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|2006 Washington State Cougars football|
|2006 record||6–6 (4–5 Pac-10)|
|Head coach||Bill Doba (4th season)|
|Offensive coordinator||Mike Levenseller|
|Defensive coordinator||Robb Akey (4th season)|
|Home stadium||Martin Stadium|
|2006 Pacific-10 football standings|
|#4 USC §||7||–||2||11||–||2|
|#14 California §||7||–||2||10||–||3|
|#21 Oregon State||6||–||3||10||–||4|
|§ – Conference co-champions |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 2006 Washington State Cougars football team represented Washington State University in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was led by fourth-year head coach Bill Doba and played its home games on campus at Martin Stadium in Pullman, with one at Qwest Field in Seattle. The Cougars were 6–6 overall and 4–5 in the Pacific-10 Conference, tied for fifth. Ranked 25th in the AP Poll at the end of October, WSU lost its final three games.
WSU's popular mascot, "Butch T. Cougar" was named the 2006 CapitalOne Mascot of the Year.
Washington State did not appear in any national pre-season rankings and was predicted to finish in eighth place in the Pacific-10 Conference media poll.
|September 2||4:45 PM||at No. 4 Auburn*||ESPN2||L 14–40||87,451|
|September 9||12:45 PM||Idaho*||FSNNW||W 56–10||29,431|
|September 16||2:00 PM||Baylor*||W 17–15||41,358|
|September 23||2:00 PM||at Stanford||W 36–10||37,498|
|September 30||4:00 PM||No. 2 USC||TBS||L 22–28||35,117|
|October 7||4:00 PM||at Oregon State||FSNNW||W 13–6||42,951|
|October 14||2:00 PM||No. 11 California||L 3–21||31,441|
|October 21||2:00 PM||No. 15 Oregon||W 34–23||35,117|
|October 28||4:00 PM||at UCLA||ABC||W 37–15||53,058|
|November 4||2:00 PM||Arizona||No. 25||L 17–27||35,117|
|November 11||6:00 PM||at Arizona State||L 14–47||53,289|
|November 18||3:45 PM||Washington||FSN||L 32–35||35,117|
- ↑ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 6, 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20110106012857/http://www.wsucougars.com/trads/cougar-spirit.html. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
- College Football Data Warehouse – Washington State Cougars (2005–09)