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WSU's Frederick Mauigoa (69) runs through drills during spring football practice on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 6:06 p.m.

Samoan lineman Fred Mauigoa finds community at WSU

PULLMAN – Here is an interesting fact about American Samoan college football players: They have more reason to care about making bowl games each year than their teammates do. The NCAA knows that many players leave for winter break right ...

Washington State's Ryan Leaf looks downfield for a receiver in the first quarter of the 84th Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 1, 1998. (File / Associated Press)

UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:45 a.m.

Ryan Leaf to his 21-year-old-self: You don’t know (stuff)

PULLMAN – On the eve of the 2017 NFL Draft, the second-highest draft pick in Washington State history laid bare his soul. The Ryan Leaf story has been told many times, by many people. How he was a Heisman Finalist ...

Washington State’s Luke Falk, left, congratulates Brandon Arconado  after a touchdown during the Crimson and Gray Game on Saturday at Albi Stadium. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Sat., April 22, 2017, 8:43 p.m.

Crimson and Gray Game offensive player of game: Luke Falk

Washington State’s coaches did their best to create even teams for Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game, splitting the starters. But they could not create two Luke Falks, and he was the primary difference during Crimson’s comfortable win. The second half ...

Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski  is  chased by Daniel Ekuale  during the Crimson and Gray Game on Saturday at Albi Stadium in Spokane. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Sat., April 22, 2017, 8:33 p.m.

Crimson and Gray Game defensive player of the game: Daniel Ekuale

Daniel Ekuale made one sack in 2016. He doubled that total on Saturday, wrecking havoc in the offensive backfield from his nose tackle position. By breaking through the middle of the Gray offensive line and putting pressure on the opposing ...

Washington State’s Keith Harrington runs the ball during the  Crimson and Gray Game on Saturday at Albi Stadium. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Sat., April 22, 2017, 8:26 p.m.

Crimson and Gray Game play of the game: Keith Harrington’s run

When scrolling through the plays from Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game, Keith Harrington’s 21-yard run won’t stand out much. Harrington did not score on the play, and it was far from the day’s biggest yards gainer. But no play had ...

Washington State’s Dezmon Patmon runs the ball during spring football practice on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Martin Stadium in Pullman. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Fri., April 21, 2017, 4:21 p.m.

Five Cougars to watch in Washington State’s spring game

PULLMAN – Spring games should come with a disclaimer. It should inform fans that playbooks are shrunk, rosters are jumbled, and that the list of players who broke out in spring games never to be heard from again is long. ...

Washington State’s Isaiah Johnson-Mack hauls in a touchdown pass during spring football practice on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Martin Stadium in Pullman. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 5:02 p.m.

A way-too-early projection of Washington State’s 2017 depth chart

PULLMAN – Fans of the Washington State football team will come away from Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game with a great deal of knowledge about the 2017 Cougars. But the depth chart will remain a mystery. Mike Leach and his ...

In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Washington State linebacker Frankie Luvu, bottom, wraps up running back Gerard Wicks during the Crimson and Gray Game at Albi Stadium. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 5:08 p.m.

Washington State reveals Crimson and Gray game rosters

Washington State fans have spent all week declaring their allegiances to either the Crimson or Gray team in advance of the Cougars’ spring game on Saturday. Now they finally know who they are rooting for.

On Wednesday, Washington State University unveiled its uniform combinations for the upcoming football season. (WSU athletics)

Wed., April 19, 2017, 5:29 p.m.

Washington State unveils new football uniforms for 2017

PULLMAN – Those anthracite jerseys the Washington State football team wears occasionally will still look pretty sharp in 2017. And now you’ll be able to read the numbers, too. The Cougars unveiled a number of new uniform combinations on Wednesday, ...

Washington State’s Robert Taylor (2) gets pumped before kickoff during last October’s home game against UCLA. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 9:08 p.m.

Washington State hopes to build on big year for its special teams

PULLMAN – A fast, instinctual, and now experienced defender, senior Robert Taylor is expected to emerge as one of the leaders of the Washington State defense at the safety position. But they don’t call the man “Run It Back Rob” ...

WSU defensive coordinator Alex Grinch coaches up his players during spring football practice on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Martin Stadium in Pullman, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 9:04 p.m.

Alex Grinch says WSU camp battles are most competitive yet

The Washington State football team is preparing local fans for Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game at Joe Albi with “Spokane Week,” hosting a series of events in the area. To that end, defensive coordinator Alex Grinch joined Derek Deis of KXLY for the weekly Cougar Calls show Monday morning for a discussion of the Cougars defense with Deis and WSU broadcasters Jason Gesser and Matt Chazanow.




Season status

Record: 8-5

Previous game:
WSU vs. Minnesota


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