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1932 Washington State Cougars football
ConferencePacific Coast Conference
1932 record7–1–1 (5–1–1 PCC)
Head coachBabe Hollingbery (7th season)
Home stadiumRogers Field
Seasons
← 1931
1933 →
1932 PCC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
USC 6 0 0     10 0 0
Washington State 5 1 1     7 1 1
UCLA 4 2 0     6 4 0
Washington 3 2 2     6 2 2
Oregon 2 2 1     6 3 1
California 2 2 1     7 3 2
Stanford 1 3 1     6 4 1
Oregon State 1 4 0     4 6 0
Idaho 1 4 0     3 5 0
Montana 0 5 0     2 7 0
† – Conference champion

The 1932 Washington State Cougars football team was an American football team that represented Washington State College in the Pacific Coast Conference during the 1932 college football season. In its seventh season under head coach Babe Hollingbery, the team compiled a 7–1–1 record (5–1–1 against conference opponents), finished second in the PCC, shut out six of nine opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 130 to 28.[1][2]

Halfback George Sanders was selected by the Associated Press (AP), United Press (UP), and Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA) as a first-team player on the 1932 All-Pacific Coast football team.[3][4][5] Sanders was also selected by the AP and NEA as a second-team halfback, and by the UP as a third-team halfback, on the 1932 All-America team.[6][7][8]

The team played its home games at Rogers Field in Pullman, Washington.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24[[{{{school}}}|College of Idaho]]*W 40–04,000[9]
October 1at USCL 0–2035,000[10]
October 8Willamette*
  • Rogers Field
  • Pullman, WA
W 30–03,000[11]
October 15at CaliforniaW 7–225,000[12]
October 22at Oregon StateW 7–65,000[13]
October 29Montana
  • Rogers Field
  • Pullman, WA
W 31–03,000[14]
November 5Idaho
W 12–08,000[15]
November 12at WashingtonT 0–020,000[16]
November 24at UCLA
  • Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
  • Los Angeles, CA
W 3–035,000[17]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2016 Media Guide". Washington State Cougars Athletics. p. 74. http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/wsu.sidearmsports.com/documents/2016/8/25/2016_Football_Media_Guide_Color.pdf. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  2. "1932 Washington State Cougars Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/washington-state/1932-schedule.html. Retrieved June 23, 2019.
  3. "Trojans Claim Four Positions on Mythical All-Pacific Coast Team". The Evening Independent (Massillon, Ohio): p. 6. November 30, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/2617056/1932_ap_all_pacific_coast_football_team/.
  4. "Hughes, Oregon, Named On NEA All-Coast Team". LaGrande Observer, LaGrande, Oregon: p. 5. December 2, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/2616951/1932_nea_all_pcc_football_team/.
  5. George E. Helmer (November 26, 1933). "All-Coast Football Team Offered by United Press". San Bernardino Daily Sun: p. 14. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/2617107/1932_up_all_pacific_coast_football_team/.
  6. "Four Midwest Stars Voted Places on 1932 All-American Football Team". Evening Independent (Masillon, Ohio). December 3, 1932.
  7. Bill Braucher (December 2, 1932). "NEA Names Its All-American Football Team for 1932 Season". The Daily News (Frederick, MD).
  8. "Name United Press 1932 All-American Grid Team". Stevens Point Daily Journal. November 28, 1932.
  9. "Cougars Win Easily". The Sunday Missoulian: p. 5. September 25, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33188438/cougars_win_easily/.
  10. "Trojans Lucky To Win Over Cougars, 20-0". Los Angeles Times: pp. VIa-1, VIa-2. October 2, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33186061/trojans_lucky_to_win_over_cougars_200/.
  11. "Cougars Crush W. U. 30-0 But Bearcat Attack Looks Better; 10 First Downs". The Oregon Statesman: p. 8. October 9, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33188538/cougars_crush_w_u_300_but_bearcat/.
  12. William Leiser (October 16, 1932). "Cougars Chew Up Baffled Bears, 7-2: Arbelbide in 49-Yard Run To W.S.C. Tally". The San Francisco Examiner: p. 19. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33188623/cougars_chew_up_baffled_bears_72/.
  13. "Washington State Edges Out 7 to 6 Victory Over Oregon State Team". The Eugene Register-Guard: p. 8. October 23, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33170035/washington_state_edges_out_7_to_6/.
  14. "Cougars Win Over Grizzly On Wet Field". The Great Falls Tribune: p. 9. October 20, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33188132/cougars_win_over_grizzly_on_wet_field/.
  15. "Idaho Eleven Gives Cougar Team Trouble". The Ogden Standard-Examiner: p. 13. November 6, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33188231/idaho_eleven_gives_cougar_team_trouble/.
  16. "Huskies, Cougars Play 0-0 Tie". Nevada State Journal: p. 5. November 13, 1932. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33188683/huskies_cougars_play_00_tie/.
  17. Ralph Huston (November 25, 1932). "W.S.C. Beats Bruins 3 to 0 as Gun Sounds". Los Angeles Times: p. II-9. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/33188042/wsc_beats_bruins_3_to_0_as_gun_sounds/.
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