1977 Arizona Wildcats football team

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1977 Arizona Wildcats football
Arizona Wildcats logo.svg
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1977 record5–7 (3–4 WAC)
Head coachTony Mason (1st season)
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1976
1978 →
1977 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 20 BYU + 6 1 0     9 2 0
No. 18 Arizona State + 6 1 0     9 3 0
Colorado State 5 2 0     9 2 1
Wyoming 4 3 0     4 6 1
Arizona 3 4 0     5 7 0
New Mexico 2 5 0     5 7 0
Utah 2 5 0     3 8 0
UTEP 0 7 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1977 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. In their first season under head coach Tony Mason, the Wildcats compiled a 5–7 record (3–4 against WAC opponents), finished in fifth place in the WAC, and outscored their opponents, 256 to 250.[1][2] The team played its home games in Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.

The team's statistical leaders included Marc Lunsford with 1,344 passing yards, Derriak Anderson with 568 rushing yards, and Harry Holt with 423 receiving yards.[3] Linebacker Corky Ingraham led the team with 153 total tackles.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1977 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. p. 107. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "1977 Arizona Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  4. ^ 2016 Media Guide, p. 86.