Luke Falk threw for 398 yards and touchdowns this Saturday against Arizona State while battling through some tough injuries. This earned him some national attention from the Davey O’Brien committee who honored him as part of their "Great 8" performances from eight top college quarterbacks this weekend. This is the second time this year Falk has received this honor having previously won it for his effort against Stanford when he threw for 357 yards and four touchdowns in a 42-17 win.
The Davey O’Brien annually honors their pick for the best quarterback in the country on December 8th. Falk is currently a member of the O’Brien watch list. On November 10th sixteen semifinalists will be chosen for the award which will then be paired down to three finalists on November 22nd. Falk was semifinalist last season and with a strong showing at the end of the season he has a shot at being a finalist this year. Fans can vote for Luke at www.voteobrien.org. Voting makes up five percent of the total balloting so vote early and vote often! No one from "Quarterback U" has ever won this award so let’s see if we can help rectify that.
WSU football chat (transcript) | The Spokesman-Review
Everything said in Wednesday morning's WSU football chat.
Mike Leach hopes "justice is served" in Robert Barber suspension | The Spokesman-Review
The WSU starting nose tackle was not at practice on Wednesday.
Ken Wilson likes emerging depth at inside linebacker | The Spokesman-Review
The Cougars have been rotating heavily in the middle of the defense.
Pac-12 Notebook: More than half of the conference is still searching for a quarterback | The Seattle Times
Stanford is making a change at quarterback, which makes eight Pac-12 teams that has started at least two quarterbacks this season.