1986 Washington Huskies football
Sun Bowl, L 6–28 vs. Alabama
ConferencePacific-10
Ranking
CoachesNo. 17
APNo. 18
1986 record8–3–1 (5–2–1 Pac-10)
Head coachDon James (12th season)
Offensive coordinatorGary Pinkel (3rd season)
Defensive coordinatorJim Lambright (10th season)
MVPReggie Rogers
CaptainKevin Gogan
CaptainRod Jones
CaptainRick Fenney, Steve Alvord
CaptainReggie Rogers, Tim Peoples
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
Seasons
← 1985
1987 →
1986 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#4 Arizona State 5 1 1     10 1 1
#14 UCLA 5 2 1     8 3 1
#18 Washington 5 2 1     8 3 1
#11 Arizona 5 3 0     9 3 0
Stanford 5 3 0     8 4 0
USC 5 3 0     7 5 0
Oregon 3 5 0     5 6 0
Washington State 2 6 1     3 7 1
California 2 7 0     2 9 0
Oregon State 1 6 0     3 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1986 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1986 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its 12th season under head coach Don James, the team compiled an 8–3–1 record, finished in a tie for second place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 378 to 197.[1] Reggie Rogers was selected as the team's most valuable player. Rogers, Kevin Gogan, Rod Jones, Rick Fenney, Steve Alvord, and Tim Peoples were the team captains.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 13No. 10 Ohio State*No. 17W 40–761,071
September 20No. 11 BYU*No. 7
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 52–2161,197
September 27at No. 12 USCNo. 6L 10–2058,023
October 4CaliforniaNo. 12
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 50–1858,911
October 11at No. 18 StanfordNo. 12W 24–1452,000
October 18Bowling Green*No. 9
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 48–057,075
October 25OregonNo. 8
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 38–358,466
November 1at No. 7 Arizona StateNo. 6L 21–3471,589
November 8at Oregon StateNo. 13W 28–1229,541
November 15No. 19 UCLANo. 10
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
T 17–1759,916
November 22at Washington StateNo. 12W 44–2340,000
December 25vs. No. 13 Alabama*No. 12L 6–2848,722
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Season summary[edit | edit source]

California[edit | edit source]

by Quarter 1 2 3 4 Total
California 0 10 0 8 18
Washington 20 6 17 7 50

[2]

Washington State[edit | edit source]

by Quarter 1 2 3 4 Total
• Washington 7 14 13 10 44
Washington St 0 10 7 6 23

[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Washington Yearly Results (1985–1989)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/w/washington/1985-1989_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 14, 2015.
  2. Gainesville Sun October 5, 1986
  3. Gainesville Sun. November 23, 1986 Page 4F.


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