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Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 10/21/2006
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Oct. 21, 2006

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WSU NOTES:

--Cougar quarterback Alex Brink set a single-game school record by completing 87.0 percent of his passes (20-for-23).

--Today's win was the first at home by an unranked WSU team against a ranked visitor since Oct. 19, 1996 (21-18 over No. 19 California.

--Washington State tight end Jed Collins' second-quarter touchdown reception marked the first touchdown of Collins' career...He added a one-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter.

--Jed Collins' two touchdowns makes him the first Cougar to have two touchdowns in a game since Chris Jordan had three scores in a 56-10 win over Idaho earlier this year (Sept. 9, 2006).

--Dwight Tardy became the first WSU running back to crack the century mark this season with 145 yards and one touchdown on 20 carries.

--Cougar Eric Frampton tallied a career-high 16 tackles.

--Tyron Brackenridge's 24-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter is the second interception return for a touchdown this season...Mike Graise had a 33-yard interception return against Stanford (Sept. 23, 2006)...The interception was Brackenridge's second of the season (USC).

--Cory Evans' third-quarter interception was the first of his career.

--Jason Hill's second-quarter touchdown reception, a 16-yard catch from Alex Brink, extended his school-record to 31...Hill is now tied for third in Pac-10 history and is second nationally among all active players.

--Jason Hill has now caught a touchdown pass in 22 of his last 29 games played dating back to the start of his sophomore season.

--In the 2003 contest between WSU and Oregon, the Cougars held the No. 10 Ducks to two first-half points en route to a 55-16 win at Eugene (Sept. 27, 2003).

--Darryl Blunt's 62-yard punt was the longest of his career and the longest by a Cougar since Kyle Basler's school-record 87-yard punt at Arizona (Sept. 25, 2004).

OREGON NOTES --Today's loss is Oregon's first setback in Pullman since 2002...the Ducks' 16 points today are the fewest they have scored in Pullman since a 21-7 loss in 1994...Oregon is now 5-3 in the Palouse under head coach Mike Bellotti.

--Wide receiver Jaison Williams had his fourth 100-yard receiving day today (nine catches, 163 yards)...the Ducks have now had a 100-yard receiver in six consecutive games.

--Backup quarterback Brady Leaf had career-highs in completions (16) attempts (27) and yards (262) today...his previous best of 136 yards was vs. Oklahoma in last season's Holiday Bowl game...Leaf's two touchdowns marks the first time in his career he has had multiple TDs in a game.

--Wide receiver Jordan Kent had a career-best two touchdown receptions today.

--Free safety J.D. Nelson had a career-high 15 tackles today and Blair Phillips had a career-best 14.

--Redshirt freshman Jairus Byrd got his third interception of the season today...he now has at least one in three of seven games.

--Oregon's red zone string was snapped at 17 today...Oregon was 0-for-2 in red zone appearances today after converting on all of its attempts in the previous three games.

--The last time the Ducks failed to score a touchdown in the first half was vs. Stanford Oct. 23, 2004.

--After starting the last 16 games as a unit, the offensive line's streak ended today when Jon Teague started in place of Josh Tschirgi.

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