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WSU at OSU: Postgame notes

Courtesy of WSU Athletics.

Postgame Notes

WASHINGTON STATE at OREGON sTATE – OCT. 29, 2016

 

GAME NOTES

•  WSU won the toss and deferred, OSU elected to receive

•  Jamal Morrow was the game captain for the 17th straight game, won the toss, now 7-1 in coin tosses

•  Attendance for the game was 37,081

 

TEAM NOTES

•  WSU is bowl eligible for the second straight season and third time under head coach Mike Leach

•  WSU records its sixth straight win, longest winning streak since 2003

•  WSU is 5-0 in conference play for the first time since 2002

•  WSU rushed for 137 yards, the fourth game this season with 100+ rushing yards

 

PLAYER NOTES

•  Freshman Derek Moore made first career start, starting at End

•  Junior Frankie Luvu made his first career start at RUSH linebacker

•  Luke Falk’s 66-yard touchdown pass to Jamal Morrow was the longest reception of Morrow’s career

•  With his two TD receptions in the third quarter, Gabe Marks became WSU’s career-leader with 33 touchdowns receptions. That mark is also good for second all-time in Pac-12 Conference history.

•  Gabe Marks made eight catches for 110 yards, owns a catch in 24 straight games, has 11 career 100-yard games

•  Marks upped his career reception total to 283, second-most in Pac-12 history behind Colorado’s Nelson Spruce (294)

•  Marks upped his career receiving yards to 3,113, second in WSU history

•  River Cracraft made four catches for 54 yards, now owns a catch in 37 straight games

•  Cracraft upped his career reception total to 207, second in WSU history

•  Luke Falk threw for 415 yards, his 10th career 400-yard game, upped his career passing yards to 9,351, third in WSU history

•  Falk threw five touchdown passes, passing Jason Gesser for third in WSU history with 75 career touchdown passes

•  Falk recorded his sixth career fourth-quarter comeback

•  Jamal Morrow caught five passes for 95 yards, pushing his career reception total to 131, the most in WSU history by a Cougar running back

•  Darrien Molton made a career-high 10 tackles

•  Garrett McBroom recorded his first career sack



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