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WSU has done some impressive things recently, when was the last time they did similar things?

William Mancebo

When WSU hired Mike Leach, many expected the Cougars to re-write the offensive record book. Instead, at least recently, the Cougars' defense has been the unit playing its way into some rare territory. That theme starts off this week's trivia.

Q1: WSU held its last two opponents to 10 points or less. When was the last time the Cougars accomplished that feat in back-to-back games. Bonus points if you can name the opponents.

Q2: Who was WSU's starting quarterback for the answer to the first question?

Q3: Teondray Caldwell led WSU with 26 rushing yards against Southern Utah. Who was the last Cougar running back to top 100 rushing yards in a game?

Football:

Defense might be strength of this Cougars team - Spokesman.com - Sept. 15, 2013
Caveats abound when assessing any number of statistical measures this early in the season, so evaluating Washington State through that lens should be done without reaching broad conclusions.

Pac-12 power rankings Week 3 : Beavers Blog
7. Washington State (2-1, 1-0): Cougars didn’t have a letdown after big win at USC last week, cruising past Southern Utah 48-10 at home. With Idaho up next, Cougars a good bet to be 3-1.

Where WSU stands in the stats - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Sept. 15, 2013
With three games under its belt, I thought it'd be a good time to look at where Washington State stands in the national stats rankings. As expected, the Cougars are faring quite well defensively.

Breske on Idaho: 'They've got my attention' - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - Sept. 15, 2013
Washington State was back at it on Sunday night, getting in their brief practice before thunder, lightning and rain descended upon the Palouse. We beat the elements back to the homestead, and have the following notes to pass along.

Soccer:

Cougars Earn Draw with Cowgirls - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Senior Micaela Castain tallied two first half goals and Washington State earned a 2-2 draw at Oklahoma State in nonconference women’s soccer, Sunday.