1986 Arizona Wildcats football team

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1986 Arizona Wildcats football
Aloha Bowl champion
Conference Pacific-10
Ranking
Coaches No. 10
AP No. 11
1986 record 9–3 (5–3 Pac-10)
Head coach Larry Smith (1st season)
Offensive coordinator Chuck Stobart (1st season)
Defensive coordinator Chris Allen
Captain Byron Evans
Home stadium Arizona Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Arizona State $ 5 1 1     10 1 1
No. 14 UCLA 5 2 1     8 3 1
No. 18 Washington 5 2 1     8 3 1
No. 11 Arizona 5 3 0     9 3 0
Stanford 5 3 0     8 4 0
USC 5 3 0     7 5 0
Oregon 3 5 0     5 6 0
Washington State 2 6 1     3 7 1
California 2 7 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 1 6 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 6 Houston* Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ W 37–3   52,433
September 13 Colorado State* Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ W 37–10   49,003
September 20 at Oregon No. 17 Autzen StadiumEugene, OR W 41–17   28,773
September 27 Colorado* No. 10 Folsom FieldBoulder, CO Raycom W 24–21   41,024
October 11 at UCLA No. 11 Rose BowlPasadena, CA CBS L 25–32   51,279
October 18 Oregon State No. 16 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ W 23–12   52,669
October 25 California No. 15 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ W 33–16   49,016
November 1 No. 18 USC No. 14 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ L 13–20   55,046
November 8 at Washington State No. 17 Martin StadiumPullman, WA W 31–6   17,000
November 22 No. 4 Arizona State No. 14 Arizona Stadium • Tucson, AZ (Territorial Cup) CBS W 34–17   58,267
November 30 vs. Stanford No. 12 National Olympic StadiumTokyo, Japan (Coca-Cola Classic) ESPN L 24–29   55,000
December 27 vs. North Carolina* No. 16 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI (Aloha Bowl) ABC W 30–21   26,743
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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Game summaries[edit]

Arizona State[edit]

#4 Arizona State at #14 Arizona
1 234Total
Arizona State 0 1007 17
Arizona 7 7713 34

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