Brian Jeffries estimates he was 13 years old, maybe 14, when he and a childhood friend from Tacoma began gazing into the future, mapping out what they wanted to do and who they wanted to be when they grew up.
Saturday came with discouraging news for various local college and high school products hoping for a spot on an NFL 53-man roster.
Whenever Washington State does return to a football field, its wide receiving corps will look different than most expected it would earlier this year.
NFL hopes met harsh realities for a variety of local college players on Saturday. For others, meanwhile, the dreaded phone call never came, signifying they’d locked down a spot on the 53-man roster one week before the start of the regular season.
Full disclosure: We compiled our first-week mailbag of the 2020 football season/nonfootball season before the Pac-12 announced its partnership with the testing company, Quidel Corp., late Thursday afternoon – something that could reignite hopes of a late fall season on the West Coast.
John Bledsoe, a walk-on quarterback at Washington State and the son of former Cougar great Drew Bledsoe, has entered the NCAA transfer portal, he announced on Twitter Thursday afternoon.
When the Pac-12 announced it was postponing fall sports until Jan. 1, the conference gave every indication it wouldn’t make a safe return to the playing field until there was a major breakthrough in COVID-19 testing.
College football Saturdays may start the same for many Washington State fans this fall – ESPN College GameDay, morning coffee and hours of channel surfing through the SEC, ACC and Big-12 – but it’s certain they won’t end like they normally do.
Nick Rolovich and his staff returned to one of the country’s most fertile recruiting areas to pick up Washington State’s 17th commitment in the 2021 class.
Former Washington State coach Mike Leach commended his Mississippi State football players for using their platform to make a stand against social injustice and police brutality after the Bulldogs boycotted preseason camp in Starkville Thursday.
One day after reports surfaced indicating the San Francisco 49ers were interested in River Cracraft following a successful workout at the team’s facility in Santa Clara, California, the former Washington State wide receiver signed with the reigning NFC champions.
Andre Dillard, the former Washington State offensive tackle who was selected with the 22nd overall pick of the 2019 NFL draft and played in every game of his rookie season, won’t suit up for the Philadelphia Eagles this fall after suffering a bicep injury during training camp Thursday.