The Wazzu defense came within one communications breakdown of a shutout, which was far more “D” than was required to bulldoze the Buffs.
More than 1,500 days after making his debut in crimson and gray threads, linebacker Peyton Pelluer tied Washington State’s record for career games played Saturday against Colorado at Folsom Field.
EWU (8-2, 6-1), UC Davis (8-2, 6-1), Weber State (8-2, 6-1) are currently tied atop the standings going into the final week of the regular season.
Fresh from a 29-0 victory over No. 9 LSU, Alabama defense hasn’t allowed a point in nine-plus quarters.
There may be no quarterback west of Alabama that has played better this season than Washington State’s Gardner Minshew.
Difference makers from Washington State’s 31-7 victory over Colorado at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado.
A Colorado linebacker was punished for an illegal hit to the head on Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew in the second quarter of Saturday’s Pac-12 game between the Cougars and the Buffaloes.
CU held out sophomore receiver K.D. Nixon (toe) and senior receiver Jay MacIntyre (concussion) after both were injured in the Buffaloes’ previous game at Arizona. Shenault Jr., who was one of the nation’s top receivers through the first five games of the season, got his first action since going down with a turf toe in a week six loss at USC.
Washington State’s magical season continued Saturday 5,000 feet above sea level in the Rocky Mountains.
As he headed off the field after practice to a team meeting Thursday, with his father sitting in the Kibbie Dome stands watching, Idaho senior running back Isaiah Saunders must have been consumed by the universal fear – a parent on the loose telling stories about him.
CU’s defense has been unsuccessful against offenses much less potent than WSU’s and the Cougars have proven to be a resilient team in tight games, while the Buffaloes have mostly backed away from those types of moments. It would’ve been easy to go with the Buffs in week one. It’s almost impossible now.
Boise State, which hasn’t lost to Fresno State at home since 1984, beat a ranked team for the first time in November in program history to keep its conference title aspirations alive.
UC Davis, which has never beaten EWU, brings one of the most potent offenses in the country to Cheney, along with some of the FCS level’s most decorated players.
Freshman safety D’Angelo McKenzie announced Friday afternoon on Twitter he’d been granted his release from the Cougars football program and will look to transfer elsewhere.
WSU (8-1, 5-1), ranked No. 10 in the AP Top 25 and No. 8 in the College Football Playoff ranking, is off to its best start since 2002 and will be gunning for its sixth consecutive win at Folsom Field. Colorado (5-4, 2-4) is carrying a different sort of streak into Saturday’s contest and has to snap out of a four-game skid to finally become bowl eligible.
Eastern Washington center Spencer Blackburn, a three-year starter and team captain, has received much of his respect for his detail-oriented approach, his technique and preparation, the ability to spot an ensuing blitz, and an affinity for the weight room. He puts up to 540 pounds the squat rack.
Among the arcane assortment of cups, boots, boats, bells, buckets, artillery and statuary that comprise trophies in college football rivalries, Idaho coach Paul Petrino may have vied for one of the most unusual.
Keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Colorado Saturday at Folsom Field.
If Max Borghi told you he was a third- or fourth-generation running back, you’d have no choice but to believe it – and yet it wouldn’t be any further from the truth.
ALSC designed Washington State’s Cougar Football Complex, Gonzaga’s McCarthey Athletic Center and dozens of other notable buildings in the region.