September 22, 1995 in Sports

The Best To Wear Crimson & Gray A Collection Of The Greatest Stars To Shine At Washington State University

Compiled By John Blanchette St
 
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WHO’S NO. 1?

The top players by number - and others you may remember - in the 100 years of WSU football.

1 CLARENCE ZIMMERMAN, C.J. Davis, Glen Harper, Ed Bayne

2 TIM STALLWORTH, Bob Kennedy, Ace Clark, John Bley, Phillip Bobo

3 TIMM ROSENBACH, Harold Ahlskog, Joe Danelo, Rod Giske, Don Sweet

4 JASON HANSON, Lee Braach, John Traut, Rex Bantz

5 BYRON BAILEY, Hank Grenda, Bobby O’Neal, Calvin Griggs

6 CARL ELLINGSEN, Hack Applequist, Chris Moton, Frank Akins

7 BERT BROOKS, Walter Camp, Bob S. Campbell, Earl Brenneis

8 MEL HEIN, Carl Dietz, Kitrick Taylor, Jerry Henderson, Singor Mobley

9 CLETE CASPER, Ed Brett, Aaron Garcia, Mentor Dahlen

10 DON PAUL, Dave Mathieson, John Rushing, Bob Burkhart, Chuck Hawthorne

11 DREW BLEDSOE, Dan Doornink, Samoa Samoa, Frank Mataya, Dick Hanley

12 TURK EDWARDS, Ricky Turner, Brad Gossen, Chad Davis, Mike Price

13 MARK WILLIAMS, Weldon Gibson, Ted Christofferson, Mike Pattinson, Chuck Peck

14 JACK THOMPSON, Rick Reed, Benton Bangs, Ty Paine

15 DICK FARMAN, Dave Petersen, Bill Mayberry, Mark Patterson

16 SILAS STITES, Tim Davey, Cedric Brown, John Troppman

17 MARK RYPIEN, Ray Hobbs, Walter Herreid, Randal Simmons

18 STEVE GRANT, Earle Stone, John Hopkins, Shawn Landrum

19 ARTIE HOLMES, Kurt Loertscher, Charles Holmes, Rod Retherford

20 BILL GASKINS, Ricky Reynolds, Dwight Pool, Bunny Aldrich

21 MIKE LEVENSELLER, Bob Gambold, Jim Whatley, Morris Noble, Porter Lainhart

22 KEITH LINCOLN, CLANCY WILLIAMS, Lionel Thomas, Bill Lippincott, John Klumb

23 BILL SEWELL, Charles McBride, Ev Gust, Rick Reed, Kevin Hicks

24 MEL MELIN, Torey Hunter, Bob Newman, Vaughn Williamws

25 RON COLLINS, Ron Mims, Kay Bell, Gerry Herron, Augustin Olobia

26 BERNARD JACKSON, Mike Washington, Ron Ricard, Jim Boylan, Lyle Maskell

27 GREG BURNS, Dave Wilson, Dale Ford, Ray Kimble, Dean Turulja

28 ED GODDARD, Bob Gregor, Paul Sorensen, George Hurley, Anthony Prior

29 MARK FIELDS, Tali Ena, Archie Buckley, Paul Callow

30 KERRY PORTER, Vern Chamberlain, Nate Bradley, Joe Bickman

31 STEVE BROUSSARD, Ron Childs, Ted Gerela, Jim Hagerty

32 SHAUMBE WRIGHT-FAIR, Sam Busch, James Matthews, Stanford Johnson, Bob Grimstead

33 JERRY WILLIAMS, Elmer Schwartz, Larry Eilmes, Kenny Graham, Rich Swinton

34 RODGER DOUGHERTY, Ken Emmil, Mike Pringle, Mark Wicks

35 BUD ROFFLER, Bill Steiger, Jerry Campbell, Steve Hamilton

36 RUEBEN MA, Tom Thompson, Elmer Thomas, Dick Emerson

37 KEN GREENE, Eric Johnson, Clem Senn, Dwight Scheyer

38 NICK SUSOEFF, John Hurley, Junior Tautalatasi, Mel Sanders

39 ANDREW JONES, Don Ellersick, Wayne Berry, Don Nevels

40 FLOYD TERRY, Bill Remington, Maury Metcalf, Al Charlton

41 ANTHONY MCCLANAHAN, James Hasty, Hal Smith, Johnny Davis

42 GEORGE REED, Hugh Campbell, Chuck Morrell, Bob Simpson, Ron Cheatham

43 TIM HARRIS, Carl Littlefield, Richard Calvin, Bob Gregory

44 BRIAN KELLY, Ken Grandberry, Bill Ward, Ted Cano

45 AL HOPTOWIT, Brock Aynsley, Ammon McWashington, Eddie Stevens

46 GAVIN HEDRICK, Chris Rumburg, Bobo Brayton, Rodd Olson

47 SCOTT PELLUER, Rick Riegle, Bobby Redmond, John Godfrey

48 DALE GENTRY, Don Schwartz, George Theodoratus, Lewis Bush

49 FRITZ BRAYTON, Jeff Loomis, Bevan Maxey, Orin Hollingbery Jr.

50 TOM ERLANDSON, George Yarno, Mike Palumbo, George Sander, Dan Grayson, John Hook

51 LAVERN TORGESON, Steve Sebahar, Herb Carlson, Dean Kalahar

52 RON VRILCAK, Marv Nelson, Roy Busse, Dave Fakkema

53 MIKE LYNCH, Doug Leifeste, Bob Hardy, Keith Simon

54 JUNIOR TUPUOLA, Bob Hill, Jerry Burkhalter, Gregg Friberg

55 TUINEAU ALIPATE, Don Engler, Dave Thomas, Jim Vest

56 PAUL WULFF, Bill Williams, Bill McCain, Dave Tobin

57 BRIAN FORDE, Don Hover, Brian Lange, Dean Rumburg

58 DAN LYNCH, Tom Poe, Levi McCormack, Terry Durst

59 MARTY ANCELLOTTI, Randy Strawn, Peter Emsky, Dustin Smith

60 MIKE UTLEY, Charlie Flager, Jon DesPois, Dale Knuth

61 BILL MOOS, Steve Bartelle, Brian Flones, Josh Dunning, Curt Ladines

62 STEVE OSTERMANN, Mike Walker, Alan Boatman, Gene Rieger

63 GARY PATRICK, Vaughn Hitchcock, Mike Smith, Chuck Semancik

64 STEVE SWIFT, Mel Burrell, Pete Rademacher, Bill Dunn

65 GEOFF REECE, Tom Larsen, Pat Lynch, Lorin Christean

66 STEVE BUSCH, Gary Larsen, Robbie Tobeck, Steve Boots, Wally Dempsey

67 TOM PARRY, Tom Gunnari, Clyde Warehime, Jim Giesa

68 DAVE MIDDENDORF, Wayne Foster, Chris Dyko, Bill Berry

69 KIRK SAMUELSON, Brian Ford, Dan White, George Somnis

70 MARK YOUNG, Clay Reis, Steve Cromer, Jim Guinn

71 GREG CRAIGHEAD, Larry Finan, Dave Berger, Howard McCants

72 LAURIE NIEMI, Allan Kennedy, Scott Sanderson, Burgess Bauder, Ken Kuiper

73 ERIK HOWARD, Matt Elisara, John Husby, Dave Golinsky, Hank Bendix

74 GARNER EKSTRAN, Bob Trygstad, Bob Garman, Glenn Baker, Milt Schwenk

75 TOM WICKERT, Tony Savage, Gary Branson, Jerry Brockey

76 ERIC WILLIAMS, Elmer Messinger, Ivan Cook, Steve Wolfe, Spud Harris, Wallace Williams

77 WAYNE FOSTER, Mark Chandless, Buzz Brazeau, Jim Paton

78 JERRY HOUGHTON, Brian Lange, Mike Schuster, Landy James

79 MILFORD HODGE, Joe Daniels, J.R. Edington

80 DOUG FLANSBURG, Carl Barschig, Hal Lokovsek, Dave Swanson

81 JACK FANNING, Gerry Shaw, Jeff Poppe, Ron Souza

82 DOUG WELLSANDT, Dennis Dobberpuhl, Dave Crema, Don Johnston

83 FRAN POLSFOOT, Eason Ramson, Lee Tilleman, Tom Kelley

84 DON STEINBRUNNER, Arnie Pelluer, Ron Langhans, John Forbes

85 OTTO KOFLER, Mike Johnson, Russ Quackenbush, Craig Goodwin

86 HUGH CAMPBELL, DeWayne Patterson, Harland Svare, Bill Steiger, Mike Wilson

87 DON ELLINGSEN, Tim Ochs, Mike Peterson, Paul Escalara, Mike Martin

88 RICH SHERON, Jeff Keller, Michel James, Fred Moore

89 PAT BEACH, Ed Barker, Brett Carolan, Gail Cogdill

90 BOB SIMPSON, Chad Eaton, Mark Husfloen, Jeron Woodley

91 MARK LEDBETTER, Ben Carillo, Dennis McCurdy, Terry Anderson

92 GAIL COGDILL, Dan Webber, Dwayne Sanders, Ray Hall

93 KEITH MILLARD, Wayne Swayda, Chris Hiller

94 DON SASA, John Van Reenan, Brad Harrington, Bill Patterson

95 KEN COLLINS, Gabriel Oladipo

96 LEE BLAKENEY, Raleigh Fletcher, Randy Gray

97 TIM DOWNING, Mike Beasley

98 BUTCH WILLIAMS, Rico Tipton, David Knuff

99 MARLIN BROWN, Tim Petek, Vince Saldivar

THEY HELPED US DECIDE

The Spokesman-Review polled this knowledgeable group of WSU followers before settling on the all-time Coug team.

Steve Bartelle, Moses Lake educator, former WSU linebacker.

Dwayne and Beulah Blankenship, Washtucna farmers, WSU boosters

Bobo Brayton, retired WSU baseball coach and former football player

Clete Casper, former WSU quarterback and Prime Sports Northwest analyst

Rod Commons, WSU sports information director

Tuffy Ellingsen, former WSU quarterback

Dick Fry, retired WSU sports information director

Bill Gaskins, Pullman pharmacist and former WSU player

Glenn Johnson, WSU professor and public address announcer

Keith Lincoln, WSU alumni director and former Cougar back

Bob Roberson, radio play-by-play announcer

Bob Smawley, WSU alumni official

Greg Witter, alumnus and WSU sports historian

ILLUSTRATION: 27 Photos

The following fields overflowed: CREDIT = Compiled by John Blanchette Staff writer


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