Don James (10th year)
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11–1 (6–1 Pac-10)
Gary Pinkel (1st year)
1984 Washington Huskies football team Wikipedia
The 1984 Washington Huskies football team was an American football team that represented the University of Washington during the 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. In its tenth season under head coach Don James, the team compiled an 11–1 record, was ranked #2 in the final Coaches and AP polls, and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 352 to 145. Ron Holmes was selected as the team's most valuable player. Jimmy Rodgers was selected for the Guy Flaherty Most Inspirational award. Dan Eernissee, Danny Greene, Tim Meamber, Jimmy Rodgers were the team captains.
NCAA-deemed "Major Selectors" of Clyde Berryman (QPRS), Football News, and National Championship Foundation (NCF), each selected Washington as their national champion, with NCF splitting its selection with BYU.