1975 Arizona Wildcats football team

The 1975 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. In their third season under head coach Jim Young, the Wildcats compiled a 9–2 record (5–2 against WAC opponents), finished in second place in the WAC, were ranked No. 18 in the final AP Poll, and outscored their opponents, 330 to 169.[1][2] The team played its home games in Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.

1975 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Ranking
APNo. 18
1975 record9–2 (5–2 WAC)
Head coachJim Young (3rd season)
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Arizona State $ 7 0 0     12 0 0
No. 18 Arizona 5 2 0     9 2 0
Colorado State 4 2 0     6 5 0
BYU 4 3 0     6 5 0
New Mexico 4 3 0     6 5 0
Utah 1 4 0     1 10 0
Wyoming 1 6 0     2 9 0
UTEP 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The team's statistical leaders included Bruce Hill with 1,747 passing yards, Dave Randolph with 657 rushing yards, and Scott Piper with 718 receiving yards.[3] Linebacker Obra Erby led the team with 188 total tackles.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1975 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. p. 107. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "1975 Arizona Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  4. ^ 2016 Media Guide, p. 86.