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1966 Washington Huskies football
ConferenceAthletic Association of Western Universities
1966 record6–4 (4–3 AAWU)
Head coachJim Owens (10th season)
CaptainTom Greenlee
CaptainMike Ryan
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 AAWU football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
USC 4 1 0     7 4 0
#5 UCLA 3 1 0     9 1 0
Oregon State 3 1 0     7 3 0
Washington 4 3 0     6 4 0
California 2 3 0     3 7 0
Oregon 1 3 0     3 7 0
Washington State 1 3 0     3 7 0
Stanford 1 4 0     5 5 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1966 college football season. In its tenth season under head coach Jim Owens, the team compiled a 6–4 record, finished in fourth place in the Athletic Association of Western Universities, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 171 to 141.[1] The team captains were seniors Tom Greenlee and Mike Ryan.

In the season-ending Apple Cup at Joe Albi Stadium in Spokane,[2][3] the Huskies defeated rival Washington State for the eighth straight year.[4][5][6]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 17Idaho*W 19–755,360
September 24Air Force*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 0–1056,110
October 1at Ohio State*W 38–2280,241
October 8at No. 6 USCL 14–1755,960
October 15California
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 20–2454,112
October 22Oregon
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 10–750,596
October 29at StanfordW 22–2038,500
November 5No. 3 UCLA
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 16–355,536
November 12at Oregon StateL 13–2421,347
November 19at Washington StateW 19–733,800
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

1966 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 89 Huget, JeffJeff Huget So
QB 16 McCoy, MikeMike McCoy So
RB 39 Wojciechowski, CarlCarl Wojciechowski So
WR 90 Williams, DaveDave Williams Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 83 Schoepper, BobBob Schoepper So
DB 11 Spriesterbach, DanDan Spriesterbach So
DE 98 Washington, OtisOtis Washington So
DB 12 Worley, AlAl Worley So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt
Source:[2][3][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Washington Yearly Results (1965-1969)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/w/washington/1965-1969_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Cougar, Husky seniors in final game". Spokesman-Review. (photos) ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1. November 19, 1966. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=V8xYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=AekDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7214%2C949069.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Missildine, Harry (November 19, 1966). "Do cycles end at seven years? Underdog Cougars seek answer". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 10. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=V8xYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=AekDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5814%2C995374.
  4. "Fumbling Cougars lose to Huskies". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, sports. November 20, 1966. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=WMxYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=AekDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7331%2C1796342.
  5. "Four field goals spark Huskies' win". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press ((Idaho)): p. 11. November 20, 1966. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=vqVfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=TzIMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6091%2C4212918.
  6. Spoerhase, Jim (November 21, 1966). "Huskies kick Cougars 19-7; talented toe does big job". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Washington)): p. 14. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=FQ4zAAAAIBAJ&sjid=__cDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4957%2C1606581.
  7. "UW drills hard for Idaho clash". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Idaho)): p. 17. September 16, 1966. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=AbwSAAAAIBAJ&sjid=rPcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5025%2C91015.
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