1908 Utah Utes football team

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1908 Utah Utes football
Conference Independent
1908 record 3–2–1
Head coach Joe Maddock (5th season)
Home stadium Cummings Field
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →
1908 IAAUS independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Virginia         7 0 1
Washington         6 0 1
Washington State         4 0 2
Notre Dame         8 1 0
George Washington         8 1 1
Dartmouth         6 1 1
Army         6 1 2
USC         3 1 1
Navy         9 2 1
Oregon         5 2 0
Florida         5 2 1
Pittsburgh         8 3 0
Utah         3 2 1
Oregon Agricultural         4 3 1
Penn State         5 5 0
North Carolina         3 3 3
Idaho         2 2 2
Montana         1 2 1
Villanova         3 6 0
Maryland         3 8 0

The 1908 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1908 college football season as an independent. Head coach Joe Maddock led the team to a 3–2–1 record.

Utah met Idaho for the first time, in the season finale on Thanksgiving. The field was covered by two feet (60 cm) of snow and the scoreless game was called early.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 10 at Denver Denver, Colorado L 15–17  
October 17 at Colorado College Washburn FieldColorado Springs, Colorado [3] L   4–18  
October 24 Fort Douglas Cummings FieldSalt Lake City, Utah W 11–0  
November 7 Wyoming Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah [4] W 75–0  
November 14 Colorado Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah [5] (Rivalry) W 21–14  
November 26 Idaho Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah [1][2] T   0–0  
Pocatello A.C. W 85–0  
†Game not included in official NCAA records

Source"[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Snow defeats both elevens". Deseret Evening News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). November 27, 1908. p. 10. 
  2. ^ a b "Idaho and Utah play draw game". University Argonaut. (Moscow, Idaho). (University of Idaho). December 2, 1908. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "Gridiron contests at home and among the big colleges". Deseret Evening News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). October 19, 1908. p. 9. 
  4. ^ "Wyoming easy". Deseret Evening News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). November 9, 1908. p. 9. 
  5. ^ "Great game is won by Utahns". Deseret Evening News. (Salt Lake City, Utah). November 16, 1908. p. 13. 
  6. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game Joseph H. "Joe" Maddock 1908". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-02-15. 
  7. ^ "Team records for Utah: 1908". College Football Triva. Retrieved 2010-07-08.