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]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 22San Jose State*W 49–8 15,300
September 29at Wyoming*W 21–15 12,385
October 6at Arizona State*T 24–24 31,015
October 13StanfordW 21–6 17,000
October 20Indiana*
  • Joe Albi Stadium
  • Spokane, WA
W 21–15 15,500
October 27at Pacific*L 12–13 11,050
November 3Oregon State*
  • Rogers Field
  • Pullman, WA
L 12–18 16,500
November 10at Oregon*L 10–28 19,400
November 17at Idaho*W 22–14 11,500
November 24Washington
L 21–26 35,700
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

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.