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.
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.
Stating the value of wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. to Colorado’s football team, coach Mike MacIntyre made an analogy Tuesday during his weekly press conference that would resonate with any Washington State fan.
Four teams from the Pac-12 Conference are already postseason eligible, six more could eventually get there and five of those could speed up the process and do so this weekend.
For the second year in a row, a Washington State defensive coordinator is being recognized as one of the top assistant coaches in college football.
In August, Gardner Minshew was battling for a starting job at Washington State. In November, he’s being mentioned in the same breath as some of the nation’s top quarterbacks.
A transcript from the weekly Washington State football live chat with Spokesman-Review Cougars beat writer Theo Lawson.
The Cougars needed a late touchdown on Saturday in Pullman to defeat California 19-13.
Pelluer was nominated along with Cardon Johnson of James Madison University and Sam Shook of Ohio Northern University. The three finalists came from an original pool of 30 players, drawn from all levels of college football. Ten times throughout the season, the Mayo Clinic recognizes three players “who have overcome injury, illness or other challenges.”
With three weeks left in the regular season, both Pac-12 Conference divisions are still up for grabs, though there’s much more clarity in one of those divisions than there is in the other.