 1977 Oct 15.
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