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Washington State Cougars 2017 Football Schedule and Analysis

Luke Falk

Luke Falk

Back-to-back winning seasons have Washington State fans eagerly awaiting to see what the Cougars can do in Luke Falk's senior season. The Air Raid offense, under Falk, has been a living nightmare for opponents.

Washington State Cougars head coach Mike Leach

Falk is poised to lead the Pac-12 in multiple passing categories again this season after another stellar campaign in 2016. He threw for 4,468 yards and 38 touchdowns while completing 70 percent of his passes.

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Washington State came within a hair of playing in the Pac-12 Championship Game after bouncing back from a 0-2 start. The schedule in 2017 is set up to build some major momentum early in the season for Mike Leach's team. The Cougars get many of their toughest opponents at home and their toughest road games – at Utah and at Washington – don't come until season's end.

2017 Washington State Cougars Schedule

Bye: Week 12

— Written by John Coon, who is part of the Athlon Contributor Network. Coon has more than a decade of experience covering sports for different publications and outlets, including The Associated Press, Salt Lake Tribune, ESPN, Deseret News, MaxPreps, Yahoo! Sports and many others. Follow him on Twitter @johncoonsports.