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1984 Wyoming Cowboys football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1984 record6–6 (4–4 WAC)
Head coachAl Kincaid
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 BYU 8 0 0     13 0 0
Hawaii 5 2 0     7 4 0
Air Force 4 3 0     8 4 0
Utah 4 3 1     6 5 1
San Diego State 4 3 1     4 7 1
Wyoming 4 4 0     6 6 0
Colorado State 3 5 0     3 8 0
New Mexico 1 7 0     4 8 0
UTEP 1 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1984 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1984 NCAA football season. The Cowboys offense scored 201 points while the defense allowed 182 points. Led by head coach Al Kincaid, the Cowboys finished the season with six wins. Jay Novacek was in his senior season with the Cowboys. Novacek finished his Cowboys career with 83 career receptions for 1,536 yards and 10 touchdowns as a tight end.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result
September 1* South Dakota War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY W 31–13  
September 8* at Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, NE L 7–42  
September 15 Air Force War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 26–20  
September 22* at Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR L 14–41  
September 29 Utah War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 21–14  
October 6 San Diego State War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY L 0–21  
October 13 at BYU Cougar StadiumProvo, UT L 38–41  
October 20 New Mexico War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 59–21  
October 27 at Colorado State Hughes StadiumFort Collins, CO (Bronze Boot) W 43–34  
November 3 at Hawaii Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI L 28–31  
November 10* South Dakota State War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY W 45–29  
November 17 at UTEP Sun BowlEl Paso, TX L 22–35  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Jay Novacek, Kodak All-American football team[2]
  • Jay Novacek, NCAA record for receiving yards per receptions by a tight end.

Team players in the NFLEdit

The following were selected in the 1985 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Overall NFL Team
Jay Novacek Tight End6 158 St. Louis Cardinals

ReferencesEdit

  1. "University of Wyoming – 1984". College Football Reference. http://cfreference.net/cfr/schools/wyoming/442/1984. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
  2. "UW Athletics Hall of Fame: Class of 1993". WyomingAthletics.com. http://www.wyomingathletics.com/trads/hof-1993.html. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
  3. "1985 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1985/draft.htm?redir. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
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