The Cougs’ running backs in Mike Leach’s Air Raid generally don’t get a lot of ink from the national media because of its throwing offense.
So WSU appearing in ESPN's national QB/RB/WR grouping is news.
Washington State's skill group is ranked No. 5 in the nation by ESPN's Brock Huard.
5. Washington State Cougars (QB Luke Falk, RB Gerard Wicks, WR Gabe Marks)
Clemson, Oklahoma, Houston and Ole Miss occupy the top four skill spots on ESPN's list.
Wicks averaged 5.7 ypc last season, gaining 610 yards on 107 rushes. He was also sixth on the team in receptions, with 38 grabs for 138 yards.
Falk passed for 4,561 hashes on 447 of 644 passing, with 38 TDs against only 8 interceptions.
Marks caught 104 passes for 1,192 yards with 15 TDs.
ESPN also put out a top five nationally at four other spots. For the full listing, CLICK HERE.