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2010 Washington State Cougars football team

The 2010 Washington State Cougars football team represented Washington State University in the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Head coach Paul Wulff was in his third season and they were members of the Pacific-10 Conference. The team played its home games on campus at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Washington. The Cougars finished the season 2–10, 1–8 in Pac-10 play.

2010 Washington State Cougars football
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ConferencePacific-10 Conference
2010 record2–10 (1–8 Pac-10)
Head coachPaul Wulff (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorTodd Sturdy
Defensive coordinatorChris Ball, Jody Sears
Home stadiumMartin Stadium
(Capacity: 35,117)
Uniform
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Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 Pacific-10 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Oregon $   9 0         12 1  
No. 4 Stanford %   8 1         12 1  
USC   5 4         8 5  
Washington   5 4         7 6  
Arizona   4 5         7 6  
Arizona State   4 5         6 6  
Oregon State   4 5         5 7  
California   3 6         5 7  
UCLA   2 7         4 8  
Washington State   1 8         2 10  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • % – BCS at-large representative
  • † – USC ineligible for championship and post-season due to NCAA sanctions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 44:00 PMat Oklahoma State*FSNL 17–6548,692[1]
September 114:00 PMMontana State*FSNNWW 23–2226,356[2]
September 1812:30 PMat SMU*CBSCSL 21–3518,184[3]
September 2512:00 PMNo. 20 Southern California
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington
FSNNWL 16–5024,310[4]
October 212:30 PMat UCLAFSNNWL 28–4262,072[5]
October 92:00 PMNo. 3 Oregon 
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington
CSNNWL 23–4324,768[6]
October 164:30 PMNo. 17 Arizona
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington
VersusL 7–2423,955[7]
October 232:00 PMat No. 12 StanfordFCSL 28–3836,679[8]
October 304:00 PMat Arizona StateL 0–4244,903[9]
November 61:00 PMCalifornia
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington
FSNNWL 13–2017,648[10]
November 131:00 PMat Oregon StateFSNNWW 31–1445,389[11]
December 44:00 PMWashington
  • Martin Stadium
  • Pullman, Washington (103rd Apple Cup)
VersusL 28–3530,157[12]
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Pacific time

Game summariesEdit

Oklahoma StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 10 0 7 17
Cowboys 17 21 13 14 65

Montana StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bobcats 6 7 9 0 22
Cougars 0 7 0 16 23

Southern MethodistEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 7 7 0 7 21
Mustangs 7 7 14 7 35

Southern CaliforniaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#20 Trojans 21 7 15 7 50
Cougars 7 6 0 3 16

UCLAEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 14 14 0 28
Bruins 7 13 8 14 42

After scoring 21 unanswered points to lead the Bruins 28-20, the Cougars were unable to hold the lead. The Bruins came back with three touchdowns in the last half for the victory.

OregonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Ducks 15 14 7 7 43
Cougars 14 3 6 0 23

ArizonaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#17 Wildcats 7 7 7 3 24
Cougars 0 0 7 0 7

StanfordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 7 0 21 28
#12 Cardinal 10 14 7 7 38

Arizona StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 0 0 0 0
Sun Devils 14 14 7 7 42

CaliforniaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Bears 0 7 7 6 20
Cougars 0 10 3 0 13

Oregon StateEdit

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

The Cougars came into Corvallis with a 1-9 record, and a 16-game Pac-10 losing streak. The Cougars took control of the game early, with a 14-0 lead. The Cougars would walk away with a 31-14 victory against the Beavers, ending the 16 game conference losing streak.

WashingtonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 7 7 7 14 35
Cougars 0 7 7 14 28

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 7, 2010. Retrieved September 5, 2010.
  2. ^ "Montana State Bobcats vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 15, 2010. Retrieved September 12, 2010.
  3. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. SMU Mustangs Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 21, 2010. Retrieved September 20, 2010.
  4. ^ "USC Trojans vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 27, 2010. Retrieved October 3, 2010.
  5. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. UCLA Bruins Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 4, 2010. Retrieved October 3, 2010.
  6. ^ "Oregon Ducks vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 12, 2010. Retrieved October 10, 2010.
  7. ^ "Arizona Wildcats vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 18, 2010. Retrieved October 16, 2010.
  8. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. Stanford Cardinal Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 25, 2010. Retrieved October 23, 2010.
  9. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 2, 2010. Retrieved October 30, 2010.
  10. ^ "California Golden Bears vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 2, 2010. Retrieved November 6, 2010.
  11. ^ "Washington State Cougars vs. Oregon State Beavers Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 2, 2010. Retrieved November 13, 2010.
  12. ^ "Washington Huskies vs. Washington State Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 4, 2010.