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Cougs Scratch Up Bobcats

After 2 years of home opening losses to Big Sky teams, the Cougs put together a dominating performance on both sides of the ball and dominate Montana State 31-0 to start the season 1-0 for the first time since 2011.  Senior quarterback Luke Falk threw for 311 yards on 33 of 39 passing, including starting the game with 20 completions in a row as the Cougs dominate the Montana State Fighting Bobcats 31-0. There was sense of calm in this team throughout the game.  WSU has struggled with running quarterbacks made it a point early on not to give up the big play and to stay grounded defensively by defending for the long pass as well as the option.  Bobcats quarterback Chris Murray was running for his life most of the game.  The Cougs held Murray to 5 of 12 passing for 28 yards, most of which were in the second half when the game was all but over for the Bobcats.  Murray added 55 yards on the ground, but collectively, the Cougs held the Bobcats to 143 yards of total offense. Coach Mike leach said following the game, “We had a steadiness and consistency that I thought was positive…
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WSU 2017 Preveiw

The Washington State Cougars look to improve on the last couple of seasons and take another step closer to the PAC-12 title.  The Cougs finished 9-4 in 2015 and 8-5 in 2016. In 2016 they got off to a slow start losing their opening 2 games to Eastern Washington and Boise State, but they ran off an 8 game winning streak following that before losing their last 3 games of the season including a Holiday Bowl loss to Minnesota.  This season hopes to be different for WAZZU and they have a favorable schedule to start the season. WSU’s leading receiver Gabe Marks and River Cracraft moved on, but there are plenty of new guys looking to take that role.  One of the big shockers on signing day was California 4-star wide receiver Jamire Calvin signing with WSU after committing to Nebraska.  Isaiah Johnson Mack is 6’3 target who is now wearing number 9 like Gabe Marks, and has looked good so far in fall camp.  Redshirt Freshman Renard Bell stands 5’8, but has shown great speed and illusiveness during the scrimmages.  6’5 receiver CJ Dimry is also a big target for quarterback Luke Falk.  CJ was a senior last season…
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