1938 Utah Utes Football Team
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1938 Utah Utes Football Team
1938 Utah Utes football
Utah Utes - U logo.svg
MSC champion
Sun Bowl, W 26-0 vs. New Mexico
ConferenceMountain States Conference
1938 record7-1-2 (4-0-2 MSC)
Head coachIke Armstrong (14th season)
Home stadiumUte Stadium
Seasons
← 1937
1939 →
1938 MSC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Utah $ 4 0 2     7 1 2
BYU 3 2 1     4 3 1
Denver 3 2 1     4 4 1
Colorado 3 2 1     3 4 1
Utah State 3 3 0     4 4 0
Wyoming 1 4 1     2 5 1
Colorado A&M 0 4 2     1 5 2
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1938 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah in the Mountain States Conference (MSC) during the 1938 college football season. In their 14th season under head coach Ike Armstrong, the Utes compiled a 7-1-2 record, won the MSC championship, defeated New Mexico in the 1939 Sun Bowl, and outscored all opponents by a total of 187 to 36.[1][2]

Tackle Barney McGarry was the team captain.[3] McGarry was also selected by the Central Press as a first-team player on the 1938 All-America team.[4] Four players won all-conference honors: McGarry; end Bruce Balkan; center Ernest Baldwin; and halfback Paul Snow.[5]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1Montana State*W 34-0[6]
October 15BYU
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT (rivalry)
T 7-7
October 22at Utah StateW 33-09,500[7]
October 29Denver
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
W 21-0[8]
November 5at ColoradoT 0-0
November 12Colorado A&Mdagger
  • Ute Stadium
  • Salt Lake City, UT
W 13-0
November 19at WyomingW 39-0
November 24Idaho*
L 0-16
December 17at Hawaii*W 14-13
January 2vs. New Mexico*W 26-013,000[9]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

After the season

NFL draft

Utah had one player selected in the 1939 NFL Draft.[10]

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Barnie McGarry Guard 6 43 Cleveland Rams

References

  1. ^ "1938 Utah Utes Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "2019 Utah Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Utah. 2019. p. 182.
  3. ^ 2019 Utah Football Media Guide, p. 119.
  4. ^ 2019 Utah Football Media Guide, p. 153.
  5. ^ 2019 Utah Football Media Guide, p. 162.
  6. ^ Marlowe Branagan (October 2, 1938). "Redskins Bag 34-0 Fray: Pace Sparks Attack of Armstrong's Men; Fans Pleased". The Salt Lake Tribune. pp. 1C, 3C – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Marlowe Branagan (October 23, 1938). "Utes Trample Aggies: Redskins Hammer Farmers, 33-0". The Salt Lake Tribune. pp. 1C, 2C – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Utah, Denver Game Tops Slate". The Salt Lake Telegram. October 24, 1938. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ Jerry Smith (January 3, 1939). "Utah Beats New Mexico University 26-0: Sun Bowl Crowd of 13,000 Sees Lobos Defeated". The El Paso Times. pp. 1, 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "1939 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved .

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