1969 Utah Utes football team

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1969 Utah Utes football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1969 record8–2 (5–1 WAC)
Head coachBill Meek (2nd season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Arizona State $ 6 1 0     8 2 0
Utah 5 1 0     8 2 0
BYU 4 3 0     6 4 0
Wyoming 4 3 0     6 4 0
Arizona 3 3 0     3 7 0
UTEP 2 5 0     4 6 0
New Mexico 1 5 0     4 6 0
Colorado State 0 4 0     4 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1969 NCAA University Division football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 5–1 mark in the WAC and 8–2 overall.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 20Oregon*L 17–28
September 27San Jose State*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
W 42–7
October 4at UTEPW 24–6
October 11Arizona State*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
W 24–23
October 18at New MexicoW 24–0
October 25vs. Oregon State*W 7–3
November 1Utah State*dagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
W 27–7
November 8Wyoming
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
W 34–10
November 15at ArizonaL 16–17
November 22at BYUW 16–6
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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Roster[edit]

1969 Utah Utes football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G 73 Gordon Jolley
TE 80 Dale Nosworthy
RB 42 Dave Smith
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 41 Norm Thompson
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 81 Marv Bateman
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

After the season[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Two players went in the 1970 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Dave Smith Running Back 13 328 Green Bay Packers
Ray Groth Wide Receiver 14 345 St. Louis Cardinals

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Oregon State Football Media Guide" (PDF). Oregon State University. p. 9. Retrieved 2010-07-14.
  2. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009-10-21.
  3. ^ "1969 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009-10-14.