Stories tagged: WSU football
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Washington State gets oral commitment from City College of San Francisco cornerback Derrick Langford
Derrick Langford comes from the same City College of San Francisco program that gave the Cougars Easop Winston, Anthony Gordon, Rob Valencia and Robert Taylor.
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Washington State launched the marketing campaign on Thursday with the ‘MinshewForHeisman’ Twitter account.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
In the South, there’s still plenty of sorting to do. Four teams in the division could gain bowl eligibility by winning this Saturday. Three teams in the division are still …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
Minshew is the only Pac-12 player on the watch list, comprised of 15 names, but he’s the second Washington State player in two years to earn the distinction. Defensive tackle …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
The Juco influence on this particular WSU team is heavy and it’ll be even more so in 2019-20 after Kent inked two JC players Wednesday, getting signatures from Daron Henson …
Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 9:49 a.m.
The full transcript from Wednesday’s Washington State football live chat with Spokesman-Review beat writer Theo Lawson.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:37 p.m.
WSU is getting more production out of the QB position than it did last year. The offensive line is allowing fewer than a sack a game. The receivers are a …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 8:53 p.m.
As the end of the regular season draws near, it looks increasingly probable that both divisional titles will be determined by rivalry games taking place next weekend – one in …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
Nothing changed for Washington State when the latest edition of the College Football Playoff rankings was released Tuesday afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Gardner Minshew and Burt Reynolds do share a mustache and Leach paid tribute to the American TV/movie star on Twitter Sunday night, sharing a video from an ESPN postgame interview …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 8:51 p.m.
Washington State’s Leach: Dezmon Patmon broke Colorado game open with 48-yard reception in third quarter
In the third quarter, Patmon went 48 yards on a catch-and-run that set the Cougars up inside the Buffaloes’ 30-yard line and eventually allowed Gardner Minshew to rush for the …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 8:55 p.m.
Washington State’s defensive backs may still be inhaling the dust Khalil Tate left behind in a football game-turned-track meet between the Cougars and Arizona Wildcats last October in the Tucson …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 12, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Coming off a bye week, Arizona (5-5, 4-3) will look to lock down a bowl berth when it visits No. 8 Washington State (9-1, 6-1).
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Washington State’s various zone configurations Sunday forced Nicholls State into 19 turnovers, and a mediocre 24 of 66 shooting from the floor. The result was a decisive 89-72 victory for …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
The best offense is a good defense. The best defense is a good offense. It’s been a little bit of both for No. 8 Washington State this football season.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Washington State leapfrogged a pair of heavyweights in the latest edition of the Associated Press Top 25 poll, grabbing the No. 8 spot when the weekly rankings were released Sunday.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Taking advantage of a six-day selection window, ESPN picked up next Saturday’s game between No. 10 WSU and Arizona. Kickoff between the Cougars and Wildcats will be at 7:30 p.m. …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Washington State’s defense forced three turnovers and quarterback Gardner Minshew overcame a sporadic first half to lead the offense into the end zone three times in the second half and …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 11:42 p.m.
John Blanchette: In era of eye-popping offenses, Washington State defense as good as they need to be
The Wazzu defense came within one communications breakdown of a shutout, which was far more “D” than was required to bulldoze the Buffs.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
More than 1,500 days after making his debut in crimson and gray threads, linebacker Peyton Pelluer tied Washington State’s record for career games played Saturday against Colorado at Folsom Field.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
TV Take: From Gardner Minshew’s ‘Heisman moment’ to Mike Leach’s moustache, Washington State shines late in win at Colorado
There may be no quarterback west of Alabama that has played better this season than Washington State’s Gardner Minshew.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
Difference makers from Washington State’s 31-7 victory over Colorado at Folsom Field in Boulder, Colorado.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Colorado’s Nate Landman ejected for targeting after hit against on Washington State QB Gardner Minshew
A Colorado linebacker was punished for an illegal hit to the head on Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew in the second quarter of Saturday’s Pac-12 game between the Cougars and …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Laviska Shenault Jr. returns to Colorado against Washington State, but Buffs without two other top WRs
CU held out sophomore receiver K.D. Nixon (toe) and senior receiver Jay MacIntyre (concussion) after both were injured in the Buffaloes’ previous game at Arizona. Shenault Jr., who was one …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Washington State’s magical season continued Saturday 5,000 feet above sea level in the Rocky Mountains.
Sat., Nov. 10, 2018, 5 a.m.
CU’s defense has been unsuccessful against offenses much less potent than WSU’s and the Cougars have proven to be a resilient team in tight games, while the Buffaloes have mostly …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Freshman safety D’Angelo McKenzie announced Friday afternoon on Twitter he’d been granted his release from the Cougars football program and will look to transfer elsewhere.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Washington State-Colorado game will feature teams with contrasting styles: one that can close, one that can’t
WSU (8-1, 5-1), ranked No. 10 in the AP Top 25 and No. 8 in the College Football Playoff ranking, is off to its best start since 2002 and will …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
Keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Colorado Saturday at Folsom Field.
Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 5 a.m.
Who is Max Borghi? Washington State running back returns to state where he fell in love with football
If Max Borghi told you he was a third- or fourth-generation running back, you’d have no choice but to believe it – and yet it wouldn’t be any further from …