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2015 Washington State Cougars football
Sun Bowl champion
Sun Bowl, W 20–14 vs. Miami (FL)
ConferencePac-12 Conference
DivisionNorth Division
2015 record9–4 (6–3 Pac-12)
Head coachMike Leach (4th season)
Offensive schemeAir raid
Defensive coordinatorAlex Grinch (1st season)
Base defense3–4 multiple
Home stadiumMartin Stadium
(Capacity: 32,952)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →

Template:2015 Pac-12 football standings The 2015 Washington State Cougars football team represented Washington State University during the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by fourth-year head coach Mike Leach and played their home games at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington. They were members of the North Division of the Pac-12 Conference. They finished the season 9–4, 6–3 in Pac-12 play to finish in third place in the North Division. They were invited to the Sun Bowl where they defeated the Miami Hurricanes.

Previous seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 511:00 AMPortland State*P12NL 17–2424,302
September 1212:30 PMat Rutgers*ESPNUW 37–3446,536
September 195:30 PMWyoming*
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
P12NW 31–1431,105
October 31:00 PMat No. 24 CaliforniaP12NL 28–3442,042
October 103:00 PMat OregonP12NW 45–38 2OT57,775
October 171:00 PMOregon Statedagger
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
P12NW 52–3132,952
October 241:00 PMat ArizonaP12NW 45–4247,847
October 317:30 PMNo. 8 Stanford
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
ESPNL 28–3030,012
November 712:30 PMArizona State
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
FS1W 38–2432,952
November 147:45 PMat No. 18 UCLAESPNW 31–2776,255
November 217:45 PMColoradoNo. 24
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, WA
ESPN2W 27–325,121
November 2712:30 PMat WashingtonNo. 20FOXL 10–4570,438
December 2611:00 AMvs. Miami (FL)*CBSW 20–1441,180
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

RankingsEdit

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Ranking movements
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NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
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Game summariesEdit

Portland StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Vikings 0 0 10 14 24
Cougars 3 7 0 7 17



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–0 2014 WAZZU, 59–21

@ RutgersEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 6 7 17 37
Scarlet Knights 0 6 6 22 34



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2014 RU, 41–38

WyomingEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 14 0 0 0 14
Cougars 7 14 0 10 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–2 1990 WY, 34–13

@ CaliforniaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 14 7 0 28
#24 Golden Bears 7 6 21 0 34



Overall record Last meeting Result
26–45–5 2014 CAL, 60–59

@ OregonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 7 7 10 45
Ducks 10 7 7 7 38



Overall record Last meeting Result
38–47–7 2014 ORE, 38–31

Oregon StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Beavers 3 14 0 14 31
Cougars 14 31 0 7 52



Overall record Last meeting Result
49–47–3 2014 WAZZU, 39–32

@ ArizonaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 14 17 7 7 45
Wildcats 0 21 7 14 42



Overall record Last meeting Result
14–26 2014 ARIZ, 59–37

StanfordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Cardinal 3 0 17 10 30
Cougars 3 9 10 6 28



Overall record Last meeting Result
25–39–1 2014 STAN, 34–17

Arizona StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Sun Devils 14 0 7 3 24
Cougars 0 10 7 21 38



Overall record Last meeting Result
13–26–2 2014 ASU, 52–31

@ UCLAEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 7 7 10 31
#18 Bruins 6 10 0 11 27



Overall record Last meeting Result
19–39–1 2012 UCLA, 44–36

ColoradoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Buffaloes 0 0 3 0 3
#24 Cougars 7 7 3 10 27



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–5 2012 COLO, 35–34

@ WashingtonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#20 Cougars 3 0 7 0 10
Huskies 7 10 7 21 45



Overall record Last meeting Result
32–69–6 2014 WASH, 31–13

vs. Miami (FL)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hurricanes 7 0 0 7 14
Cougars 7 13 0 0 20



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

2015 Coaching staffEdit

  • Mike Leach - Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
  • Jim Mastro - Running Backs
  • David Yost - Inside Receivers
  • Graham Harrell - Outside Receivers
  • Clay McGuire - Offensive Line
  • Joe Salave'a - Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Line
  • David Lose - Defensive Quality Control
  • Alex Grinch - Defensive Coordinator/Secondary
  • Ken Wilson - Linebackers
  • Roy Manning - Outside Linebackers
  • Brian Odom - Defensive Quality Control
  • Eric Mele - Special Teams
  • Dave Emerick - Chief of Staff
  • Antonio Huffman - Director of Football Operations
  • Jason Loscalzo - Strength and Conditioning

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ReferencesEdit

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