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
Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 RMFAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Colorado $ 5 0 1     8 1 1
Montana State 2 1 0     5 1 0
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.

Schedule[edit]

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.

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References[edit]

  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.