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1993 Washington State Cougars football
ConferencePacific-10 Conference
1993 record5–6 (3–5 Pac-10)
Head coachMike Price (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorMike Zimmer (5th season)
Home stadiumMartin Stadium
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 Pacific-10 football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#18 UCLA § 6 2 0     8 4 0
#10 Arizona § 6 2 0     10 2 0
USC § 6 2 0     8 5 0
Washington 5 3 0     7 4 0
#25 California 4 4 0     9 4 0
Arizona State 4 4 0     6 5 0
Washington State 3 5 0     5 6 0
Oregon 2 6 0     5 6 0
Stanford 2 6 0     4 7 0
Oregon State 2 6 0     4 7 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1993 Washington State Cougars football team was an American football team that represented Washington State University in the Pacific-10 Conference (Pac-10) during the 1993 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their fifth season under head coach Mike Price, the Cougars compiled a 5–6 record (3–5 in Pac-10, seventh), and outscored their opponents 271 to 248.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Mike Pattinson with 1,430 passing yards, Kevin Hicks with 497 rushing yards, and Deron Pointer with 996 receiving yards.[3]

Starting quarterback Pattinson, a fifth-year senior from nearby Moscow,[4][5][6] suffered a broken collarbone at homecoming against #21 California in mid-October and was lost for the season.[7][8] Shawn Deeds came off the bench to lead the WSU to a decisive victory and a #25 ranking at 5–2,[9][10] but the Cougars lost the next four games with Chad DeGrenier and Deeds at quarterback.[11][12]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
September 4at No. 3 Michigan*L 14–41 105,512
September 11Montana State*W 54–14 19,068
September 18Oregon State
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
W 51–6 24,682
September 25at USCL 3–34 48,471
October 2at Pacific (CA)*W 12–0 14,616
October 9Arizona State
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
W 44–25 27,077
October 16No. 21 Californiadagger
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
W 34–7 30,117
October 23at No. 7 ArizonaNo. 25L 6–9 46,675
October 30at OregonL 23–46 35,846
November 6No. 12 UCLA
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
L 27–40 34,987
November 20at WashingtonL 3–26 72,688
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1993 Washington State Cougars football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 89 Carolan, BrettBrett Carolan Sr
QB 15 Deeds, ShawnShawn Deeds So
QB 2 DeGrenier, ChadChad DeGrenier Jr
QB 13 Pattinson, MikeMike Pattinson Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 90 Eaton, ChadChad Eaton Jr
CB 24 Hunter, ToreyTorey Hunter Jr
SS 8 Mobley, SingorSingor Mobley Jr
DB 10 Rushing, JohnJohn Rushing Jr
DE 94 Sasa, DonDon Sasa Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
PK 12 Price, AaronAaron Price Sr
P 28 Johnston, SteveSteve Johnston Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt
Source:[13][14][15]

NFL DraftEdit

For the first time in three years, no Cougars were selected in the 1994 NFL Draft.[16]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1993 Washington State Cougars Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/washington-state/1993-schedule.html. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  2. "2016 Media Guide". Washington State Cougars Athletics. p. 77. http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/wsu.sidearmsports.com/documents/2016/8/25/2016_Football_Media_Guide_Color.pdf. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  3. "1993 Washington State Cougars Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/washington-state/1993.html. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  4. Sullivan, Tim (January 5, 1993). "Pattinson becomes top gun". Moscow-Pullman Daily News: p. 1B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=_8EjAAAAIBAJ&sjid=DtEFAAAAIBAJ&pg=5964%2C319479.
  5. Blanchette, John (January 5, 1993). "Star's goodbye gives Pattinson his just reward". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. C1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Dr5YAAAAIBAJ&sjid=F_ADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6040%2C3187333.
  6. Eidson, Mark (January 5, 1993). "Pattinson can see the light". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 1B. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=3X5fAAAAIBAJ&sjid=CjAMAAAAIBAJ&pg=2072%2C1053153.
  7. Bergum, Steve (October 17, 1993). "A win and loss for WSU". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. C1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=pgIkAAAAIBAJ&sjid=eQkEAAAAIBAJ&pg=3853%2C4001130.
  8. Sullivan, Tim (October 18, 1993). "Cougar victory is painful". Moscow-Pullman Daily News ((Idaho-Washington)): p. 1C. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=ik4tAAAAIBAJ&sjid=39AFAAAAIBAJ&pg=3302%2C1580942.
  9. "WSU beats Bears with good Deeds". Eugene Register-Guard. Associated Press ((Oregon)): p. 5G. October 17, 1993. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=KUhWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=iuoDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6559%2C4327475.
  10. Bergum, Steve (October 21, 1993). "Improbable QB". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. C1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=JzsqAAAAIBAJ&sjid=hAkEAAAAIBAJ&pg=2115%2C123033.
  11. Bergum, Steve (November 20, 1993). "For WSU, UW, nothing rivals it". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. C1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=drsyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=3_ADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6020%2C7567627.
  12. Bergum, Steve (November 22, 1993). "Apple Cup makes Price feel rotten to core". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. C1. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=2xEzAAAAIBAJ&sjid=7vADAAAAIBAJ&pg=1474%2C2041795.
  13. "Arizona State at Washington State". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 6B. October 9, 1993. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=BdxRAAAAIBAJ&sjid=dDIMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6036%2C2554215.
  14. "Matchups". Eugene Register-Guard ((Oregon)): p. 4B. October 30, 1993. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=NkhWAAAAIBAJ&sjid=iuoDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3677%2C7080108.
  15. "Washington State at Washington". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 5B. November 20, 1993. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=67ReAAAAIBAJ&sjid=EjAMAAAAIBAJ&pg=6030%2C1342351.
  16. "WSU blanked in NFL draft". Moscow-Pullman Daily News. Associated Press ((Idaho-Washington)): p. 1C. April 26, 1994. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=Er0jAAAAIBAJ&sjid=tNAFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4938%2C2881259.
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