1970 Utah Redskins football team

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1970 Utah Redskins football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1970 record6–4 (4–2 WAC)
Head coachBill Meek (3rd season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Arizona State $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
New Mexico 5 1 0     7 3 0
Utah 4 2 0     6 4 0
UTEP 4 3 0     6 4 0
Arizona 2 4 0     4 6 0
Colorado State 1 3 0     4 7 0
BYU 1 6 0     3 8 0
Wyoming 1 6 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Utah Redskins football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1970 NCAA University Division football season. Head coach Bill Meek led the team to a 4–2 mark in the WAC and 6–4 overall.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 19UTEPW 44–20
September 26New Mexico
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
L 28–34
October 3Iowa State*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
L 13–16
October 10at Oregon State*L 21–31
October 17at WyomingW 20–16
October 24Arizonadagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
W 24–0
October 31at San Jose State*W 13–9
November 7at Utah State*W 17–0
November 14at No. 11 Arizona StateL 14–37
November 21BYU
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
W 14–13
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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After the season[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Three players went in the 1971 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Norm Thompson Defensive Back 1 17 St. Louis Cardinals
Billy Hunter Defensive Back 16 394 Buffalo Bills
Gordon Jolley Offensive Tackle 17 436 Detroit Lions

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009-10-21.
  2. ^ "1970 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009-10-14.