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2006 Utah Utes football
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Armed Forces Bowl champion
Armed Forces Bowl, W 25–13 vs. Tulsa
Conference Mountain West Conference
2006 record 8–5 (5–3 MW)
Head coach Kyle Whittingham (2nd year)
Offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig (2nd year)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Gary Andersen (2nd year)
Base defense 4–3
Home stadium Rice-Eccles Stadium
(Capacity: 45,017)
Seasons
« 2005 2007 »
2006 Mountain West Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#16/15 BYU   8 0         11 2  
#22/21 TCU   6 2         11 2  
Utah   5 3         8 5  
Wyoming   5 3         6 6  
New Mexico   4 4         6 7  
Air Force   3 5         4 8  
San Diego State   3 5         3 9  
Colorado State   1 7         4 8  
UNLV   1 7         2 10  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by 2nd year head football coach Kyle Whittingham. The Utes played their homes games in Rice-Eccles Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 25:00 PMat UCLA*FSNL 10–3159,709
September 96:00 PM[[{{{school}}}|Northern Arizona]]*mtn.W 45–743,327
September 166:05 PMat Utah State*KJZZW 48–020,082
September 236:00 PMat San Diego Statemtn.W 38–753,794
September 301:00 PMNo. 22 Boise State*dagger
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
VersusL 3–3645,222
October 57:00 PMTCU
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
VersusW 20–743,790
October 141:00 PMat Wyomingmtn.L 15–3120,806
October 197:00 PMat New Mexicomtn.L 31–3423,471
October 282:00 PMUNLV
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
mtn.W 45–2342,474
November 1112:00 PMColorado State
  • Rice-Eccles Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
VersusW 35–2239,532
November 185:30 PMat Air Forcemtn.W 17–1427,611
November 251:30 PMNo. 21 BYU
CSTV/mtn.L 31–3345,330
December 236:00 PMvs. Tulsa*ESPNW 25–1332,412
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

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After the seasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Utah had two players taken in the 2007 NFL Draft:[3]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Eric Weddle Safety 2 37 San Diego Chargers
Paul Soliai Defensive tackle 4 108 Miami Dolphins

ReferencesEdit

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