D'Eriq King is tied for the lead nationally among quarterbacks with three rushing touchdowns this season. One of the nation's top dual threat signal callers, King has also thrown at least one touchdown pass in each of the last 15 games he has played in.
Since , Houston has recorded interceptions, the most of any team in the country. The only other team to record at least interceptions since is Ohio State Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon leads the nation with nine passing touchdowns through two games and has helped the Cougars average The Cougars tallied yards of total offense in their win over Northern Colorado last Saturday.
Holgorsen served as an assistant with Leach at Valdosta State before moving to Lubbock in to serve as an assistant for Leach at Texas Tech. Holgorsen worked from at Texas Tech before moving to Houston to serve as the offensive coordinator from Jones was an honorable mention All-Big 12 pick at center for the Red Raiders in , before joining the coaching staff at Texas Tech from Bender ; created the "Cougars" nickname as he coached the volunteer football program at UH.
It marked the first time since Sept. Leach led Washington State to an record in , setting the program record for single-season wins, while earning Pac Coach of the Year honors.
Leach's 51 victories rank as the third-most in WSU history. His overall coaching record is , which includes 10 seasons at Texas Tech.
Only Stanford and Washington have earned more with 27 victories apiece, respectively. Heading into the season, the Cougars were picked to finish fourth in the Pac North Division.
Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon leads Washington State's Air Raid attack with passing yards and nine touchdowns through two games. In his first career start on Aug.
He leads the nation with nine touchdown passes, ranks second in passing yards per game Five different receivers have recorded at least yards receiving this season for WSU with 10 different receivers making at least one catch.
Fifteen different players recorded at least one sack for the Cougars in The Cougars also forced 28 takeaways a year ago, which ranked second among Pac teams.
Through two games this season, WSU's defense has allowed Holgorsen closed his tenure at WVU as the second-winningest coach in Mountaineer history with an eight-year record of He led the Mountaineers to bowl games in seven of his eight seasons including each of the last five.