1978 Washington Huskies football team

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1978 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Conference Pacific-10
1978 record 7–4 (6–2 Pac-10)
Head coach Don James (4th year)
Offensive coordinator Dick Scesniak (4th year)
Defensive coordinator Jim Lambright (2nd year)
MVP Michael Jackson
Captain Michael Jackson
Captain Nesby Glasgow
Captain Jeff Toews
Captain Scott Greenwood
Home stadium Husky Stadium
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 Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its fourth season under head coach Don James, the team compiled a 7–4 record, finished in a tie for second place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 270 to 155.[1] Linebacker Michael Jackson was selected as the team's most valuable player. Nesby Glasgow, Scott Greenwood, Michael Jackson, Jeff Toews were the team captains.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 9 No. 12 UCLA No. 11 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA L 7–10   55,780
September 16 Kansas* No. 18 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 31–2   49,624
September 23 at Indiana* No. 15 Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN L 7–14   40,244
September 30 at Oregon State Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 34–0   30,000
October 7 No. 8 Alabama* Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA L 17–20   60,975
October 14 at No. 18 Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 34–31   58,079
October 21 Oregon Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 20–14   49,602
October 28 Arizona State Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 41–7   54,866
November 4 Arizona No. 20 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 31–21   47,587
November 11 at No. 5 USC No. 19 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 10–28   54,071
November 25 vs. Washington State Joe Albi StadiumSpokane, WA (Apple Cup) W 38–8   35,187
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (1975-1979)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 14, 2015.