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1987 Washington Huskies football
Independence Bowl, W 24–12 vs. Tulane
ConferencePacific-10
1987 record7–4–1 (4–3–1 Pac-10)
Head coachDon James (13th season)
Offensive coordinatorGary Pinkel (4th season)
Defensive coordinatorJim Lambright (11th season)
MVPDavid Rill
CaptainChris Chandler
CaptainDarryl Franklin
CaptainBrian Habib
CaptainDavid Rill
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#18 USC § 7 1 0     8 4 0
#9 UCLA § 7 1 0     10 2 0
Washington 4 3 1     7 4 1
#20 Arizona State 3 3 1     7 4 1
Oregon 4 4 0     6 5 0
Stanford 4 4 0     5 6 0
Arizona 2 3 3     4 4 3
California 2 3 2     3 6 2
Washington State 1 5 1     3 7 1
Oregon State 0 7 0     2 9 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its 13th season under head coach Don James, the team compiled a 7–4–1 record, finished in third place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 295 to 254.[1] David Rill was selected as the team's most valuable player. Rill, Chris Chandler, Darryl Franklin, Brian Habib were the team captains.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 5StanfordNo. 13W 31–2173,676
September 12Purdue*No. 12
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 28–1070,492
September 19at Texas A&M*No. 10L 12–2958,178
September 26Pacific (CA)*No. 18
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 31–369,605
October 3at OregonNo. 16L 22–2944,421
October 10No. 13 Arizona State
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 27–1473,883
October 17USC
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
L 23–3771,678
October 31Oregon State
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 28–1266,392
November 7at ArizonaT 21–2150,021
November 14at No. 7 UCLAL 14–4770,332
November 21Washington State
W 34–1974,038
December 19vs. Tulane*W 24–1241,683
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1987 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
C 60 Brostek, BernBern Brostek So
QB 17 Chandler, ChrisChris Chandler Sr
TE 82 Jones, ScottScott Jones Jr
T 50 Zandofsky, MikeMike Zandofsky Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 46 Erlandson, TomTom Erlandson Sr
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

Game summariesEdit

Arizona StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Arizona St 0 0 14 0 14
Washington 14 3 0 10 27




[2]

ReferencesEdit

  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. 1987 Oct 11. Retrieved 2019-Jan-07.
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