FANDOM


1974 Washington Huskies football
ConferencePacific-8
1974 record5–6 (3–4 Pac-8)
Head coachJim Owens (18th season)
MVPCornelius Chenevert (LB)
CaptainWillie Hendricks (RB)
CaptainBob Martin (DE)
CaptainDave Pear (DT)
CaptainRay Pinney (C)
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →
1974 Pacific-8 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 USC 6 0 1     10 1 1
Stanford 5 1 1     5 4 2
California 4 2 1     7 3 1
UCLA 4 2 1     6 3 2
Washington 3 4 0     5 6 0
Oregon State 3 4 0     3 8 0
Washington State 1 6 0     2 9 0
Oregon 0 7 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1974 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1974 NCAA Division I football season. In its 18th and final season under head coach Jim Owens,[1][2] the team compiled a 5–6 record, finished in a tie for fifth place in the Pacific-8 Conference, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 285 to 272.[3]

Linebacker Cornelius Chenevert was selected as the team's most valuable player, and the team captains were Willie Hendricks, Bob Martin, Dave Pear, and Ray Pinney. Days after the season concluded with an Apple Cup victory at Spokane,[4][5][6] 47-year-old Owens stepped down as head coach,[1][2] and Don James succeeded him in December.[7][8]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 14Cincinnati*W 21–1747,000
September 21Iowa State*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
W 31–2847,500
September 28No. 9 Texas A&M*
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
L 15–2854,000
October 5at No. 19 Texas*L 21–3550,250
October 12at Oregon StateL 9–2326,951
October 19at StanfordL 17–3438,000
October 26Oregon
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
W 66–052,500
November 2No. 18 UCLA
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
W 31–952,000
November 9No. 18 California
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
L 26–5254,500
November 16at No. 8 USCL 11–4252,157
November 23at Washington StateW 24–1727,800
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll

RosterEdit

1974 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 13 Rowland, ChrisChris Rowland Jr
QB 14 Fitzpatrick, DennisDennis Fitzpatrick Sr
WR 47 Anderson, JimJim Anderson Jr
WR 89 Brown, ReggieReggie Brown Sr
WR 20 Conley, KenKen Conley Jr
WR 39 Dean, FredFred Dean Sr
RB 99 Earl, RobinRobin Earl So
RB 32 Hendricks, WillieWillie Hendricks (C) Jr
G 66 Jackson, CharlesCharles Jackson So
WR 91 Phillips, ScottScott Phillips So
C 59 Pinney, RayRay Pinney (C) Jr
G 67 Quinn, LouLou Quinn Jr
T 65 Ray, EddieEddie Ray Jr
T 79 Van Valkenburg, CarlCarl Van Valkenburg So
RB 24 Vicino, MikeMike Vicino Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 18 Burleson, AlAl Burleson Jr
LB 56 Chenevert, CorneliusCornelius Chenevert Jr
DT 73 Green, MikeMike Green Jr
LB 48 Kristoff, JimJim Kristoff Sr
DB 22 Lipe, SteveSteve Lipe Jr
LB 50 Lloyd, DanDan Lloyd Jr
DE 95 Martin, BobBob Martin (C) Sr
DT 80 Pear, DaveDave Pear (C) Sr
DB 28 Reed, FrankFrank Reed Jr
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:[9][10]

NFL DraftEdit

Three Huskies were selected in the 1975 NFL Draft, which lasted seventeen rounds (442 selections).

Player Position Round Pick Franchise
Dave Pear Defensive tackle 3rd 56 Baltimore Colts
Bob Martin Defensive end 11th 269 Green Bay Packers
Skip Boyd Punter 17th 438 Los Angeles Rams

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Owens says bye to Husky players". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Associated Press ((Washington)): p. 15. November 27, 1974. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=oZpYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=kvgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6185%2C3326249.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Huskies' Owens quits". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press ((Idaho)): p. B1. November 27, 1974. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=SJdfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RDEMAAAAIBAJ&pg=1892,7105376.
  3. "Washington Yearly Results (1970-1974)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/w/washington/1970-1974_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  4. Missildine, Harry (November 24, 1974). "Washington's Fitzpatrick terrific as Huskies subdue Cougs 24-17". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, sports. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=CC1OAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Se0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=6437%2C4307140.
  5. Drosendahl, Glenn (November 24, 1974). "Huskies brush aside late Cougars rally, win 24-17". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 1B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=RZdfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RDEMAAAAIBAJ&pg=4661%2C6415105.
  6. Brown, Bruce (November 25, 1974). "Coach, game star savor UW victory". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Washington)): p. 17. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=n5pYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=kvgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4039%2C2649096.
  7. "Kent State coach is Huskies' choice". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Associated Press ((Washington)): p. 19. December 23, 1974. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=-KJYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=mvgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7243%2C2589702.
  8. "UW: Kent State's James". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 12. December 24, 1974. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ne9LAAAAIBAJ&sjid=Ve0DAAAAIBAJ&pg=7255%2C1986944.
  9. "WSU vs, Washington (rosters)". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Washington)): p. 17. November 22, 1974. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=nZpYAAAAIBAJ&sjid=kvgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6263%2C2314994.
  10. "Cougs-Huskies (starting lineups)". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 1B. November 23, 1974. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=RJdfAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RDEMAAAAIBAJ&pg=3486%2C6149208.


Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.