Cougars quarterback Luke Falk was carted off the field after suffering an apparent head injury. After the game, a reporter asked Leach about Falk, to which the coach flippantly replied “healthy as can be. Rested him in the second half.” It came off colder than the Palouse air.
The 108th Apple Cup at Husky Stadium on Friday sets up as the most meaningful game of the series since 2003. That year, UW upset No. 8 WSU, 27-19, to avoid its first losing season in 27 years. A look at the teams then and now.
On a frigid Senior Night at Martin Stadium, No. 24 Washington State’s 27-3 victory over Colorado was overshadowed by quarterback Luke Falk getting knocked out of the game in the third quarter when his head hit the turf hard after a sack.