1960 Washington State Cougars football team

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1960 Washington State Cougars football
Conference Independent
1960 record 4–5–1
Head coach Jim Sutherland (5th season)
Home stadium Rogers Field,
Memorial Stadium (Spokane, WA)
Seasons
← 1959
1961 →
1960 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Rutgers         8 1 0
No. 4 Navy         9 2 0
Memphis State         8 2 0
Detroit         7 2 0
No. 19 Syracuse         7 2 0
No. 16 Penn State         7 3 0
Oregon         7 3 1
Army         6 3 1
Oregon State         6 3 1
Holy Cross         6 4 0
Houston         6 4 0
Miami (FL)         6 4 0
Mississippi Southern         6 4 0
San Jose State         5 4 0
Pittsburgh         4 3 3
Xavier         5 5 0
Washington State         4 5 1
Air Force         4 6 0
Boston University         3 5 2
Pacific (CA)         4 6 0
Boston College         3 6 1
Florida State         3 6 1
Marquette         3 6 0
Colgate         2 7 0
Notre Dame         2 8 0
Villanova         2 8 0
Dayton         1 9 0
Idaho         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1960 Washington State Cougars football team was an American football team that represented Washington State University as an independent during the 1960 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Jim Sutherland, the Cougars compiled a 4–5–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 210 to 161.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Mel Melin with 1,638 passing yards, Keith Lincoln with 543 rushing yards, and Hugh Campbell with 881 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17StanfordW 15–1422,000[4]
September 23at DenverL 26–2819,504[5]
October 1at Arizona StateL 21–2429,600
October 8at CaliforniaT 21–2131,000
October 15at OregonL 12–2118,500
October 22Pacific
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Spokane, WA
W 51–1215,500
October 29at San Jose StateW 29–619,500
November 5Oregon State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Spokane, WA
L 10–2015,600
November 12at IdahoW 18–78,500
November 29 No. 5 Washington (Apple Cup)
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Spokane, WA
L 7–828,750[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1960 Washington State Cougars Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 25, 2016. 
  2. ^ "2016 Media Guide" (PDF). WSUCougars.com. Washington State Cougars Athletics. p. 76. Retrieved October 25, 2016. 
  3. ^ "1960 Washington State Cougars Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 25, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Washington State Tipes Indians". Register-Guard. September 18, 1960. p. 2B – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Denver Upsets Cougars on Escandon's Pitching". Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph. September 24, 1960. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ Missildine, Harry (November 20, 1960). "Cougars go down in grim gallant glory, 8-7". Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. p. 16.