American Football Database
1971 Washington Huskies football
APNo. 19
1971 record8–3 (4–3 Pac-8)
Head coachJim Owens (15th season)
CaptainSteve Anderson (OT)
CaptainRick Huget (LB)
CaptainAl Kravitz (DE)
CaptainSonny Sixkiller (QB)
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
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Template:1971 Pacific-8 football standings The 1971 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1971 college football season. In its 15th season under head coach Jim Owens, the team compiled an 8–3 record, finished in a tie for third place in the Pacific-8 Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 357 to 188.[1]


September 11UC Santa Barbara*W 65–756,180
September 18Purdue*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 38–3558,927
September 25TCU*No. 17
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 44–2659,956
October 2at Illinois*No. 15W 52–1448,127
October 9StanfordNo. 11
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 6–1760,777
October 16at OregonNo. 18L 21–2344,200
October 23Oregon State
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 38–1460,404
October 30at UCLAW 23–1236,545
November 6at CaliforniaNo. 20W 30–736,000
November 13No. 15 USCNo. 19
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 12–1359,982
November 20Washington State
W 28–2060,497
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll


1971 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Class
QB 6 Sixkiller, SonnySonny Sixkiller (C) Jr
QB 15 Collins, GregGreg Collins Jr
WR 26 Scott, TomTom Scott Jr
C 56 Kelso, AlAl Kelso Jr
WR 83 Krieg, JimJim Krieg Sr
TE 87 Brady, JohnJohn Brady Jr
Pos. # Name Class
DB 18 Cahill, BillBill Cahill Jr
DB 26 Jones, CalvinCalvin Jones Jr
LB 36 Ferguson, BillBill Ferguson Jr
LB 48 Huget, RickRick Huget (C) Sr
DE 96 Kravitz, AlAl Kravitz (C) Sr
DE 99 Matter, KurtKurt Matter Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

NFL Draft

One Husky was selected in the 1972 NFL Draft, which lasted seventeen rounds (442 selections).

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Jim Krieg Wide receiver 5th 118 Denver Broncos