Stories tagged: Mike Leach
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Anthony Gordon shines (and separates himself?) with three touchdowns in Washington State Crimson and Gray Game
For anyone hoping to unearth some clues about the quarterback competition at Washington State, and where it stands through 14 of 15 spring practices, Saturday’s spring scrimmage was awfully helpful …
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 9:11 p.m.
Washington State brought its spring scrimmage home this year, hoping to pipe in the same atmosphere the Cougars get six or seven times at Martin Stadium every fall.
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
When spring camp opened, coaches ran an interesting concept by Kassidy Woods, an outside receiver who played sparingly on special teams in 2018, but preserved his redshirt by appearing in …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
Proposal to slow graduate transfer market could affect Gonzaga basketball, Washington State football
A proposal that aims to slow the graduate transfer market could be a mixed bag for local college football and men’s basketball programs.
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Not since 2013 have the inside linebackers at WSU been under different leadership. Ken Wilson was by Mike Leach’s side for six seasons, from 2013-18, until the longest-tenured assistant in …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
He didn’t sweep into Pullman with the force of a tornado, and he hasn’t thrown an iconic touchdown pass to a receiver sliding into a snowbank to win the Apple …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
Washington State teammates who enjoyed that show last season realize they are going to have to be the show this year.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Will somebody take the lead at quarterback … and four other questions for Washington State heading into spring camp
We examine the quandary at QB and four other questions for WSU as the Cougars regroup this week for spring workouts.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Dennis Slutak, a former special teams coach at USC under Pete Carroll who has extensive experience in athletic administration, will join Mike Leach’s Washington State staff as the new Director …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
Bellantoni spent two seasons at Buffalo in various roles, working in 2017 as the director of player personnel before being promoted to defensive ends coach last year. With Bellantoni monitoring …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 6 p.m.
The class will meet four times, followed by a fifth session that will be free and open to the public. The WSU football head coach will teach alongside Spokane County …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 6:07 p.m.
Some Pac-12 schools are receiving annual payouts from the Pac-12 Networks that are a fraction of what they’d hoped for – and a fraction of what has been reported in …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
Gage Gubrud will don the blue practice jersey at Washington State for the first time on March 21, and fans wishing to observe the Cougars’ impending quarterback competition will have …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
The outspoken head coach of the Cougars football team provided more details in a Twitter post late Tuesday about a class he’s been pondering teaching on the Palouse. The course …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 3:15 p.m.
Transcript: Washington State coach Mike Leach offers his thoughts on Eastern Washington transfer QB Gage Gubrud
The Cougars got possibly their best news of the offseason Saturday morning, when Washington State announced that former Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud had been granted a medical hardship waiver …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
As far as a National Signing Day workload goes, Wednesday’s was on the lighter side for Mike Leach and his Washington State staff.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
On the heels of a banner season, Washington State’s offensive and defensive play-callers both received votes of confidence from the school administration Wednesday afternoon through contract extensions.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Inside linebackers coach Ken Wilson becomes fourth Washington State assistant in four years to leave Cougars for Oregon
Next season, Washington State coach Mike Leach will face an Oregon team now featuring three of his former assistants.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 1:13 a.m.
Mike Leach, Michael Baumgartner tease football and war leadership course at Washington State University
The head football coach at WSU tweeted what appeared to be a fully realized syllabus Sunday night for the course, which he first teased in late November. Michael Baumgartner, the …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
The Cougars finished with an 11-2 record under the seventh-year coach and capped the winningest season in school history with a 28-26 win over Iowa State in the Alamo Bowl. …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
From Lamonte McDougle to Mike Leach’s reunion with Dana Holgorsen, 19 reasons to follow Washington State in 2019
Officially, WSU doesn’t kick off again for another 240 days, but it’s never too early to peer into the future.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 5:37 p.m.
Longtime Washington State Director of Football Operations Antonio Huffman leaving Cougars for Texas Tech
The former Red Raiders cornerback was a three-year starter for Leach at Tech and returns to his alma mater more than 10 years after his playing career ended. Formerly the …
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
In between the dozens of phone calls they’ve made to recruits over the last three weeks in preparation for the early signing period, Washington State coaches have found time to …
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., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
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, 9:34 p.m.
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: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
The Washington State coach was named a finalist for the first time since he arrived in Pullman seven years ago. Joining Leach, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly and Alabama’s Nick Saban …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Campbell’s playbook may not mirror Leach’s, but the 39-year-old ISU coach still knows a fair amount about the coach he’ll be opposing at the Dec. 28 Alamo Bowl (6 p.m. …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Dynamic duo: Washington State’s Gardner Minshew, Mike Leach named Pac-12’s Player of Year, Coach of Year by Associated Press panel
WSU placed three other players on the AP All-Pac-12 teams. Senior left tackle Andre Dillard was named to the first team offense, while senior defensive end Logan Tago and junior …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
Washington State’s Gardner Minshew named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the year, Mike Leach named Coach of Year
Mike Leach and Gardner Minshew may not have drawn it up exactly like this when the seventh-year Washington State coach recruited his next starting quarterback over the phone last spring, …