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1970 Washington Huskies football
ConferencePacific-8
1970 record6–4 (4–3 Pac-8)
Head coachJim Owens (14th season)
CaptainBo Cornell (RB)
CaptainTom Failla (DT)
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 Pacific-8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#8 Stanford 6 1 0     9 3 0
Washington 4 3 0     6 4 0
Oregon 4 3 0     6 4 1
UCLA 4 3 0     6 5 0
California 4 3 0     6 5 0
#15 USC 3 4 0     6 4 1
Oregon State 3 4 0     6 5 0
Washington State 0 7 0     1 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1970 college football season. In its 14th season under head coach Jim Owens, the team compiled a 6–4 record, finished in a four-way tie for second place in the Pacific-8 Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 334 to 216.[1] Bo Cornell and Tom Failla were the team captains.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 19Michigan State*W 42–1652,240
September 29No. 10 Michigan*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 3–1756,106
October 3Navy*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 56–755,292
October 10California
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 28–3153,420
October 17at No. 11 USCL 25–2856,166
October 24at Oregon StateW 29–2027,911
October 31No. 16 Oregon
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 25–1358,580
November 7at No. 6 StanfordL 22–2959,066
November 14No. 17 UCLA
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 61–2059,208
November 21vs. Washington StateW 43–2533,200
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

1970 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 6 Sixkiller, SonnySonny Sixkiller So
QB 15 Collins, GregGreg Collins So
RB 32 Cornell, BoBo Cornell (C) Sr
C 53 Jarvis, BruceBruce Jarvis Sr
C 56 Kelso, AlAl Kelso So
G 77 Janet, ErnieErnie Janet Sr
WR 83 Krieg, JimJim Krieg Jr
TE 85 Bulger, AceAce Bulger
TE 87 Brady, JohnJohn Brady So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 11 Burmeister, BobBob Burmeister Jr
DB 18 Cahill, BillBill Cahill So
DB 26 Jones, CalvinCalvin Jones So
LB 36 Ferguson, BillBill Ferguson So
DE 84 Lee, KenKen Lee Sr
DT 91 Failla, TomTom Failla (C) Sr
DE 96 Kravitz, AlAl Kravitz Jr
DE 99 Matter, KurtKurt Matter 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]

NFL DraftEdit

Four Huskies were selected in the 1971 NFL Draft, which lasted seventeen rounds (442 selections).

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Ernie Janet Guard 2nd 37 San Francisco 49ers
Bo Cornell Running back 2nd 40 Cleveland Browns
Bruce Jarvis Center 3rd 53 Buffalo Bills
Ken Lee Linebacker 8th 204 Detroit Lions

ReferencesEdit

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