Stories tagged: Washington State football
Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
John Blanchette: Promising Washington State receivers show they’re aging just fine
Spring football doesn’t provide answers, only suggestions. Saturday’s details likely suggested to the hopeful Albi crowd — the school said 7,135 made it inside — that a bigger, better and …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Luke Falk leads Crimson to 35-10 victory in Washington State’s spring football game
Luke Falk displayed the calm demeanor and patient precision that have become his trademarks while guiding Crimson to a 35-10 victory over Gray during Washington State’s spring game on Saturday …
Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:23 p.m.
Crimson and Gray Game showed importance of speed for defensive line
Even with certain scrimmage restrictions making evaluation difficult, the Washington State defensive line showed itself to be a fast, tenacious unit during the Cougars’ Crimson and Gray game on Saturday.
Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
True-blue Washington State football fans serve up fun at Albi Stadium
Just about 4 p.m. on Friday afternoon the trailers started rolling in.
Sat., April 22, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Crimson and Gray Game offensive player of game: Luke Falk
Washington State’s coaches did their best to create even teams for Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game, splitting the starters.
Sat., April 22, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Crimson and Gray Game defensive player of the game: Daniel Ekuale
Daniel Ekuale made one sack in 2016. He doubled that total on Saturday, wrecking havoc in the offensive backfield from his nose tackle position.
Sat., April 22, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
Crimson and Gray Game play of the game: Keith Harrington’s run
When scrolling through the plays from Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game, Keith Harrington’s 21-yard run won’t stand out much.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Versatile B.J. Salmonson finally finds his spot with Washington State’s football team
B.J. Salmonson is certainly not Washington State’s biggest left guard.
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:16 p.m.
Cougars give mixed reviews on new Washington State football uniforms
“He tried to trick me” complained running back Jamal Morrow after a reporter asked whether or not the Washington State Cougars would debut their new uniforms during Saturday’s Crimson and …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Washington State hopes to build on big year for its special teams
A fast, instinctual, and now experienced defender, senior Robert Taylor is expected to emerge as one of the leaders of the Washington State defense at the safety position.
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
Alex Grinch says WSU camp battles are most competitive yet
The Washington State football team is preparing local fans for Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game at Joe Albi with “Spokane Week,” hosting a series of events in the area. To …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Mike Leach pleased with consistency of Washington State’s final scrimmage
Mike Leach was happy with the consistency shown by both the offense and defense in Washington State’s final Saturday scrimmage before next Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game in Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
New NCAA football rules on recruiting and practice time draw mixed reviews at Washington State and Eastern Washington
The NCAA made three major rule changes on Friday. Mike Leach loves one of the changes, hates another and the third likely won’t affect Washington State much one way or …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Calvin Jackson Jr. follows Derek Sage to Washington State
Calvin Jackson Jr. first committed to Derek Sage when the current Washington State inside receivers coach was at Toledo.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
New Washington State football assistants Jeff Phelps, Derek Sage build foundations
The setting is Washington State offensive line coach Clay McGuire’s house and the view is a gaggle of expectant coaches, milling about with plates.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
WSU Cougars work through their progressions during spring practice
One third of the way through spring practice, Washington State University players and their coach, Mike Leach, are saying all the expected things about focusing on the now, honoring a …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Five questions for Washington State football heading into spring practices
Washington State held a ramp-up practice on Thursday, the first of 15 spring football practices that will crescendo to the Crimson and Gray Game at Joe Albi on Saturday, April …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
Spokane’s Gail Cogdill, former NFL and WSU great, dies at age 79
Gail Cogdill, a star receiver for Washington State, the Detroit Lions and the NFL rookie of the year in 1960, has died. He was 79.
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 3:55 p.m.
Baldwin, Eagles turn attention to WSU
His players were still departing Roos Field on Friday morning when Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin turned his public attention to Washington State.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
Beastmode in Pullman: An oral history of Marshawn Lynch’s recruiting visit to WSU
Marshawn Lynch’s 2010 NFC Wild Card stiff-arm of Tracy Porter shook Seattle’s tectonic foundations and symbolically initiated a new era of professional football in the state of Washington.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
Paul Wulff returns to Big Sky with Sac State
Former Eastern Washington and Washington State football coach Paul Wulff is back in the Big Sky Conference.
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
WSU’s Mike Utley to be inducted into College Football Hall of Fame
Offensive lineman Mike Utley, who suffered a spinal cord injury during an NFL game and was paralyzed, is the fourth Washington State player named to the College Football Hall of …
Sat., Dec. 26, 2015, 10:16 p.m.
Washington State seniors take final bow after ideal outcome
As the band played and the fans cheered Washington State’s 20-14 Sun Bowl victory over Miami, senior offensive linemen Joe Dahl and Gunnar Eklund paused to soak it in.
Fri., Dec. 25, 2015, 9:42 p.m.
WSU Cougar fans blaze trail to Sun Bowl
EL PASO, Texas – To the Washington State University fans who didn’t want to go out of their way for a bowl game: Meet the McLain family of Priest River, …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 12:14 p.m.
Hurricanes’ pass defense appears up to challenge of WSU’s Air Raid
For Miami defensive coordinator Mark D’Onofrio, the joy of the college game is in its variety.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015, 6:42 p.m.
Hurricanes have their own pleasant surprise at QB
The redshirt sophomore quarterback has been a pleasant surprise this year, overcoming an early-season slump and a concussion or two while leading his team to an 8-4 record and a …
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 6:18 p.m.
Cougars prepare for Miami’s team speed in Sun Bowl
Amid all the recent turmoil in the Miami football program, one thing is constant.
Tue., Dec. 15, 2015, 6:08 p.m.
Colorful past a hallmark of Miami’s football program
Looking for a game-changer in next week’s Sun Bowl? Look no further than the Miami football program.
Fri., Dec. 11, 2015, 1:20 p.m.
Sun Bowl: Miami on high after series of lows
On the day his team was selected to play in the Sun Bowl, Washington State coach Mike Leach admitted he didn’t know much about the Miami Hurricanes.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015, 4:31 p.m.
Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield wins Burlworth Award
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was awarded the Burlsworth Award on Monday, given annually to the top college football player who began his career as a walk-on.