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Washington State Cougars AP Poll History

Location: Pullman, Washington ▪ Colors: Crimson & Gray
Stadium: Martin Stadium (cap. 35117)
Record*: 97 Years, 445-509-38, .468 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 447-507-38 by NCAA.

Conferences: Pac-12, Pac-10, Pac-8, AAWU, Ind and PCC
Conference Champion: 4 Times
Bowls: 11 Bowls, 6-5, .545 W-L% (Major Bowls)
Professionals: NFL/AFL stats for Washington State Cougars players at Pro-Football-Reference

Ranked in AP Poll: 2 Times (Preseason), 11 Times (Final), 129 Weeks (Total)

129 Polls

Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
1 2015 11 2015-11-15 24 Up 
2 2015 12 2015-11-22 20 24 Up 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
3 2006 10 2006-10-29 25 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
4 2003 4 2003-09-14 24 Up 
5 2003 5 2003-09-21 21 24 Up 3
6 2003 6 2003-09-28 14 21 Up 7
7 2003 7 2003-10-05 12 14 Up 2
8 2003 8 2003-10-12 6 12 Up 6
9 2003 9 2003-10-19 6 6 NC
10 2003 10 2003-10-26 6 6 NC
11 2003 11 2003-11-02 12 6 Down 6
12 2003 12 2003-11-09 8 12 Up 4
13 2003 13 2003-11-16 8 8 NC
14 2003 14 2003-11-23 16 8 Down 8
15 2003 15 2003-11-30 15 16 Up 1
16 2003 16 2003-12-07 15 15 NC
17 2003 17 Final 9 15 Up 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
18 2002 1 Preseason 11 NA
19 2002 2 2002-08-26 12 11 Down 1
20 2002 3 2002-09-02 11 12 Up 1
21 2002 4 2002-09-08 10 11 Up 1
22 2002 5 2002-09-15 16 10 Down 6
23 2002 6 2002-09-22 16 16 NC
24 2002 7 2002-09-29 17 16 Down 1
25 2002 8 2002-10-06 12 17 Up 5
26 2002 9 2002-10-13 10 12 Up 2
27 2002 10 2002-10-20 9 10 Up 1
28 2002 11 2002-10-27 8 9 Up 1
29 2002 12 2002-11-03 5 8 Up 3
30 2002 13 2002-11-10 3 5 Up 2
31 2002 14 2002-11-17 3 3 NC
32 2002 15 2002-11-24 9 3 Down 6
33 2002 16 2002-12-01 7 9 Up 2
34 2002 17 2002-12-08 7 7 NC
35 2002 18 Final 10 7 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
36 2001 8 2001-10-14 19 Up 
37 2001 9 2001-10-21 14 19 Up 5
38 2001 10 2001-10-28 16 14 Down 2
39 2001 11 2001-11-04 11 16 Up 5
40 2001 12 2001-11-11 9 11 Up 2
41 2001 13 2001-11-18 15 9 Down 6
42 2001 14 2001-11-25 13 15 Up 2
43 2001 15 2001-12-02 13 13 NC
44 2001 16 2001-12-09 13 13 NC
45 2001 17 Final 10 13 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
46 1997 5 1997-09-15 19 Up 
47 1997 6 1997-09-22 15 19 Up 4
48 1997 7 1997-09-29 15 15 NC
49 1997 8 1997-10-06 12 15 Up 3
50 1997 9 1997-10-13 13 12 Down 1
51 1997 10 1997-10-20 10 13 Up 3
52 1997 11 1997-10-27 10 10 NC
53 1997 12 1997-11-03 16 10 Down 6
54 1997 13 1997-11-10 14 16 Up 2
55 1997 14 1997-11-17 11 14 Up 3
56 1997 15 1997-11-24 10 11 Up 1
57 1997 16 1997-12-01 8 10 Up 2
58 1997 17 1997-12-08 8 8 NC
59 1997 18 Final 9 8 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
60 1994 4 1994-09-13 24 Up 
61 1994 5 1994-09-20 22 24 Up 2
62 1994 6 1994-09-27 17 22 Up 5
63 1994 7 1994-10-04 22 17 Down 5
64 1994 8 1994-10-11 20 22 Up 2
65 1994 9 1994-10-18 23 20 Down 3
66 1994 10 1994-10-25 22 23 Up 1
67 1994 11 1994-11-01 16 22 Up 6
68 1994 12 1994-11-08 24 16 Down 8
69 1994 14 1994-11-22 24 Up 
70 1994 15 1994-11-29 24 24 NC
71 1994 16 1994-12-06 24 24 NC
72 1994 17 Final 21 24 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
73 1993 9 1993-10-19 25 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
74 1992 8 1992-10-13 22 Up 
75 1992 9 1992-10-20 13 22 Up 9
76 1992 10 1992-10-27 19 13 Down 6
77 1992 11 1992-11-03 25 19 Down 6
78 1992 12 1992-11-10 21 25 Up 4
79 1992 14 1992-11-24 21 Up 
80 1992 15 1992-12-01 18 21 Up 3
81 1992 16 1992-12-08 18 18 NC
82 1992 17 Final 15 18 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
83 1989 3 1989-09-12 23 Up 
84 1989 4 1989-09-19 19 23 Up 4
85 1989 5 1989-09-26 19 19 NC
86 1989 6 1989-10-03 21 19 Down 2
87 1989 7 1989-10-10 17 21 Up 4
88 1989 8 1989-10-17 15 17 Up 2
89 1989 9 1989-10-24 23 15 Down 8
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
90 1988 12 1988-11-08 20 Up 
91 1988 13 1988-11-15 19 20 Up 1
92 1988 14 1988-11-22 18 19 Up 1
93 1988 15 1988-11-29 17 18 Up 1
94 1988 16 1988-12-06 18 17 Down 1
95 1988 17 Final 16 18 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
96 1981 7 1981-10-12 18 Up 
97 1981 8 1981-10-19 16 18 Up 2
98 1981 9 1981-10-26 14 16 Up 2
99 1981 11 1981-11-09 17 Up 
100 1981 12 1981-11-16 14 17 Up 3
101 1981 13 1981-11-23 20 14 Down 6
102 1981 14 1981-11-30 20 20 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
103 1977 3 1977-09-19 15 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
104 1972 11 1972-11-13 20 Up 
105 1972 12 1972-11-20 19 20 Up 1
106 1972 13 1972-11-27 19 19 NC
107 1972 14 1972-12-04 19 19 NC
108 1972 15 Final 19 19 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
109 1958 2 1958-09-22 10 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
110 1957 5 1957-10-14 19 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
111 1952 1 Preseason 15 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
112 1951 5 1951-10-22 18 Up 
113 1951 6 1951-10-29 16 18 Up 2
114 1951 7 1951-11-05 17 16 Down 1
115 1951 8 1951-11-12 17 17 NC
116 1951 9 1951-11-19 17 17 NC
117 1951 10 1951-11-26 18 17 Down 1
118 1951 11 Final 18 18 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
119 1942 1 1942-10-12 10 NA
120 1942 5 1942-11-09 14 Up 
121 1942 6 1942-11-16 12 14 Up 2
122 1942 7 1942-11-23 15 12 Down 3
123 1942 8 Final 17 15 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
124 1941 8 Final 19 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
125 1940 1 1940-10-14 19 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
126 1936 3 1936-11-02 17 Up 
127 1936 4 1936-11-09 14 17 Up 3
128 1936 5 1936-11-16 15 14 Down 1
129 1936 6 1936-11-23 20 15 Down 5