Cougars Host Utah Saturday

goCOUGSWashington State will close out its home slate hosting Utah Saturday at 12:30 p.m. Pre-Game Coverage Starts 2 hours before kickoff on 1030 KMAS. Utah-WSU Series History: WSU enters Saturday’s game against Utah trailing the all-time series 7-5.

The Utes posted wins in the last two meetings, both coming the last two seasons, 30-27 (OT) in Pullman in 2011 and 49-6 in Salt Lake City last season. WSU’s last win came in 2000, 38-21 in Salt Lake City behind four TD passes from Jason Gesser. The last win over the Utes in Pullman came in 1984, 42-40 behind two TD passes from Mark Rypien, two rushing TDs and 158 yards from Kerry Porter and one rushing TD from Rueben Mayes. The Cougars and Utes also matched up in the 1992 Copper Bowl, a 31-28 victory for WSU after Drew Bledsoe fired two touchdown passes and Aaron Price kicked the game-winner late in the fourth quarter.

Next Week: The Cougars wrap up the regular season with the Apple Cup played in Seattle next Friday, Nov. 29 at 12:30 p.m. Cougars To Honor 19 Seniors Prior To Saturday’s Kickoff: Prior to Saturday’s kickoff, Washington State will recognize its 19 seniors who will be playing their final game in Martin Stadium. Players being introduced: Matthew Bock (DL), Elliott Bosch (OL), Mike Bowlin (P), Zach Brevick (OL), Leon Brooks (RB), Deone Bucannon (S), Jared Byers (LB), Anthony Carpenter (DB), Rico Forbes (OL), John Fullington (OL), Andrew Furney (K), Ioane Gauta (DT), Matt Goetz (OL), Damante Horton (CB), Casey Locker (S), Vince Mayle (WR), Eric Oertel (LB), Justin Sagote (LB) and Nolan Washington (CB).

November 22, 2013/Cougar News