1924 Utah Utes football team

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1924 Utah Utes football
Conference Rocky Mountain Faculty Athletic Conference
1924 record 3–4–1 (2–2–1 RMFAC)
Head coach Thomas M. Fitzpatrick (6th season)
Home stadium Cummings Field
← 1923
1925 →
1924 RMFAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Colorado $ 8 1 1     5 0 1
Utah 2 2 1     3 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1924 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1924 college football season. Utah played Drake, which was the first time Utah played a team east of the Rocky Mountains. One of the assistant coaches for Drake was Ike Armstrong. Armstrong expressed his interest in the head coaching position at Utah and was hired.[1] Armstrong ended-up coaching the Utes for twenty-five years, and had a record of 141–55–15.[2]

Before the season[edit]

Prior to the 1924 season, Coach Fitzpatrick announced his intention to retire and pursue other business opportunities, but he agreed to coach through the end of the 1924 season.


Date Opponent Site Result
October 4 Drake* Cummings FieldSalt Lake City, Utah L 14–33  
October 11 Colorado College Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah L 0–9  
October 18 Arizona*dagger Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah W 32–7  
October 25 BYU Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah (The Holy War) W 35–6  
November 1 at Colorado Colorado StadiumBoulder, Colorado (Utah–Colorado football rivalry) L 0–3  
November 8 vs. Stanford* California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, California L 0–30  
November 15 Wyoming Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah W 28–0  
November 27 Utah A.C. Cummings Field • Salt Lake City, Utah (Battle of the Brothers) T 7–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.



  1. ^ Hinckley, Shane (2010). University of Utah Football Vault : The History of the Utes. Atlanta, GA: Whitman Publishing, LLC. p. 27. ISBN 0-7948-2797-7. 
  2. ^ "Ike J. Armstrong Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on 2010-02-13. Retrieved 2010-07-15. 
  3. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. p. 6. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  4. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game Thomas M. Fitzpatrick 1924". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-07-14.