WSU 45, Washington 32
Washington State vs. UCLA - Saturday, Oct. 27, 2007 at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash.
Arizona State vs. Washington State; Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash.
Washington State at UCLA - October 28, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)
Washington State vs. Baylor
BRINK'S HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Coached by Marty Johnson at Sheldon High...capped a spectacular career by leading Sheldon to the state championship as a SENIOR...threw for 213 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 57 more and another score in 31-24 win over Lake Oswego in state title game...tossed four touchdown passes and racked up 384 yards in semifinal victory over Clackamas...threw for 3,946 yards in his final season with the Irish, including 36 touchdowns...earned first team all-league and all-state honors, and was named Oregon player of the year...ranked No. 72 quarterback in the nation by The Insiders...named Northwest Nuggett honorable mention by Tacoma News Tribune...named to Tacoma News Tribune's Western 100...JUNIOR season led team to state title game...threw for over 3,500 yards and 28 touchdowns, earning first team All-State honors and Midwestern League offensive player of the year...finished with a record of 35-3 in three years as starting quarterback...also a standout on the baseball diamond...hit a grand slam and pitched a complete game in a contest against Willamette as a junior...earned first team All-Midwestern League honors as pitcher...also lettered in basketball.
BRINK'S WSU CARER
FRESHMAN (2003-04): Redshirt season.
RS-FRESHMAN (2004-05): V-letter...Games - 11...Starts -5...Special Teams: FG/PAT Holder;
All-Pacific-10 Conference honorable mention honoree;
In the Pac-10, ranked 9th in passing at 130.5 ypg, 10th in total offense at 125.5 ypg and 7th in pass efficiency at 113.26;
Nationally finished 75th in pass efficiency;
Saw action in the first six games as the holder on PAT and field goal kicks;
In final three games, all starts and two wins, completed 52 of 88 passes (59.1%) for 661 yards and four touchdowns, with only one interception;
Saw considerable action in the Colorado game and led WSU inside the 10 yard line at the end of the game, but lost a fumble at the two yard line trying to score and give the Cougars a chance to tie the game;
Made first start at Oregon State after Josh Swogger was lost for the season with a broken foot...hit 15 of 41 passes for 201 yards, one score and two interceptions, one on a tipped pass...TD pass was to Greg Prator;
Made his second start against #1 ranked USC...threw one interception...had one TD pass to Michael Bumpus;
With the running game working, completed 17 of 27 for one score, 185 yards and no interceptions in WSU's win at UCLA;
Directed WSU to a 28-25 win over Washington, throwing for 240 yards and one touchdown.
RS-SOPHOMORE (2005-06): V-Letter...Games - 11...Starts - 11...earned the following weekly team awards: Pac-10 Offensive POW nominee - Nevada:
Named to the Pacific-10 Conference All-Academic first team;
WSU single-season Top 10 rankings include: T8th/358 pass attempts; 8th/205 pass completions; 7th/2,891 passing yards; 10th/.572 completion percentage; T4/24 TD passes; 6th/2,997 yards total offense; 6th/26 TDRs;
WSU single-game Top 10 rankings include: 2nd/59 pass attempts at Oregon State; 1st/531 passing yards at Oregon State; 5th/423 passing yards at California; T8th/4 interceptions at Oregon State; T2nd/5 TD passes at California; T10th/80 yard pass at California; 1st/515 yards total offense at Oregon State; 3rd/424 yards total offense at California; 3rd/65 total plays at Oregon State; 4th/5 TDRs at California;
WSU career Top 10 rankings: 7th/4,196 passing yards; 6th/.547 completion percentage; 6th/31 TD passes; 8th/4,252 yards total offense; 7th/34 TDRs;
Threw nine TD passes in the first three games, three each against Idaho, Nevada, Grambling;
At Oregon State he hit 31 of 59 passes for 531 yards, one TD and four interceptions;
Also had a great game at California, hitting 18 of 39 passes for 423 yards, five touchdowns and two interceptions;
His outings against OSU and Cal rank among the best in Pacific-10 history; his 531 passing yards is the fourth best total ever in the league, while 423 passing yards ranked 40th; his 515 total offense yards at OSU is the second best by a Pac-10 quarterback and the 424 yards at Cal ranked 35th;
Final-season NCAA QB ranking of 139.96 is the best ever by a sophomore QB with more than 100 pass attempts.
Ranked 19th nationally in total offense;
Final Pacific-10 rankings: Passing 4th/262.6, Total Offense 2nd/272.4, Passing Efficiency 4th/139.96.
RS-JUNIOR (2006-07): V-letter...Games 12...Starts 12...All-Pacific-10 Conference second team...All-Pacific-10 Conference academic first team...ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA academic District VIII first team...Scout.com All-Pac-10 second team...Danny Wuerffel Award finalist...received the following single-game team awards: WSU's Pac-10 nomination on offense for play against Idaho, Stanford, UCLA and Arizona...Pac-10 POW after UCLA game:
Posted a pass efficiency rating of 133.14 while completing 241 passes I n 396 attempts for 2,899 yards and 19 touchdowns...threw just 10 interceptions;
In Pac-10 rankings, led the league in total offense, 242.2 yards per game, was second in passing at 241.6 ypg, and fourth in passing efficiency;
Nationally, ranked 18th in total offense and 37th in passing efficiency;
Had a gaudy quarterback rating of 275.36 against Idaho while playing less than three quarters;
Threw for a season-high 287 yards against USC; Caught a four-yard TD pass from Dwight Tardy against Baylor, the first WSU quarterback to catch a TD pass since Bob Iverson did it against Stanford in 1954;
Set WSU single-game record with .870 completion percentage (20-23) against Oregon...completed final 17 attempts;
In a win at UCLA threw for 405 yards, the eighth best in WSU history and his third career 400+ yard game;
Against Arizona threw the second longest pass in WSU history, a 91-yarder to Brandon Gibson;
Recorded season and career highs with 32 completions and 54 pass attempts against Washington...threw for 328 yards, his fourth career game over 300 yards;
PERSONAL Alex Brink...born June 2, 1985...parents Russ and Jennifer Brink...has one brother, Ben...3.91 prep GPA and member of national honor society in high school...sport management major.
PASSING G/GS PA PC PI YDS TD LG EFFIC.
2004 11/5 194 97 5 1305 7 60 113.26
2005 11/11 358 205 13 2891 24 80 139.96
2006 12/12 396 241 10 2899 19 91 133.14
Career: 34/28 948 543 28 7095 50 91 131.78
   
RUSHING G/GS TC YG YL NYG TD LG 2004 11/5 49 110 160 -50 1 20 2005 11/11 56 244 138 106 2 22 2006 12/12 78 220 212 8 2 21 Career: 34/28 183 574 510 64 5 22
TOTAL OFFENSE G/GS PLAYS RUSH PASS TOTAL YARDS 2004 11/5 243 -50 1305 1255 2005 11/11 414 106 2891 2997 2006 12/12 474 8 2899 2907 Career: 34/28 1131 64 7095 7159  
[ ] = Career ranking at WSU