Dawgs vs. Cougs: By The Numbers

The Washington Huskies will face off against a team this Friday afternoon, that just scored 54 points on offense last weekend in the Washington State Cougars.

Washington State is currently on a one-game winning streak and is currently tied for the third spot in the Pac-12 North Division standings.

Washington is coming off a stunning 20-14 road defeat against the Colorado Buffaloes, after entering the matchup as a 14-point favorite.

Here are some numbers of interest in this Apple Cup matchup showdown at Husky Stadium…..

10 – Washington opponents are averaging 10.9 yards per catch this season.

9 – The Husky defense has come away with 9 interceptions this season for a total of 53 yards.

8 – Washington State has had at least 8 receivers catch a pass in every game this season, except against Oregon.

7– WSU currently has 7 receivers with at least 30 catches and 7 players with multiple TD catches.

6 – The Huskies are currently on a 6-game winning streak in the Apple Cup rivalry matchup.

5 – Washington head coach Chris Petersen currently has a 5-0 record in the Apple Cup during his tenure with the Huskies, against Washington State head coach Mike Leach.

4 – The Huskies are currently averaging 4.3 yards per rush attempt this season.

3 – Wazzu currently has 3 players on the Fred Biletnikoff Award Watch List, for the most outstanding receiver in the nation.

2 – Washington has never lost more than 2 games in a row to Washington State in the Apple Cup.

1 – Wazzu quarterback Anthony Gordon leads the country in passing yards (4,920), passing yards/g (447.3) and passing TD’s (45).

0 – The number of times Washington State head coach Mike Leach has won an Apple Cup at Husky Stadium.


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