1986 Washington Huskies football team

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1986 Washington Huskies football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Sun Bowl, L 6–28 vs. Alabama
Conference Pacific-10
Ranking
Coaches No. 17
AP No. 18
1986 record 8–3–1 (5–2–1 Pac-10)
Head coach Don James (12th season)
Offensive coordinator Gary Pinkel (3rd season)
Defensive coordinator Jim Lambright (10th season)
MVP Reggie Rogers
Captain Kevin Gogan
Captain Rod Jones
Captain Rick Fenney, Steve Alvord
Captain Reggie Rogers, Tim Peoples
Home stadium Husky 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 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its 12th season under head coach Don James, the team compiled an 8–3–1 record, finished in a tie for second place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 378 to 197.[1] Reggie Rogers was selected as the team's most valuable player. Rogers, Kevin Gogan, Rod Jones, Rick Fenney, Steve Alvord, and Tim Peoples were the team captains.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
September 13 No. 10 Ohio State* No. 17 Husky StadiumSeattle, WA W 40–7   61,071
September 20 No. 11 BYU* No. 7 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 52–21   61,197
September 27 at No. 12 USC No. 6 Los Angeles Memorial ColiseumLos Angeles, CA L 10–20   58,023
October 4 California No. 12 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 50–18   58,911
October 11 at No. 18 Stanford No. 12 Stanford StadiumStanford, CA W 24–14   52,000
October 18 Bowling Green* No. 9 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 48–0   57,075
October 25 Oregon No. 8 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA W 38–3   58,466
November 1 at No. 7 Arizona State No. 6 Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 21–34   71,589
November 8 at Oregon State No. 13 Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 28–12   29,541
November 15 No. 19 UCLA No. 10 Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA T 17–17   59,916
November 22 at Washington State No. 12 Martin StadiumPullman, WA (Apple Cup) W 44–23   40,000
December 25 vs. No. 13 Alabama* No. 12 Sun BowlEl Paso, TX (Sun Bowl) L 6–28   48,722
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

Season summary[edit]

California[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
California 0 10 0 8 18
Washington 20 6 17 7 50

[2]

Washington State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
• Washington 7 14 13 10 44
Washington St 0 10 7 6 23

[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (1985–1989)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ Gainesville Sun October 5, 1986
  3. ^ Gainesville Sun. November 23, 1986 Page 4F.