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Some sad trivia about WSU's recent success against Cal.

Ezra Shaw

It's Cal week, which means it's time to take a look at the Bears' depth chart to see which running back is going to set career highs this week. If you haven't been paying attention over the last decade or so, Cal running backs shred WSU. The Bears have had some great running backs in recent years, but it hasn't just been the stars posting huge numbers against the Cougars.

Some of you may have drank away memories of Cal running backs running free, but those of you who didn't could have a good shot at today's trivia questions:

Q1: Since 2000, which Cal running back has the most cumulative rushing yards against the Cougars and how many yards did he have?

Q2: Since 2002, seven running backs have topped 100 yards in a game against WSU. Name the seven.

Q3: The ground success hasn't exactly been a two-way street. Dwight Tardy finished his career with 20 rushes against the Bears, how many yards did he gain?

Football:

What we learned in the Pac-12: Week 5 - ESPN
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Pac-12 bowl projections: Week 5 - Pac-12 Blog - ESPN
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What we learned: Week 5 - Stanford Cardinal Blog - ESPN

Here are three things we learned from Stanford's 55-17 victory over Washington State on Saturday:

Blanchette: Cougs suffer rout in rain as Seattle game shows rust - Spokesman.com - Sept. 29, 2013

Not only is the shine off this Seattle road show, the rust is on. Well, an inch of rain will do that.

Martin Stadium Sign Placed on Video Board - Washington State University Official Athletic Site

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