Stories tagged: Pac-12 football
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
John Blanchette: Mike Leach the last man standing from his Pac-12 hiring class after Rich Rodriguez’s dismissal at Arizona
Mike Leach has been called a number of things in the week since his Washington State Cougars fainted in the Holiday Bowl.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Brandon Wimbush passed for two touchdowns and ran for two more, Josh Adams added three touchdown runs and No. 13 Notre Dame took advantage of three turnovers by No. 11 …
Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
Stanford’s Bryce Love is the first 1,000-yard rusher in the Bowl Subdivision, crossing the threshold with the nation’s top performance of the season.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
Bryce Love rushed for a school-record 301 yards and three touchdowns, quarterback K.J. Costello passed for one score and Stanford beat Arizona State 34-24 on Saturday in Stanford, California.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 12:55 p.m.
The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson held a chat on Wednesday discussing all things Washington State football with the season opener just days away.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 3:40 p.m.
Last Monday, the moon covered up the sun. Last Saturday, Floyd Mayweather covered up an arrogant Irishman. And a few days from now, college football will be back with a …
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 6 a.m.
Alex Grinch will ultimately leave Martin Stadium a happy man on Saturday evening if his defense concedes fewer points than the opponent. Oh, and there’s another thing. He wants two …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
The Cougars revealed their week-one depth chart Monday morning and while that’s usually a highly-anticipated moment for fans, the first two-deep of the season lacked any real plot twists or …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 4:47 p.m.
Washington State (0-0) opens its sixth season under Mike Leach against former Cougar assistant Jeff Choate and FCS Montana State (0-0).
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Even though he’s played in 26 games, and registered 78 tackles in a variety of roles on defense and special teams, Ben Burr-Kirven does not have an open path to …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
When Washington State rewarded Nate DeRider with a full scholarship Friday afternoon after four years of thankless walk-on service, nobody was more amped than the recipient himself. Though, inside linebackers …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
There’s now a good-sized list of Washington State Cougars who’ve joined Mike Leach’s program as long-shot walk-ons and performed well enough to warrant a full scholarship. Once upon a time, …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 11:43 p.m.
Here are three reasons to continue to feel good about the Cougars’ chances this year and three reasons to wait a few more months before pulling the trigger on those …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 6:32 p.m.
The University of Washington announced on Tuesday a three-year contract extension and raise for head football coach Chris Petersen that will make him the highest-paid coach among public schools in …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 9:54 p.m.
Ninth-ranked Colorado won the Pac-12 South title Saturday with a 27-22 win over No. 21 Utah thanks to a senior-laden defense that forced two huge fumbles by Utes star running …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
Adoree Jackson returned a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns and also caught a scoring pass to propel No. 12 Southern California to its eighth consecutive victory, 45-27 over Notre …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
It’s been suggested we fast-forward this football runoff directly to the Apple Cup, given the early returns from Pac-12 precincts.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
Tyler Petite caught his second touchdown pass from Sam Darnold with 8:28 to play, and Southern California overcame four turnovers to earn a 21-17 victory over No. 21 Colorado on …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2016, 10:57 p.m.
Troy Williams threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score in No. 24 Utah’s 31-27 comeback victory over Southern California on Friday night.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2016, 8:38 p.m.
Chris Petersen seems to understand why there are so many expectations that have engulfed Washington.
Thu., July 14, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
Despite Washington State’s third-place Pac-12 North football finish last season, the Cougars were only selected to finish fourth this season by the media members in the annual poll released during …
Fri., April 1, 2016, 11:40 p.m.
While the 15 football practices given to college football teams in the spring are times for self-improvement and introspection, nothing in sports happens in a vacuum.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 4:06 p.m.
When the presidents and athletic directors of Pac-12 schools came together to launch the Pac-12 Network, they envisioned a television cash spigot that would flood the athletic budgets of every …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 11:29 p.m.
On Wednesday, 25 high school or junior college athletes signed contracts to continue their football careers at Washington State. The whole process was over by 10:24 a.m.
Fri., Jan. 15, 2016, 8:28 p.m.
The Pac-12, along with the NCAA’s four other major conferences, approved a rule Friday requiring that school medical professionals have autonomous and final authority in deciding when an athlete returns …
Wed., Nov. 25, 2015, 9:37 a.m.
What happens at the start of the year is basically meaningless, as long as you finish. Or something like that.
Tue., Nov. 24, 2015, 5:33 p.m.
The 2015 Pac-12 champion will once again hail from the state of California as only Stanford, UCLA and USC enter the final regular season week with a shot at the …
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015, 3:34 p.m.
While the Pac-12 South’s representative in the conference’s championship game will not be known until next weekend’s games have been played, Stanford can sew up its spot with a win …
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015, 2:45 p.m.
The cannibalization of the Pac-12 conference is complete. Stanford and Utah each pick up their second loss on Saturday, knocking them out of the playoff picture.
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015, 10:04 p.m.
The Huskies led this game by three scores in the first half, and by two scores at halftime, and still lost, 27-17, before a crowd of 51,695 who watched the …