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1968 Washington Huskies football
ConferencePacific-8
1968 record3–5–2 (1–5–1 Pac-8)
Head coachJim Owens (12th season)
CaptainJim Cope
CaptainAl Worley
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
Seasons
← 1967
1969 →
1968 Pacific-8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 USC 6 0 0     9 1 1
#15 Oregon State 5 1 0     7 3 0
Stanford 3 3 1     6 3 1
California 2 2 1     7 3 1
Oregon 2 4 0     4 6 0
UCLA 2 4 0     3 7 0
Washington State 1 3 1     3 6 1
Washington 1 5 1     3 5 2
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1968 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1968 college football season. In its 12th season under head coach Jim Owens, the team compiled a 3–5–2 record, finished in last place in the Pacific-8 Conference, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 177 to 154.[1] Jim Cope and Al Worley were the team captains.

This was the first season of AstroTurf at Husky Stadium; the opener was a tie with Rice.[2] The only other University Division venues with artificial turf in 1968 were the Astrodome (Houston) and Neyland Stadium (Tennessee).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21Rice*T 35–3550,038
September 28at Wisconsin*W 21–1742,965
October 5at Oregon StateL 21–3530,220
October 12Oregon
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 0–352,737
October 19at No. 1 USCL 7–1460,990
October 26Idaho*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 37–749,538
November 2No. 8 California
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
T 7–750,266
November 9at StanfordL 20–3533,000
November 16UCLA
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 6–052,500
November 23vs. Washington StateL 0–2431,986
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

1968 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
G 61 Ballenger, KenKen Ballenger Jr
RB 29 Blanks, HarveyHarvey Blanks Jr
FB 31 Cooke, DaveDave Cooke Jr
RB 28 Cope, JimJim Cope Sr
RB 32 Cornell, BoBo Cornell So
G 60 Harris, JimJim Harris Jr
WR 89 Huget, JeffJeff Huget Sr
TE 86 Janet, ErnieErnie Janet So
C 53 Jarvis, BruceBruce Jarvis So
QB 7 Kaloper, JerryJerry Kaloper Sr
QB 17 McCoy, MikeMike McCoy Jr
T 54 Schoepper, BobBob Schoepper Sr
T 75 Schwartz, AveryAvery Schwartz Jr
QB 14 Willis, GeneGene Willis
RB 39 Wojciechowski, CarlCarl Wojciechowski Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 72 Anderson, BobBob Anderson Sr
DB 18 Berg, BobBob Berg Jr
DT 78 Fike, GregGreg Fike So
LB 49 Jugum, GeorgeGeorge Jugum Sr
DE 84 Lee, KenKen Lee So
DT 70 Sharp, RickRick Sharp Sr
DB 11 Spriesterbach, DanDan Spriesterbach Sr
LB 50 Truner, MarkMark Truner So
DB 35 Verti, TomTom Verti Jr
DE 98 Washington, OtisOtis Washington Sr
LB 36 Werner, ClydeClyde Werner Jr
DB 12 Worley, AlAl Worley Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
PK 10 Volbrecht, RonRon Volbrecht
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

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ReferencesEdit

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