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Luke Falk's final spring out on the Palouse a prelude to a record-breaking run on the all-time WSU and Pac-12 record books

SPRING BALL KICKS off at Washington State on Thursday and it will be Cougar quarterback Luke Falk’s last on the Palouse. In a little more than two years as a starter, the Cougar quarterback is on the verge of owning, and in some cases shattering, every major career WSU passing record. And a number of all-time Pac-12 marks are also on the chopping block.

Luke Falk already stands as the all-time leader in two major passing categories at WSU.

Completion percentage: The only drama is whether Falk will finish his career at 70 percent or above.  He  has completed 69 percent of his passes, Connor Halliday sits in second place at 62 percent.  

Completions: With a full season still to come Falk’s 1,046 pass completions are the most ever at WSU, topping Halliday’s 1,014.

TD passes: The next all-time mark to fall in the 2017 season should come early.  Falk has 89 career TD passes.  The all-time record at WSU is 90 (Halliday).

Passing yards: Falk could own the all-time WSU mark before the start of Pac-12 play this season.  Falk has 10,888 passing yards with only Alex Brink (10,913) and Halliday (11,308) ahead of him.

Attempts: Falk has thrown 1,520 passes at WSU.  Halliday tops the list at 1,634.

Total offense: Falk will enter the season at 10,635 yards.  Brink holds the career mark at WSU with 11,011 hashes.

FALK IS ALSO on pace, early this season, to become the all-time Pac-12 leader in passing yardage, completions and attempts.

The records for passing touchdowns and total offense might take the longest.  Falk is 27 TD passes away from tying Matt Barkley (116) and trails Oregon’s Marcus Mariota by 2,398 yards in total offense.

Falk’s 68.82 completion percentage is already No. 1 on the all-time Pac-12 list, with USC’s Cody Kessler in second place at 67.49 percent.

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