1975 BYU Cougars football team
The 1975 BYU Cougars football team represented Brigham Young University during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. The Cougars were led by fourth-year head coach LaVell Edwards and played their home games at Cougar Stadium in Provo, Utah. The team competed as a member of the Western Athletic Conference, finishing tied for fourth with a conference record of 4–3.
|1975 BYU Cougars football|
|Conference||Western Athletic Conference|
|1975 record||6–5 (4–3 WAC)|
|Head coach||LaVell Edwards (4th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Dave Kragthorpe|
|Defensive coordinator||Dick Felt|
|Home stadium||Cougar Stadium|
|1975 Western Athletic Conference football standings|
|No. 2 Arizona State $||7||–||0||–||0||12||–||0||–||0|
|No. 18 Arizona||5||–||2||–||0||9||–||2||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
|September 13||Bowling Green*||L 21–23||29,718|
|September 20||at Colorado State||L 17–21||27,491|
|September 27||at No. 13 Arizona State||L 0–20||50,944|
|October 3||New Mexico||W 16–15||25,140|
|October 11||Air Force*||W 28–14||30,246|
|October 25||at Wyoming||W 33–20||16,297|
|November 1||No. 17 Arizona||L 20–36||25,287|
|November 8||at Utah State*||W 24–7||21,594|
|November 15||Utah||W 51–20||28,265|
|November 22||at UTEP||W 20–10||7,350|
|November 29||at Southern Miss*||L 14–42||9,262|
|1975 BYU Cougars football team roster|
Gifford Nielsen passed and ran for two touchdowns and Brigham Young's defense turned Utah fumbles into three more scores in the 51-20 rout. Mark Uselman also kicked field goals of 47, 47 and 44 yards as the Cougars won their fourth in a row in the series.
- "BYU Downs Falcons, 28-14." Palm Beach Post. 1975 Oct 12.
- Eugene Register-Guard. 1975 Nov 16.
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