1966 Texas Western Miners Football Team
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1966 Texas Western Miners Football Team
1966 Texas Western Miners football
ConferenceIndependent
1966 record6-4
Head coachBobby Dobbs (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           9 0 1
Colgate           8 1 1
No. 8 Georgia Tech           9 2 0
Army           8 2 0
Dayton           8 2 0
Houston           8 2 0
Memphis State           7 2 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           8 2 1
VPI           8 2 1
Syracuse           8 3 0
Colorado State           7 3 0
New Mexico State           7 3 0
West Texas State           7 3 0
Villanova           6 3 0
Holy Cross           6 3 1
Southern Miss           6 4 0
Texas Western           6 4 0
Rutgers           5 4 0
Tulane           5 4 1
Florida State           6 5 0
Buffalo           5 5 0
Penn State           5 5 0
Air Force           4 6 0
Boston College           4 6 0
Navy           4 6 0
Utah State           4 6 0
Xavier           4 6 0
Pacific           4 7 0
San Jose State           3 7 0
Pittsburgh           1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Texas Western Miners football team was an American football team that represented Texas Western College (now known as the University of Texas at El Paso) as an independent during the 1965 NCAA University Division football season. In its second season under head coach Bobby Dobbs, the team compiled a 6-4 record and outscored opponents by a total of 293 to 187.[1][2]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 17at Arizona StateL 26-30
September 24at North TexasL 9-12
October 1New Mexico
  • Sun Bowl
  • El Paso, TX
W 51-3
October 8at West Texas StateW 9-3
October 15Texas-Arlington
  • Sun Bowl
  • El Paso, TX
W 68-21
October 22San Jose State
  • Sun Bowl
  • El Paso, TX
W 35-0
November 5at BYUL 33-53
November 12Wyoming
  • Sun Bowl
  • El Paso, TX
L 7-31
November 19New Mexico State
  • Sun Bowl
  • El Paso, TX
W 28-14
November 26Utah
  • Sun Bowl
  • El Paso, TX
W 27-20

References

  1. ^ "1966 UTEP Miners Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "2014 UTEP Media Guide" (PDF). University of Texas at El Paso. 2014. p. 177.



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