POSTGAME NOTES

WASHINGTON STATE VS. COLORADO STATE University Stadium – Albuquerque GILDAN NEW MEXICO BOWL
GAME NOTES • Washington State won the toss and elected to receive TEAM NOTES • WSU’s 35 points in the first half are the most since scoring 35 against UNLV in 2011 HALLIDAY NOTES • Halliday’s six touchdown passes tied Jason Gesser (Arizona – 2000) for the most touchdown passes in WSU history • Halliday’s six touchdown passes tied Geno Smith (West Virginia) in 2012 Orange Bowl and Chuck Long (Iowa) in 1984 Freedom Bowl for the most in NCAA Bowl history • Halliday’s five touchdowns in the first half are a WSU record for touchdowns in a half • Connor Halliday’s six TD passes gave him 34 for the season, tied for most in WSU single-season history, tying Ryan Leaf (1997) • Halliday tossed six TD passes to up his career passing touchdown total to 58, fourth-most in WSU history • Halliday passed for 410 yards, giving him 4,597 for the season, a WSU record and Pac-12 record • Halliday recorded his ninth 300-yard game this season and No. 14 of his career • Halliday has completed 449 passes this season, most in Pac-12 and WSU single-season history • Halliday’s 714 pass attempts this season are the most in Pac-12 and WSU single-season history PLAYER NOTES • Deone Bucannon made seven tackles, has 114 for the season, the most since James Darling, 136 in 1996 • Bucannon upped his career total to 384, fourth-most in WSU history • Bucannon recorded career interception No. 15, third-most in WSU history • Andrew Furney’s 33-yard field goal upped his career total to 47, third-most in school history • Gabe Marks caught five passes to up his season total to 74, second-most in WSU single-season history • Marks caught his seventh touchdown pass of the season and nine of his career • Nolan Washington recorded his first career fumble, recorded first career fumble recovery • Theron West made his first career start, caught his first career pass, and caught first career touchdown • West blocked his second punt of the season (Oregon State) • Joe Dahl made his first career start at left tackle • Gunnar Eklund made first career start at left guard • Vince Mayle caught his seventh touchdown pass of the season • River Cracraft posted career highs of nine catches for 125 yards, his first career 100-yard game • River Cracraft's nine catches tied the Gildan New Mexico Bowl record (Dominic Ruftan, Temple, 2011) • Justin Sagote made a career high 15 tackles to push his season total to 106, giving WSU two players with 100 tackles in the same season since 1992 (Anthony McClanahan – 140, Ron Childs – 104)

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