1952 Utah Utes football team

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1952 Utah Utes football
MSC champion
Conference Mountain States Conference
1952 record 6–3–1 (5–0 MSC)
Head coach Jack Curtice
Home stadium Ute Stadium
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
1952 MSC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Utah $ 5 0 0     6 3 1
New Mexico 5 1 0     7 2 0
Colorado A&M 5 2 0     6 4 0
Wyoming 4 3 0     5 4 0
BYU 3 4 0     4 6 0
Utah State 3 4 0     3 7 1
Montana 1 5 0     2 7 1
Denver 0 7 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1952 Utah Utes football team represented the University of Utah during the 1952 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 20 Oregon State* Ute StadiumSalt Lake City, Utah L 7–14  
September 27 vs. Idaho* Old Bronco StadiumBoise, Idaho T 21–21  
October 4 Arizona* Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah L 0–27  
October 11 BYU Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah (The Holy War) W 34–6  
October 18 at Denver DU StadiumDenver, Colorado W 35–0  
October 25 at Wyoming War Memorial StadiumLaramie, Wyoming W 27–21  
October 1 Colorado*dagger Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah (Utah–Colorado football rivalry) L 14–20  
November 8 at Colorado A&M Colorado FieldFort Collins, Colorado W 14–6  
November 15 at Santa Clara* Hughes Memorial Stadium[1]Sacramento, California W 16–13  
November 27 Utah A.C. Ute Stadium • Salt Lake City, Utah (Battle of the Brothers) W 20–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game.

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After the season[edit]

NFL draft[edit]

Utah had three players selected in the 1953 NFL Draft.[4]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Ray Westort Guard 13 153 Philadelphia Eagles
George Bean Back 17 203 Cleveland Browns
Joe Curtis End 21 244 Chicago Cardinals

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hack Miller. "Utes Point for Aggies After Breaking Broncos". Deseret News. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  2. ^ "Ute Record Book" (PDF). University of Utah. p. 6. Retrieved 2010-07-16. 
  3. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game Jack C. Curtice 1952". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-08-10. 
  4. ^ "1953 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2010-08-09.