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Postgame Notes - Arizona State

Nov 13, 2022

PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State became bowl eligible with a 28-18 win over Arizona State at Gesa Field Saturday afternoon. Check out the postgame notes from the win.
•      WSU clinched bowl eligibility for the seventh straight season (Not counting 2020 season)
•      WSU beat Arizona State for the second straight season (34-21 in Tempe), and have won four of last five meetings
•      WSU's converted its first two-point conversion since 2019 at Oregon (Anthony Gordon to Brandon Arconado)
•      WSU recorded four sacks for the fourth time in 2022, most since making four in win over California
•      Grant Stephens made his first career start at left tackle, made eight starts at right guard in 2022
•      Ma'ake Fifita made his eighth start of the season, second at right guard (at Oregon State)
•      Cameron Ward threw for 219 yards and one touchdown (2)
•      Nakia Watson rushed for 116 yards on a career-high 20 carries and three touchdowns, his third career 100-yard game, all in 2022
•      Watson rushed for three touchdowns, the first Coug with three rushing touchdowns since Max Borghi last season against BYU
•      Leyton Smithson caught his 1st career touchdown pass (2 yards in 1st quarter), had rushing TD last week at Stanford
•      Daiyan Henley made 10 tackles, his fifth double-digit tackle game in 2022, 11th of his career
•      Quinn Roff recorded sack No. 2.5 of the season
•      Brennan Jackson made a career-best two sacks, his recorded his fourth and fifth sacks of the season
•      Chau Smith-Wade picked off his second pass of the season, third of his career
•      Andrew Edson recorded sack No. 2.5 of the season
•      Derrick Langford Jr. matched a career-high with two pass breakups
•      Punter Nick Haberer matched a career-high with three punts inside the 20 for the third time in 2022