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The 1954 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1954 college football season.

1954 Utah Utes football
ConferenceSkyline Conference
1954 record4–7 (3–3 Skyline)
Head coachJack Curtice
Home stadiumUte Stadium
Seasons
← 1953
1955 →
1954 Skyline Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Denver $ 6 1 0     9 1 0
Wyoming 5 1 0     6 4 0
Utah State 4 3 0     4 6 0
New Mexico 3 3 0     5 5 0
Utah 3 3 0     4 7 0
Colorado A&M 3 4 0     3 7 0
Montana 1 5 0     3 6 0
BYU 1 6 0     1 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 18at Washington*L 6–7
September 25Arizona*L 20–54
October 2at Oregon*W 7–6
October 9at BYUW 12–7
October 16Denver
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
L 20–28
October 23at WyomingW 14–7
October 30Idaho* 
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
L 13–14
November 6at Colorado A&ML 13–14
November 13Colorado*
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
L 7–20
November 20at MontanaW 41–20
November 25Utah State
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, Utah (rivalry)
L 19–35
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming

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After the seasonEdit

NFL draftEdit

Utah had two players selected in the 1955 NFL Draft.[3]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Don Henderson Offensive and Defensive Tackle 13 156 Detroit Lions
Max Pierce Back 24 278 Chicago Cardinals

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. p. 6. Retrieved 2010-07-16.
  2. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game Jack C. Curtice 1954". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-08-10.
  3. ^ "1955 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-08-09.