SPOKANE, Wash. — Even by the standards of Washington State’s storied quarterback history, Connor Halliday is having a special season.
The junior is just 64 yards from surpassing Ryan Leaf’s team record of 3,968 yards passing in a season. That’s part of a general assault on the record books under coach Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense.
On Friday, Halliday will play in his first Apple Cup against archrival Washington. A victory would almost certainly guarantee that Washington State (6-5, 4-4 Pac-12) will play in its first bowl game since 2003.