Sept. 16, 2006
FINAL SCORE: Washington State 17, Baylor 15
--The Cougars first scoring drive of the game, three plays and 34 yards, took 58 seconds, marking the 62nd scoring drive under a minute in the last five years. It was also the fourth scoring drive under a minute in the last two games.
--The first quarter safety against WSU was the first since Nov. 1, 2003, at USC, when the Cougars snapped a ball over punter Kyle Basler's head and Basler knocked the ball out of the end zone.
--Jason Hill's 13-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter was the 27th of his career, extended his school record. Hill has now caught at least one touchdown pass in 18 of his last 24 games.
--WSU's third quarter scoring drive of 10-plays, 82 yards, capped by a Dwight Tardy four-yard pass to Alex Brink, marked the 17th straight game that the Cougars have had a touchdown drive of at least 80 yards.
--Mkristo Bruce's third-quarter sack gives him 20.5 for his WSU career, fifth on the Cougars' career list.
--Washington State held Baylor to minus 10 yards rushing, the first time the Cougars have held their opponent to negative rushing yards since a 21-13 win at Arizona, Oct. 26, 2002 (-17).
--Alex Brink's 4-yard touchdown reception in the third quarter was the first by a WSU quarterback since Drew Bledsoe caught his own 2-yard touchdown pass at No. 23 Arizona, Oct. 27, 1990.
--Dwight Tardy's touchdown pass to Alex Brink was the first by a WSU player who was not a quarterback since Collin Henderson threw a 66-yard touchdown pass to Mike Bush at UCLA, Dec. 7, 2002.