1978 Washington State Cougars football team

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1978 Washington State Cougars football
Washington State COUGARS logo.gif
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
1978 record 4–6–1 (2–6 Pac-10)
Head coach Jim Walden (1st year)
Seasons
« 1977 1979 »
1978 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 USC 6 1 0     12 1 0
#14 UCLA 6 2 0     8 3 1
Washington 6 2 0     7 4 0
Arizona State 4 3 0     9 3 0
#17 Stanford 4 3 0     8 4 0
California 3 4 0     6 5 0
Arizona 3 4 0     5 6 0
Oregon 2 5 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 2 6 0     3 7 1
Washington State 1 7 0     3 7 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Washington State Cougars football team represented Washington State University during the 1978 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 UNLV* Joe Albi StadiumSpokane, WA W 34–7   26,250
September 16 Idaho* Martin StadiumPullman, WA (Battle of the Palouse) W 28–0   16,950
September 23 Arizona State Joe Albi Stadium • Spokane, WA W 51–26   33,507
September 30 Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY T 21–21   31,612
October 14 at #14 UCLA Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 31–45   40,023
October 21 Stanford Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA L 27–43   27,411
October 28 at Oregon Autzen StadiumEugene, OR W 7–31   25,000
November 4 Oregon State Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA L 31–32   20,061
November 11 at California California Memorial StadiumBerkeley, CA L 14–22   28,750
November 18 at Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, AZ L 24–31   49,557
November 25 Washington Joe Albi Stadium • Spokane, WA (Apple Cup) L 8–38   35,187
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Note: The Oregon game was later forfeited to Washington State by order of the Pacific-10 Conference

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Personnel[edit]

Coaches[edit]

  • Head Coach: Jim Walden
  • Assistants: Mike Church, Gary Gagnon, Rich Glover, Lindsay Hughes, Steve Morton, Pat Ruel, Al Sandahl, Dave Walker, Jerry Wamsley, Ken Woody

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Awards[edit]

  • All-American: QB Jack Thompson (Playboy, Preseason, Sporting News, 1st)
  • All-Pac-10: QB Jack Thompson (1st), C Mark Chandless
  • All-West Coast: Jack Thompson (UPI, 2nd)
  • Frank Butler Award: Jack Thompson
  • J. Fred Bohler Award: Tom Larsen
  • Laurie Niemi Award: Mark Chandless

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Washington State football media guide
  2. ^ 2009 Washington State football media guide
  3. ^ 2009 Washington State football media guide

External links[edit]