1984 Wyoming Cowboys football team
The 1984 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. Led by head coach Al Kincaid, the Cowboys finished the season with a record of 6–6. The Cowboys offense scored 201 points while the defense allowed 182 points. Jay Novacek was in his senior season with the Cowboys. Novacek finished his Cowboys career with 83 career receptions for 1,536 yards and 10 touchdowns as a tight end.
|1984 Wyoming Cowboys football|
|Conference||Western Athletic Conference|
|1984 record||6–6 (4–4 WAC)|
|Head coach||Al Kincaid (4th season)|
|Home stadium||War Memorial Stadium|
|1984 WAC football standings|
|No. 1 BYU $||8||–||0||–||0||13||–||0||–||0|
|San Diego State||4||–||3||–||1||4||–||7||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
|September 1||South Dakota*||W 31–13|
|September 8||at Nebraska*||L 7–42|
|September 15||Air Force||W 26–20|
|September 22||at Oregon State*||L 14–41|
|September 29||Utah||W 21–14|
|October 6||San Diego State||L 0–21|
|October 13||at BYU||L 38–41|
|October 20||New Mexico||W 59–21|
|October 27||at Colorado State||W 43–34|
|November 3||at Hawaii||L 28–31|
|November 10||South Dakota State*||W 45–29|
|November 17||at UTEP||L 22–35|
Awards and honorsEdit
- Jay Novacek, Kodak All-American football team
- Jay Novacek, NCAA record for receiving yards per receptions by a tight end.
Team players in the NFLEdit
The following were selected in the 1985 NFL Draft.
|Jay Novacek||Tight end||6||158||St. Louis Cardinals|
- "University of Wyoming – 1984". College Football Reference. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
- "UW Athletics Hall of Fame: Class of 1993". WyomingAthletics.com. Archived from the original on May 14, 2012. Retrieved October 12, 2012.
- "1985 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 12, 2012.