1964 Arizona Wildcats football
WAC co-champion
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1964 record6–3–1 (3–1 WAC)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Captains
  • John Briscoe
  • Larry Fairholm
Home stadiumArizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1963
1965 →
1964 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New Mexico + 3 1 0     9 2 0
Utah + 3 1 0     9 2 0
Arizona + 3 1 0     6 3 1
Wyoming 2 2 0     6 2 2
Arizona State 0 2 0     8 2 0
BYU 0 4 0     3 6 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1964 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1964 NCAA University Division football season. In their sixth season under head coach Jim LaRue, the Wildcats compiled a 6–3–1 record (3–1 in WAC), finished in a three-way for the WAC championship, and outscored their opponents 147 to 76. Home games were played on campus at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, and the team captains were John Briscoe and Larry Fairholm.[1][2]

Arizona's statistical leaders included Lou White with 419 passing yards, Floyd Hudlow with 402 rushing yards, and Rickie Harris with 391 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26BYUW 39–6
October 3Washington State*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 28–1229,400[4][5]
October 10at New MexicoL 7–1020,844[6]
October 17at Oregon*L 0–21
October 24Wyoming
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 15–7
October 31at Air Force*L 0–7
November 7Idaho*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
W 14–721,500[7]
November 14at Texas Western*W 14–0
November 21Iowa State*
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ
T 0–0
November 28Arizona State
  • Arizona Stadium
  • Tucson, AZ (rivalry)
W 30–6
  • *Non-conference game

Season notes

References

  1. ^ "1964 Arizona Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  2. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 106. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  3. ^ "1964 Arizona Wildcats Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "Arizona tumbles WSU Cougars". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). Associated Press. October 4, 1964. p. 10.
  5. ^ Johnson, Bob (October 5, 1963). "Cougars prepare for UOP; Arizona scores 28-12 win". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). p. 17.
  6. ^ LeRoy Bearman (October 11, 1964). "Field Goal Gives Lobos 10-7 Upset Win: 'Cats Tumble In WAC Tilt". Albuquerque Journal. p. E1.
  7. ^ "Arizona scores in final minute to nip Idaho 14-7". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Idaho. November 8, 1964. p. 9.