BERKELEY, Calif. -- Connor Halliday threw for 521 yards and three touchdowns and Washington State used its highest scoring conference game in 10 years to snap an eight-game skid against California with a 44-22 victory Saturday.
Freshman Jared Goff threw for 489 yards and two touchdowns for his third 400-yard passing game already this season and Chris Harper had 13 catches for 216 yards and a score. But it wasn't enough to give coach Sonny Dykes his first win against an FBS opponent in a disappointing debut season with the Bears.
Cal's only win this season is against lower-division Portland State and the Bears current nine-game losing streak to FBS opponents since beating Washington State Oct. 13, 2012, is the longest of any team in a BCS conference.
James Grisom 53 Yd Pass From Jared Goff (Vincenzo D'Amato Kick)
Andrew Furney 44 Yd
Andrew Furney 41 Yd
Andrew Furney 28 Yd
Connor Halliday set two Washington State single-game records today vs California:
- 67 pass attempts (previous record: 66 by Drew Bledsoe in 1992)
- 41 completions (previous record: 38 by Alex Brink in 2007