1963 Washington State Cougars football team

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1963 Washington State Cougars football
Conference Athletic Association of Western Universities
1963 record 3–6–1 (1–1 AAWU)
Head coach Jim Sutherland (8th season)
Home stadium Rogers Field,
Joe Albi Stadium (Spokane, WA)
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 AAWU football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington $ 4 1 0     6 5 0
USC 3 1 0     7 3 0
UCLA 2 2 0     2 8 0
Washington State 1 1 0     3 6 1
California 1 3 0     4 5 1
Stanford 1 4 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 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 1963 college football season. In their eighth and final season under head coach Jim Sutherland, the Cougars compiled a 3–6–1 record (1–1 against AAWU opponents), finished in fourth place in the AAWU, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 160 to 95.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Dave Mathieson with 859 passing yards, Clancy Williams with 523 rushing yards, and Gerry Shaw with 409 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21at Texas Tech*L 7–16 31,500
September 28at Iowa*T 14–14 52,600
October 5Arizona*W 7–2 18,200
October 12San Jose State*L 8–13 19,500
October 19at Oregon State*L 6–30 17,810
October 26at Army*L 0–23 31,200
November 2Idaho*
W 14–10 18,500
November 9Oregon*
  • Rogers Field
  • Pullman, WA
L 7–21 13,000
November 16at StanfordW 32–15 27,500
November 30at WashingtonL 0–16 56,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1963 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. ^ "1963 Washington State Cougars Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 25, 2016.