Stories tagged: WSU football
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 11:47 P.M.
Washington State’s Gabe Marks and Shalom Luani invited to NFL combine
During All-Conference careers at Washington State, wide receiver Gabe Marks and safety Shalom Luani made their cases that they could play football professionally. Now the NFL wants a closer look.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017, 11:46 P.M.
Washington State receiver Kaleb Fossum will transfer to Nevada
Kaleb Fossum announced he will transfer to Nevada for “financial reasons.” He made an announcement on Twitter, thanking the WSU staff for supporting him through the transfer.
FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 11:04 P.M.
Washington State football coach Mike Leach saw Danny Amendola’s attributes at Texas Tech
Danny Amendola just earned his second Super Bowl ring and finished his eighth NFL season in part because of his precise route running – he has a world-class ability to …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 11:16 P.M.
Washington State overcomes late chaos to sign impressive class
In recent years college football recruits have committed to programs earlier, only to change their minds at least once before signing their letters of intent. That trend might have even …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 11:15 P.M.
Ben Moos, son of Washington State A.D. Bill Moos, signs with California
Ben Moos, son of Washington State athletic director Bill Moos, signed to play football at Cal on Wednesday.
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 11:43 P.M.
Caleb Perry’s speed immediately impressed Washington State’s football coaches
It only took one minute for Jim Mastro to break the mold. The Washington State running backs coach has always preferred to recruit a certain type of player – big, …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 7:56 P.M.
New WSU coach Jeff Phelps learning about the Cougars as he recruits
Jeff Phelps has needed to be a creative salesman during his 10 days as the Washington State defensive line coach – his job has primarily consisted of selling a product …
FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 11:54 P.M.
WSU linebacker Logan Tago again suspended for role in summer assault
Washington State linebacker Logan Tago has been suspended by athletic director Bill Moos for the second time because of his role in an alleged incident on June 4, for which …
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 11:45 P.M.
Former Washington State linebacker Jeremiah Allison tackles new duties in Olympia
Former WSU linebacker Jeremiah Allison’s new surroundings are at least as opulent as college athletics facilities, though he has traded in trendy and modern for a more enduring, classical look.
FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 11:01 P.M.
Cougars hire Jeff Phelps to coach defensive line
Let’s just say Jeff Phelps’ audition tape was both impressive and familiar. Phelps was introduced on Friday night as the new defensive line coach at Washington State. He formerly held …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 9:40 P.M.
WSU football to open 2017 with five straight home games
Washington State fans better block out the month of September in 2017 – every weekend will involve a trip to Martin Stadium.
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 11:44 P.M.
Derek Sage’s constant recruiting finally lands him coaching job at Washington State
The stereotype about young assistant coaches in college football is that they are ace recruiters, hired despite their lack of experience because of their ability to form connections with high …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 6:54 P.M.
Jacob Thorpe: My favorite stories of 2016
There are few few institutions more defined by their diversity than a college athletic department. Washington State fans saw players excel on the athletic fields in 2016, but it was …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2017, 3:54 P.M.
Oregon paid big bucks to get Joe Salave’a from WSU
Poaching assistant football coach Joe Salave’a from Washington State was a splurge, even by nouveau riche Oregon’s standards.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 10:52 P.M.
John Blanchette: Luke Falk’s decision to return will allow Cougars to take big shot next season
You can think of it two ways: Luke Falk went through his reads, weighed the high risk/high reward options and checked down to something more prudent – coming back to …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 10:51 P.M.
Luke Falk will return to WSU for his senior season
Washington State’s chances of winning eight or more football games for the third consecutive season next year improved immeasurably on Wednesday morning, as quarterback Luke Falk announced he would return …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 10:49 P.M.
WSU defensive line coach Joe Salave’a likely leaving for Oregon
There may still be some dollars to negotiate and HR paperwork to fill out, but with every passing day it appears more likely that Joe Salave’a is leaving Washington State …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2017, 10:26 P.M.
Proposed bill would put Washington Senate in charge of insolvent athletic departments
A new bill proposed in the Washington legislature would give the state Senate the power of the purse over university athletic departments that are consistently insolvent.
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 2:50 P.M.
Josh Hawkinson on groin kick: ‘Weirdest play I’ve been a part of’
Did Oregon’s Dillon Brooks intentionally kick Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson in the groin during Saturday’s Pac-12 game in Pullman?
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 12:41 P.M.
Mike Leach hires Derek Sage to coach WSU inside receivers
Derek Sage has been learning football from Mike Leach for much of his professional life, from afar. So when the opportunity arose to study under the man himself, he had …
THURSDAY, JAN. 5, 2017, 12:23 P.M.
Westside running back accepts WSU offer
PULLMAN – Caleb Perry might have beaten your alarm clock with his announcement this morning. That’s OK, Washington State’s newest running back recruit does everything fast. At 6:51 a.m.on Thursday …
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 4:23 P.M.
Minnesota fires coach Tracy Claeys
Minnesota fired coach Tracy Claeys on Tuesday, just over two weeks after the football program became embroiled in a standoff with the administration over the suspension of 10 players in …
FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2016, 3:14 P.M.
Old is new in Pac-12 men’s hoops
One year after emerging Oregon officially proclaimed itself a basketball power with a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, the Pac-12 conference’s traditional powers have regained control of the …
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 10:30 P.M.
Blanchette: Uninspired bowl game puts topping on what may be Cougars’ worst best season
So what will be the first point of reference for Washington State’s 2016 football season?
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 9:54 P.M.
Leach wonders whether or not Cougars took Gophers seriously
During a tense, emotional postgame press conference – they always are when a team loses its final game – Washington State coach acknowledged that the outside noise might have gotten …
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 9:45 P.M.
Luke Falk remains mum on whether or not he will enter the draft
For the first time since it became an issue, Washington State quarterback Luke Falk himself was asked whether or not he will be returning next season or entering the upcoming …
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 9:26 P.M.
Key players in Minnesota’s 17-12 Holiday Bowl win over WSU
Player of the game, as well as offensive and defensive MVPs from Minnesota’s 17-12 win over Washington State in the Holiday Bowl on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 in San Diego.
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 9:15 P.M.
Key moments in WSU’s 17-12 defeat to Minnesota in Holiday Bowl
Key moments from Washington State’s 17-12 Holiday Bowl defeat to Minnesota on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016 in San Diego.
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 7:58 P.M.
Minnesota outplays WSU, wins Holiday Bowl 17-12
And to think Minnesota was the team that some folks worried would not show up for the Holiday Bowl. The Washington State Cougars were present, but played like they were …
TUESDAY, DEC. 27, 2016, 7:50 P.M.
Minnesota 17, WSU 12: How they scored
First quarter WSU 3, UM 0