PULLMAN -- Marshall Lobbestael threw for career highs of 361 yards and five touchdowns as Washington…
NOTEBOOK: Rankin rising, QB smiling
Marshall Lobbestael's performance was one for the record books. The Oak Harbor native threw for 361 yards and five touchdowns, the first time a Cougar QB has thrown five TDs since 2007 when Alex Brink threw five against UW in a 42-35 win in the Apple Cup. "Marshall has an unbelievable work ethic and he's an extremely committed individual," Sturdy said. My challenge to him was for him not too watch too much film, I told him to cut back on it and not to over prepare." "I told him to smile once in a while, that helps with Marshall," Sturdy said. "He's a pretty serious young man in a great way." Coming into the game, there were plenty of question marks surrounding Lobbestael taking over as the starter. Fans wondered in cyber space if Lobbestael could fill the starting role and lead the Cougs on an extended road of success, but Paul Wulff and his teammates said they had and have nothing but trust for the "Lobster." "Poor guy when he started playing early, he had no supporting...
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