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Luke Falk had a dirty jersey from the get-go, taking hits all night from a tough Stanford defense. Even though Falk was knocked out for one play after taking a shot to the head, he rallied and finished the drive with a touchdown pass. He finished 30 of 41 for 357 yards and four scores, setting the tone for WSU’s tough play.
Offensive player of the game
River Cracraft had seven catches for 130 yards and a score, breaking out of a bit of a funk with a bang. He has had some uncharacteristic drops this season, but he torched the Stanford secondary on Saturday night, making tough catch after tough catch and extending multiple WSU drives.
Defensive player of the game
Middle linebacker Peyton Pelluer was all over the field for the Cougars. He only finished with five tackles, in part because the Cougars got the Stanford offense off the field so quickly. But he was instrumental in holding Christian McCaffrey in check, and his sack of Ryan Burns resulted in a fumble.
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