1915 Washington State football team

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1915 Washington State football
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 14–0 vs. Brown
Conference Independent
1915 record 7–0
Head coach William Henry Dietz (1st season)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Home stadium Rogers Field
Seasons
← 1914
1916 →
1915 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Cornell         9 0 0
Pittsburgh         8 0 0
Washington         7 0 0
Washington State         7 0 0
Georgia Tech         7 0 1
Notre Dame         7 1 0
Villanova         6 1 0
Dartmouth         7 1 1
Penn State         7 2 0
Oregon         7 2 0
Princeton         6 2 0
Maryland         6 3 0
California         8 5 0
Oregon Agricultural         5 3 0
Army         5 3 1
Montana         2 2 2
USC         3 4 0
Navy         3 5 1
Idaho         1 4 1

The 1915 Washington State football team represented Washington State University during the 1915 college football season as an independent. The offense scored 204 points while the defense allowed 10 points. Led by head coach William Henry Dietz, the team won the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day in Pasadena, California.

For the first of two consecutive years, Washington State did not play in-state rival Washington.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 9 Oregon Rogers FieldPullman, WA W 28–3    
October 16 at Oregon Agricultural Bell FieldCorvallis, OR W 29–0    
October 30 at Idaho MacLean FieldMoscow, ID [1][2][3] (Battle of the Palouse) W 41–0    
November 6 Montana Rogers Field • Pullman, WA W 27–7    
November 16 Whitman Rogers Field • Pullman, WA W 17–0    
November 25 at Gonzaga Natatorium ParkSpokane, WA [4] W 48–0    
January 1, 1916 vs. Brown Tournament ParkPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) W 14–0   10,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WSC-Idaho football statistics for annual contest on Saturday". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). October 29, 1915. p. 19. 
  2. ^ "W.S.C.-Idaho game at Moscow today will attract many from Spokane". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). October 30, 1915. p. 14. 
  3. ^ "WSC gets sweet revenge on Idaho, scoring its greatest victory, 41 to 0". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). October 31, 1915. p. 1, part 3. 
  4. ^ "Washington State rolls up 48-0 score on Gonzaga on muddy field". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). November 26, 1915. p. 8.