1975 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team

The 1975 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team represented the University of Tulsa during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. In their fourth year under head coach F. A. Dry, the Golden Hurricane compiled a 7–4 record, 4–0 against Missouri Valley Conference opponents, and won the conference championship.[1]

1975 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football
Missouri Valley Conference champion
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1975 record7–4 (4–0 MVC)
Head coachF. A. Dry (4th season)
Home stadiumSkelly Field
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Missouri Valley Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Tulsa $ 4 0 0     7 4 0
New Mexico State 2 2 0     5 6 0
West Texas State 2 2 0     5 6 0
Drake 1 3 0     3 8 0
Wichita State 1 3 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The team's statistical leaders included Jeb Blount with 1,663 passing yards, Carlisle Cantrell with 914 rushing yards, and Steve Largent with 1,000 receiving yards.[2] Largent went on to play 14 years in the National Football League and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Punter Rick Engles was selected as a first-team All-American by The Sporting News and Time magazine.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 13Kansas State*L 16-17
  • *Non-conference game

RosterEdit

1975 Tulsa Golden Hurricane football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 77 Steve August Jr
QB 18 Jeb Blount Jr
T 70 Greg Fairchild Sr
WR 88 Jessie Green Sr
G 78 Wes Hamilton So
WR 83 Steve Largent Sr
RB 27 Rickey Watts Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 22 Bubby Tate
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 13 Rick Engles Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1975 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  2. ^ "1975 Tulsa Golden Hurricane Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 26, 2016.