WSU Football Report


 

THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016




Report from WSU's first spring practice

Report from WSU's first spring practiceWashington State's football team took the field on Thursday, and was promptly greeted with driving hail. Frozen water has descended upon the Cougars the last two times they suited up. Once was in El Paso, Texas, a city with an ...

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Morning links: WSU begins spring practices

Morning links: WSU begins spring practicesToday at 2:30 p.m. the Washington State Cougars will hold the first of their 15 spring practices. The Cougars place as much importance and these practices as anybody, and you can read why in our spring preview. Make sure you ...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016

Washington State head coach Mike Leach considers spring football a crucial part of creating a successful season. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Nothing casual about WSU spring football

Nothing casual about WSU spring footballWhen searching for real world examples to illustrated the importance of maximum effort throughout a contest, or how little plays made early in a game can prove decisive in its conclusion, the Washington State football coaches have plenty of option from which to choose.

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TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2016

Running back James Williams turned heads in practices last season. Can he break into the veteran rotation at running back this season? (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Five things to watch for as Cougars begin spring football practices

Five things to watch for as Cougars begin spring football practicesThanks to Washington State’s success during the last football season and the return of established stars, it is reasonable to assume quite a bit of football surrounding the spring football practices that will serve as a first glimpse at what should be a highly anticipated 2016 season.

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What I'm excited to watch during WSU spring practice 

What I'm excited to watch during WSU spring practiceThanks to Washington State's success during the last football season and the return of established stars, it is reasonable to assume quite a bit of football surrounding the spring football practices that will serve as a first glimpse at what ...

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MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2016

WSU spring football practice dates

WSU spring football practice datesWashington State's spring football practices, which are open to the public, begin this Thursday. Here are the dates and times provided by the school. I'll let you know what times the Saturday practices will be when I find out. 2016 ...

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Washington State's Shalom Luani intercepts a trick play pass thrown by Miami running back Joe Yearby with 2:58 remaining in the fourth quarter of the 2015 Hyundai Sun Bowl on Saturday, Dec 26, 2015, at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, TX. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Catching up on the Cougar football team 

Catching up on the Cougar football teamI suppose one of the benefits of the Sun Bowl pushing its game date back into almost the following year is that we have a slightly shorter break between the last play of the season and the start of spring ...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016

WSU athletic director Bill Moos, in the school's new football operations building, is facing a $13 million deficit, but says the current budget plan has the Pac-12 program solvent by 2019. (Tyler Tjomsland)

WSU athletics posts $13 million deficit; solvency ‘a moving target’ 

WSU athletics posts $13 million deficit; solvency ‘a moving target’PULLMAN _ Washington State University’s athletic department will run a deficit of more than $13 million for the second year in a row. The shortfall is due in part to mandates by the Pac-12 and NCAA and lower-than-projected television revenues, ...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016

WSU’s Calvin Green arrested for hit-and-run

WSU’s Calvin Green arrested for hit-and-runCalvin Green was arrested on Sunday morning and charged with hit-and-run, reckless endangerment and not having a valid license. Washington State student newspaper The Daily Evergreen first reported the news of Green's arrest on Monday night. Green, a sophomore last ...

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WSU DB Calvin Green arrested for hit-and-run

WSU DB Calvin Green arrested for hit-and-runCalvin Green was arrested on Sunday morning and charged with hit-and-run, reckless endangerment and not having a valid license. Washington State student paper The Daily Evergreen first reported the news of Green's arrest on Monday night. Green, a sophomore last ...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016

Raises across the board for WSU football coaches 

Raises across the board for WSU football coachesAthletic director Bill Moos likes to say that merit and the market are the factors he uses to determine coaching salaries, but there is also a preventative consideration. The Washington State football team amassed a 9-4 record that included a ...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016

WSU football coaches get big raises after big season

WSU football coaches get big raises after big seasonLast year's 9-4 record that included a six-win improvement over the previous season was lucrative for WSU's football coaches, who all received raises.Stefanie Loh of the Seattle Times reported on Wednesday that head coach Mike Leach will receiver a $200,000 ...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2016

Beastmode in Pullman: An oral history of Marshawn Lynch’s recruiting visit to WSU 

Beastmode in Pullman: An oral history of Marshawn Lynch’s recruiting visit to WSUPULLMAN – Marshawn Lynch’s 2010 NFC Wild Card stiff-arm of Tracy Porter shook Seattle’s tectonic foundations and symbolically initiated a new era of professional football in the state of Washington. For the next half-decade, the Seahawks were postseason fixtures (except ...

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Paul Wulff returns to Big Sky with Sac State

Paul Wulff returns to Big Sky with Sac StateFormer Eastern Washington and Washington State football coach Paul Wulff is back in the Big Sky Conference. The three-time Big Sky coach of the year has joined the Sacramento State staff as assistant head coach and run-game coordinator, the school ...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 5, 2016

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

WSU in rare situation regarding quarterbacks

WSU in rare situation regarding quarterbacksBarring unforeseen attrition, Washington State will begin next football season with a junior quarterback, a sophomore quarterback, a redshirt freshman and, if Justus Rogers develops as the coaches hope he will, a true freshman who can redshirt.

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016

Cougars add speed, size to team 

Cougars add speed, size to teamPULLMAN – On Wednesday, 25 high school or junior college athletes signed contracts to continue their football careers at Washington State. The whole process was over by 10:24 a.m. If that sounds boring to you, well, it was. National Signing ...

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Season status

Record: 9-4

Previous game:
WSU vs. Miami


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