|1964 Washington State Cougars football|
|Conference||Athletic Association of Western Universities|
|1964 record||3–6–1 (1–2–1 AAWU)|
|Home stadium||Rogers Field,|
Joe Albi Stadium (Spokane)
|1964 Athletic Association of Western Universities football standings|
|No. 8 Oregon State ^ +||3||–||1||–||0||8||–||3||–||0|
|No. 10 USC +||3||–||1||–||0||7||–||3||–||0|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1964 Washington State Cougars football team was an American football team that represented Washington State University in the Athletic Association of Western Universities (AAWU) during the 1964 NCAA University Division football season. In their first season under head coach Bert Clark, the Cougars compiled a 3–6–1 record (1–2–1 in AAWU, tie for sixth), and were outscored 208 to 165.
The team's statistical leaders included Dave Petersen with 478 passing yards, Clancy Williams with 783 rushing yards, and Tom Kelley with 218 receiving yards. Williams was the ninth overall pick of the 1965 NFL Draft, selected in the first round by the Los Angeles Rams.
Hired in January, Clark was previously an assistant at rival Washington for seven seasons under head coach Jim Owens; both had played collegiately at Oklahoma under hall of fame head coach Bud Wilkinson. Clark's initial contract at WSU was for three years at $16,500 per year.
|September 19||Stanford||W 29–23||19,000|
|September 26||Wyoming*||L 7–28||17,500|
|October 3||at Arizona*||L 12–28||29,400|
|October 10||Pacific*||W 50–0||13,000|
|October 17||at San Jose State*||W 16–14||13,000|
|October 24||at Idaho*||L 13–28||17,778|
|October 31||Oregon State||L 7–24||16,000|
|November 7||at Oregon||T 21–21||19,000|
|November 14||at Texas Tech*||L 10–28||25,500|
|November 21||Washington||L 0–14||36,000|
|1964 Washington State Cougars football team roster|
Two Cougars were selected in the 1965 NFL Draft.
|Clancy Williams||Running back||1||9||Los Angeles Rams|
|Dale Ford||Running back||19||254||San Francisco 49ers|