1996 Washington Huskies football
Holiday Bowl, L 21–33 vs. Colorado
CoachesNo. 16
APNo. 16
1996 record9–3 (7–1 Pac-10)
Head coachJim Lambright (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorScott Linehan (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorRandy Hart (2nd season)
MVPCorey Dillon
CaptainJohn Fiala
CaptainInk Aleaga
CaptainBob Sapp
CaptainDave Janoski
Home stadiumHusky Stadium
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Template:1996 Pacific-10 football standings The 1996 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its fourth season under head coach Jim Lambright, the team compiled a 9–3 record, finished in second place in the Pacific-10 Conference, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 391 to 254.[1] Corey Dillon was selected as the team's most valuable player. Ink Aleaga, John Fiala, Dave Janoski, and Bob Sapp were the team captains.


September 77:00 PMat No. 20 Arizona StateFSNL 42–4573,379
September 1412:30 PMNo. 14 BYU*ABCW 29–1771,165
September 2112:30 PMArizonaNo. 24
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
ABCW 31–1773,414
October 53:30 PMStanfordNo. 18
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
FSNW 27–671,488
October 1211:30 AMat No. 11 Notre Dame*No. 16NBCL 20–5459,075
October 193:30 PMUCLANo. 25
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
FSNW 41–2170,444
October 2612:30 PMat OregonNo. 23ABCW 33–1446,226
November 212:30 PMat USCNo. 21ABCW 21–1060,039
November 912:30 PMOregon StateNo. 19
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
W 42–371,072
November 1612:30 PMSan Jose State*No. 15
  • Husky Stadium
  • Seattle
W 53–1070,063
November 233:30 PMat Washington StateNo. 12FXW 31–24 OT37,600
December 305:00 PMvs. No. 8 Colorado*No. 13ESPNL 21–3354,749
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time


1996 Washington Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Class
TE 88 Brigham, JeremyJeremy Brigham Jr
TE 85 Cleeland, CameronCameron Cleeland Jr
WR 22 Coleman, FredFred Coleman Jr
FB 23 Crotty, KethKeth Crotty Sr
T 75 Dalan, AaronAaron Dalan So
RB 4 Dillon, CoreyCorey Dillon Jr
QB 16 Huard, BrockBrock Huard So
C 77 Kreutz, OlinOlin Kreutz So
G 75 Olson, BenjiBenji Olson So
WR 24 Pathon, JeromeJerome Pathon Jr
T 72 Sapp, BobBob Sapp Sr
RB 1 Shehee, RashaanRashaan Shehee Jr
Pos. # Name Class
LB 54 Aleaga, InkInk Aleaga Sr
LB 48 Burrell, EddieEddie Burrell Sr
CB 8 Burton, NigelNigel Burton So
CB 10 Butler, ToureToure Butler Fr
DE 35 Campbell, CrisCris Campbell Jr
LB 57 Fiala, JohnJohn Fiala Sr
LB 40 Jensen, JerryJerry Jensen Jr
FS 7 Parrish, TonyTony Parrish Jr
CB 11 Summers, MattMatt Summers Jr
LB 17 Towns, LesterLester Towns Fr
LB 45 Tupua, NivaNiva Tupua Fr
LB 51 Williams, StuartStuart Williams Jr
FS 21 Wolfe, ChadChad Wolfe So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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


Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Corey Dillon Running back 2 43 Cincinnati Bengals
Bob Sapp Guard 3 69 Chicago Bears
John Fiala Linebacker 6 166 Miami Dolphins


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