Crimson and Gray
P. O. Box 641602Pullman, WA 99164-1602
Martin Stadium (33,522 - FieldTur)
Elson S. Floyd
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CAREER BOWL RECORD (Games):
Mike Breske (1st)
Je Choate (1st)
Jim Mastro (1st)
Clay McGuire (1st)
Eric Morris (1st)
ASST. HEAD COACH/SPECIAL TEAMS:
Eric Russell (1st)
Joe Salave’a (1st)
Dennis Simmons (1st)
Paul Volero (1st)
ASSOCIATE A.D./CHIEF OF STAFF:
Dave Emerick (1st)
DIRECTOR OF FOOTBALL OPERATIONS:
Antonio Human (1st)
HEAD STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH:
Jason Loscalzo (1st)
ASST. STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH:
Casey Kramer (1st)
WSU ALL-TIME RECORD:
501-513-45 (115 Seasons)
WSU BOWL RECORD:
1916 Rose Bowl:
WSU 14 - Brown 0
1931 Rose Bowl:
Alabama 24 - WSU 0
1981 Holiday Bowl:
BYU 38 - WSU 36
1988 Aloha Bowl:
WSU 24 - Houston 22
1992 Copper Bowl:
WSU 31 - Utah 28
1994 Alamo Bowl:
WSU 10 - Baylor 3
1997 Rose Bowl:
Michigan 21 - WSU 16
2001 Sun Bowl:
WSU 33 - Purdue 27
2003 Rose Bowl:
Oklahoma 34 - WSU 14
2003 Holiday Bowl:
WSU 28 - Texas 20
WSU QUICK FACTS
WSU AGAINST NONCONFERENCE OPPONENTS:
Since the opening o the 2001 season, WSU is 24-8against unranked nonconerence opponents. WSU has wins over Idaho (seven times), MontanaState (3 times), Nevada (twice), New Mexico (twice), Boise State, Purdue, Colorado, GramblingState, Baylor, Portland State, SMU, Idaho State and UNLV.
WILSON AMONG PAC-12’S CAREER LEADERS:
Junior wide receiver Marquess Wilson enters the2012 campaign the Pac-12 Conerence’s active career leader in receiving yards with 2,394, goodor No. 47 all-time in Pac-12 history. His 1,388 receiving yards in 2011 was the 12th most in Pac-12history.
TUEL TO WILSON ADDING UP:
Senior quarterback Je Tuel and junior wide receiver MarquessWilson have connected 61 times or 1,097 yards and seven touchdowns.
WILSON PLACED ON PAIR OF PRESEASON ALL-AMERICA TEAMS:
Junior wide receiver MarquessWilson was named to CBSSports.com Preseason All-America rst team and the SI.COM PreseasonAll-America second team.
TUEL NAMED TO DAVEY O’BRIEN AWARD AND JOHNNY UNITAS AWARD WATCH LISTS:
Seniorquarterback Je Tuel was named to The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award® watch list.The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award is presented annually to the nation’s best collegequarterback and is the oldest and most prestigious national quarterback award. Coming o an im-pressive sophomore campaign, Tuel appeared in three games while battling through injuries lastseason. As a sophomore in 2010, Tuel threw or 2,780 yards and 18 touchdowns while starting all 12games.
FURNEY NAMED TO LOU GROZA AWARD WATCH LIST:
Junior kicker Andrew Furney was named toThe Lou Groza Award watch. Furney was named one o 20 seminalists to the same award during the 2011 campaign. Last season, Furney was 14-o-16 in eld goal attempts to post the best eld goalpercentage in WSU single-season history. He recorded a season-long o 51 and was 5-or-5 rom40-plus yards.
LONG NAMED TO THREE PRESEASON WATCH LISTS:
Senior linebacker Travis Long was named topreseason watch lists or the Bronko Nagurski Trophy (Top Deensive Player), Butkus Award (TopLinebacker) and Rotary Lombardi Award (Top Lineman or Linebacker). Long enters the 2012 seasonhaving started all 36 games o his Cougar career. He is a three-time all-conerence selection, earn-ing second-team All-Pac-12 honors in 2011. Last season he led WSU with our sacks, collected 12 tackles-or-loss, which ranked th in the Pac-12, and had 42 total tackles rom his deensive endposition.
WILSON NAMED TO MAXWELL AWARD AND BILETNIKOFF AWARD WATCH LISTS:
Junior widereceiver Marquess Wilson has been named to the preseason watch lists or the annual MaxwellAward, given to the nation’s top collegiate ootball player, and the Fred Biletniko Award, given to the nation’s top receiver. Wilson enters the 2012 season coming o back-to-back 1,000-yard sea-sons. In 2011 he set WSU single-season records with 82 receptions and 1,388 receiving yards and tied or second-most in a season with 12 touchdown receptions. Wilson led the Pac-12 in receivingyards per game at 115.7 and earned Yahoo! Sports All-America second team and Sports IllustratedAll-America honorable mention honors.
WILSON SETS SINGLE-SEASON RECORDS:
Wide receiver Marquess Wilson 223-yard perormanceagainst Arizona State last season pushed him past Brandon Gibson (1,180 yards in 2007) as theschool’s all-time single-season receiving leader. Wilson ended the 2011 season with 1,388 yardson 82 catches while averaging 115.7 yards per game. Those numbers put him sixth nationally inreceiving yards per game (rst in the Pac-12), while he is tied or 17th in catches. His 82 receptionssurpassed WSU’s previous single-season leader Nakoa McElrath (2001) by 10. Against ASU Wilsonbecame the second Cougar with multiple 1,000-yard season, joining current Jacksonville Jaguarreceiver Jason Hill, who had 1,007 and 1,097 receiving yards in 2004 and 2005.
WILSON’S BIG PLAYS:
Marquess Wilson’s 85-yard touchdown catch against Arizona State wasn’this rst big play o his career. In 24 games, the junior wideout owns seven career touchdown catch-es or 50-plus yards, including ve in 2011. Dating back to the 1984 season, the only Cougar withas many touchdown catches o 50-plus yards is ormer Cougar great Tim Stallworth who also hadseven.
FOUR IN A ROW FOR HORTON:
Junior cornerback Damante Horton’s interception at Oregon lastseason marked his ourth-straight game with an interception and the rst our o his career. Horton’spick against the Ducks was taken back 76 yards or a touchdown, the sixth-longest interceptionreturn or a score in school history. Horton’s our interceptions leads the Pac-12. The last time aCougar intercepted a pass in our consecutive games occurred when Jason David picked o passesin ve straight during the 2002 season, when he nished the year with seven and helped the Cougsearn a trip to the Rose Bowl.
SINGLE-SEASON RECEPTIONS1. Marquess Wilson, 2011 82
2. Nakoa McElrath, 2001 72
SINGLE-SEASONRECEIVING YARDS1. Marquess Wilson, 2011 1,388
2. Brandon Gibson, 2007 1,180
WSU CAREER RECEPTIONS
1. Michael Bumpus, 2004-07 1955. Phillip Bobo, 1990-92 148Jason Hill, 2003-06 1487. Nian Taylor, 1996-99 1408. Doug Flansburg, 1965-67 139
9. Marquess Wilson, 2010- 137 WSU CAREER RECEIVING YARDS
1. Brandon Gibson, 2005-08 2,7562. Jason Hill, 2003-06 2,7043. Hugh Campbell, 1960-62 2,4594. Nian Taylor, 1996-99 2,447
5. Marquess Wilson, 2010- 2,394 WSU CAREER RECEIVING TDS
1. Jason Hill, 2003-06 322. Hugh Campbell, 1960-62 223. Jared Karstetter, 2008-11 194. Nian Taylor, 1996-99 18Deron Pointer, 1991-93 18Devard Darling, 2002-03 18
Marquess Wilson, 2010- 18