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The highest-graded players from Washington State's win over Stanford, 41-38

Oct 27, 2018; Stanford, CA, USA; Washington State Cougars quarterback Gardner Minshew (16) throws the football against the Stanford Cardinal during the first quarter at Stanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

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Washington State kept their lead in the Pac-12 improving their record to a conference-best 7-1 with their win over Stanford, 41-38. QB Gardner Minshew kept up his fine play this season as the Cougars are now 4-1 in conference play this season.

[Editor's Note: While we grade every player on every game, to qualify for an overall game grade for this recap's purpose, a player must have played at least 20 snaps to be considered a full-time contributor to the game.]

Top 5 Overall

Washington State Offense


Dezmon Patmon, WR – 82.6 overall grade

Gardner Minshew, QB – 82.3 overall grade

Jamire Calvin, WR – 78.2 overall grade

James Williams, RB – 73.8 overall grade

Abraham Lucas, OT – 69.3 overall grade

Washington State Defense


Jahad Woods, LB – 70.3 overall grade

Misiona Aiolupotea-Pei, DI – 66.8 overall grade

Darrien Molton, CB – 66.8 overall grade

Taylor Comfort, DI – 64.3 overall grade

Hunter Dale, S – 64.1 overall grade

Stanford Offense


A.T. Hall, OT – 76.3 overall grade

Walker Little, OT – 75.8 overall grade

K.J. Costello, QB – 75.3 overall grade

Bryce Love, RB – 74.8 overall grade

Kaden Smith, TE – 71.3 overall grade

Stanford Defense


Jordan Fox, LB – 74.6 overall grade

Casey Toohill, LB – 72.0 overall grade

Paulson Adebo, CB – 69.7 overall grade

Frank Buncom, S – 68.6 overall grade

Alameen Murphy, CB – 65.7 overall grade

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