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UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 6:16 p.m.

Luke Falk headed to Miami as Dolphins add fourth quarterback

Luke Falk is now a Miami Dolphin. The Dolphins claimed the former Washington State quarterback off the waiver wire, adding a fourth quarterback to the team’s 53-man roster.

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 4:40 p.m.

Former Washington State quarterback Luke Falk, wide receiver River Cracraft waived by NFL teams

Former cornerstones of Washington State’s Air Raid offense, quarterback Luke Falk and wide receiver River Cracraft weren’t able to hold onto jobs Saturday as NFL teams trimmed their rosters down …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018, 7:33 p.m.

Cougars in the NFL: Keeping track of former Washington State players trying to lock down 53-man roster spots

Twelve former WSU players are currently in NFL training camps. We take a look at all 12 and handicap their chances of making the cut come Sept. 1.

Titans agree to terms with Dane Cruikshank, QB Luke Falk

The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with half their draft class in reaching deals with defensive back Dane Cruikshank and quarterback Luke Falk. Cruikshank was selected in the fifth …

UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 7:42 p.m.

Washington State’s Luke Falk plays waiting game, finally gets scooped up by Tennessee Titans with 199th pick

There’s already one Pac-12 record-setting quarterback in Tennessee. The Titans picked up another one, selecting Washington State’s Luke Falk with the 25th pick of the sixth round of the 2018 …

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 9:39 p.m.

Four Washington State players converged on Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine. Here’s how they did

The NFL prospects of Luke Falk, Hercules Mata’afa, Cole Madison and Tavares Martin Jr. won’t solely hinge on how many times they can throw a 225-pound barbell into the air …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 8:28 p.m.

NFL Draft watch: Luke Falk aiming to break Air Raid stereotype at next level

Luke Falk may have been one of few New England Patriot fans who found a silver lining in the Super Bowl LII loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 6:22 p.m.

Four Washington State players invited to NFL Scouting Combine; Cody O’Connell not among them

Quarterback Luke Falk, offensive lineman Cole Madison, defensive tackle Hercules Mata’afa and wide receiver Tavares Martin Jr. all got invites. Surprisingly, two-time All-American offensive lineman Cody O’Connell did not.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 4:50 p.m.

Washington State QB Luke Falk withdraws from Senior Bowl to attend Tyler Hilinski’s funeral

After spending multiple days training alongside the likes of Wyoming’s Josh Allen and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield in Alabama, many were convinced Falk had boosted his NFL Draft stock as much …

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 5:58 p.m.

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk cleared to play in Reese’s Senior Bowl, will wear brace on left wrist

It wasn’t clear if Falk, who missed the Holiday Bowl against Michigan State because of his injury, would heal in time to partake in the Jan. 27 game, or any …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 7:44 p.m.

Seven Washington State players to participate in all-star games; running back Jamal Morrow withdraws from Collegiate Bowl

Morrow injured himself in the first half of the Holiday Bowl against Michigan State and told The Seattle Times’ Stefanie Loh he’s withdrawn from the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, which will …

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 8:22 p.m.

Looking back: Top 10 moments of Washington State’s 2017 football season

A victory in the Holiday Bowl eluded the 2017 Washington State football team, but the Cougars nonetheless went to the postseason for the fourth time in five years and compiled …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 6:10 p.m.

Washington State backup Tyler Hilinski gets first career start in Holiday Bowl

Starter Luke Falk was seen wearing a cast when he arrived at the Cougars’ bowl practice Tuesday at Southwestern College and the Cougars’ fourth-year senior starter was careful to keep …

Video: Washington State quarterback Luke Falk post practice Dec. 8

Cougars quarterback Luke Falk talks about preparing for the Holiday Bowl, the Mike Leach rumors and winning the Burlsworth Trophy.

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk, offensive tackle Cole Madison accept Senior Bowl invitations

The Senior Bowl will take place on Jan. 27 at Ladd-Pebbles Stadium in Mobile, Alabama.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 6:05 p.m.

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk beats out Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield to win top walk-on award

Falk has traveled to Fayetteville, Arkansas, each of the last three seasons for the Burlsworth ceremony. Mayfield, Memphis receiver Anthony Miller and Wisconsin tight end Troy Fumgalli were the other …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:39 p.m.

Washington State QB Luke Falk one of four finalists for Burlsworth Trophy

Luke Falk and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield were two of the four finalists announced on Thursday. Memphis wide receiver Anthony Miller and Wisconsin tight end Troy Fumagalli are the other two …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

In his much-anticipated return home, Washington State’s Falk throws three touchdowns to lead Cougars past Utes

Falk estimated that 60 people came out to support him – “that’s probably lowballing it,” he said – in the second-to-last regular season game of his college career.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 7:47 p.m.

Washington State’s Luke Falk breaks Pac-12 record for career touchdowns

Luke Falk, who grew up in Logan, Utah, approximately 80 miles north of Rice-Eccles Stadium, tossed the 117th touchdown of his career in the second quarter of Saturday’s game against …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:52 p.m.

The Falk Five: Counting down the top touchdown drives of Luke Falk’s Washington State career

Last Saturday, WSU had its Pac-12 title hopes in the balance when the Logan, Utah, native engineered a 94-yard touchdown drive to lift the Cougars over 18th-ranked Stanford. It certainly …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 5:31 p.m.

Vote: What was the best touchdown drive of Luke Falk’s Washington State career?

Washington State senior Luke Falk has won more games than any quarterback in school history and a good chunk of Falk’s 26 victories have relied on last-effort drives in the …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 7:18 p.m.

Luke Falk one of 16 semifinalists for Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award

Falk, Washington’s Jake Browning, USC’s Sam Darnold and Arizona’s Khalil Tate are all still in the running for the award given to the nation’s top quarterback.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 8:27 p.m.

Washington State’s Luke Falk nabs Pac-12 Player of the Week, breaking Khalil Tate’s streak

Ending a four-week reign by Tate, Falk was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season Monday afternoon. Tate had set a Pac-12 record …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 4:53 p.m.

Washington State’s Luke Falk breaks Pac-12 record for career passing yards

The Pac-12 Conference record for career passing yards has a new owner as of Saturday afternoon.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:49 p.m.

Washington State’s Luke Falk nabs Burlsworth Trophy nomination for third straight year

The Cougars’ signal-caller is just 132 yards shy of becoming the Pac-12’s all-time leader in passing yards, but originally joined WSU as a non-scholarship player in 2013 and wasn’t awarded …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:57 p.m.

Luke Falk gets the starting nod from Mike Leach as Washington State prepares for Stanford

Mike Leach won’t be holding QB1 auditions this week at practice as the Cougars gear up to play Stanford on Saturday in Pullman

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 6:31 p.m.

For Washington State’s Luke Falk, career wins record something to take pride in

With a 28-0 win over Colorado on Saturday in Pullman, Falk secured his 25th career victory and moved past Jason Gesser to become the winningest quarterback in school history.

Video: Washington State quarterback Luke Falk post practice Oct. 24

Cougars quarterback Luke Falk talks about receiver Brandon Arconado and the tradition he started with running backs coach Jim Mastro four years ago.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 4:16 p.m.

Luke Falk’s escapability not up to the Khalil Tate standard, but it was key in WSU’s Homecoming win

To put Luke Falk’s recent rushing exploits into context, what Washington State’s quarterback did Saturday night, rushing for 41 yards in four quarters, might merely be considered a nice pickup …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 10:52 p.m.

Video: Washington State quarterback Luke Falk post practice Oct. 3

Quarterback Luke Falk talks about beating USC and going on the road for the first time this season.