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1971 Arizona State Sun Devils football team

The 1971 Arizona State Sun Devils football team represented Arizona State University in the 1971 NCAA University Division football season. The offense scored 462 points while the defense allowed 201 points. Led by head coach Frank Kush, the Sun Devils won the Fiesta Bowl.

1971 Arizona State Sun Devils football
WAC champion
Fiesta Bowl champion
Fiesta Bowl, W 45–38 vs. Florida State
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 8
1971 record11–1 (7–0 WAC)
Head coachFrank Kush (14th season)
Home stadiumSun Devil Stadium
Seasons
← 1970
1972 →
1971 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 8 Arizona State $ 7 0 0     11 1 0
New Mexico 5 1 0     6 3 2
Arizona 3 3 0     5 6 0
BYU 3 4 0     5 6 0
Wyoming 3 4 0     5 6 0
Utah 3 4 0     3 8 0
Colorado State 1 4 0     3 8 0
UTEP 1 6 0     5 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

Game Date Opponent Result Sun Devils points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 18 Houston Win 18 17 1-0
2 Sept. 25 @ Utah Win 41 21 2-0
3 Oct. 2 Texas El-Paso Win 24 7 3-0
4 Oct. 9 @ Colorado State Win 42 0 4-0
5 Oct. 16 @ Oregon State Loss 18 24 4-1
6 Oct. 23 @ New Mexico Win 60 28 5-1
7 Oct. 30 Air Force Win 44 28 6-1
8 Nov. 6 BYU Win 38 13 7-1
9 Nov. 13 Wyoming Win 52 19 8-1
10 Nov. 20 @ San Jose State Win 49 6 9-1
11 Nov. 27 Arizona Win 31 0 10-1
12 Dec. 27 Florida State Win 45 38 11-1

RosterEdit

1971 Arizona State Sun Devils football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 76 Roger Davis Sr
TE 30 Calvin Demery Sr
FB 40 Oscar Dragon Sr
T 79 Ed Fisher Sr
RB 22 Woody Green So
WR 25 Steve Holden Jr
C 51 Ron Lou Jr
FB 43 Brent McClanahan Jr
TE 88 Joe Petty Jr
C 63 Mike Tomco Sr
QB 11 Danny White So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 82 Junior Ah You Sr
LB 53 Bob Carter
S 21 Mike Clupper Sr
DE 86 Joe Connolly Sr
DT 71 Rich Gray Sr
DB 31 Windlan Hall Sr
DB 35 Ron Lumpkin Jr
S 36 Prentice McCray Jr
DT 62 Ted Olivo Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 13 Don Ekstrand Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

1972 NFL DraftEdit

The following players were claimed in the 1972 NFL Draft.

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Windlan Hall Defensive Back 4 96 San Francisco 49ers

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