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Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 09/17/2005
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Sept. 17, 2005

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--With his two touchdown receptions tonight, Jason Hill moved into a tied for second place on career touchdown receptions list with 18...Hugh Campbell (1960-62) owns the record with 22.

--Jason Hill caught 10 passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns, his first 100-yard receiving game since Nov. 13, 2004 at Arizona State, when he caught nine passes for 132 yards and a score...the 10 catches also marks a career best.

--Jason Hill has caught two touchdowns in each game this season.

--In first three games this season Cougars have outscored opponents by a combined margin of 68-12 in the first half (Idaho 17-12; Nevada 27-0; GSU 24-0).

--With scoring drives of 40 seconds and seven seconds in the first half, the Cougars have now recorded eight scoring drives this season (7 TDs, 1 FG) at one minute or less in length.

--The last time WSU held back-to-back opponents scoreless in the first half was during the 2003 season, Oct. 4 vs. Arizona (13-0) and Oct. 18 vs. Stanford (7-0).

--With his 113 yards on the ground tonight, Jerome Harrison has now rushed for over 100 yards in each of his last six games...during that span he is averaging 152.2 yards per game.

--Jerome Harrison rushed for three touchdowns in a game for the second time in his career...also had three scores in 31-29 win over UCLA, Nov. 6, 2004, rushing for career-high 247 yards

--The meeting with the Tigers was the first between Washington State and a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference, past or present.

--Last time WSU played a 1-AA school was Sept. 21, 2002...Cougars defeated Montana State 45-21 in Pullman...Cougars are 43-2 all-time against current 1-AA members, including 14-0 since a 13-12 loss to Montana, Oct. 25, 1947.

--Cougars are 3-1 against Louisiana schools...lost 28-14 at Tulane in 1931...defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 77-7 in 1997, 44-0 in 1999 and 48-7 over Grambling State tonight...in 1997, Louisiana-Lafayette was Southwestern Louisiana.

--WSU has played four games at Qwest Field and has allowed its opponents just two offensive touchdowns (Nevada in 2002 and Grambling State tonight)...Cougars shut out Idaho in 2003 while Colorado scored a touchdown on defense and another on special teams last year.

---WSU's 141 points through three games are the most to start a season since 1908 when the Cougars scored 150 points in their first three games (Eastern Washington 73-0, Spokane YMCA 33-0, Bremerton Navy 44-0).

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