Stories tagged: WSU football
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Prep star Evan Weaver returns to Northwest for Washington State-Cal game as one of nation’s top tacklers
Weaver was an all-state player for the Bullpups as a senior, winning Washington 4A Defensive Player of the Year honors from The Seattle Times, Associated Press and Tacoma News Tribune. …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
A nugget from last week’s edition of the Pac-12 picks: “The oddsmakers aren’t anticipating too many riveting games across the Pac-12 landscape this weekend.” And neither were we. But the …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
Gardner Minshew’s signature look has taken over Halloween. A look at some of the best Minshew costumes we’ve seen on Twitter today
At the risk of running into himself a few-dozen times on the trick-or-treat trail, Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew might want to stay in this Halloween.
Wed., Oct. 31, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
A full transcript from Wednesday’s Cougar football live chat with Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Washington State always saw potential in Dezmon Patmon. Now the junior receiver is starting to see it in himself
Washington State’s junior “Z” receiver is finally starting to come into his own and posted career-high numbers Saturday in a 41-38 win over No. 24 Stanford. Patmon’s 10 receptions were …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
A chaotic Saturday for the Pac-12 started with Arizona State defeating USC in the Coliseum and culminated with Arizona springing an upset of Oregon in Tucson. Sandwiched in between were …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 8:06 p.m.
Washington State cracked the top 10 of the initial College Football Playoff rankings, checking in at No. 8 in the country when the rankings were unveiled Tuesday afternoon on ESPN’s …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Mike Leach thought his defensive backs handled themselves well Saturday, even if they were constantly picked on by three Stanford pass-catchers who looked just as capable of forming an NBA …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 8:43 p.m.
The Cougars will play the Cougars on Friday Sept. 13, 2019, for the sixth installment of the AdvoCare Texas Kickoff, which has been held every season since 2013. WSU and …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 7:52 p.m.
The Pac-12 has fined WSU $25,000 because its fans rushed the field following the Cougars’ 34-20 win over the Ducks at Martin Stadium, a conference official confirmed to The Spokesman-Review …
Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
The top passer in college football is beginning to receive national recognition for his role in Washington State’s 7-1 start to the 2018 season.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
No. 10 Washington State (7-1, 4-1) returns home to the Palouse to take on California (5-3, 2-3) in a Pac-12 North matchup.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
Mike Leach and his Washington State football team may be the top target for Pac-12 referees who’ve been peeved by the aggressive text messages the Cougars’ coach sent off to …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
Using the seven-day selection window, ESPN chose the WSU-Cal game, which will kick off at 7:45 p.m. this Saturday in Pullman.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
Washington State moves up four spots to No. 10 in Associated Press Top 25; Washington falls out of national poll
The Cougars are back inside the top 10 of the Associated Press Top 25 rankings for the first time since last October.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 1:50 a.m.
Anticipating Blake Mazza’s right leg would probably determine WSU’s fate at some point this year, the Cougars began their screaming ritual just last week. Their timing, suffice it to say, …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 11:13 p.m.
WSU quite easily could’ve been the next victim on a bizarre day for the Pac-12 – one that saw Cal upset No. 15 UW, Oregon State stun Colorado for its …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 11:12 p.m.
There were a lot of 6-6s projected, or maybe five wins and you could even find a 3-9 prediction or two out there, though that seemed the fuzziest of math …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
Difference makers from Washington State’s 41-38 victory over Stanford
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
TV Take: Well-known Washington State impresses Pac-12 Network broadcasters again in win over Stanford
With familiarity comes respect, if the familiar relationship is a respectful one. Such is the case with the Pac-12 Network’s top football announcing duo, Ted Robinson and Yogi Roth, and …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 4:07 p.m.
Corner Sean Harper Jr. not available for Washington State-Stanford, but D-end Nnamdi Oguayo could return
For the second straight game, Washington State will be shorthanded in its defensive secondary.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 11:24 p.m.
Washington State graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew was excellent again, completing 40-of-50 passes for 438 yards and four touchdowns, and redshirt freshman kicker Blake Mazza drilled a winning 42-yard field …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
Finesse team? Stanford isn’t quite there yet. Nevertheless, the team Washington State will see on Saturday in the Bay Area promises to look much different than the rugged, grind-it-out teams …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
There’s been plenty of talk this week about hangovers – not all of it necessarily pertaining to what students may have been feeling the morning after a watershed day for …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
The keys to a potential Washington State victory Saturday against Stanford at Stanford Stadium.
Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 5 a.m.
Gardner Minshew’s NFL Draft stock is not only existent, but soaring at midpoint of Washington State season
The Spokesman-Review caught up with three experts to glean more insight on Minshew, his soaring NFL stock and even his … Heisman Trophy candidacy?
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
With Bryce Love hobbling and options aplenty at WR, Stanford offense has taken on different look in 2018
The Cardinal have put the ball on the ground 209 times this season and thrown it 216. In 2017, Stanford ran it 480 times and passed it 363. In 2016, …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
The oddsmakers aren’t anticipating too many riveting games across the Pac-12 landscape this weekend – at least not compared to last, when five games were expected to be decided by …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 9:04 a.m.
The transcript from Wednesday’s weekly Washington State live chat with Spokesman-Review Cougar beat writer Theo Lawson.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Thousands of people woke up early Saturday morning to attend ESPN College GameDay’s first-ever show at Washington State in person and almost 2 million more caught the three-hour program on …