Cal quarterback Ross Bowers has struggled lately and passed for just 80 yards against the Huskies.
Having time to throw will help. Bowers was sacked seven times against Washington and has been sacked 17 times over the past three games.
“It is definitely a problem,” Cal offensive lineman Patrick Mekari said.
It is certainly a problem against a Washington State defense that has 21 sacks, which is tied for fourth in the country.
Despite a reputation for being poor on defense over the years, the Cougars rank 11th nationally in total defense this week.
“There’s a lot going on. It just shows how much this stuff means to us. We put everything into this, everything we have.”
Truex gave Toyota yet another victory in NASCAR’s playoffs — the manufacturer is 4-for-4 so far — on a humid day at Charlotte. Truex has two wins in the playoffs and this one was the first time in this format that Toyota has won a race in this round of postseason.
“Just a total team effort,” Truex said. “Every single guy, every guy on this team just did a perfect job today and I can’t be more proud of them and at this time of the year is just when you want it to happen. You dream about days like today. I don’t know if we had the best car, but we damn sure got it in victory lane.”
Kyle Busch, winner of the last two playoff races, wrecked early in the race yet completed it in a damaged race car. Complaining most of the 500 miles of being overheated, he needed immediate medical attention when he climbed from his car.
Busch laid in the grass, packs of ice were placed on his chest, and a stretcher was brought to him. Once he felt strong enough, he stood and walked to an ambulance. He MLB Cheap Jerseys received Make Cheap Jerseys oxygen to treat a high carbon monoxide level.
“I felt like I was having a heat stroke,” Busch said.