Washington State opened Pac-12 play with a road loss to California and things won't get any easier for the Cougars who will now have to travel to Oregon. The Ducks certainly aren't as good as they have been in recent seasons, but are still a talented and capable team.
We'll look ahead at the matchup later in the week, but for now, the focus is on the past. The WSU-Oregon recent history hasn't been a good one for the Cougars, but there are a few bright spots. Let's see how well you remember them.
Q1: Since 2000, 10 WSU wide receivers have posted a 100-yard receiving game against Oregon. Name them.
Q2: Who was the last WSU player to score multiple rushing touchdowns in the same game against the Ducks?
Q3: Which five players made up WSU's starting offensive line the last time the Cougars beat Oregon?
After Victory At Colorado, Cougars Now Oregon's Focus - GoDucks.com - The University of Oregon Official Athletics Web Site
Oregon’s unsettled situation at quarterback spurred coaches to rely on a rotation of Jeff Lockie and Taylor Alie in a win at Colorado, and the picture seems unlikely to get any clearer before the Ducks face Washington State in Autzen Stadium on Saturday (3 p.m., Pac-12 Networks).
Pac-12 Week 5 Power Rankings: A new No. 1, again - College Football Nation Blog - ESPN
10. Washington State Cougars: If anyone can figure this team out, let me know. At times, it looks like one of the most dangerous in the conference. Other times, well, those pesky special teams get in the way.
Cougars look like a team that could make noise in Pac-12 - WSU Cougars | 710 ESPN Seattle
Can you do me a favor and remind me to stay more even-keeled when it comes to the Cougs? Thanks.
Cougars improving, but still haven't turned in complete game - Spokesman.com - Oct. 4, 2015
As far as small victories go, giving a scare to the Golden Bears ought to rank somewhere between finding a funny phrase in one’s fortune cookie and having classes canceled thanks to heavy snowfall on quiz day.
Big Crowd Propels No. 20 WSU to Victory Over UCLA - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
The Washington State soccer team (No. 20/21) scored four goals, Sunday, in front of a crowd of 1,305 fans at Lower Soccer Field, defeating the visiting UCLA Bruins, 4-2. The Cougars (9-2-0, 2-1-0) netted two goals in the first half, before UCLA (5-6-0, 1-2-0) evened the score early in the second period. WSU scored a third goal just two minutes later and never looked back, adding a fourth goal in the 65th minute.
Bruins Fall 4-2 in Wild Game at WSU - UCLA Bruins Official Athletic Site | UCLABruins.com
UCLA rallied from a two-goal first-half deficit to tie Washington State early in the second half but ultimately lost to the Cougars, 4-2, in Pullman, Wash.
Volleyball Falls in Three at No. 11 UCLA - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Washington State Head Coach Jen Greeny said, “crucial errors at crucial times” plagued the Cougars volleyball team (12-4 overall, 1-3 Pac-12), as it fell 25-20, 25-18, and 30-28 at No. 11 UCLA (11-3, 2-2) early Sunday afternoon at the John Wooden Center.
Women's Basketball Holds First Practice of 2015-16 - Washington State University Official Athletic Site
Washington State women's basketball held its first practice of the 2015-16 season Sunday at the Cougar Basketball Practice facility.