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September 3, 2011 in Sports
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The WSU quarterback depth took a hit when starter Jeff Tuel, far left, broke his collarbone early in the game against Idaho State in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011. #9 Marshall Lobbestael, center, took over and freshman #12 Connor Halliday finished the game.

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WSU quarterback Connor Halliday gets good protection from offensive lineman #50 Taylor Meighen, left, and #64 Matt Goetz during second-half action against Idaho State during their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU wide receiver Kristoff Williams cradles a touchdown pass from quarterback Connor Halliday as the Idaho State defense is a step slow in coverage during second-half action of their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU wide receiver #82 Bobby Ratliff turns to eye the end zone after catching a pass in the second half against Idaho State during their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU quarterback Connor Halliday gets good protection during second-half action against Idaho State during their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU running back #21 Eric Oertel takes a handoff from quarterback Connor Halliday in the second half of their game against Idaho State in Pullman on Saturday September 3, 2011. Mason had a 65-yard touchdown run and several long carries.

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WSU wide receiver #83 Isiah Myers gets his fingertips on a pass from quarterback Connor Halliday at the goal line during second-half action against Idaho State in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011. He was unable to hold on to the ball for a completion.

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WSU linebacker C.J. Mizell flattens Idaho State quarterback Kevin Yost for a loss during second-half action of their game their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU quarterback Marshall Lobbestael takes a snap during second-half action against Idaho State during their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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Idaho State defensive players #8 Basim Hudeen, far left, and Geg Melendez, center, have no chance of catching Marcus Mason of WSU as he rumbles 65 yards for a touchdown during second-half action of their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU running back Marcus Mason turns to look back as teammate #18 Kristoff Williams gives him an escort 65 yards to a score against Idaho State during second half action of their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU wide receiver Marquess Wilson stumbles after the catch but maintains his balance and goes 65 yards to score on the last play of the first half as WSU takes a 40-0 lead over Idaho State in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU players swarm to teammate Alex Hoffman-Ellis after he picked off an Idaho State pass and returned it 67 yards for a touchdown in the first half during their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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Sunshine and football are here as fans cheer for WSU at Martin Stadium in Pullman on Saturday September 3, 2011. WSU beat Idaho State 64-21 in the season opener.

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The Idaho State bench has front-row seats as WSU lineback Alex Hoffman-Ellis returns an interception 67 yards for a touchdown in the first half of their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU linebacker Alex Hoffman-Ellis tosses the ball aside after crossing the goal line for a 67 yard interception return for a touchdown against Idaho State during their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU quarterback Jeff Tuel takes a snap from center early in the game against Idaho State in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011. Tuel did not last long as he broke a collarbone in the first few minutes of action.

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WSU defensive players, from left, Travis Long, Kalafitoni Pole and Casey Locker crash the backfield and pressure Idaho State quarterback Kevin Yost during first-half action in their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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Idaho State quarterback Kevin Yost is pressured into a bad pass by the WSU defensive front during first-half action in their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU running back Ricky Galvin drags and drives two Idaho State defenders across the goal line and scores a touchdown in first-quarter action of their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU running back Ricky Galvin cuts through the Idaho State line and the goal line for a touchdown in second quarter action of their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU wide receiver Isiah Barton crash lands in the end zone with a touchdown catch against Idaho State during first-quarter action of their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU quarterback Jeff Tuel drops back to pass during the early minutes of the game against Idaho State in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011. Tuel broke his collarbone on the play and will be out for multiple weeks.

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His team is reflected in the sunglasses of Head Coach Mike Kramer as the Idaho State University team huddles on the sidelines in the second half of their game against WSU in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011.

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WSU running back Marcus Mason cuts through a huge hole in the Idaho State defense as he racks up yards in the second half of their game in Pullman Saturday September 3, 2011. Mason took this run 65 yards to the endzone for a touchdown.