Stories tagged: WSU football
Thu., May 26, 2016
Seven to be inducted into WSU Hall of Fame
A diverse group of seven – four-All-Americans, a two-sport standout, a pioneer in women’s athletic administration and a popular coach who led the Cougars to five football bowl games – …
Sat., April 30, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
WSU’s Joe Dahl drafted by Detroit Lions
With the 151st pick in the NFL draft, the Detroit Lions selected former University High and Washington State University offensive lineman Joe Dahl.
Sat., April 30, 2016, 11:07 p.m.
Attention to detail a key in WSU’s spring football practices
Just one day after the Washington State Cougars wrapped up their spring football practices, the coaches were on airplanes fanning out across the west coast in search of next year’s …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 8:30 p.m.
WSU’s Joe Dahl is on brink of realizing NFL dream
As the NFL draft buzz crescendos to a fever pitch, Joe Dahl, who has worked for years to bring himself to this moment, hunkers down at his parent’s home in …
Sat., April 23, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
Luke Falk, Gabe Marks provide highlights during WSU’s Crimson and Gray Game
With just a couple of seconds left in the half, Luke Falk stepped up in the pocket, saw Gabe Marks streaking through the back of the end zone and fired …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
WSU coaches hope for evenly matched Crimson, Gray squads
Throughout “Spokane Week” the Washington State Cougars have cultivated two hordes of partisans that passionately rooted for their teams, despite not knowing who composed them.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Riley Sorenson is thankful for support from Coug Nation
Football has meant a lot of things in a short time to Riley Sorenson. It has paid for college. It has given him friends, and an immeasurably large support network.
Wed., April 20, 2016, 10:37 p.m.
WSU spring football: Specialists using time to refine their crafts
Offseason improvement can be difficult to discern, particularly when it comes to kickers. Even for a pair like Washington State kicker Erik Powell and punter Zach Charme, both of whom …
Tue., April 19, 2016, 11:27 p.m.
Blanchette: Erik Coleman loving uptick in WSU football
That long decade when football at Washington State football had not only reached the end of the flat earth but fallen off the edge was an affliction on the fan …
Sat., April 16, 2016, 10:49 p.m.
Cougars used Oklahoma connection to land defensive end Garrett McBroom
Defensive line depth is one of football’s most elusive luxuries, and to acquire it teams have to get a little creative.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 11:21 p.m.
Kyrin Priester’s evolution as inside receiver for WSU comes quickly
During a recent Washington State football practice, Kyrin Priester caught a pass a few yards short of scoring, and took the path of most resistance into the end zone, barreling …
Mon., April 11, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Cedric Bigge-Duren has tools to make sweet music for Cougars
Typically, when college coaches visit a high school football player’s home, selling the player on the merits of their football program is the principal action.
Sat., April 9, 2016, 11:29 p.m.
Alex Grinch’s unique style of communication wins over Washington State’s defensive players
Before the door even closes, Alex Grinch is speaking. Check that, Washington State’s young defensive coordinator is preaching.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 11:24 p.m.
Five Cougars prove worth watching during scrimmages
With seven practices down, and seven more to go not including the Crimson in Gray Game in Spokane, the Washington State Cougars have essentially reached the midpoint of their spring …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Cougars see tremendous upside with wide receiver Tavares Martin
The enormous potential that lies in sophomore wide receiver Tavares Martin, and how untapped it remains, was on full display during a recent Washington State football practice.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 11:56 p.m.
Cougars running back Williams benefits from on-field coaching
When watching a Washington State football practice, one is quick to notice that the running back making the most explosive plays also seems to be getting the most corrections from …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
New Washington State coach JaMarcus Shephard brings passion to game
A football team will never have more practices available to it before its next game than the first day of spring workouts.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 11:40 p.m.
WSU’s 2016 football opponents approach spring with various goals
While the 15 football practices given to college football teams in the spring are times for self-improvement and introspection, nothing in sports happens in a vacuum.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 10:57 p.m.
Upperclassmen help new Cougars fit in
When Isaiah Johnson, Jalen Thompson and Justus Rogers arrived at Washington State in early January, it was their new teammates, not the coaches, who helped them get settled in the …
Mon., March 28, 2016, 11:02 p.m.
Hanser and Oguayo battle for rush linebacker job at Washington State
There is no other position facing as much uncertainty heading into next season for the Washington State football team as rush linebacker, where the Cougars must effectively replace two starters …
Mon., March 28, 2016, 12:32 p.m.
Former WSU defensive back Husain Abdullah, concerned for health, announces retirement from NFL
Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah announced his retirement after seven seasons on Monday, adding his name to the growing list of players who have walked away from the NFL because of …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
Coaches, players from Japanese football team visit to WSU to get insight from Leach and watch Cougars practice
While Pac-12 football teams compete every fall for West Coast supremacy, a proxy struggle plays out on the other side of the world.
Sat., March 26, 2016, 11:33 p.m.
Cougars prepare Andre Dillard as capable replacement to Joe Dahl at left tackle
While Andre Dillard is telling reporters after football practice how great Washington State’s first two spring practices have been, how excited he is to compete for the starting left tackle …
Fri., March 25, 2016, 7:52 p.m.
Cougars use practices to check out players at different positions
The 15 practices allotted to college football teams are useful for developing skilled players but also for finding better uses for the skill already on the team.
Wed., March 23, 2016, 11:16 p.m.
Nothing casual about WSU spring football
When searching for real world examples to illustrated the importance of maximum effort throughout a contest, or how little plays made early in a game can prove decisive in its …
Tue., March 22, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Five things to watch for as Cougars begin spring football practices
Thanks to Washington State’s success during the last football season and the return of established stars, it is reasonable to assume quite a bit of football surrounding the spring football …
Tue., March 15, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
WSU athletics posts $13 million deficit; solvency ‘a moving target’
Washington State University’s athletic department will run a deficit of more than $13 million for the second year in a row.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 4:06 p.m.
Pac-12 television network falls far short of profit projections
When the presidents and athletic directors of Pac-12 schools came together to launch the Pac-12 Network, they envisioned a television cash spigot that would flood the athletic budgets of every …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
WSU’s Calvin Green arrested for hit-and-run
Calvin Green was arrested on Sunday morning and charged with hit-and-run, reckless endangerment and not having a valid license.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Raises across the board for WSU football coaches
Athletic director Bill Moos likes to say that merit and the market are the factors he uses to determine coaching salaries, but there is also a preventative consideration.