Stories tagged: college football
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 6 a.m.
Follow along here for updates and analysis as the Washington State Cougars face the USC Trojans in Los Angeles. You can watch the game on ESPN.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
USC’s current point-per-game average (20) certainly doesn’t hold up against a WSU team that’s averaging more than 43 and if the Trojans offensive line can’t find a way to protect …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:32 p.m.
The objective for any road football team is to play so well through the course of a game that it can zap energy and passion out of the crowd and …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
A year after ESPN’s infamous cupcake broadcast, ESPN is back at Husky Stadium … at night … for UW-Arizona State. Washington and the worldwide leader are working on repairing their …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Keys to a potential Washington State victory Friday against USC at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 3:18 p.m.
Nebraska will play Bethune-Cookman on Oct. 27 to make up for the Sept. 1 game against Akron canceled because of bad weather. Bethune-Cookman is a Football Championship Subdivision team in …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
Both receivers, and now Djibril, have expanded WSU’s footprint at Cathedral, but so would a big result for the Cougars (3-0) this Friday night against USC (1-2) at Los Angeles …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
The balanced Eagles (2-1), who rank third in the FCS in total yards, have 110 carries to 94 pass attempts, totaling an impressive 723 yards on the ground and 910 …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
We correctly picked the winners for 10 of the 11 games last weekend, and could have been 11 for 11 had officials in the game between Arizona State and San …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 9:54 a.m.
A transcript from Wednesday’s Cougar football live chat with Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
The Cougars’ Pac-12 opener is meaningful because it’s the first of nine games that counts toward conference standings. But, similar to how the Apple Cup excites just about every Washingtonian …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
The weekly Pac-12 power rankings from Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
If football games ended after three quarters, Washington State’s record would be no different than it is now. The Cougars have played well enough through the first, second and third …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
In the third quarter of USC’s 37-14 loss to Texas, Gustin was first flagged for a personal foul penalty after a punishing hit on Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger and later …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
After going two weeks without recognition, Washington State players picked up two of the three weekly Pac-12 Conference honors after Saturday’s 59-24 blowout win over Eastern Washington at Martin Stadium.
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
The Cougars will follow Friday’s late-night kickoff at USC with a mid-afternoon game against Utah the following week in Pullman.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Washington State (3-0) looks to stay unbeaten when it opens up Pac-12 Conference play against USC (1-2).
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
LSU surged to No. 6 in the Associated Press college football poll after its second victory of September against a highly ranked team, and Wisconsin tumbled to No. 18 after …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
Too bad Mike Leach had already exited the interview room, because even Washington State’s coach – candid and blunt as he can be – may have cracked a smile hearing …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 11:47 p.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Second-half momentum killed on a holding penalty in loss to Washington State
Its offense flummoxed and its defense on skates most of the first half, Eastern Washington had finally strung together a sequence of yard-churning drives.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
Travell Harris is debuting as Washington State’s new kick returner this season, but up until Saturday’s game against Eastern Washington, the redshirt sophomore wide receiver hadn’t had many opportunities to …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
Alabama knew of Pelluer because defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi, a former defensive line coach and defensive run game coordinator at the University of Washington, is married to the WSU linebacker’s …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 11:08 p.m.
Myles Gaskin ran for 143 yards on 30 carries and added a touchdown, and Washington’s defense forced three turnovers as the No. 10 Huskies beat Utah 21-7 on Saturday night. …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 11:45 p.m.
John Blanchette: Washington State has every reason to believe early-season momentum will carry into Pac-12 play
So the Washington State Cougars have navigated their minefield of a non-conference schedule – they just took down the heavyweight of the first three weeks, Eastern Washington, in a fun …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
Analysis: Washington State wins ninth straight at home, defeating Eastern Washington 59-24 behind dominant offensive performance
In seven years under Mike Leach, the Cougars have built a potent offense, strengthened their defense and, a more recent development, have gradually transformed Martin Stadium into a considerably difficult …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 11:23 p.m.
Texas, which had started 1-2 in four of the previous five seasons, trailed 14-3 in the first quarter before shutting down freshman quarterback J.T. Daniels and scoring 34 unanswered points.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Difference makers from Washington State’s 59-24 victory over Eastern Washington
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 10:36 p.m.
TV Take: Washington State provided plenty of highlights for Pac-12 Networks to replay in 59-24 win over Eastern Washington
There is an argument to be made instant replay is the most significant invention in the history of football. At least the broadcast part of it.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
Quarterback Leif Ericksen, known for his throwing ability, passed for 324 yards, but added a rushing touchdown. So-called running quarterback Connor Johnson came through with a rushing touchdown, but also …
Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 6:41 p.m.
WSU reported ticket sales at 32,952, which makes Saturday’s game the 13th sellout at Martin Stadium since the beginning of the 2012 season. It comes one week after the Cougars …