1973 Arizona Wildcats Football Team
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1973 Arizona Wildcats Football Team
1973 Arizona Wildcats football
WAC co-champion
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1973 record8-3 (6-1 WAC)
Head coachJim Young (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorJohn Mackovic (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorLarry Smith (1st season)
Captains
  • Ransom Terrell
  • James O'Connor
  • Mark Neal
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 9 Arizona State + 6 1 0     11 1 0
Arizona + 6 1 0     8 3 0
Utah 4 2 0     7 5 0
BYU 3 4 0     5 6 0
New Mexico 3 4 0     4 7 0
Wyoming 3 4 0     4 7 0
Colorado State 2 4 0     5 6 0
UTEP 0 7 0     0 11 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona during the 1973 NCAA Division I football season.

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 8at Colorado StateW 31-017,217
September 15at WyomingW 21-719,718
September 22Indiana*W 26-1038,643
October 6at Iowa*W 23-2040,365
October 13New Mexico
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, Arizona
W 22-1439,582
October 20Texas Tech*No. 19
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, Arizona
L 31-1740,172
October 27Utah
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, Arizona
ABCW 42-2134,219
November 3at UTEPW 35-186,960
November 10at BYUW 24-1019,597
November 17Air Force*No. 19
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, Arizona
L 27-2639,733
November 24at No. 13 Arizona StateL 55-1951,383
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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Roster

  • Bill Adamson, mg
  • Dennis Anderson, s
  • Mike Battles, s
  • Theo Bell, wr
  • Jay Bledsoe, og
  • Wally Brumfield, de
  • Mike Dawson, dt
  • Obra Erby, lb
  • Charlie Gorham, k
  • Glen Gresham, lb
  • Rich Hall, dt
  • Willie Hamilton, rb
  • Keith Hartwig, wr
  • Allyn Haynes, og
  • Bruce Hill, qb
  • Mitch Hoopes, p
  • Dan Howard, te
  • Leon Lawrence, db
  • Rex Naumetz, de
  • Brian Murray, ot
  • Mark Neal, wr
  • Jim O'Connor, ot
  • Vince Phason, cb
  • Ransom Terrell, lb
  • Jim Upchurch, rb
  • Bruce Walker, dt
  • Roussell Williams, cb
  • Bob Windisch, c

Staff

Statistics

Passing

Player Comp Att Yards TD INT
Bruce Hill 104 216 1,529 9 9

Rushing

Player Att Yards TD
Jim Upchurch 210 1,184 10

Receiving

Player Rec Yards TD
Theo Bell 47 790 7

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Awards

All-WAC (1st Team)

  • Jim O'Connor
  • Willie Hamilton
  • Roussell Williams
  • Ransom Terrell
  • Wally Brumfield

WAC Rookie of the Year: Bruce Hill

WAC Coach of the Year: Jim Young[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c 2009 Arizona football media guide
  2. ^ 2010 Arizona press kit

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