Stories tagged: WSU football
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
The pick: Why Washington State will beat Utah
The Cougars will beat the Utes to improve to 9-2 on the season and 6-2 in Pac-12 Conference play.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
Plenty of storylines to keep an eye on as Washington State, Utah gear up for Pac-12 battle
The game between Washington State and Utah was always going to bubble with fascinating storylines – even before a heap of postseason implications began to emerge for both the Cougars …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 4:44 p.m.
Two minute drill: Keys to victory for Washington State against Utah
Theo Lawson’s keys for a possible Washington State victory over Utah on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 11:53 p.m.
Video: Washington State outside linebackers coach Roy Manning post practice Nov. 9
Cougars outside linebackers coach Roy Manning talks about Frankie Luvu’s interception against Stanford and preparing for Utah’s offense.
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 11:50 p.m.
Video: Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch post practice Nov. 9
WSU defensive coordinator Alex Grinch talks about preparing for Utah and dual-threat quarterback Tyler Huntley.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
The Falk Five: Counting down the top touchdown drives of Luke Falk’s Washington State career
Last Saturday, WSU had its Pac-12 title hopes in the balance when the Logan, Utah, native engineered a 94-yard touchdown drive to lift the Cougars over 18th-ranked Stanford. It certainly …
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Video: Washington State special teams coach Eric Mele post practice Nov. 8
WSU special teams coach Eric Mele talks about the kickoff coverage blunders from Saturday’s game against Stanford and reflects on Luke Falk’s career with the Cougars.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Video: Washington State offensive line coach Clay McGuire post practice Nov. 8
Cougars offensive line coach Clay McGuire talks about the improvement of his group the last three weeks and reflects on Luke Falk’s career.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Washington State addressing kickoff coverage after a few major blunders in Stanford game
The Cougars gave up more kickoff return yards to Cameron Scarlett (127) than they did rushing yards to Stanford’s dynamic tailback, Bryce Love (69).
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Vote: What was the best touchdown drive of Luke Falk’s Washington State career?
Washington State senior Luke Falk has won more games than any quarterback in school history and a good chunk of Falk’s 26 victories have relied on last-effort drives in the …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Pac-12 picks: With three weeks remaining, the only victories left for Oregon State might be the moral ones
Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson makes his Pac-12 picks for Week 10 of the college football season.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Washington State football chat transcript - 11/8
The full transcript of Wednesday’s WSU live chat with Spokesman-Review beat writer Theo Lawson.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
Video: Washington State cornerback Darrien Molton post practice Nov. 7
Cougars cornerback Darrien Molton talks about playing with his hand in a cast and how the secondary has grown this season.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
Video: Washington State linebacker Jahad Woods post practice Nov. 7
Washington State linebacker Jahad Woods talks about Peyton Pelluer’s influence and how the defense is preparing for Utah.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:04 p.m.
Video: Washington State wide receiver Tavares Martin Jr. post practice Nov. 7
Washington State receiver Tavares Martin Jr. talks about the friendly feud between the team’s Floridian and Californian players, and breaks down the matchup with Utah.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
Video: Washington State coach Mike Leach post practice Nov. 7
Washington State coach Mike Leach talks about his young receiving corps and preparing for Saturday’s game against Utah.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 7:38 p.m.
Utah coach Kyle Whittingham optimistic about health of top receiver ahead of Washington State game
Carrington had 51 yards and a touchdown catch against UCLA on Saturday, but didn’t return after halftime due to an undisclosed injury.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Washington State moves up six spots to No. 19 in latest College Football Playoff rankings
Washington State came in at No. 19 when the CFP rankings were released at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. There’s no discrepancy between the CFP rankings and the AP poll, which …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 7:18 p.m.
Luke Falk one of 16 semifinalists for Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award
Falk, Washington’s Jake Browning, USC’s Sam Darnold and Arizona’s Khalil Tate are all still in the running for the award given to the nation’s top quarterback.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 7:16 p.m.
Pac-12 power rankings: After a weekend of upsets, some new CFP hope for the conference out west
The weekly Pac-12 power rankings from Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017
Washington State lost a linebacker but gained a coach when Peyton Pelluer sustained season-ending injury
When Jahad Woods has a question these days, Washington State’s redshirt freshman linebacker often finds himself going to the inside linebackers coach who isn’t on the university payroll.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Washington State’s Mike Leach on targeting infraction: ‘It’s a stupid rule’
Many college football coaches think the game’s targeting rule needs a trip to the review booth. Washington State’s Mike Leach would rather just abolish it.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 8:27 p.m.
Washington State’s Luke Falk nabs Pac-12 Player of the Week, breaking Khalil Tate’s streak
Ending a four-week reign by Tate, Falk was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season Monday afternoon. Tate had set a Pac-12 record …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
First look: Washington State at Utah
No. 19 Washington State (8-2, 5-2) hopes to erase its recent road woes and keep its chances for a Pac-12 title alive when it visits Utah (5-4, 2-4).
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Cougars won by keeping Bryce Love in check
Stanford playing football in the snow is rare – even more rare than a lackluster day from electric Cardinal running back Bryce Love.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Behind Robert Franks’ double-double, WSU overcomes sluggish start to edge Saint Martin’s in exhibition
Rebounding and scoring are two voids the Cougars desperately need to fill in the post-Josh Hawkinson era, and Ernie Kent’s team got plenty of both from Franks, who posted 32 …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
After Stanford win, Washington State moves to No. 19 in Associated Press Top 25 poll
A win over the nation’s 18th-ranked team earned Washington State some goodwill with Associated Press Top 25 voters and the Cougars moved up six spots to No. 19 when the …
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
John Blanchette: Cougs didn’t crack while leaving Stanford in rearview mirror
Surely it’s taught in history classes at Washington State by now – that dark day back in 1970 when Stanford was rubbing the Cougs’ noses in it in Spokane and …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 12:28 a.m.
Former WSU athletic administrator, Lewis and Clark running back Bob Minnix dies of unkown causes
Spokanites might remember Minnix for his time as a football player at Lewis and Clark High. Minnix, once a star running back for Lewis and Clark, was one of two …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 12:55 a.m.
Behind inspired drive from Luke Falk, Washington State squeaks past Stanford with 24-21 win
Falk waited until the eleventh hour to manufacture the most important drive of his career and the newly-minted Pac-12 career passing yards leader took 25th-ranked Washington State on an 11-play, …