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Utah Utes football
AmericanFootball current event.svg 2019 Utah Utes
Utah Utes NCAA-Utah-Utes Red Helmet white facemask
First season 1892
Head coach Kyle Whittingham
14th year, 120–60 (.667) ()
Home stadium Rice-Eccles Stadium
Stadium capacity 45,807
Stadium surface FieldTurf
Location Salt Lake City, Utah
Conference Pac-12 Conference
(since 2011)
Division South (since 2011)
Past conferences Independent (1892–1909)
RMAC (1910–1937)
MSC (1938–1961)
WAC
(1962–1998)
MWC
(1999–2010)
All-time history
Utah Utes Historical Teams
1892 1893 1894 1895 1896 1897 1898 1899
1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 1908 1909
1910 1911 1912 1913 1914 1915 1916 1917 1918 1919
1920 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928 1929
1930 1931 1932 1933 1934 1935 1936 1937 1938 1939
1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 1949
1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959
1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
2020 2021 2022 2023
All-time record 677–464–31 ()
Postseason bowl record 17–5 ()
Claimed national titles 1 (2008)
Conference titles 24
Division titles 1
Rivalries BYU (rivalry)
Utah State (rivalry)
Colorado (rivalry)
Consensus All-Americans Template:American college football All-Americans
Current uniform
NCAA-Utah Utes 2017 Jerseys
Colors Crimson, White, Black, and Silver

                             

Fight song Utah Man
Mascot Swoop
Marching band Pride of Utah
Website UtahUtes.com
The Utah Utes football team represents the University of Utah located in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Utes are a member of the Pacific-12 Conference, which they joined in 2011. Previously, Utah was a member of the Mountain West Conference.

The Utes play their home games at Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City and are currently coached by Kyle Whittingham.

Conference affiliationsEdit

Utah has been a member of the following conferences.

ChampionshipsEdit

National championshipsEdit

Utah has won one national championship from an NCAA-designated major selector.[1][2]

Year Head Coach Selectors Record Bowl
2008 Kyle Whittingham Anderson & Hester (Seattle Times) 13–0 8–0

Conference championshipsEdit

Utah has won 24 conference championships in five different conferences during their history.

Year Conference Head Coach Overall
record
Conference
record
Division
Record
1922 Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference
Thomas Fitzpatrick 7–1 5–0
1926 Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference
Ike Armstrong 7–0 5–0
1928 Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference
Ike Armstrong 5–0–2 4–0–1
1929 Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference
Ike Armstrong 7–0 6–0
1930 Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference
Ike Armstrong 8–0 7–0
1931 Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference
Ike Armstrong 7–2 6–0
1932 Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference
Ike Armstrong 6–1–1 6–0
1933 Rocky Mountain
Athletic Conference
Ike Armstrong 5–3 5–1
1938 Big Seven Conference Ike Armstrong 7–1–2 4–0–2
1940 Big Seven Conference Ike Armstrong 7–2 5–1
1941 Big Seven Conference Ike Armstrong 6–0–2 4–0–2
1942 Big Seven Conference Ike Armstrong 6–3 5–1
1947 Big Seven Conference Ike Armstrong 8–1–1 6–0
1948 Skyline Conference Ike Armstrong 8–1–1 5–0
1951 Skyline Conference Jack Curtice 7–4 4–1
1952 Skyline Conference Jack Curtice 6–3–1 5–0
1953 Skyline Conference Jack Curtice 8–2 5–0
1957 Skyline Conference Jack Curtice 6–4 5–1
1964 Western Athletic Conference Ray Nagel 9–2 3–1
1995 Western Athletic Conference Ron McBride 7–4 6–2
1999 Mountain West Conference Ron McBride 9–3 5–2
2003 Mountain West Conference Urban Meyer 10–2 6–1
2004 Mountain West Conference Urban Meyer 12–0 7–0
2008 Mountain West Conference Kyle Whittingham 13–0 8–0
  • † Co-championship

Division championshipsEdit

Utah has won two division championships, both in the South division of the Pac-12 Conference.

Year Division Head Coach Opponent CG result
2015Pac-12 South Kyle Whittingham N/A lost tiebreaker to USC
2018 Pac-12 South Kyle Whittingham Washington L 3–10
*† Co-championship

SeasonsEdit

2010-19Edit

Season Coach Record Bowl
2019 Kyle Whittingham
2018 Kyle Whittingham 9-5 SDCCU Bowl (L)
2017 Kyle Whittingham 7-6 Heart of Dallas (W)
2016 Kyle Whittingham 9-4 Foster Farms (W)
2015 Kyle Whittingham 10-3 Las Vegas (W)
2014 Kyle Whittingham 9-4 Las Vegas (W)
2013 Kyle Whittingham 5-7 none
2012 Kyle Whittingham 5-7 none
2011 Kyle Whittingham 8-5 Sun (W)
2010 Kyle Whittingham 10-3 Las Vegas (L)

2000-09Edit

Season Coach Record Bowl
2009 Kyle Whittingham 10-3 Poinsettia (W)
2008 Kyle Whittingham 13-0 Sugar (W)
2007 Kyle Whittingham 9-4 Poinsettia (W)
2006 Kyle Whittingham 8-5 Armed Forces (W)
2005 Kyle Whittingham 7-5 Emerald (W)
2004 Urban Meyer 12-0 Fiesta (W)
2003 Urban Meyer 10-2 Liberty (W)
2002 Ron McBride 5-6 none
2001 Ron McBride 8-4 Las Vegas (W)
2000 Ron McBride 4-7 none

1990-99Edit

Season Coach Record Bowl
1999 Ron McBride 9-3 Las Vegas (W)
1998 Ron McBride 7-4 none
1997 Ron McBride 6-5 none
1996 Ron McBride 8-4 Copper (L)
1995 Ron McBride 7-4 none
1994 Ron McBride 10-2 Freedom (W)
1993 Ron McBride 7-6 Freedom (L)
1992 Ron McBride 6-6 Copper (L)
1991 Ron McBride 7-5 none
1990 Ron McBride 4-7 none

1980-89Edit

Season Coach Record Bowl
1989 Jim Fassel 4-8 none
1988 Jim Fassel 6-5 none
1987 Jim Fassel 5-7 none
1986 Jim Fassel 2-9 none
1985 Jim Fassel 8-4 none
1984 Chuck Stobart 6-5-1 none
1983 Chuck Stobart 5-6 none
1982 Chuck Stobart 5-6 none
1981 Wayne Howard 8-2-1 none
1980 Wayne Howard 5-5-1 none

1970-79Edit

Season Coach Record Bowl
1979 Wayne Howard 6-6 none
1978 Wayne Howard 8-3 none
1977 Wayne Howard 3-8 none
1976 Tom Lovat 3-8 none
1975 Tom Lovat 1-10 none
1974 Tom Lovat 1-10 none
1973 Bill Meek 7-5 none
1972 Bill Meek 6-5 none
1971 Bill Meek 3-8 none
1970 Bill Meek 6-4 none

1960-69Edit

Season Coach Record Bowl
1969 Bill Meek 8-2 none
1968 Bill Meek 3-7 none
1967 Mike Giddings 4-7 none
1966 Mike Giddings 5-5 none
1965 Ray Nagel 3-7 none
1964 Ray Nagel 9-2 Liberty (W)
1963 Ray Nagel 4-6 none
1962 Ray Nagel 4-5-1 none
1961 Ray Nagel 6-4 none
1960 Ray Nagel 7-3 none

1950-59Edit

Season Coach Record Bowl
1959 Ray Nagel 8-2 none
1958 Ray Nagel 4-7 none
1957 Jack Curtice 6-4 none
1956 Jack Curtice 5-5 none
1955 Jack Curtice 6-3 none
1954 Jack Curtice 4-7 none
1953 Jack Curtice 8-2 none
1952 Jack Curtice 6-3-1 none
1951 Jack Curtice 7-4 none
1950 Jack Curtice 3-4-3 none

1940-49Edit

Season Coach Record Bowl
1949 Ike Armstrong 2-7-1 none
1948 Ike Armstrong 8-1-1 none
1947 Ike Armstrong 8-1-1 none
1946 Ike Armstrong 8-3 none

Notable AlumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

External LinksEdit

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