WSU Football Report


 

MONDAY, JULY 25, 2016

Six WSU football players persons of interest in weekend assault 

Six WSU football players persons of interest in weekend assaultSix Washington State football players are persons of interest after a weekend brawl that left two students hospitalized and more with minor injuries. Pullman police commander Chris Tennant said the police have confirmed WSU football players were present at the party but expects a lengthy investigation to determine their level of involvement.

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SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016

Witnesses say WSU football players assaulted 2 students 17 

Witnesses say WSU football players assaulted 2 studentsA group of Washington State University football players is being blamed for a brutal assault that left one student unconscious and another with a fractured jaw. Alex Rodriguez, a 21-year-old senior, underwent surgery at Pullman Regional Hospital following the assault ...

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SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016

 (Associated Press)

Gabe Marks is an oratorical All-American

Gabe Marks is an oratorical All-AmericanPULLMAN – Gabe Marks developed a cough. Specifically, he acquired Mike Leach’s cough, the one that only comes out in interviews. Leach, the Washington State football coach, has long attributed this question-induced throat tickle to the dusty backdrops that accompany ...

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Complete interview with Gabe Marks

Complete interview with Gabe MarksOur most recent story about prolific Washington State wide receiver Gabe Marks tells the story of a particularly insightful interview we had last spring. That story, "Gabe Marks is a rhetorical All-American" tries to give some new perspective on the ...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016

DB Charles Watson gives his pledge to WSU

DB Charles Watson gives his pledge to WSUHawaii safety Charles Watson told a local TV station that he plans to play his college ball at Washington State, choosing the Cougars over Colorado and Oregon State from the Pac-12, Vanderbilt from the SEC and a host of other ...

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FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016

Washington State linebacker Parker Henry speaks at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media day in Los Angeles on Thursday. (Reed Saxon / Associated Press)

WSU football, picked fourth, has more to prove in 2016 

WSU football, picked fourth, has more to prove in 2016Despite Washington State’s third-place Pac-12 North football finish last season, the Cougars were only selected to finish fourth this season by the media members in the annual poll released during the Pac-12 Media day on Thursday.

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Washington State coach Mike Leach speaks at the Pac-12 NCAA college football media day in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 14, 2016. (Reed Saxon / Associated Press)

Mike Leach spent offseason coaching football in Italy

Mike Leach spent offseason coaching football in ItalyHOLLYWOOD, Calif.—From Alaska, to Cuba, to the Florida Keys, Mike Leach’s offseason itinerary has been an atlas of exotic, interesting, and hopefully restful locales. Oh, he went to Italy, too, but he had to tell airlines security that trip was ...

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The Cougars struck gold with walk-on quarterback Luke Falk. (Mark J. Terrill / Associated Press)

Mike Leach says Luke Falk should have won Heisman in 2015 

Mike Leach says Luke Falk should have won Heisman in 2015Mike Leach is unsure what the current criteria is for Heisman Trophy selection. But he knows which player elevated his teammates the most in 2015. Leach spoke at Pac-12 Media Days, which quarterback Luke Falk did not attend (Gabe Marks ...

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Gabe Marks: Luke Falk is "The Messiah of the Palouse"

Gabe Marks: Luke Falk is "The Messiah of the Palouse"Gabe Marks held court at Pac-12 Media Days, and made sure to show a little love to his quarterback. "I call him the 'Messiah of the Palouse,' and also the 'CEO of Washington State football,' because he runs the show," ...

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Quick Pac-12 facts courtesy of Larry Scott

Quick Pac-12 facts courtesy of Larry ScottThe Pac-12's annual Media Days meetings began as they always do, with a 20-minute speech from commissioner Larry Scott. Like always, the speech was mostly a series of facts mean to illustrate that the conference is happy and healthy. Basically ...

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WSU picked to finish No. 4 in the Pac-12 North

WSU picked to finish No. 4 in the Pac-12 NorthChecking in here from Pac-12 Media Day in Hollywood, California, where in just a couple hours college football coaches and players will tell the assembled scribes just how little they care about the Pac-12 preseason media poll and the expectations ...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016

QB Peyton Bender transfers to junior college, could still return to WSU 

QB Peyton Bender transfers to junior college, could still return to WSUBackup quarterback Peyton Bender will play this season at Itawamba Community College in Fulton, Mississippi. The redshirt sophomore was already academically ineligible to play this fall at Washington State. According to his father, Mike, Bender failed a macroeconomics class and ...

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TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016

Idaho's best heads west to WSU

Idaho's best heads west to WSUAlec Kuzmack of Eagle, Idaho will play college football at Washington State. Kuzmack, a three-star offensive tackle, is the most highly-regarded football recruit in the Gem State, and chose the Cougars over a scholarship offer from in-state power Boise State. ...

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FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016

THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016

WSU, Kansas State will meet twice in football

WSU, Kansas State will meet twice in footballWashington State and Kansas State have scheduled a home-and-home football series, but don’t buy your tickets just yet. The first game is scheduled to be played in Manhattan, Kansas, Sept. 12, 2026 with the return contest Sept. 8, 2029 in ...

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WSU adds Kansas State to future schedule

WSU adds Kansas State to future scheduleWashington State will play Kansas State in the not-too-near football, creating a matchup of university president Kirk Schulz current and former school. Of course, the president's presence will only add a flair to the game if Schulz, 53, is still ...

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Defensive back George Hicks III accepts WSU offer

Defensive back George Hicks III accepts WSU offerGeorge Hicks III, a cornerback from Cajon High in San Bernardino, California, announced on Twitter that he has accepted a scholarship offer from Washington State. ‼️‼️‼️ pic.twitter.com/fRhVyyHQWW — George (@Ghicks_7) June 23, 2016 Hicks joins Tayari Venable as players in ...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016

Cougars announce time for football game at Boise State

Cougars announce time for football game at Boise StateWashington State’s Sept. 10 football game at Boise State will kick off at 7:15 p.m. PT and air on ESPN2. The game will be WSU’s most highly anticipated nonconference matchup, and the only time the Cougars will play on the ...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016

El Paso WR Tyquez Hampton chooses WSU

El Paso WR Tyquez Hampton chooses WSUWide receiver Tyquez Hampton from El Paso, Texas, announced on local television that he will play at Washington State. Hampton made the announcement on El Paso station News Channel 9, and NBC affiliate. El Dorado WR Tyquez Hampton made it ...

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