Stories tagged: WSU football
UPDATED: Sun., May 14, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
Early offseason All-Pac-12 predictions
A lot of talented football players left the Pac-12 after the 2016 season, including 36 that were selected in the NFL draft and a slew of other college stars.
Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
WSU Cougars DB Grant Porter intervenes in probable suicide attempt
If Grant Porter never scores a touchdown or intercepts a pass, he will still be a success at Washington State.
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
How WSU football coaches would make use of redshirting freshmen on the field
A proposal to allow redshirting freshmen to play up to four football games while still saving their eligibility has college football’s tastemakers dreaming of previously unseen players being unleashed in …
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 4:11 p.m.
Early offseason Pac-12 Power Rankings
Well, it’s the offseason. All the Pac-12 teams have wrapped up their spring camps and now pretty much all news will be bad news until Pac-12 Media Days in July.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
East Valley’s Rodrick Fisher commits to play football at Washington State
East Valley senior Rodrick Fisher committed to play football at Washington State University on Tuesday
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
WSU football maintains stable academic progress score
Washington State’s football team received a multi-year Academic Progress Rate (APR) score of 964 from the NCAA on Wednesday, firmly above the threshold at which penalties are issued.
UPDATED: Thu., May 4, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
WSU’s new nickel? Kedron Williams commits to Cougars
Defensive coordinator Alex Grinch has showed a willingness to play both former linebackers and former defensive backs at the hybrid nickel position in Washington State’s defense.
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Washington State assistant football coaches receive raises
Mike Leach’s contract has been extended by one year, and athletic director Bill Moos says the two will have a discussion about a raise. That part comes later, but Leach …
UPDATED: Tue., May 2, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
Washington State adds year to men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent’s contract
Washington State athletic director Bill Moos has enacted a rollover clause in men’s basketball coach Ernie Kent’s contract, keeping Kent in Pullman at least five more years.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 6:49 p.m.
WSU lands four-star wing Roberto Gittens
For the third consecutive year Ernie Kent has recruited the best basketball player in Tacoma.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Report: Carolina Panthers rescind offer to Robert Barber after learning of legal troubles
The Carolina Panthers have rescinded their free agency offer to former Washington State defensive tackle after learning he faces trial on felony assault charges, according to a
Mon., May 1, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
Luke Falk’s return to WSU playing well in early mock drafts
Luke Falk thought long and hard about leaving Washington State after his junior year, and it must have been bittersweet for the Cougars quarterback to watch last week’s NFL Draft …
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Gabe Marks and Robert Barber will go to NFL camps as free agents
Former Washington State players Gabe Marks and Robert Barber were not selected during the NFL draft, but the Cougars will still be able to prove themselves to NFL teams.
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
From FIFA to the NFL: Raiders select Shalom Luani out of Washington State
Shalom Luani’s gamble when he gave up a promising soccer career to pursue his NFL dreams paid off on Saturday when the Oakland Raiders picked him in the NFL Draft.
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Samoan lineman Fred Mauigoa finds community at WSU
Here is an interesting fact about American Samoan college football players: They have more reason to care about making bowl games each year than their teammates do.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Ryan Leaf to his 21-year-old-self: You don’t know (stuff)
On the eve of the 2017 NFL Draft, the second-highest draft pick in Washington State history laid bare his soul.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 6 a.m.
Former Washington State receivers Gabe Marks, River Cracraft bargains for NFL teams willing to bring them aboard
The two most prolific wide receivers in Washington State’s history’s paths have diverged since their college careers ended months ago, and they will continue to find their own ways to …
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.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
Washington State strives for equal sides in annual Crimson and Gray Game
Mike Leach used to let his assistant coaches hold a draft to select sides for spring games.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
Five Cougars to watch in Washington State’s spring game
Here are five players who you likely have not seen play much, but who will probably get a lot of snaps next year
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
A way-too-early projection of Washington State’s 2017 depth chart
Fans of the Washington State football team will come away from Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game with a great deal of knowledge about the 2017 Cougars.
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 5:08 p.m.
Washington State reveals Crimson and Gray game rosters
Washington State fans have spent all week declaring their allegiances to either the Crimson or Gray team in advance of the Cougars’ spring game on Saturday. Now they finally know …
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: Wed., April 19, 2017, 7:56 p.m.
Washington State’s Marcus Strong makes a play for a starting spot in Cougs’ secondary
Marcellus Pippins finds himself this spring in the awkward position of playing mentor to his competitor, helping his team by advising Marcus Strong, who will be a sophomore next season, …