The latest stories, multimedia and blog posts on Washington State football.
Fri., July 21, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
Washington State’s Luke Falk named to Walter Camp watch list
Washington State quarterback Luke Falk was named to the 2017 Walter Camp Player of the Year Preseason Watch List, the award foundation announced on Friday.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Washington State’s Jamal Morrow named to Doak Walker watch list
Washington State running back Jamal Morrow was named to the 2017 Doak Walker Award Watch List, PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced on Thursday.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
Washington State’s Luke Falk named to O’Brien, Unitas watch lists
Washington State quarterback Luke Falk was named to watch lists for the Davey O’Brien Award and the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, the organizations announced Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 6:27 p.m.
Washington State wideout Tavares Martin Jr. named To Biletnikoff Award watch list
Washington State junior wide receiver Tavares Martin Jr. was named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List, the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation announced Tuesday.
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Washington State picks up commitment from DE Brennan Jackson
Brennan Jackson, a defensive end from California who is ranked sixth in his position in the West Region by Scout.com, has committed to Washington State.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
WSU, Idaho linemen added to CFB award preseason watch lists
Washington State defensive lineman Hercules Mata’afa and offensive lineman Cody O’Connell were named to preseason watch lists for the Bronco Nagurski and Outland Trophy, respectively, the Football Writers Association of …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
Three Cougars make preseason football watch lists
Three Washington State Cougars received spots on two national college football preseason award watch lists, the Maxwell Football Club announced on Monday.
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Cougars get commitment from top safety in Oregon’s class of 2018
Washington State snagged a defensive back prospect out of Oregon’s territory when Churchill (Eugene, Ore.) High’s Myles Green-Richards committed to the Cougars Thursday afternoon.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
The Palouse community has Riley Sorenson’s back
Washington State Cougar football fans may be familiar with the tenacious playing style of former Washington State offensive lineman Riley Sorenson on the gridiron. But to those who personally know …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Cougars get coveted running back Max Borghi for recruiting class of 2018
Washington State scored a big recruiting victory Thursday night when Max Borghi, the best prep running back in the state of Colorado, flipped his commitment from Colorado to WSU.
Thu., June 29, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
WSU’s Josh Hawkinson signs to play in Japan
Josh Hawkinson, who finished his four-year Washington State men’s basketball career in 2016-17, has signed a contract to start his professional career with the Toyotsu Fighting Eagles Nagoya of Japan’s …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Former Washington State OL Riley Sorenson says cancer has returned
Former center Riley Sorenson got an outpouring of support from Washington State fans when he revealed last year that, while dealing with the deaths of both his parents, he was …
Fri., June 16, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
WSU basketball coach Ernie Kent welcomes the next generation
On Monday, June 12, Ernie Kent became a grandfather. His son, Marcus Taylor Kent, and daughter-in-law, Laura Marie Kent, gave birth to eight-pound, 20-inch Taylor Marie Kent.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 6:13 p.m.
Washington State adds Juco commit linebacker Dymund Richardson
Washington State added a linebacker with experience playing at the college level on Thursday when Dymund Richardson from El Camino College committed to the Cougars.
Tue., June 13, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Washington State rounds out nonconference football foes through 2021
Washington State has set its nonconference football schedules through 2021, and secured some high-profile opponents after that as well.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Washington State men’s basketball picks up transfer Drick Bernstine from North Dakota
The Washington State men’s basketball team received some immediate frontcourt help on Friday with the news that North Dakota forward Drick Bernstine will play his final collegiate year in Pullman.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
WSU football adds home-and-home series with Houston
Washington State and the University of Houston have agreed to a two-year series between the football teams that will begin in 2019. WSU will visit Houston on Sept. 14, 2019, …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 5 p.m.
Five Washington State football games among Pac-12’s early TV selections
Washington State will play five home games during the month of September and at least three of them will be played under the Martin Stadium lights.
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Ten Pac-12 football stars Cougars missed out on playing last season
The Washington State Cougars faced a host of formidable players during last year’s Pac-12 slate, but due to injuries, suspensions and scheduling situations also missed out on playing some of …
UPDATED: Sun., May 28, 2017, 8 p.m.
Four-star QB Cammon Cooper commits to WSU
The pipeline from Utah to Washington State’s offensive backfield won’t end with Luke Falk. Four-star quarterback recruit Cammon Cooper announced on Sunday that he intends to play for the Cougars …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
James Williams hoping for another big day in Spokane
The Washington State sophomore introduced himself with a big Crimson and Gray game in 2016.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 2 p.m.
Luke Falk says Easop Winston’s hands are “the best I’ve ever seen”
The Washington State quarterback had high praise for the new Cougars receiver.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 1:55 p.m.
Grant Porter talks about switching positions
Former wide receiver Grant Porter scrimmaged at cornerback for the first time.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 1:50 p.m.
Alex Grinch on WSU scrimmage: A million mistakes and a million opportunities
Alex Grinch says the Cougars are far from perfect, but can improve considerably.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 1:45 p.m.
Mike Leach sees more consistency in Cougars scrimmage
Mike Leach said both the offensive and defense played better than the last time the Cougars scrimmaged.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
WSU Signing Day HQ
Today is the first day members of the class of 2016 can sign letters of intent. Check back here to see who has signed with the Cougars.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 8:22 p.m.
Dave Nichol: Cracraft, Marks and Thompson were leaders
Receivers coach Dave Nichol credits the leadership of seniors River Cracraft, Gabe Marks and John Thompson.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
Clay McGuire: Seniors set an example
Clay McGuire says WSU’s first recruiting classes laid down an important foundation.
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
Mike Leach gives practice instead of ponies
Mike Leach says he considered giving his players ponies for Christmas, but thought of something better.
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 8:49 p.m.
Alex Grinch says Cougars are focused on the task at hand
Defensive coordinator Alex Grinch says the Cougars are excited to be in San Diego, but focused on beating Minnesota.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 9:31 p.m.
Mike Leach: ‘If somebody decided to boycott here, I’d cut him’
WSU coach Mike Leach says he still is not paying attention to the boycott by Minnesota football players.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:23 p.m.
Clay McGuire explains having an Outland finalist helps recruiting
The WSU offensive line coach explains how Cody O’Connell’s big season helps recruiting.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
Luke Falk on WSU’s improved rushing attack
Washington State’s quarterback talks about improvement by the offensive line and running backs.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 7:47 p.m.
Alex Grinch talks about preparing for Minnesota
Defensive coordinator Alex Grinch says the Cougars will start focusing on their upcoming opponent this weekend.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 7:28 p.m.
Mike Leach unhappy to be coaching energy in bowl practices
The WSU offense did not have a good practice on Thursday.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 11:24 a.m.
Apple Cup chat (transcript)
S-R alum Christian Caple covers the Washington Huskies and joined us for a special Apple Cup edition of our weekly chat.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
Dave Nichol has a lot of respect for UW’s secondary
The matchup between Nichol’s outside receivers and UW’s defensive backs will be critical on Saturday.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
Mike Leach does not care what Jimmy Lake thinks
The WSU coach is not concerned with the UW assistant saying WSU’s offense is not tough, hard-nosed football.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 11:47 p.m.
Clay Mcguire talks Outland Trophy finalist Cody O’Connell
Left guard Cody O’Connell is an Outland Trophy finalist in his first year as a starter.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 11:41 p.m.
Alex Grinch says coaches need to get more effort
Washington State’s defensive coordinator says the coaches were not able to get maximum effort from the players against Colorado.
Holiday Bowl stats
Holiday Bowl final stats
University of Minnesota internal investigation
The Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action investigation regarding incidents which occurred on September 2 involving students.
Minneapolis police report
Police report from the Minneapolis police department.
WSU at Colorado stats
WSU at Colorado stats
Robert Barber vs. WSU — Motion to Stay
Motion To Stay Agency Action Pending Review, And Memo In Support in case of Robert Barber vs. Washington State University.
Robert Barber vs. WSU — Petition to Review
Petition For Judicial Review Of Administrative Order in case of Robert Barber vs. Washington State University.
Whitman County prosecutor letter on Shalom Luani case
Letter from Whitman County prosecutor, outlining case and decision to not file charges against Shalom Luani.
Martin Stadium Project, Phase III
Martin Stadium renovation project, Phase III. Research by Christian Caple. Photography by Tyler Tjomsland. Graphic by Molly Quinn.
Sat., Sept. 19, 2015, 5:13 p.m.
WSU defeats Wyoming 31-14
Washington State University defeats Wyoming 31-14 at home in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. The Cougs head into their bye week with a 2-1 record.
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015, 4:16 p.m.
Portland State defeats WSU 24-17
Portland State stuns WSU 24-17 in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015.
Sat., April 25, 2015, 7:31 p.m.
WSU Crimson and Gray spring game
Washington State University plays their annual Crimson and Gray spring game at Joe Albi Stadium in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, April 25, 2015.
Fri., Aug. 29, 2014, 12:30 a.m.
Rutgers defeats WSU 41-38
WSU falls to Rutgers, 41-38, at the college football game on Thursday, Aug 28, 2014, at Century Link Field in Seattle Wash.
Sat., Dec. 21, 2013, 11:01 a.m.
New Mexico Bowl: Colorado State defeats WSU 48-45
Colorado State defeats Washington State University 48-45 in the New Mexico Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at University Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Fri., Dec. 20, 2013, 6:18 p.m.
New Mexico Bowl festivities
Friday before the New Mexico Bowl was a big day for Washington State University players and fans. A morning press conference opened the festivities, followed by a kickoff luncheon. After …
Fri., Nov. 29, 2013, 12:15 p.m.
Apple Cup 2013 in Seattle
Bishop Sankey blitzed Washington State for 139 of his 200 yards rushing in the second half to become Washington’s all-time single-season rushing leader, and the Huskies reclaimed the Apple Cup …
Sat., Nov. 23, 2013, 1:52 p.m.
WSU defeats Utah 49-37
Washington State University defeats Utah, 49-37, at Martin Stadium, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, in Pullman, Wash.
Thu., Oct. 31, 2013, 7:22 p.m.
WSU vs. Arizona State (Oct. 31)
Washington State University loses to Arizona State 55-21, the toughest of WSU’s four remaining foes, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in Pullman, Wash.
Sat., Oct. 12, 2013, 9:08 p.m.
WSU vs. Oregon State (Oct. 12)
Oregon State defeats WSU 52-24, at home in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013.
Mon., April 22, 2013, 11:56 a.m.
Crimson and Gray Spring football game (April 20)
The Cougars played the Crimson and Gray Spring Football Game, April 20, 2013, at Joe Albi Stadium in Spokane, Wash.
Sat., Oct. 13, 2012, 9:53 p.m.
WSU vs. Cal (Oct. 13)
WSU took on Cal at home in Pullman, Wash., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012. Cal won 31-17.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2012, 5:28 p.m.
WSU vs. Colorado (Sept. 22)
Colorado scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including a 4-yard quarterback draw by Jordan Webb with just nine seconds left to lift the Buffaloes to an improbable 35-34 win …