1952 Utah Redskins football team

The 1952 Utah Redskins football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah as a member of the Skyline Conference during the 1952 college football season. In their third season under head coach Jack Curtice, the Redskins compiled an overall record of 6–3–1 with a mark of 5–0 against conference opponents, winning Skyline title for the second consecutive year.

1952 Utah Redskins football
Skyline champion
ConferenceSkyline Conference
Record6–3–1 (5–0 Skyline)
Head coach
Home stadiumUte Stadium
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
1952 Skyline Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Utah $ 5 0 0 6 3 1
New Mexico 5 1 0 7 2 0
Colorado A&M 5 2 0 6 4 0
Wyoming 4 3 0 5 4 0
BYU 3 4 0 4 6 0
Utah State 3 4 0 3 7 1
Montana 1 5 0 2 7 1
Denver 0 7 0 3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 20Oregon State*L 7–1415,000
September 27vs. Idaho*T 21–219,500[1][2]
October 4Arizona*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
L 0–27
October 11BYU
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
W 34–6
October 18at DenverW 35–0
October 25at WyomingW 27–21
November 12:00 p.m.Colorado* 
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
L 14–2015,300[3]
November 8at Colorado A&MW 14–6
November 15at Santa Clara*W 16–135,253[4][5]
November 27Utah State
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
W 20–0

After the seasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

Utah had three players selected in the 1953 NFL Draft.[6]

Player Position Round Pick NFL team
Ray Westort Guard 13 153 Philadelphia Eagles
George Bean Back 17 203 Cleveland Browns
Joe Curtis End 21 244 Chicago Cardinals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vandals, Utah deadlock 21-21". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. September 28, 1952. p. 2C.
  2. ^ "Vandals come from behind in last minute to tie Utah". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. September 28, 1952. p. 9.
  3. ^ "Buffs vs. Utes". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, Utah. October 31, 1952. p. A21. Retrieved December 20, 2021 – via Google News.
  4. ^ Harry M. Hayward (November 16, 1952). "Utah Nips Broncs on Field Goal". The San Francisco Examiner. pp. 39, 45 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Miller, Hack. "Utes Point for Aggies After Breaking Broncos". Deseret News. Salt Lake City, Utah. p. A17. Retrieved August 10, 2010 – via Google News.
  6. ^ "1953 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Archived from the original on October 30, 2010. Retrieved August 9, 2010.