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Washington State Cougars

Location: Pullman, Washington ▪ Colors: Crimson & Gray
Stadium: Martin Stadium (cap. 35,117)
Record*: 95 Years, 433-496-38, .467 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 435-494-38 by NCAA.

Conferences: Pac-12, Pac-10, Pac-8, AAWU, Ind and PCC
Conference Champion: 4 Times
Bowls: 9 Bowls, 5-4, .556 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 2 Times (Preseason), 11 Times (Final), 127 Weeks (Total)

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95 Years

Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1 2014 Pac-12 Mike Leach (0-0)
2 2013 Pac-12 6 7 0 .462 7.95 9.80 Mike Leach (0-0) New Mexico Bowl-L
3 2012 Pac-12 3 9 0 .250 -6.89 3.36 Mike Leach (3-9)
4 2011 Pac-12 4 8 0 .333 -5.61 0.14 Paul Wulff (4-8)
5 2010 Pac-10 2 10 0 .167 -4.20 7.22 Paul Wulff (2-10)
6 2009 Pac-10 1 11 0 .083 -14.87 4.88 Paul Wulff (1-11)
7 2008 Pac-10 2 11 0 .154 -13.82 3.33 Paul Wulff (2-11)
8 2007 Pac-10 5 7 0 .417 1.66 5.58 Bill Doba (5-7)
9 2006 Pac-10 6 6 0 .500 5.81 5.40 25 Bill Doba (6-6)
10 2005 Pac-10 4 7 0 .364 1.60 1.88 Bill Doba (4-7)
11 2004 Pac-10 5 6 0 .455 2.67 5.39 Bill Doba (5-6)
12 2003 Pac-10 10 3 0 .769 12.31 3.00 6 9 Bill Doba (10-3) Holiday Bowl-W
13 2002 Pac-10 10 3 0 .769 13.47 4.01 11 3 10 Mike Price (10-3) Rose Bowl-L
14 2001 Pac-10 10 2 0 .833 12.09 0.59 9 10 Mike Price (10-2) Sun Bowl-W
15 2000 Pac-10 4 7 0 .364 1.93 6.66 Mike Price (4-7)
16 1999 Pac-10 3 9 0 .250 -4.93 1.15 Mike Price (3-9)
17 1998 Pac-10 3 8 0 .273 -5.75 3.71 Mike Price (3-8)
18 1997 Pac-10 10 2 0 .833 14.21 4.71 8 9 Mike Price (10-2) Rose Bowl-L
19 1996 Pac-10 5 6 0 .455 1.41 2.32 Mike Price (5-6)
20 1995 Pac-10 3 8 0 .273 -2.01 2.27 Mike Price (3-8)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
21 1994 Pac-10 8 4 0 .667 10.75 6.08 16 21 Mike Price (8-4) Alamo Bowl-W
22 1993 Pac-10 5 6 0 .455 4.84 5.84 25 Mike Price (5-6)
23 1992 Pac-10 9 3 0 .750 10.23 4.48 13 15 Mike Price (9-3) Copper Bowl-W
24 1991 Pac-10 4 7 0 .364 0.01 4.47 Mike Price (4-7)
25 1990 Pac-10 3 8 0 .273 -2.00 5.27 Mike Price (3-8)
26 1989 Pac-10 6 5 0 .545 8.99 4.53 15 Mike Price (6-5)
27 1988 Pac-10 9 3 0 .750 13.85 6.01 16 16 Dennis Erickson (9-3) Aloha Bowl-W
28 1987 Pac-10 3 7 1 .318 -1.56 6.17 Dennis Erickson (3-7-1)
29 1986 Pac-10 3 7 1 .318 3.09 9.46 Jim Walden (3-7-1)
30 1985 Pac-10 4 7 0 .364 3.50 4.13 Jim Walden (4-7)
31 1984 Pac-10 6 5 0 .545 4.61 3.06 Jim Walden (6-5)
32 1983 Pac-10 7 4 0 .636 5.56 2.19 Jim Walden (7-4)
33 1982 Pac-10 3 7 1 .318 -2.20 4.80 Jim Walden (3-7-1)
34 1981 Pac-10 8 3 1 .708 9.87 2.62 14 Jim Walden (8-3-1) Holiday Bowl-L
35 1980 Pac-10 4 7 0 .364 3.64 2.92 Jim Walden (4-7)
36 1979 Pac-10 3 8 0 .273 -1.38 7.81 Jim Walden (3-8) W-L-T adjusted to 4-7 by NCAA.
37 1978 Pac-10 3 7 1 .318 3.04 5.58 Jim Walden (3-7-1)
38 1977 Pac-8 6 5 0 .545 8.71 7.26 15 Warren Powers (6-5) W-L-T adjusted to 7-4 by NCAA.
39 1976 Pac-8 3 8 0 .273 -0.53 5.84 Jackie Sherrill (3-8)
40 1975 Pac-8 3 8 0 .273 -0.44 4.47 Jim Sweeney (3-8)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
41 1974 Pac-8 2 9 0 .182 -3.12 5.07 Jim Sweeney (2-9)
42 1973 Pac-8 5 6 0 .455 5.20 8.20 Jim Sweeney (5-6)
43 1972 Pac-8 7 4 0 .636 9.61 5.07 19 19 Jim Sweeney (7-4)
44 1971 Pac-8 4 7 0 .364 3.25 5.98 Jim Sweeney (4-7)
45 1970 Pac-8 1 10 0 .091 -2.36 11.73 Jim Sweeney (1-10)
46 1969 Pac-8 1 9 0 .100 -6.95 8.05 Jim Sweeney (1-9)
47 1968 Pac-8 3 6 1 .350 -1.48 0.72 Jim Sweeney (3-6-1)
48 1967 AAWU 2 8 0 .200 -5.25 5.55 Bert Clark (2-8)
49 1966 AAWU 3 7 0 .300 -5.50 1.50 Bert Clark (3-7)
50 1965 AAWU 7 3 0 .700 3.66 -0.74 Bert Clark (7-3)
51 1964 AAWU 3 6 1 .350 -2.99 3.32 Bert Clark (3-6-1)
52 1963 AAWU 3 6 1 .350 -1.32 4.88 Jim Sutherland (3-6-1)
53 1962 AAWU 5 4 1 .550 4.53 2.33 Jim Sutherland (5-4-1)
54 1961 Ind 3 7 0 .300 -3.41 2.29 Jim Sutherland (3-7)
55 1960 Ind 4 5 1 .450 -1.32 -3.82 Jim Sutherland (4-5-1)
56 1959 Ind 6 4 0 .600 5.78 0.78 Jim Sutherland (6-4)
57 1958 PCC 7 3 0 .700 8.62 2.62 10 Jim Sutherland (7-3)
58 1957 PCC 6 4 0 .600 8.72 5.12 19 Jim Sutherland (6-4)
59 1956 PCC 3 6 1 .350 -2.48 4.92 Jim Sutherland (3-6-1)
60 1955 PCC 1 7 2 .200 -7.19 5.61 Alton Kircher (1-7-2)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
61 1954 PCC 4 6 0 .400 -2.17 1.43 Alton Kircher (4-6)
62 1953 PCC 4 6 0 .400 -2.91 4.19 Alton Kircher (4-6)
63 1952 PCC 4 6 0 .400 3.57 7.97 15 15 Alton Kircher (4-6)
64 1951 PCC 7 3 0 .700 10.88 3.08 16 18 Forest Evashevski (7-3)
65 1950 PCC 4 3 2 .556 0.25 0.80 Forest Evashevski (4-3-2)
66 1949 PCC 3 6 0 .333 0.96 7.08 Phil Sarboe (3-6)
67 1948 PCC 4 5 1 .450 -0.30 5.00 Phil Sarboe (4-5-1)
68 1947 PCC 3 7 0 .300 -1.97 4.73 Phil Sarboe (3-7)
69 1946 PCC 1 6 1 .188 -6.76 -1.51 Phil Sarboe (1-6-1)
70 1945 PCC 6 2 1 .722 -2.29 -10.07 Phil Sarboe (6-2-1)
71 1942 PCC 6 2 2 .700 1.19 -2.31 10 17 O.E. Hollingbery (6-2-2)
72 1941 PCC 6 4 0 .600 13.81 8.71 19 19 O.E. Hollingbery (6-4)
73 1940 PCC 4 4 2 .500 3.28 4.68 19 O.E. Hollingbery (4-4-2)
74 1939 PCC 4 5 0 .444 -4.23 1.33 O.E. Hollingbery (4-5)
75 1938 PCC 2 8 0 .200 -2.48 8.52 O.E. Hollingbery (2-8)
76 1937 PCC 3 3 3 .500 1.26 4.26 O.E. Hollingbery (3-3-3)
77 1936 PCC 6 3 1 .650 8.47 4.77 14 O.E. Hollingbery (6-3-1)
78 1935 PCC 5 3 1 .611 4.16 0.05 O.E. Hollingbery (5-3-1)
79 1934 PCC 4 3 1 .563 9.71 1.59 O.E. Hollingbery (4-3-1)
80 1933 PCC 5 3 1 .611 7.60 4.49 O.E. Hollingbery (5-3-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
81 1932 PCC 7 1 1 .833 12.85 3.41 O.E. Hollingbery (7-1-1)
82 1931 PCC 6 4 0 .600 8.89 7.49 O.E. Hollingbery (6-4)
83 1930 PCC 9 1 0 .900 14.18 1.98 O.E. Hollingbery (9-1) Rose Bowl-L
84 1929 PCC 10 2 0 .833 8.67 -3.67 O.E. Hollingbery (10-2)
85 1928 PCC 7 3 0 .700 9.20 -0.70 O.E. Hollingbery (7-3)
86 1927 PCC 3 3 2 .500 0.02 -1.98 O.E. Hollingbery (3-3-2)
87 1926 PCC 6 1 0 .857 8.28 0.99 O.E. Hollingbery (6-1)
88 1925 PCC 3 4 1 .438 -4.16 -0.41 Albert Exendine (3-4-1)
89 1924 PCC 1 5 2 .250 1.64 5.77 Albert Exendine (1-5-2)
90 1923 PCC 2 4 1 .357 -1.95 1.91 Albert Exendine (2-4-1)
91 1922 PCC 2 5 0 .286 -5.03 4.69 Gus Welch (2-5)
92 1921 PCC 4 2 1 .643 1.93 -1.93 Gus Welch (4-2-1)
93 1920 PCC 5 1 0 .833 7.66 -2.67 Gus Welch (5-1)
94 1919 PCC 5 2 0 .714 8.71 -2.58 Gus Welch (5-2)
95 1917 PCC 6 0 1 .929 7.68 -7.46 William Dietz (6-0-1)