Stories tagged: WSU football
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, …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 5:29 p.m.
Washington State unveils new football uniforms for 2017
Those anthracite jerseys the Washington State football team wears occasionally will still look pretty sharp in 2017. And now you’ll be able to read the numbers, too.
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 …
Thu., April 13, 2017, 8:55 p.m.
Keith Harrington is back in the WSU running back rotation and fighting to stay
On social media and Washington State football message boards, Cougars fans spent last fall wondering about Keith Harrington’s whereabouts.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Grant Porter will now play defense for the Cougars
The party began in earnest once Washington State’s defensive coaches implored their players to “celebrate with him,” starting a jubilant mosh pit around the cornerback who had recovered his first …
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.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 8:40 p.m.
WSU’s Isaiah Johnson-Mack learning that size equals advantage
It’s not easy to forget Isaiah Johnson-Mack’s stature – it’s the most memorable thing about the 6-foot-3, 218-pound wide receiver.
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017, 8:43 p.m.
Cougars at full-speed for first full-pads spring scrimmage
The Washington State Cougars held their first full-pads scrimmage of spring on Saturday morning. The hour-long scrimmage was a proving ground for young players who have been asked to absorb …
Fri., April 7, 2017, 9:24 p.m.
WSU hosts four-star QB prospect
WSU hosted Cammon Cooper, a four-star quarterback recruit, during Thursday’s spring football practice.
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
River Cracraft prepares for pros with guidance from other Mike Leach-coached receivers
River Cracraft caught more than 200 passes at Washington State, and soon he may join the ranks of Mike Leach-coached receivers to use their copious experience catching footballs to make …
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.
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Pullman police stunned, grappled with former Washington State cornerback after counterfeit cash incident
Pullman police used a neck hold and a Taser to subdue a former Washington State football player after he allegedly tried to spend counterfeit cash at a liquor store and …
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 …
Wed., March 29, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
WSU’s six early enrollees adjust to life in Pullman
As far as senior springs go, Anthony White’s is pretty hectic.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Georgia Tech ends Washington State’s WNIT run in semifinals
Georgia Tech’s ability to exploit one of Washington State’s biggest weaknesses on Wednesday helped put an end to the Cougars’ unexpected run in the Women’s NIT.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
WSU football holds its first practice in pads of the spring
Mike Leach, not a huge fan of change. For example, the Washington State football coach is not big on rule changes.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
WSU assistant men’s basketball coaches Greg Graham and Silvey Dominguez leave
PULLMAN – Washington State men’s basketball assistant coaches Greg Graham and Silvey Dominguez have left the program, head coach Ernie Kent announced Monday. In a press release, the school said …
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 5:02 p.m.
Washington State spring football roster: Early observations
Washington State begins its spring football practices today in Pullman at 2:30 p.m.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
Washington State football springs back into action on Thursday
Gabe Marks’ bravado. River Cracraft’s stoic competence. Joe Salave’a’s arms. The Washington State football team must replace some of its most recognizable features before the 2017 season.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 2:45 p.m.
Kyrin Priester returns to Washington State football, but playing next season is ‘a tall order’
Talented wide receiver Kyrin Priester left the Washington State football program in July of 2016. He’s back, according to Mike Leach.
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
LaVar Ball’s former Washington State teammates take his wild comments in stride
As LaVar Ball sees it, he would have had no problem beating the greatest basketball player ever.
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Friends remember former Washington State running back Duke Washington as gentleman, scholar
“Duke was Duke, and his name fit him well,” is how Albert “Red” Golden remembers Duke Washington, a teammate of Golden’s on Washington State’s football teams in the early ‘50s, …
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 8:03 p.m.
Cougars perform for scouts at WSU Pro Day
The football-only weight room and indoor practice facilities at Washington State are notoriously secretive places for 364 days out of the year.
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Gabe Marks gives one final funny interview at WSU Pro Day
Gabe Marks has always used his dry humor as a shield, a way to break down others’ defenses while maintaining a little distance for himself. If he can make you …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Colorado eliminates Washington State at Pac-12 men’s tournament when Cougars can’t hold big lead
Washington State’s streak of futility in the Pac-12 Tournament marched ever closer to a decade as the tenth-seeded Cougars surrendered a sizable lead and lost to seventh-seeded Colorado, 73-63, on …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 2:22 p.m.
WSU’s Josh Hawkinson named Pac-12 Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson was named the Pac-12’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year in men’s basketball, the conference announced Wednesday before the start of the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament.