1976 Utah Utes football team

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1976 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes - U logo.svg
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1976 record3–8 (3–3 WAC)
Head coachTom Lovat (3rd season)
Home stadiumRice Stadium
Seasons
← 1975
1977 →
1976 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
BYU + 6 1 0     9 3 0
Wyoming + 6 1 0     8 4 0
Arizona State 4 3 0     4 7 0
Utah 3 3 0     3 8 0
Arizona 3 4 0     5 6 0
New Mexico 3 4 0     4 7 0
Colorado State 2 4 0     6 5 0
UTEP 0 7 0     1 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1976 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. In his third and final season as head coach, Tom Lovat led the Utes to a 3–3 mark in the WAC and 3–8 overall.

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 186:30 PMat Rice*L 22–4317,000
September 257:30 PMOregon*L 13–2125,617
October 27:30 PMUTEP
  • Rice Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
W 38–1420,111
October 911:30 AMat Iowa State*L 14–4436,457
October 161:30 PMat Utah State*L 17–2818,322
October 231:30 PMat WyomingL 22–4520,609
October 301:30 PMArizona
  • Rice Stadium
  • Salt Lake City
L 35–3818,231
November 61:30 PMNew Mexicodagger
W 34–3119,231
November 137:30 PMat Arizona StateW 31–2840,076
November 201:30 PMBYU
  • Rice Stadium
  • Salt Lake City (rivalry)
L 12–3430,503
November 275:30 PMat LSU*L 7–3548,355
Source:[1][2][3]

NFL draft[edit]

No Utes were selected in the 1977 NFL Draft, which lasted twelve rounds (335 selections).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1977 Utah Football Media Guide". University of Utah Athletic Department. Archived from the original on 2012-12-11. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  2. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. Retrieved 2009-10-21.
  3. ^ "1976 record". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2009-10-13.