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OPP85866995336


1972 (6-5)
DateOpponentScore
Sep 16@ Texas Tech2 - 45 L
Sep 23@ Iowa State22 - 44 L
Sep 30@ Washington State44 - 25 W
Oct 7UTEP39 - 20 W
Oct 14@ Arizona State48 - 59 L
Oct 21@ Wyoming27 - 6 W
Oct 28New Mexico59 - 14 W
Nov 4Arizona28 - 27 W
Nov 11@ Utah State16 - 44 L
Nov 18BYU7 - 16 L
Nov 25Colorado State62 - 36 W


Coaching Staff
Head CoachBill Meek
Defensive CoordinatorJim LaRue
ReceiversGene Dahlquist
Offensive LineChuck Banker
Defensive LineTom Lovat
FreshmenDale Johnson
LinebackersJeff Fries


Team Stats
UtahOPP
Scoring354336
    Points per Game32.230.5
1st Downs192247
    Rushing 1st Downs89129
    Passing 1st Downs8698
    Penalty1720
Rushing1,8632,677
    Rushing Attempts468603
    Yards Gained Rushing2,3113,112
    Yards Lost Rushing448435
        Average per Rush4.04.4
        Average per Game169.4243.4
    TDs Rushing2024
Passing2,1812,258
    Passes Attempted296295
    Passes Completed126149
    Intercepted2621
        Average per Pass7.47.7
        Average per Catch17.315.2
        Average per Game198.3205.3
    TDs Passing2216
    Pass Efficiency111.42118.47
    Pass Efficiency Differential-7.057.05
Total Offensive Plays764898
Total Net Yards4,0444,935
    Average Gain Per Play5.295.50
    Average per Game367.64367.64
Fumbles - Lost45 - 1859 - 30
Penalties - Yards76 - 178 - 869
Interceptions - Yards21 - 26 -
Punts - Yards59 - 246163 - 2500
    Average Per Punt41.7139.68
Season Info
Record6-5
ConferenceWestern Athletic


Utah Scoring
TDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
Stephen Odom130010080
Fleming Jensen073900060
Eugene Belczyk70000042
Ike Spencer60000036
Willie Armstead50000030
Steven Marshall40000024
Donald Van Galder40000024
Roger Lance Robbins20000012
Dannie Marrelli1001008
TEAM0000048
Scott Grayson1000006
Elliot Hagood1000006
Steven Marlowe1000006
Gregory May1000006
Daniel Payne1000006
TOTALS47739204354

Utah Passing
C-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
Donald Van Galder85-178-1414258.07915127.08
Daniel Payne30-76-74335.741173.25
Steven Marshall8-35-52597.4755103.59
Eugene Belczyk2-3-05217.3390212.27
Ike Spencer1-2-0126.0121265.40
Dannie Marrelli0-2-000.0000.00
TOTALS126-296-2621817.479220111.42

Utah Rushing
NoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
Eugene Belczyk140852757775.5776
Ike Spencer86521584635.4755
Steven Marlowe5219681883.6191
James Conway4716651613.4250
Steven Marshall30177311464.9503
Donald Van Galder65202103991.5164
Stephen Odom87718597.4380
Roosevelt Hutchins24642.030
Scott Grayson224-2-1.020
Daniel Payne36114146-8-0.2181
TOTALS468231145418874.07720

Utah Receiving
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Stephen Odom3066322.17911
Willie Armstead2854219.4415
Roger Lance Robbins2839414.1222
Eugene Belczyk1619111.9351
Ike Spencer89712.1231
Dannie Marrelli710014.3181
Steve Hallsey69315.5280
Scott Grayson28844.0741
Steven Marlowe11313.0130
TOTALS126218117.37922

Utah Kick Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Stephen Odom4198424.0460
Eugene Belczyk36521.7290
Ike Spencer12525.0250
Steven Marlowe22010.0100
James Conway11010.0100
Willie Armstead111.010
Joel Savage100.000
TOTALS50110522.1460

Utah Punt Returns
NoYdsAvgLngTD
Stephen Odom1424417.4952
John Frech47819.5620
Mike Stevens45313.2230
Alan Gilreath11414.0140
William Lucas11212.0120
Joel Savage11010.0100
Larry McLaughlin166.060
Lawrence Eldracher300.000
TOTALS2941714.4952

Utah Interceptions
NoYdsTD
Lawrence Eldracher6230
Steven Marshall4861
Mike Stevens2610
Richard Edge2140
Edward Onofrio1480
John Frech1160
Gregory May1121
Alan Gilreath180
William Lucas120
Elliot Hagood121
Gary L. Keller100
TOTALS212723

Utah Defense
TACKLESMISC
TotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
Elliot Hagood1244678/
Robert Fratto994356/
Lawrence Eldracher913952/
Everett Custer762056/
Gary L. Keller693435/
Mike Stevens682840/
Steven Marshall653530/
Richard Barsness632340/
Robert Pritchett612536/
Gregory May482622/
Dennis Wall401723/
Scott Reed362115/
John Frech342311/
Alan Gilreath341915/
Ronald Rydalch311516/
Richard Edge20713/
William Lucas19127/
Edwin Pfursich14122/
Donald Oakley1284/
Eugene Belczyk1275/
Steven Brandenberg1248/
Jeffrey Nichols1165/
Michael G. Belnap1037/
Edward Onofrio752/
Mark Taylor651/
Daniel Jackson440/
Bill Gentry440/
Stephen Odom422/
Bill Powers422/
David Dahl321/
George Swan220/
Daniel Allen211/
Gerald Buchert211/
Steve Hallsey211/
Fleming Jensen211/
Willie Armstead202/
James Conway110/
Douglas H. Duckworth110/
Louis Onofrio110/
Charles Johanson101/
Dannie Marrelli101/
Robert Peterson101/
Ike Spencer101/
Mark Buchi101/
TOTALS110150659500/0000


Utah Kicking
FGPctLngXPPts
Fleming Jensen7-1258.3%5139-42
TOTALS7-120.0%5139-42

Utah Punting
NoYdsAvgLng
Dannie Marrelli57246143.272
TEAM200.00
TOTALS59246141.772

OPP Scoring (7+ points)
TeamTDFGXP2ptDXPSafPoints
ClarkUSU30000018
DoyleUSU03500014
SquareCSU20000012
BlackfordCSU20000012
BarrettUTEP20000012
WhiteASU20000012
GreenwoodISU20000012
HoldenASU20000012
McClanahanASU20000012
ShufordUA20000012
AmundsonISU20000012
CruzASU01800011
GorhamUA0230009
GrimesTT0160009
GoedjenISU0150008
TOTALS441036201336

OPP Passing (Top 15)
TeamC-Att-IntYardsY/ALngTDSackEffic
AdamsUSU30-43-156113.0855213.08
JulianaCSU25-48-23878.1421118.35
WhiteASU20-35-03209.1352152.80
KeithleyUTEP20-31-12909.4411147.29
PaineWSU12-24-41656.9412101.92
BarnesTT10-18-01347.41136.42
AmundsonISU8-20-21055.238297.10
DunawayUNM6-9-19310.3251167.91
TerryBYU7-13-0715.515099.72
DemoryUA1-8-2506.250015.00
JacksonUTEP3-11-1403.614039.64
BarnettWyo2-7-0172.410048.97
PeckWSU2-6-0162.710055.73
DriscollCSU1-3-172.370-13.73
WilsonUSU1-2-063.06075.20
TOTALS149-296-2022587.685150117.63

OPP Rushing (Top 15)
TeamNoGainLossNetAvgLngTD
ShufordUA321835.7412
McCallUA341825.4211
Van ValkenburgBYU371584.3340
SmithTT1115313.9561
EmeryASU1214311.9371
HenryUNM201276.3200
GrandberryWSU22146201265.7341
HoskinsTT211758.5791
StrachanISU2411711164.8240
BarrettUTEP201155.8201
McCutchenTT141027.3280
MosleyTT10939.3150
StrattonBYU19904.7221
McClanahanASU18794.4212
ShawWyo19653.490
TOTALS60267111726734.47922

OPP Receiving (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
CrittendenUTEP914315.9230
SquareCSU911612.9180
MillerCSU910711.9411
ClarkUSU822428.0853
HoldenASU712517.9272
PettyASU610317.2350
DeistUSU68614.3450
GreenwoodISU6528.792
HughesUSU513226.4801
SawyerUSU55010.0230
ForzaniUSU5479.4151
TaylorUTEP47518.8411
AndersonUTEP46917.2230
HudsonASU46716.8220
KennedyCSU45213.0240
TOTALS149218614.78516

OPP Kick Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
ColemanWyo511222.40
RedmondWSU510821.6360
ThreattUTEP59919.80
McCallUNM48822.00
SquareCSU58316.60
JonesISU36722.30
EmeryASU36220.70
OwensASU35819.30
HughesUSU24723.50
PalmerCSU24623.00
TOTALS4996119.6360

OPP Punt Returns (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsAvgLngTD
OlindWyo0280.01
McCurryISU3248.00
HoldenASU3248.00
BethamBYU5204.00
WilkeISU11010.00
ThompsonWSU263.050
McCrayASU155.00
ShawUNM155.00
WallaceUA155.00
WallaceTT231.50
TOTALS221366.251

OPP Interceptions (Top 10)
TeamNoYdsTD
ShelleyUSU3710
WallaceUA2190
AtkinsonBYU200
RobinsonTT1791
HallASU1310
CromptonBYU1240
GourleyBYU1241
WallaceTT1190
SchweitzerISU1190
SmithUTEP1190
TOTALS263612

OPP Defense (Top 25)
TACKLESMISC
TeamTotalSoloAstSacksTFL/YPBUFFQBH
ErzingerWyo166100/00
WestUTEP1367/0
RogersUNM1358/0
BaerUSU133100/00
PoeWSU1284/
PereaUTEP1257/0
WilsonWyo12570/00
JonesUNM1156/0
HoweISU11471/10
ShawUNM1138/0
TreeBYU1037/1
CarrBYU1028/0
SchmidtWyo9721/11
ThompsonWSU954/
ClarkeUA954/0
DodsonUA945/0
NelsonUSU9450/01
CaratelliISU9362/60
OakesUNM936/0
MullaneyCSU936/0
JohnsonWSU853/
WilsonCSU853/0
ColemanUTEP844/0
ChildersUSU8442/100
AtkinsonBYU835/0
TOTALS832423409043/1523100


OPP Kicking (Top 15)
TeamFGPctLngXPPts
CruzASU1-0.0%468-811
GrimesTT1-214.8%6-69
GorhamUA2-0.0%323-39
GoedjenISU1-0.0%225-68
DaneloWSU1-0.0%192-25
SmylieCSU1-0.0%261-24
MonahanBYU0-0.0%02-22
WestUTEP0-0.0%02-32
McDonaldUNM0-0.0%02-22
TOTALS7-210.0%4631-3452

OPP Punting (Top 15)
TeamNoYdsAvgLng
CoonBYU832740.946
KeithleyUTEP733047.169
HainlenCSU729742.460
ShufordUA629348.876
MulhallISU624240.348
DoyleUSU622136.845
JohnsonWSU621135.244
CockrehamWyo515430.847
WhiteASU313143.748
FieldsUNM312642.051
GarnerTT27839.040
HeberWyo13838.038
TEAMISU100.00
TEAMWyo100.00
TOTALS62244839.576


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