The Washington State Cougars play an NCAA football game against the Oregon State Beavers in Pullman on Saturday, Sept. 16.
The first pass covered a cool 14 yards, but then there was a bubble screen that went nowhere, a sack – by a team that had sacked nobody all season – and finally a medium-deep ball swatted away at the last minute. This was Washington State’s start on Saturday afternoon, worse even than the Cougars’ start last Saturday. Which tells you a lot about how much gravitas to attach to “starts.”
Washington State’s defense found a few more defining moments Saturday afternoon.
Veteran sports writer Vince Grippi gives his four takes on Washinton State’s 52-23 win over Oregon State on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 in Pullman.
Time and time again, Luke Falk has made the Oregon State Beavers pay simply because once a year they’ve decided it was a swell idea to share the same field on the same day as the prolific Washington State quarterback.