The 3 worst head coach hires in Washington State football history

FanSided NCAA staff writer Sam Fariss ranks the three worst head coaching hires in Washington State Cougar history.

Nov 26, 2011, Seattle, WA, USA; Washington State Cougars head coach Paul Wulff complains.
Nov 26, 2011, Seattle, WA, USA; Washington State Cougars head coach Paul Wulff complains. / Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
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3-8 overall, 2-5 conf.. Jackie Sherrill. 522. . player. . 2. Jackie Sherrill. 1976. Jackie Sherrill

In his singular season with the Cougars, Jackie Sherrill completely flopped during his head coaching tenure in Pullman. Winning an abysmal 27.3 percent of his games, Washington State was outscored by more than 90 points.

The Cougars' only wins during Sherrill's season were against Oregon State, Oregon, and non-conference foe Idaho.

Despite the 45-6 blowout over the Idaho Vandals, Sherrill fell short of finding success for Washington State that year. He went on to find much better success in his career as he traveled to Pittsburgh, Texas A&M, Mississippi State, and beyond.

Sherrill was one of the worst choices for the Cougar football program and is the second worst hire to traipse through town.