WSU Cougars vs Washington Huskies Apple Cup 2013: 5 Things to Watch

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Nov 16, 2013; Tucson, AZ, USA; Washington State Cougars quarterback Connor Halliday (12) signals to his teammates during the first quarter against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium. The Cougars beat the Wildcats 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

2: Connor Halliday’s Efficiency

The last two weeks, there’s not a quarterback in the conference playing better football than Washington State’s Connor Halliday, period. Over 800 yards passing, 6 touchdowns, 1 interception, 2-0 record. He has made all the right checks and most of the right reads, showing touch, zip, scrambling ability with the ability to throw on the run and a whole lot of poise in pressure packed situations.

What to watch: An early, efficient scoring drive