Relatively quiet most of the game, the junior outside receiver caught the game-winning touchdown pass from Gardner Minshew with 4:14 to play in the fourth quarter. Winston broke free from his defender, then hauled in a pass from Minshew and juked Utah safety Corrion Ballard for an 89-yard score.
Washington State’s tackles leader finished the game with 13 total takedowns – the second consecutive double-digit tackles game for Pelluer and the 10th of his career. Pelluer was also credited with 1.5 tacles-for-loss and had a 14-yard sack on Huntley at a crucial point of the game in the fourth quarter.
Utah’s slippery junior quarterback kept the Cougars guessing all afternoon, running for two touchdowns in the first half before hitting the century mark on the ground in the third quarter. Huntley finished with 88 net yards on 17 carries and while he didn’t pass much, he was usually precise when he needed to be, completing 12-of-20 throws for 118 yards.
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