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SWX's And O's: WSU vs. Southern Utah

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PULLMAN, Wash. -

Here are six things you need to know about Saturday's matchup between Washington State and Southern Utah:

51-30

Southern Utah traveled to Cal last season, losing 51-30.

5-6

The T-Birds finished just under .500 in 2012. Head coach Ed Lamb is 28-29 in his sixth season as head coach.

78-34-3

That's the Cougars' all-time record in home openers.

43-2

The Cougs own a near-perfect record against Big Sky Conference opponents. Those 43 wins include 19 shutouts.

33

Field goals made by WSU kicker Andrew Furney, good for fourth place in school history.

3rd, 5th, 8th

That's where the Cougars rank in the nation in pass defense, total defense, and scoring defense.

Not bad.

The Cougars and Thunderbirds kick off at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Martin Stadium.

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