2014 Washington State Cougars football team

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2014 Washington State Cougars football
Washington State Cougars wordmark.svg
Conference Pac-12 Conference
Division North Division
2014 record 3–9 (2–7 Pac-12)
Head coach Mike Leach (3rd year)
Offensive scheme Air Raid
Defensive coordinator Mike Breske (3rd year)
Base defense 3–4 Multiple
Home stadium Martin Stadium
(Capacity: 32,952)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Pac-12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
North Division
#2 Oregon x$^   8 1         13 2  
Stanford   5 4         8 5  
Washington   4 5         8 6  
California   3 6         5 7  
Oregon State   2 7         5 7  
Washington State   2 7         3 9  
South Division
#19 Arizona x   7 2         10 4  
#10 UCLA   6 3         10 3  
#12 Arizona State   6 3         10 3  
#20 USC   6 3         9 4  
#21 Utah   5 4         9 4  
Colorado   0 9         2 10  
Championship: Oregon 51, Arizona 13
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
As of January 13, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2014 Washington State Cougars football team represented Washington State University during the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by third-year head coach Mike Leach and played their home games at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington. They were members of the North Division of the Pac-12 Conference. They finished the season with a 3–9 overall record and a 2–7 mark in conference play to finish in a tie for fifth place in the North Division.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
Non-Conference Schedule
August 28 7:00 PM vs. Rutgers* CenturyLink FieldSeattle, WA FS1 L 38–41   30,927
September 5 7:30 PM at Nevada* Mackay StadiumReno, NV ESPN L 13–24   26,023
September 13 5:00 PM Portland State* Martin StadiumPullman, WA P12N W 59–21   30,874
Conference Schedule
September 20 7:30 PM No. 2 Oregon Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA ESPN L 31–38   32,952
September 27 5:00 PM at Utah Rice Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT P12N W 28–27   45,859
October 4 7:30 PM Californiadagger Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA P12N L 59–60   30,020
October 10 6:00 PM at No. 25 Stanford Stanford StadiumStanford, CA ESPN L 17–34   44,135
October 25 3:00 PM No. 15 Arizona Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA P12N L 37–59   32,952
November 1 1:30 PM USC Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA P12N L 17–44   25,012
November 8 1:00 PM at Oregon State Reser StadiumCorvallis, OR P12N W 39–32   44,377
November 22 10:00 AM at No. 13 Arizona State Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ P12N L 31–52   51,428
November 29 7:30 PM Washington Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA (107th Apple Cup) FS1 L 13–31   32,952
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time
All dates, times and TV are tentative and subject to change.
Source:[1]

Game notes[edit]

Rutgers[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting
Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Washington State Cougars – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Scarlet Knights 7 14 3 17 41
Cougars 3 14 14 7 38

at CenturyLink FieldSeattle, WA

Game information
First Quarter
  • RUTG – Leonte Carroo 78 yard pass from Gary Nova (Kyle Federico kick)
  • WSU – Erik Powell 22 yard Field Goal
Second Quarter
  • RUTG - Paul James 1 yard run (Kyle Federico kick)
  • WSU – Isiah Myers 4 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Erik Powell kick)
  • RUTG - Paul James 56 yard run (Kyle Federico kick)
  • WSU - Vince Mayle 26 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Erik Powell kick)
Third Quarter
  • WSU - River Cracraft 7 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Erik Powell kick)
  • RUTG - Kyle Federico 36 yard field goal
  • WSU – Isiah Myers 14 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Erik Powell kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • RUTG - Kyle Federico 36 yard field goal
  • RUTG – John Tsimis 29 yard pass from Gary Nova (Kyle Federico kick)
  • WSU – Rickey Galvin 5 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Erik Powell kick)
  • RUTG - Paul James 3 yard run (Kyle Federico kick)

@ Nevada[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2005 WAZZU, 55–21
Washington State Cougars at Nevada Wolf Pack – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 10 0 3 13
Wolf Pack 7 7 0 10 24

at Mackay StadiumReno, NV

Game information
First Quarter
  • NEV – Don Jackson 1 yard run (Brent Zuzo Kick)
Second Quarter
  • NEV - James Butler 1 yard run (Brent Zuzo Kick)
  • WSU – Vince Mayle 13 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Erik Powell Kick)
  • WSU - Erik Powell 25 yard field goal
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter
  • NEV - Don Jackson 2 yard run (Brent Zuzo Kick)
  • WSU - Quentin Breshears 38 yard field goal
  • NEV - Brent Zuzo 40 yard field goal

Portland State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 2008 WAZZU, 48–9
Portland State Vikings at Washington State Cougars – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 0 0 14 7 21
Cougars 7 21 7 24 59

at Martin StadiumPullman, WA

Game information
First Quarter
  • WSU – Gerard Wicks 1 yard run (Quentin Breshears Kick)
Second Quarter
  • WSU – River Cracraft 15 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
  • WSU - Dom Williams 17 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
  • WSU - Vince Mayle 3 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
Third Quarter
  • PRST - Shaq Richard 6 yard run (Jonathan Gonzales Kick)
  • PRST - Alex Toureen 24 yard pass from Kieran McDonagh (Jonathan Gonzales Kick)
  • WSU – Isiah Myers 8 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Erik Powell kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • WSU – Isiah Myers 4 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Erik Powell kick)
  • PRST - Patrick Onwuasor 42 yard interception return (Jonathan Gonzales Kick)
  • WSU - Quentin Breshears 29 yard field goal
  • WSU - Isiah Myers 55 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
  • WSU - Dom Williams 84 Yd pass from Luke Falk (Quentin Breshears Kick)

Oregon[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
38–46–7 2013 ORE, 62–38
#2 Oregon Ducks at Washington State Cougars – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#2 Ducks 7 14 7 10 38
Cougars 14 7 0 10 31

at Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA

Game information
First Quarter
  • WSU – Dom Williams 18 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
  • ORE – Devon Allen 80 Yd pass from Marcus Mariota (Matt Wogan Kick)
  • WSU – Dom Williams 8 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
Second Quarter
  • ORE – Keanon Lowe 57 yard pass from Marcus Mariota (Matt Wogan Kick)
  • ORE – Devon Allen 13 yard pass from Marcus Mariota (Matt Wogan Kick)
  • WSU – Rickey Galvin 6 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
Third Quarter
  • ORE – Pharaoh Brown 8 yard pass from Marcus Mariota (Matt Wogan Kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • WSU – Quentin Breshears 30 yard field goal
  • ORE – Matt Wogan 34 Yd Field Goal
  • WSU – River Cracraft 5 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
  • ORE – Keanon Lowe 6 yard pass from Marcus Mariota (Matt Wogan Kick)

@ Utah[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
6–7 2013 WAZZU, 49–37
Washington State Cougars at Utah Utes – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 7 7 14 28
Utes 21 3 0 3 27

at Rice-Eccles StadiumSalt Lake City, UT

Game information
First Quarter
  • UTAH – Eric Rowe 11 yard interception return (Andy Phillips Kick)
  • UTAH – Kaelin Clay 58 yard punt return (Andy Phillips Kick)
  • UTAH – Devontae Booker 76 yard Run (Andy Phillips Kick)
Second Quarter
  • WSU – Dom Williams 35 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
  • UTAH – Andy Phillips 46 yard field goal
Third Quarter
  • WSU – Vince Mayle 11 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
Fourth Quarter
  • UTAH – Andy Phillips 43 yard field goal
  • WSU – Dom Williams 20 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)
  • WSU – Vince Mayle 81 yard pass from Connor Halliday (Quentin Breshears Kick)

California[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
26–44–5 2013 WAZZU, 44–22
California Golden Bears at Washington State Cougars (Homecoming) – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Bears 0 13 28 19 60
Cougars 10 14 28 7 59

at Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA

Game information

@ Stanford[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
25–38–1 2013 STAN, 55–17
Washington State Cougars at Stanford Cardinal – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 0 3 7 17
#25 Cardinal 10 7 7 10 34

at Stanford StadiumStanford, CA

Game information

Arizona[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
14–25 2013 WAZZU, 24–17
Arizona Wildcats at Washington State Cougars – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Wildcats 24 7 21 7 59
Cougars 0 16 0 21 37

at Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA

Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter

USC[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
9–58–4 2013 WAZZU, 10–7
USC Trojans at Washington State Cougars – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Trojans 14 10 13 7 44
Cougars 0 7 3 7 17

at Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA

Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter

@ Oregon State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
49–46–3 2013 ORST, 52–24
Washington State Cougars at Oregon State Beavers– Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 14 3 15 39
Beavers 10 6 6 10 32

at Reser StadiumCorvallis, OR

Game information

@ Arizona State[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
13–25–2 2013 ASU, 55–21
Washington State Cougars at Arizona State Sun Devils – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 17 0 7 31
#13 Sun Devils 0 21 7 24 52

at Sun Devil StadiumTempe, AZ

Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter

Washington[edit]

Overall record Last meeting Result
32–68–6 2013 WASH, 27–17
Washington Huskies at Washington State Cougars (107th Apple Cup) – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 7 7 10 7 31
Cougars 0 0 0 13 13

at Martin Stadium • Pullman, WA

Game information
First Quarter
Second Quarter
Third Quarter
Fourth Quarter

Statistics[edit]

Team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 Football Schedule Released". Washington State University Department of Athletics. January 8, 2014. Retrieved August 3, 2014.