The Cougars are fresh off a 31-0 win against San Jose State where the offense racked up a few more touchdowns and the defense recorded its first shutout of the season. Both of those facts lead right into our trivia questions of the week.
Let’s start on the offensive side. Gardner Minshew scored a rushing touchdown to become the seventh Cougar to score a rushing touchdown since the start of the 2016 season. Minshew is the second quarterback in that group, along with Tyler Hilinski.
Q1: Who are the five Cougar running backs to score a rushing touchdown since the start of the 2016 season?
Shutouts have been rare for WSU defenses with the shutout on Saturday just WSU’s fifth since 2000.
Q2: Who are the four WSU defensive coordinators to author a shutout since 2000?
I thought WSU would be bad this year, but they are not.
The Coeur d'Alene Press - Sports, Thinking of 3: WSU remembers Hilinski in rout of San Jose State
On an emotional night where the parents of deceased Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski raised the Cougar flag prior to the game against San Jose State on Saturday, the Cougars handled San Jose State 31-0 in a nonconference game at Martin Stadium.