1968 Wyoming Cowboys Football Team
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1968 Wyoming Cowboys Football Team
1968 Wyoming Cowboys football
WAC champion
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1968 record7-3 (6-1 WAC)
Head coachLloyd Eaton (7th season)
Home stadiumWar Memorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wyoming $ 6 1 0     7 3 0
Arizona State 5 1 0     8 2 0
Arizona 5 1 0     8 3 0
UTEP 3 3 0     4 5 1
Utah 2 3 0     3 7 0
Colorado State 1 2 0     2 8 0
BYU 1 5 0     2 8 0
New Mexico 0 7 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming in the 1968 NCAA University Division football season. Led by seventh-year head coach Lloyd Eaton, they were members of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) and played their home games on campus at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

The Cowboys had a record of 7-3, won a third consecutive WAC title, and outscored their opponents 242 to 118.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 14at No. 14 Nebraska*L 10-13
September 21Utah State*W 48-3
September 28at Air Force*No. 20L 3-10
October 5No. 14 Arizona State
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Laramie, WY
W 27-13
October 12at BYUW 20-17
October 19Utah
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Laramie, WY
W 20-9
October 26New Mexico
  • War Memorial Stadium
  • Laramie, WY
W 35-6
November 2at Colorado StateW 46-14
November 16at UTEPNo. 20W 26-19
November 23at ArizonaNo. 20L 7-14
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

[1]

1969 NFL/AFL Draft

Three Cowboys were selected in the 1969 NFL/AFL Draft, the third common draft, which lasted seventeen rounds (442 selections).[2]

Player Position Round Overall NFL team
Gene Huey Wide receiver 5 123 St. Louis Cardinals
Dave Hampton Running back 9 220 Green Bay Packers
Dennis Devlin Defensive back 10 240 New England Patriots

References

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: Lloyd W. Eaton, 1968". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ "1969 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013.

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