| 8–3 (4–2 WAC)|
| Ron McBride|
| Western Athletic Conference|
Wayne Howard (2nd year)
The 1978 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. Head coach Wayne Howard led the team to a 4–2 mark in the WAC and 8–3 overall.
1978 Utah Utes football team Wikipedia
One player went in the 1979 NFL Draft.