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Monday morning trivia -- Connor Halliday edition

His WSU playing days may have ended too soon due to an injury, but not before he re-wrote the record books.

William Mancebo

Connor Halliday was well on his way to re-writing the Pac-12 and possibly NCAA record books this season before a leg injury against USC ended those pursuits. He still managed to make plenty of history during his career, including this season when he set the FBS record for passing yards in a game.

You likely know many of the records Halliday set during his career. WSU touchdown records, yardage records and more. What you may not remember quite as well is the players Halliday passed. So for trivia this week, all you have to do is name the player Halliday passed for the 10 records below.

Q1 - FBS single-game passing yards (new record 734 yards, old 716 yards)

Q2 - FBS single-game pass attempts (new record 89 attempts, old 83 attempts)

Q3 - WSU single-season passing yards (new record 4,597 yards, old 3,968 yards)

Q4 - WSU career touchdown passes (new record 90, old 76)

Q5 - Pac-12 single-game passing yards (new record 734 yards, old 538 yards)

Q6 - WSU career passing yards (old record 10,913 yards, new 11,308 yards)

Q7 - WSU single-game pass completions (old record 42, new record 58)

Q8 - WSU completions in a bowl game (old record 30, new record 37)

Q9 - Pac-12 single-season record for attempts (new record 714, old record 612)

Q10 - WSU single-season record for completion percentage (old record 64.5 percent, new record 67.3 percent)


Halliday injury an opportunity for WSU’s Falk - - Nov. 3, 2014
Mike Leach knelt beside his injured quarterback on Saturday and tried to comfort and relax Connor Halliday, because what else was there to do?

Women's Basketball:

Cougars Knock Off Central Methodist In Exhibition Win - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
nior guard Lia Galdeira scored 26 points in Washington State’s 71-56 exhibition victory over visiting Central Methodist University (Mo.) at Beasley Coliseum Sunday.


Late Goal Beats Cougars - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Katie Johnson’s goal with 38 seconds left in regulation gave visiting USC a 1-0 victory over No. 19 Washington State, Sunday in Pac-12 Conference women’s soccer.


No. 16 UCLA Volleyball Edges WSU 3-2 - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Double-doubles by both Jaicee Harris and Kyra Holt were not enough as the Washington State volleyball team (10-14 overall, 1-11 Pac-12) was edged by No. 16 UCLA (16-7, 7-5), 3-2 Sunday afternoon at the John Wooden Center.