Underdog Washington State almost beat No. 2 Oregon on Saturday, but Cougars quarterback Connor Halliday was not impressed
Hard work is what the Cougars can expect when they host Oregon and Heisman contender Marcus Mariota on Saturday night in Pullman. The Ducks (3-0) have beaten their first three opponents by a combined score of 156-54, including a Michigan State team that came into its game with Oregon boasting a fearsome defense. Washington State, meanwhile, staggers into its Pac-12 opener at 1-2.
Connor Halliday, the nation’s leading passer, threw for 544 yards and six touchdowns as Washington State beat Portland State 59-21.
Nevada (2-0) intercepted Connor Halliday twice and held the Cougars (0-2) to one touchdown Friday night as the Wolf Pack came away with a 24-13 victory for just their third win against a Pac-12 team in the last 10 years.
The Cougars lost a wild 41-38 contest to Rutgers, a game that seemed to be in Washington State’s grasp until the Scarlet Knights recovered a fumbled punt return and put together the game-winning drive in the final minutes.
Steve, Bill & Jason talk with Sporting News columnist Ryan Fagan, WSU Cougar QB Connor Halliday, CBS Sports NFL analyst Steve Beuerlein, Seahawks beat writer for The News Tribune Dave Boling, and Pac 12 College Football analyst Glenn Parker
Behind 200 rushing yards from Bishop Sankey and a couple of late interceptions from the defense, Washington overcame a 10-3 halftime deficit to win its 68th Apple Cup Friday, at Husky Stadium.
Connor Halliday threw for 488 yards and four touchdowns as Washington State beat Utah 49-37 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the first time since 2006.
Connor Halliday threw 25 yards to Isiah Myers for a tie-breaking touchdown with 2:15 to play to give Washington State a 24-17 upset over Arizona on Saturday.
Washington State has lost three straight games by big scores and is in danger of missing out on a bowl game again.