1962 Washington State Cougars football team

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1962 Washington State Cougars football
Conference Athletic Association of Western Universities
1962 record 5–4–1 (1–1 AAWU)
Head coach Jim Sutherland (7th season)
Home stadium Rogers Field,
Joe Albi Stadium (Spokane, WA)
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 USC $ 4 0 0     11 0 0
Washington 4 1 0     7 1 2
Washington State 1 1 0     5 4 1
Stanford 2 3 0     5 5 0
UCLA 1 3 0     4 6 0
California 0 4 0     1 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1962 Washington State Cougars football team was an American football team that represented Washington State University in the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) during the 1962 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach Jim Sutherland, the Cougars compiled a 5–4–1 record (1–1 against AAWU opponents), finished in third place in the AAWU, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 213 to 167.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Dave Mathieson with 1,492 passing yards, George Reed with 503 rushing yards, and Hugh Campbell with 848 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Location Score Attendance
September 22 San Jose State Home 49-8 W 15,300
September 29 Wyoming Away 21-15 W 12,385
October 6 Arizona State Away 24-24 T 31,015
October 13 Stanford S 21-6 W 17,000
October 20 Indiana S 21-15 W 15,500
October 27 Pacific Away 12-13 L 11,050
November 3 Oregon State Home 12-18 L 16,500
November 10 Oregon Away 10-28 L 19,400
November 17 Idaho Away 22-14 W 11,500
November 24 Washington S 21-26 L 35,700

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1962 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. ^ "1962 Washington State Cougars Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 25, 2016.