Stories tagged: WSU football
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.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
WSU basketball looking for first Pac-12 Tourney win in 8 years
The Washington State Cougars will try to win their first Pac-12 Tournament game since 2009 on Wednesday at 6 p.m. against an opponent that is almost always beatable but never …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Washington State’s Josh Hawkinson and Malachi Flynn get All-Pac-12 honors
Josh Hawkinson was named to the All-Pac-12 second team and Malachi Flynn was named honorable mention All-Freshman-Team by the Pac-12 coaches, the conference announced on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 4:10 p.m.
Shalom Luani runs NFL combine’s fastest 60-yard shuttle by a safety
Former Washington State player Shalom Luani was the fastest of the seven safety prospects who chose to run the 60-yard shuttle drill during Monday’s testing session at the NFL combine.
UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 12:04 a.m.
No. 3 UCLA holds off upset-minded Cougars
Washington State’s 2016-2017 season will be remembered for the admirable but ultimately unsuccessful challenges it gave some of the best teams in the country. So, Saturday night’s 77-68 loss at …
UPDATED: Sat., March 4, 2017, 6:47 p.m.
Receivers Kendrick Bourne, Cooper Kupp and Gabe Marks impress at NFL combine
None of the Inland Northwest’s wide receivers were able to match the blazing speed of Washington’s John Ross but Gabe Marks of Washington State, and Eastern Washington’s Cooper Kupp and …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
Gabe Marks candid as ever at NFL combine
The NFL combine is a chance for NFL front office executives and national media members to figure out how far former college players can jump, how fast they can run, …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Washington State will end regular season at No. 3 UCLA Saturday
Next week, Washington State will participate in the Pac-12 tournament to determine who the conference’s champion will be.