2010 Washington State Cougars football team

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2010 Washington State Cougars football
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Conference Pacific-10 Conference
2010 record 2–10 (1–8 Pac-10)
Head coach Paul Wulff
Offensive coordinator Todd Sturdy
Defensive coordinator Chris Ball, Jody Sears
Home stadium Martin Stadium
(Capacity: 35,117)
Uniform
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Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#3 Oregon $   9 0         12 1  
#4 Stanford  %   8 1         12 1  
USC *   5 4         8 5  
Washington   5 4         7 6  
Arizona   4 5         7 6  
Arizona State   4 5         6 6  
Oregon State   4 5         5 7  
California   3 6         5 7  
UCLA   2 7         4 8  
Washington State   1 8         2 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • * – USC ineligible for championship and post-season due to NCAA sanctions
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 2010 Washington State Cougars football team represented Washington State University in the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Paul Wulff and they were members of the Pacific-10 Conference . The team played its home games at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington. The Cougars finished the season 2–10, 1–8 in Pac-10 play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
Non-Conference Schedule
September 4 4:00 PM at Oklahoma State* Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK FSN L 17–65   48,692[2]
September 11 4:00 PM Montana State* Martin StadiumPullman, WA FSNNW W 23–22   26,356[3]
September 18 12:30 PM at SMU* Gerald J. Ford StadiumDallas, TX CBSCS L 21–35   18,184[4]
Conference Schedule
September 25 12:00 PM No. 20 Southern California Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA FSNNW L 16–50   24,310[5]
October 2 12:30 PM at UCLA Rose BowlPasadena, CA FSNNW L 28–42   62,072[6]
October 9 2:00 PM No. 3 Oregondagger Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA CSNNW L 23–43   24,768[7]
October 16 4:30 PM No. 17 Arizona Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA Versus L 7–24   23,955[8]
October 23 2:00 PM at No. 12 Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA FCS L 28–38   36,679[9]
October 30 4:00 PM at Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ L 0–42   44,903[10]
November 6 1:00 PM California Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA FSNNW L 13–20   17,648[11]
November 13 1:00 PM at Oregon State Reser StadiumCorvallis, OR FSNNW W 31–14   45,389[12]
December 4 4:00 PM Washington Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA (103rd Apple Cup) Versus L 28–35   30,157[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

Game Notes[edit]

Oklahoma State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 10 0 7 17
Cowboys 17 21 13 14 65

Montana State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Bobcats 6 7 9 0 22
Cougars 0 7 0 16 23

Southern Methodist[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 7 0 7 21
Mustangs 7 7 14 7 35

Southern California[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#20 Trojans 21 7 15 7 50
Cougars 7 6 0 3 16

UCLA[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 14 14 0 28
Bruins 7 13 8 14 42

After scoring 21 unanswered points to lead the Bruins 28-20, the Cougars were unable to hold the lead. The Bruins came back with three touchdowns in the last half for the victory.

Oregon[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Ducks 15 14 7 7 43
Cougars 14 3 6 0 23

Arizona[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Wildcats 7 7 7 3 24
Cougars 0 0 7 0 7

Stanford[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 7 0 21 28
#12 Cardinal 10 14 7 7 38

Arizona State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 0 0 0 0
Sun Devils 14 14 7 7 42

California[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Bears 0 7 7 6 20
Cougars 0 10 3 0 13

Oregon State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 14 7 10 31
Beavers 0 0 7 7 14

The Cougars came into Corvallis with a 1-9 record, and a 16 game Pac-10 losing streak. The Cougars took control of the game early, with a 14-0 lead. The Cougars would walk away with a 31-14 victory against the Beavers, ending the 16 game conference losing streak.

Washington[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 7 7 7 14 35
Cougars 0 7 7 14 28

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 NCAA Football Rankings - AP Top 25 Week 14
  2. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 7, 2010. Retrieved September 5, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Montana State Bobcats vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 15, 2010. Retrieved September 12, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. SMU Mustangs Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 21, 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2010. 
  5. ^ "USC Trojans vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 27, 2010. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. UCLA Bruins Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 4, 2010. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Oregon Ducks vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 12, 2010. Retrieved October 10, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Arizona Wildcats vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 18, 2010. Retrieved October 16, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. Stanford Cardinal Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 25, 2010. Retrieved October 23, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 2, 2010. Retrieved October 30, 2010. 
  11. ^ "California Golden Bears vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 2, 2010. Retrieved November 6, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. Oregon State Beavers Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 2, 2010. Retrieved November 13, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Washington Huskies vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 4, 2010.