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Postgame Notes - Utah State

Sep 5, 2021

PULLMAN, Wash. (Sept. 4, 2021) - Washington State dropped it's season-opener 26-23 to Utah State at Gesa Field Saturday evening. Check out the postgame notes and top social media posts from the game.
•       13 players made their WSU debuts; Jarrett Guarantano (QB), Kaleb Ford-Dement (DB), Nakia Watson (RB), Anderson Grover (WR), Nick Haberer (P), Henry Kimmins (ST), Dean Janikowski (K), Francisco Mauigoa (ST), Jack Wilson (ST), Quinn McCarthy (ST), Andrew Edson (Edge), Lincoln Victor (WR), De'Zhaun Stribling (WR)
•       5 players made their first career starts on offense: Jarrett Guarantano (QB), De'Zhaun Stribling (X), Cade Beresford (RG), Calvin Jackson Jr. (Y), Donovan Ollie (Z)
•       2 players made their first career starts on defense: Christian Mejia (DT), Halid Djibril (FS)
•       Notable consecutive start streaks: WIL Jahad Woods (41), LT Liam Ryan (31), RT Abraham Lucas (31)
•       Max Borghi rushed 11 times for 86 yards and one touchdown, his 64-yard TD run was the longest run of his career, 2nd-longest play of his career (65-yard TD rec against UCLA, 2019)
•       Borgi upped his career rushing TD total to 21, 5th-most in WSU history
•       Borghi upped his career TD total to 30, 4th-most in WSU history
•       Borghi caught one pass passes, has now caught a pass in all 28 career games
•       Calvin Jackson Jr. caught a career-high 7 passes for 91 yards
•       Donovan Ollie caught his 1st career TD pass
•       Travell Harris had 2 kickoff returns, setting a WSU record with 68 career kickoff returns (Isiah Barton, 67, 2010-11)
•       Jahad Woods made 13 tackles, his 12th-career double-digit tackle game, upped his career tackle total to 332, 8th-most in WSU history
•       Tanner Moku made a career-high 8 tackles
•       Derrick Langford Jr. recorded his 1st career interception
•       In his collegiate debut, Andrew Edson recovered a fumble
•       Nick Haberer's first career punt went 44 yards and was downed at the 14
•       Dean Janikowski made his collegiate debut and connected on 3 field goals (35, 26, 27)