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School. Football. Fortnite. One video game has infiltrated Washington State’s locker room … and isn’t going away anytime soon

Next to their books and playbooks, nothing else has infiltrated the lives of these Pac-12 football players, and football players elsewhere – just about every football player, it seems – …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 8:35 p.m.

Sawyer Smith’s 4 TDs lead Troy over Buffalo 42-32 in Dollar General Bowl

Sawyer Smith threw for 320 yards and four touchdowns, B.J. Smith and Sidney Davis ran for touchdowns and Troy beat Buffalo 42-32 in the Dollar General Bowl on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 9:13 p.m.

College Football Playoff: Alabama fans embrace Jalen Hurts from field to stage

They cheered Jalen Hurts as he picked up his diploma, and applauded his every big play this season.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 8:47 p.m.

College Football Playoff: Notre Dame defense preparing for prolific Clemson

Notre Dame All-American cornerback Julian Love already knows all about Clemson. Blame his roommate.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 7:22 p.m.

Aaron Best is best: Eastern Washington football coach named Hero Sports FCS Coach of the Year

Best earned 2,078 fan votes, nearly 40 percent of the total. North Dakota State’s Chris Klieman finished second with 1,127 votes.


Kelvin Hopkins Jr. has five touchdowns, No. 22 Army routs Houston 70-14

Army quarterback Kelvin Hopkins Jr. ran for 170 yards and an Armed Forces Bowl-record five touchdowns and the No. 22 Black Knights overwhelmed Houston 70-14.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 6:11 p.m.

Jamie Newman leads Wake Forest past Memphis 37-34 in Birmingham Bowl comeback

Jamie Newman ran for a 1-yard touchdown with 34 seconds left to cap a big performance and Wake Forest’s comeback in a 37-34 victory over Memphis in the Birmingham Bowl …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 5:29 p.m.

Perfect Zach Wilson helps BYU beat Western Michigan in Potato Bowl

Zach Wilson set a BYU record and tied the NCAA bowl mark with 18-for-18 passing, throwing for 317 yards and four touchdowns in the Cougars’ 49-18 victory over Western Michigan …


Anthony Jones rushes for 3 scores, FIU beats Toledo 35-32 in Bahamas Bowl

Jones missed much of the season after being one of two FIU players who were injured in a drive-by shooting in September.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 6:44 p.m.

Washington State linebacker Peyton Pelluer accepts invite to NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Peyton Pelluer will have one more opportunity to compete with other collegiate players in January when he takes part in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, designed for seniors hoping to play …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 10:49 p.m.

Easop Winston’s ‘outrageously big’ hands have been a major asset for Washington State this season

The Washington State wide receiver isn’t grumbling, but there are everyday obstacles that come with having hands as big as Easop Winston’s.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:34 p.m.

Eastern Washington embracing rare underdog role against FCS juggernaut North Dakota State

Over the span of three seasons, Vegas oddmakers have pegged the Eagles to lose four FCS games. Each was against North Dakota State, a program that’s captured six of the …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

Isaiah Green, Keion Davis help Marshall beat South Florida 38-20

Isaiah Green completed 17 of 25 passes for 221 yards, Keion Davis ran for two touchdowns and Marshall beat South Florida 38-20 in the Gasparilla Bowl. Green also had a …


A fourth JC defensive back, Shahman Moore, signs with Washington State football team

WSU opened the early period on Wednesday by signing 19 players – four of which were cornerbacks or safetites. Three of those four are coming to Pullman with playing experience …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 6:38 p.m.

Status of Eastern Washington football standout Jay-Tee Tiuli uncertain following felony arrest

The playing status of Eastern Washington star defensive tackle Jay-Tee Tiuli remains in question following his arrest earlier this month for felony assault after a police officer said he witnessed …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 5:16 p.m.

Matt Calkins: The key to Chris Petersen’s recruiting success at UW is hidden in Huskies’ number of scholarship offers

The Huskies only offered 91 scholarships for this class, which was the third-lowest among Power 5 schools. The average number of offers was 232. Oregon made 335.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:55 p.m.

Ohio shuts out San Diego State in Frisco Bowl

Nathan Rourke ran for two touchdowns and threw for another score, leading Ohio to a 27-0 victory over San Diego State in the drizzly Frisco Bowl on Wednesday night.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:27 p.m.

Eastern Washington keeps its faith in injured recruits, signs nine on national letter of intent day

Pittsburg (California) High quarterback Trey Turner’s recruiting took a hit when the talented dual-threat suffered a season-ending knee injury as a junior.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

Washington State keeps CB Armauni Archie, but loses DT Dejon Benton on first day of early signing period

Twice on Wednesday, Washington State’s coaching staff found itself playing defense against rival programs from the Pac-12 Conference.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 10:15 p.m.

Ohio State gets first big win for new coach on signing day

Zach Harrison choosing to stay home and play for Ohio State and new coach Ryan Day was maybe the most intriguing development of what can now be considered the new …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:03 p.m.

Washington’s Chris Petersen bemoans ‘vultures’ that have ‘gotten worse’ in recruiting

Asa Turner, a top-200 national recruit, committed to the Huskies in July but is reportedly considering a flip to Notre Dame.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

Idaho bolsters big-play potential, adds numbers in the trenches on first day of NCAA early signing period

The Vandals could also get immediate help from Satchel Escalante, a 6-0, 182-pound safety from Scottsdale Community College in Casa Grande. Arizona, and Siliweinusi “Vei” Tomasi, 6-1, 310, and a …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:12 a.m.

Live updates: Washington State football up to 17 signees as NCAA’s early period begins

Follow along with our live thread as the letters of intent continue to roll in. Below, you’ll find short bios of each player to sign with the Cougars and accompanying …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:52 p.m.

UAB rolls past Northern Illinois for first bowl win

Two seasons after shutting down its football program, UAB closed out the year on an electrifying note. Tyler Johnston III threw for 373 yards and four touchdowns, three of them …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:34 p.m.

Washington State could ink as many as 20 players – or more – when early signing period opens

WSU’s 2019 class is expected to be in the low 20s, which should place the Cougars at the top of the Pac-12. WSU and Cal each had 21 oral commitments …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 7:35 p.m.

Eastern Washington hopes to keep pace with North Dakota State on the field, in the stands

Eastern Washington wants to make sure the 4,100 tickets it’s been allotted stay out of green and gold hands.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 9:59 p.m.

UW’s top recruiting priority? Big defensive tackles. On the eve of Signing Day, it looks to have paid off

After missing out on five-star Marlon Tuipulotu two years ago, the Huskies are set to sign four of the nation’s top 30 defensive tackles in the 2019 class. Jacob Bandes, …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 7:28 p.m.

Matt Calkins: Pac-12 playing for its football reputation during bowl season

Nearly four months later, it seems almost certain: The Huskies’ College Football Playoff chances ended the second they lost to Auburn.


Sacramento State hires Troy Taylor as head coach

Sacramento State has hired Utah offensive coordinator Troy Taylor as its new football coach. Taylor was Eastern Washington’s offensive coordinator in 2016.


Josh Heupel, Brian Kelly, Nick Saban are finalists for AP coach of year

UCF’s Josh Heupel, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly and Alabama’s Nick Saban are the finalists for The Associated Press national college football coach of the year after leading their teams to …