Washington State coach Mike Leach, the innovator of the air-raid offense, brings a staunch defense into the “Seattle Game” when his Cougars face No. 5 Stanford in a Pac-12 battle at CenturyLink Field on Saturday.
The Cougars, ranked 10th in the nation in total defense, have won three straight for the first time since 2006 and are allowing 12 points per contest.
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1. Stanford G David Yankey will miss the game because of an unspecified “family situation,” Shaw announced Tuesday.
2. The Cougars are 5-5 in games at CenturyLink Field.
3. Stanford is 16-2 during the month of September dating back to 2009.