Stories tagged: WSU football
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Washington State QB commit Cammon Cooper dials up 10 touchdowns in prep game
Made for the Air Raid? It sure seems like Cammon Cooper is.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Ask the experts: A Washington State-flavored Q&A with the analysts at the Pac-12 Networks
Every year, one Washington State practice winds up being much bigger of a production than the rest. A few more cameras are circling the perimeter of Martin Stadium and a …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 11:12 p.m.
He’s passed, he’s caught, he’s punted – Washington State’s Kyle Sweet a jack of all trades
Kyle Sweet was throwing footballs when he arrived at Santa Margarita High School in 2011. By 2012, he was catching them. Now he’s punting them.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Washington State fills scholarship with addition of junior college transfer
Ernie Kent filled one of Washington State basketball’s two remaining scholarships Thursday with the signing of Carter Skaggs, a junior college transfer from Florida’s Chipola College.
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
Rolling, not running, the preferred method of punishment for Washington State’s Mike Leach
Mike Leach has always been an adversary of sprint-based punishment. Here’s how the Washington State coach sees it.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Washington State’s Luke Falk, Idaho’s Matt Linehan added to Manning Award watch list
Washington State quarterback Luke Falk woke up Wednesday morning to find himself on yet another preseason watch list. Idaho’s Matt Linehan, coming off a season that saw him lead the …
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Ryan Leaf joins SiriusXM as college sports talk-show host
Former NFL quarterback and Washington State star Ryan Leaf is joining SiriusXM for regular talk show appearances on the satellite radio’s college sports channel.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Scout work begins for Washington State two weeks ahead of season opener
Jeff Choate and Montana State won’t be strolling into Martin Stadium for another 18 days, but the Cougars got their first glimpse of the Bobcats Tuesday afternoon in Pullman.
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
12 players who could make life hard for Washington State this season
Week 1, it was a wide receiver from Eastern Washington. Week 2, it was a running back from Boise State. Week 11, it was a quarterback from Colorado and Week …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Top basketball recruit Roberto Gittens to attend JC, not WSU this fall
The crown jewel of Washington State’s 2017 basketball recruiting class won’t suit up for the Cougars this season.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Washington State’s Onyeukwu making quick work of his short stint in Pullman
The college experience is going by at warp speed for Chima Onyeukwu.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Leach less than thrilled with ‘last 30 yards’ of Washington State practice
Washington State’s first workout under the Sunday Night Lights was a productive one. Until it wasn’t.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:19 p.m.
For Washington State linebacker Nate DeRider, it’s a full ride
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, 11:25 p.m.
Washington State’s offense hits on all cylinders during first scrimmage
Luke Falk and his stable of rangy wideouts hummed from start to finish, James Williams made a few long, winding runs to the end zone and throughout a 90-play exhibition …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
Washington State football walk-on DeRider awarded surprise scholarship
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.
Washington State football: 3 reasons for hope, 3 reasons for doubt
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: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
It’s only been nine days, but Jamire Calvin’s reputation already growing at WSU camp
The reputation of Jamire Calvin’s fall camp at Washington State has spread almost as rapidly as the vicious wildfires currently smoking out the Pacific Northwest. And just like those nasty …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Gleason receives top alumni honor from WSU
When Washington State University selects its recipient for the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, the goal is to find someone “who has made significant contributions to society and, through his or …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
Mata’afa, Ekuale named to Polynesian watch list
Washington State defensive line standouts Hercules Mata’afa and Daniel Ekuale were named Thursday morning to the 2017 Polynesian College Player of the Year Award watch list. The award is presented …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Cougars headed home early … and other observations from Day 8 of fall camp
LEWISTON – The Washington State football schedule is frontloaded with home games this season – five of the seven are in the month of September – and Cougar coach Mike …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Cougars get verbal commit from California O-lineman Kingston Bennett
Jarrett Kingston received an offer from Washington State two days ago and the offensive/defensive lineman from Anderson High in California didn’t wait long to pull the trigger.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
Less is more for Washington State kicker Erik Powell
In his early years at Washington State, Erik Powell would often spend hours on end of his own time spraying kicks through the uprights, hoping constant repetition would generate the …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Washington State football sees different Isaiah Johnson-Mack this season
Coaches and teammates all agree: The Isaiah Johnson-Mack that left Pullman in June isn’t the same Isaiah Johnson-Mack that returned to campus in August.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Second team O-line has its struggles on Day 6 of WSU camp
LEWISTON – There are few teams in the country who wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to trade their own offensive line for that of Washington State. The Cougars have a …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Tavares Martin Jr. primed to break out for Cougars … and four other players who could do the same this fall
Breakout performances are part of the formula that makes college football such an exciting attraction for its fans and followers. Every season, nearly every team has a player, or multiple …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Tempers heat up in Lewiston … and other observations from the fifth day of WSU camp
LEWISTON – The temperatures cooked and so did the tempers Sunday afternoon as Washington State logged its fifth day of fall camp and third at Sacajawea Junior High in Lewiston. …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
Kirkland Parker and Hunter Dale in dead heat at nickelback … and three other position battles to watch throughout WSU camp
LEWISTON – The duel between competing Washington State nickelbacks Kirkland Parker and Hunter Dale is much more civil than one might think. Just hear Parker out. “We just compete, compete, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Coach Jeff Phelps gives Washington State a true technician on the defensive line
Jeff Phelps has plenty of delectable memories from the last bowl game he coached in. The quarterback that Phelps’ D-line decimated? That would be Luke Falk.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
In a battle of offense vs. defense, Marcellus Pippins laughs last … and four other observations from day three of WSU camp
A slight breeze whipped through the Lewiston Orchards Friday afternoon, making day one of Cougar camp at Sacajawea Junior High bearable and maybe even … pleasant? Here are five observations …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Inside and out, WSU receivers getting the tips they need
In an effort to ensure that no lesson goes untaught, WSU football coach Mike Leach is giving Dave Nichol the inside receivers this fall and Derek Sage will handle the …