Follow the leader

PULLMAN – When Washington State was at its worst during its deflating loss to Rutgers last Thursday, senior quarterback Connor Halliday was at his best. After a costly turnover in the fourth quarter, Halliday ran over to the offending receiver but did not express his … Read more

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Pac-12 power rankings: Week two

The first weekend of games caused considerable movement in our weekly snapshot of how Pac-12 teams are performing. Our week…

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Halliday’s leadership on full display

One of the best things to come out of Thursday night's loss was the image of quarterback Connor Halliday…

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Pac-12 power rankings: Oregon remains our No. 1 choice

The reaction to the first week of the college football season is always over the top. Alabama and Florida State will still likely be dominant teams this season despite some close calls on Saturday. UCLA and Washington’s offenses aren’t as bad as they looked in season-opening road games, and Georgia running back Todd Gurley would not be an NFL All-Pro this season, probably. But we did learn a few things watching the Pac-12’s first slate of games. Here’s how the conference currently stands based on the initial impressions from a week of competition against mostly lesser-regarded opponents. Read more

Cougars’ Halliday stepping up as a leader

When Washington State was at its worst during its deflating loss to Rutgers last Thursday, senior quarterback Connor Halliday was at his best as a leader. Read more

Cyrus Coen returns to the practice field

Mitch Peterson did a yeoman's job against Rutgers in place of starting Sam linebacker Cyrus Coen. He didn't…

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New depth chart for Nevada

Washington State just sent out its game notes, including an updated depth chart with a few notable changes on defense…

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Another game week begins

It's Monday and that means the start official start of the Spokesman Review's game week. The Cougars have…

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Washington St. at Nevada

When/Where: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Mackay Stadium, Reno, Nevada TV: ESPN Read more

First look: WSU at Nevada

A first look at Washington State’s football game at Nevada on Friday night. Read more

They aren’t who you thought they were

What's the most predictable thing about college football? It's the unpredictability. Jameis Winston hardly looked like a Heisman…

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Sebastian LaRue back at practice

The Cougars held practice for about an hour tonight. There wasn't much worth noting – some punt drills, lots of…

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Highlights from WSU player availability

Connor Halliday, Darryl Monroe and Vince Mayle addressed the media on Saturday afternoon to talk about Thursday's loss to…

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Quotes from Mike Leach press conference

Washington State will play another weekday game this week, traveling to Reno, Nevada to take on the Wolf Pack. Because…

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Saturday morning Pac-12 links

Some teams still play their games on Saturday and without a Washington State game it's the perfect opportunity to…

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Cougars stick together after loss

SEATTLE – Washington State’s season got tougher on Thursday night. The enduring effect of the Cougars’ 41-38 loss to Rutgers is that the Cougars will need to beat one more opponent in the loaded Pac-12 to qualify for a bowl game. The immediate concern is that every team the Cougars plays will likely follow the Scarlet Knights’ offensive game plan until WSU proves it can stop the run. Read more

Uphill battle awaits Cougars

The enduring effect of the Cougars’ 41-38 loss to Rutgers is that the Cougars will need to beat one more opponent in the loaded Pac-12 to qualify for a bowl game. Read more

Grading the Rutgers game

Just like last season, each day following the Washington State game I'll be posting letter grades for each position…

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Morning after links

Washington State overcame an early deficit to take a solid lead against Rutgers in Seattle yesterday, but was unable to…

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