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1992 Washington Huskies football
Pac-10 co-champion
Rose Bowl, L 31–38 vs. Michigan
ConferencePacific-10
Ranking
CoachesNo. 11
APNo. 11
1992 record9–3 (6–2 Pac-10)
Head coachDon James (18th season)
Offensive coordinatorJeff Woodruff (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorJim Lambright (16th season)
MVPDave Hoffmann
CaptainMark Brunell
CaptainDave Hoffmann
CaptainLincoln Kennedy
CaptainShane Pahukoa
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
Seasons
← 1991
1993 →
1992 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Washington § 6 2 0     9 3 0
#9 Stanford § 6 2 0     10 3 0
#15 Washington State 5 3 0     9 3 0
USC 5 3 0     6 5 1
Arizona 4 3 1     6 5 1
Arizona State 4 4 0     6 5 0
Oregon 4 4 0     6 6 0
UCLA 3 5 0     6 5 0
California 2 6 0     4 7 0
Oregon State 0 7 1     1 9 1
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1992 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1992 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its eighteenth and final season under head coach Don James, the defending national champion Huskies won their first eight games[1] and took the Pacific-10 Conference title for the third consecutive season.[2]

Attempting to win a third straight Rose Bowl,[3] the Huskies lost to Michigan by seven points and finished with a 9–3 record.[4] Washington outscored its opponents by a combined total of 337 to 186.[5]

Dave Hoffmann was selected as the team's most valuable player. Hoffmann, Mark Brunell, Lincoln Kennedy, and Shane Pahukoa were the team captains.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 57:30 PMat Arizona StateNo. 2PrimeW 31–753,782
September 1212:30 PMWisconsin*No. 2W 27–1072,800
September 196:45 PMNo. 12 Nebraska*No. 2
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
ESPNW 29–1473,333
October 312:30 PMNo. 20 USCNo. 1
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
ABCW 17–1073,275
October 1012:30 PMNo. 24 CaliforniaNo. 1
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
ABCW 35–1673,504
October 171:00 PMat OregonNo. 1W 24–347,612
October 2412:30 PMPacific (CA)*No. 1
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 31–770,618
October 3112:30 PMNo. 15 StanfordNo. 2
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
ABCW 41–770,821
November 712:30 PMat No. 12 ArizonaNo. 1ABCL 3–1658,510
November 1412:30 PMOregon StateNo. 6
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle, WA
W 45–1670,419
November 2112:30 PMat No. 25 Washington StateNo. 5ABCL 23–4237,600
January 1, 19931:45 PMvs. No. 7 Michigan*No. 9ABCL 31–3894,236

RosterEdit

1992 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 42 Berry, JayJay Berry Sr
TE 14 Bjornson, EricEric Bjornson So
TE 85 Bruener, MarkMark Bruener So
QB 11 Brunell, MarkMark Brunell Sr
RB 29 Bryant, BenoBeno Bryant Sr
TE 82 Conwell, ErnieErnie Conwell Fr
C 65 Garica, FrankFrank Garica So
QB 12 Hobert, Billy JoeBilly Joe Hobert Jr
FB 22 Jones, MattMatt Jones Sr
G 56 Kaligis, PetePete Kaligis Sr
RB 8 Kaufman, NapoleonNapoleon Kaufman So
T 75 Kennedy, LincolnLincoln Kennedy Sr
C 52 Nevell, JimJim Nevell Jr
T 71 Pierson, PetePete Pierson Jr
FB 31 Turner, DariusDarius Turner Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 23 Bailey, WalterWalter Bailey Sr
DT 75 Farr, D'MarcoD'Marco Farr Jr
OLB 3 Fields, JaimeJaime Fields Sr
LB 47 Fountaine, JamalJamal Fountaine Jr
ILB 54 Hoffmann, DaveDave Hoffmann Sr
DE 13 Mason, AndyAndy Mason Jr
FS 21 Pahukoa, ShaneShane Pahukoa Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches
  • Steve Morton (OL)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Game summariesEdit

NebraskaEdit

Nebraska at Washington
by Quarter1234 Total
No. 12 Cornhuskers 0 7 7 0 14
No. 2 Huskies 2 21 3 3 29
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1–1 1991 W 36–21

The Nebraska game on September 19 was the first night game at Husky Stadium and Washington's seventeenth consecutive win.[6][7][8] During the game, ESPN measured the noise level at over 130 decibels, well above the threshold of pain. The peak recorded level of 133.6 decibels is the highest ever recorded at a college football stadium.[9][10][11][12]


Rose BowlEdit

Michigan vs. Washington
by Quarter1234 Total
No. 7 Wolverines 10 7 14 7 38
No. 9 Huskies 7 14 10 0 31
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–5 1992 W 34–14


NFL Draft selectionsEdit

The following Washington players were selected in the 1993 NFL Draft:

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Lincoln Kennedy OT 1 9 Atlanta Falcons
Billy Joe Hobert QB 3 58 Los Angeles Raiders
Jaime Fields LB 4 103 Kansas City Chiefs
Mark Brunell QB 5 118 Green Bay Packers
Dave Hoffmann LB 6 146 Chicago Bears
Darius Turner FB 6 159 Kansas City Chiefs
  • This draft was eight rounds, with 224 selections

Source:[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Washington is No. 1 in Stanford's book". Eugene Register-Guard. Associated Press ((Oregon)): p. 1E. November 1, 1992. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=_EFWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=fuoDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1313%2C262599.
  2. Farmer, Sam (November 15, 1992). "UW gets roses, Beavers big loss". Eugene Register-Guard ((Oregon)): p. 1E. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=50FWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=fuoDAAAAIBAJ&pg=1852%2C3494621.
  3. Bonk, Thomas (January 1, 1993). "Troubled Huskies aim for Roses". Eugene Register-Guard. (Los Angeles Times) ((Oregon)): p. 6B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=PkRWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=beoDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4936%2C80645.
  4. Bonk, Thomas (January 2, 1993). "Wheatley conducts 1-man Rose parade past Huskies". Eugene Register-Guard. (Los Angeles Times) ((Oregon)): p. 1D. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=P0RWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=beoDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4056%2C401432.
  5. "Washington Yearly Results (1990–1994)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/w/washington/1990-1994_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 15, 2015.
  6. Wojciechowski, Gene (September 20, 1992). "Huskies whip Nebraska for 17th straight". Eugene Register-Guard. Los Angeles Times ((Oregon)): p. 1E. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=elJWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=_usDAAAAIBAJ&pg=2176%2C4678875.
  7. Jenkins, Sally (September 28, 1992). "Flying high again". Sports Illustrated: p. 22. https://www.si.com/vault/1992/09/28/127237/flying-high-again-with-a-29-14-victory-over-nebraska-defending-national-co-champion-washington-proved-it-will-be-in-the-chase-for-another-crown#.
  8. Olson, Eric (2010-09-15). "Cornhuskers' QB downplays Husky Stadium effect | The Spokesman-Review". Spokesman.com. http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2010/sep/15/blase-about-dawgs-bark/. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  9. "Husky Stadium timeline". The Seattle Times. http://www.seattletimes.com/sports/uw-huskies/husky-stadium-timeline/. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  10. "Husky Stadium: Biggest moments | Football". dailyuw.com. 2011-11-02. http://www.dailyuw.com/sports/football/article_78ca8d27-72e0-53bd-80d7-ac2aa9b13532.html. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  11. "On Pac-12 attendance, and wondering how many fans really will be in Reser on Saturday: Issues & Answers". OregonLive.com. http://www.oregonlive.com/collegefootball/index.ssf/2016/10/friday_morning_news_notes_link_46.html. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  12. "The best Pac-12 football stadiums to watch a game". KTAR.com. http://ktar.com/story/502841/the-best-pac-12-football-stadiums-to-watch-a-game/. Retrieved 2017-06-27.
  13. "1993 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/draft/1993.htm. Retrieved October 5, 2017.
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