1980 Washington Huskies football team

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1980 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Pac-10 champion
Rose Bowl, L 6–23 vs. Michigan
Conference Pacific-10
Ranking
Coaches No. 17
AP No. 16
1980 record 9–3 (6–1 Pac-10)
Head coach Don James (6th season)
Offensive coordinator Bob Stull (2nd season)
Defensive coordinator Jim Lambright (4th season)
MVP Tom Flick
Captain Tom Flick
Captain Randy Van Divier
Captain Rusty Olsen
Captain Ken Gardner
Home stadium Husky Stadium
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 16 Washington $ 6 1 0     9 3 0
No. 13 UCLA 5 2 0     9 2 0
No. 11 USC 4 2 1     8 2 1
Arizona State 5 3 0     7 4 0
Oregon 4 3 1     6 3 2
Stanford 3 4 0     6 5 0
Arizona 3 4 0     5 6 0
Washington State 3 4 0     4 7 0
California 3 5 0     3 8 0
Oregon State 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its sixth season under head coach Don James, the team compiled a 9–3 record, finished in first place in the Pacific-10 Conference, lost to Michigan in the 1981 Rose Bowl, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 333 to 198.[1] Tom Flick was selected as the team's most valuable player. Flick, Ken Gardner, Rusty Olsen, and Randy Van Divier were the team captains.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13 Air Force* No. 19 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 50–7   44,999
September 20 Northwestern* No. 16 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 45–7   49,975
September 27 Oregon No. 13 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA L 10–34   56,282
October 4 at Oklahoma State* Lewis FieldStillwater, OK W 24–18   48,200
October 11 at Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 41–6   33,000
October 18 at No. 20 Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 27–24   60,066
October 25 Navy* No. 18 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA L 10–24   48,841
November 1 Arizona State Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 25–0   48,691
November 8 Arizona Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 45–22   49,341
November 15 at No. 2 USC Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA W 20–10   55,512
November 22 vs. Washington State No. 16 Joe Albi StadiumSpokane, WA (Apple Cup) W 30–23   34,577
January 1 vs. No. 5 Michigan* No. 16 Rose BowlPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) L 6–23   104,863
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Roster[edit]

1980 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 15 Anthony Allen So
QB 12 Tom Flick Sr
WR 80 Danny Greene Fr
G 56 Rick Mallory Fr
T 78 Curt Marsh Sr
QB 16 Steve Pelluer Fr
WR 7 Paul Skansi So
RB 45 Toussaint Tyler Sr
T 79 Randy Van Divier Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 48 Tony Caldwell So
CB 8 Ray Horton Jr
DT 92 Scott Garnett Fr
DT 65 Fletcher Jenkins Jr
LB 67 Mark Jerue Jr
DB 23 Vince Newsome So
LB 38 Mark Stewart So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 14 Rich Camarillo Sr
K 13 Chuck Nelson So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (1980-1984)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 14, 2015.