1950 Utah Redskins football team

The 1950 Utah Redskins football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah as a member of the Skyline Conference during the 1950 college football season. In their first season under head coach Jack Curtice, the Redskins compiled an overall record of 3–4–3 with a mark of 1–2–2 against conference opponents, winning placing fourth in the Skyline. Utah played home games on campus at Ute Stadium in Salt Lake City.

1950 Utah Redskins football
ConferenceSkyline Conference
Record3–4–3 (1–2–2 Skyline)
Head coach
Home stadiumUte Stadium
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Skyline Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 12 Wyoming $ 5 0 0 10 0 0
Colorado A&M 4 1 0 6 3 0
Denver 2 2 1 3 8 1
Utah 1 2 2 3 4 3
BYU 1 3 1 4 5 1
Utah State 0 5 0 2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 23vs. Idaho*L 19–2612,500[1][2]
September 30Arizona*W 27–14
October 7at BYU
T 28–28
October 13at DenverT 14–1411,754[3]
October 21Wyoming 
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
L 13–5322,325[4]
October 28Colorado*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
T 20–2011,000
November 4Kansas*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
L 26–39
November 11at Colorado A&ML 7–32
November 23Utah State
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
W 46–0
December 16at Hawaii*W 40–287,000
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming

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After the seasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Utah had one player selected in the 1951 NFL Draft.[7]

Player Position Round Pick NFL team
Dave Cunningham Back 23 275 New York Yanks

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vandals squeak past Utah 26-19 in gridiron opener". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. September 24, 1950. p. 8.
  2. ^ Chipman, Dee (September 24, 1950). "Utes rate cheers despite loss". Deseret News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). p. C-1.
  3. ^ John Mooney (October 14, 1950). "Pioneer, Redskin Crews Battle to 14-All Deadlock". The Salt Lake Tribune. p. 24 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Bill Clegg (October 22, 1950). "Cowboys Wreck Ute Homecoming With 53-13 Rout". The Salt Lake Tribune. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "2010 Utah Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Utah Athletics. p. 6. Retrieved August 10, 2010.
  6. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game Jack C. Curtice 1950". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on October 4, 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2010.
  7. ^ "1951 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Archived from the original on December 10, 2010. Retrieved August 9, 2010.