Player of the game Quarterback Jeff Tuel led two fourth-quarter drives of 51 and 57 yards for touchdowns as the Cougars put 16 consecutive...
Player of the game
Quarterback Jeff Tuel led two fourth-quarter drives of 51 and 57 yards for touchdowns as the Cougars put 16 consecutive points on the board after trailing 22-7 at the end of the third quarter. Tuel finished with 204 yards passing and two touchdowns.
Play of the game
Alex Hoffman-Ellis intercepted Denarius McGhee's pass at the Montana State 15 and returned it to the 2 with 5:01 left in the fourth quarter, setting up the winning FG.
Down 22-7 with 4:12 left in the third quarter, Myron Beck intercepted McGhee's pass to give the Cougars the ball at midfield. The Cougars scored 16 points on the following three drives to take the lead.
"Obviously very excited we won the ballgame. I don't know if we played our best game by any means." — WSU coach Paul Wulff.
WSU suffered two relatively minor injuries. DT Bernard Wolfgramm, who battled a sore shoulder all week, played extensively in the first half but couldn't go in the second. Special-teams player Jack Wilson was forced out early with a sprained right shoulder.
By the numbers
3 The number of times McGhee was intercepted.
266 Yards McGhee finished with passing.
116 Yards running back James Montgomery had on 20 carries for WSU.
5 Number of Cougs with more than 27 yards receiving.
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