Has there been more of a win-win Saturday for Washington State University?
Difference makers from Washington State’s 34-20 victory over Oregon
Pac 12 Commissioner Larry Scott addressed the media at halftime of the Oregon game to address the ongoing controversy over a missed targeting call in Washington State’s Sept. 21 loss at USC.
Longtime Washington State linebacker Peyton Pelluer continued to climb up the school’s record books Saturday afternoon against Oregon.
PULLMAN – Washington State radio broadcaster Matt Chazanow opened the pregame show Saturday honoring 89-year-old Bob Robertson, who finally hung up the ear phones after 52 years of calling Cougar games.
Starting Washington State cornerback Sean Harper Jr. didn’t suit up for Saturday’s Pac-12 North duel against No. 12 Oregon and will miss his first game of the season because of an undisclosed injury.
After three hours of crimson mania, Lee Corso found a way to enliven the Washington State crowd one last time near the end of Saturday’s ESPN College GameDay debut in Pullman.
The Washington State Cougars dominated Oregon in the first half and held on in the second to win their 11th consecutive game at Martin Stadium and their fourth straight over the Pac-12 North rival Ducks, 34-20 in front of 33,152 fans.
Justin Herbert’s prolific arm and WSU’s putrid record (1-5) after a bye week under Mike Leach create a problematic scenario for the Cougars, who haven’t seen the Oregon QB at his best and haven’t seen a Ducks team with this much confidence since 2014.
They’re coming from every corner of the country this weekend to join Tom Pounds, to celebrate the Cougars and to commemorate the movement started by “The Flagfather” 15 years ago, inauspiciously on a random morning in Austin, Texas.