CFC Player of the game:
Marks was stellar as he’s been all season long. His 112 yards on 11 catches with one score was seemingly WSU’s only hope on offense in the game.
WSU was stopped three times in the red zone, twice on the one yard line
UW played man-to-man and cover two for most of the game
Falk struggled to find open targets and took two sacks that could have easily been avoided
Stand out stats:
Gabe Marks: 11 catches, 112 yards, 1 TD
Luke Falk: 33 of 50, 269 yards, 1 TD, 3 INT’s
James Williams: 12 carries, 42 yards
Total yards: WSU - 334, UW - 510
Rushing yards: WSU - 65, UW - 168
Passing yards: WSU - 269, UW - 342
Third downs: WSU - 7/15, UW - 6/11
Turnovers: WSU - 4, UW - 1
Peyton Pelluer led the team with nine total tackles, six solo, one pass break-up and one QB hurry.
Misleading stat of the game:
In a game where Marks caught 11 passes for 112 yards and one touchdown, you wouldn’t expect the Cougs to get blown out 45-17.
Play of the game:
Score was 35-17, Cougs had the ball with a fourth-and-goal situation on the one yard line. WSU handed the ball off to Gerard Wicks who was swarmed behind the line and brought down short, turning the ball over on downs.
WSU’s regular season is officially over. Next game will come when bowl season starts.
"We're anxiously looking forward to our bowl game, but we just wish we had another game next week"
"I don't think it's a huge secret with recruiting in the state who comes out on top”
Leach said UW is definitely a College Football Playoff caliber team, as well as some others in the Pac-12