Cal-Washington State Postgame Notes
Oct 2, 2021
- Cal now leads the all-time series with the Cougars, 48-29-5. The home team had won every meeting since 2015 prior to today.
- Christopher Brooks notched his 15th career touchdown (11th rushing) on Cal's opening drive of the game.
- Cal has produced at least one drive in the first quarter of every game going 63 yards or more. The Bears' opening drive that ended with Brooks' touchdown capped a seven-play, 79-yard drive.
- Making his Cal debut, Nate Rutchena recorded his first career interception in the second quarter.
- Daniel Scott hauled in his fourth career interception and his third this season later in the second quarter;.
- Cal blocked a punt in the first quarter. It was the first block since Craig Woodson blocked one at UCLA in 2020. The blocked punt was also the first in Nick Alftin's career.
- After entering today's game with one carry for two yards in his career, Chris Street rushed eight times for 51 yards today.
- Luc Bequette notched his 11th career sack - first this season - in the second quarter.
- Josh Drayden tied his career high with eight tackles.
- Today marked the first career start for Trey Paster.
- Today's attendance was 40,286.