On Feb. 28, the day before prospective college football players were allowed to start visiting campuses as part of the NCAA’s “quiet period,” an Alaska Airlines jet carrying three of the top 30 high school prospects in the state of Washington took off from Seattle and touched down in Pullman nearly an hour later.
Ryan Leaf, the former Washington State quarterback and No. 2 overall NFL draft pick who recovered from substance abuse problems to carve out a career as a color analyst for ESPN, was reportedly arrested Friday in Palm Springs, California, on a misdemeanor domestic battery charge according to TMZ.
Haberer made a social media announcement at 4 p.m. Pacific – and 9 a.m. on Saturday in his hometown of Melbourne – thanking Rolovich and special teams coordinator Mike Ghobrial, along with John Smith and Natah Chapman, who trained Haberer at the renowned Prokick Australia facility.
For the third time in four days, Washington State added to its 2021 recruiting class – and added a piece to Jake Dickert’s defense – when the Cougars snagged a commitment from Yakima linebacker Ryan Kershaw on Thursday.
If fans are allowed to attend football games at UW and WSU in 2020, don't expect sold-out stadiums. "There’s every expectation that there will be social distancing measures that have to be put into place,” said WSU Director of Athletics Pat Chun. But here's what that might actually look like.
A key decision pertaining to the return of college athletics was made on Wednesday when the NCAA’s Division I Council voted to lift a moratorium on voluntary athletic activities for Division I football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball programs, allowing student-athletes to participate in on-campus workouts starting on June 1.
When he woke up Wednesday morning, Andrew Edson still had not been offered by the new coaching staff at Washington State, or any Pac-12 Conference football program for that matter. Over the next eight hours, lots changed for the three-star defensive end from Snoqualmie’s Mt. Si High School.
After securing three commitments from offensive players on the West Coast the last three weeks, Washington State’s 2021 recruiting class took a few different turns on Monday night.
Even as Washington State plans for a normal, 12-game football schedule, the Cougars have also outlined strategies for their season ticket holders in case the season is altered or scrapped altogether because of COVID-19.
On Wednesday, new coach Nick Rolovich got his third commitment in the class from Brock Dieu, a three-star offensive guard from Casteel High School in Queen Creek, Arizona.
Rolovich’s hire was, and continues to be a popular one among the people that will be buying tickets to watch his team play, but Monday’s Pac-12 media webinar, which also featured Clay Helton and David Shaw, indicated the new WSU coach has also been embraced by the men who wear the same hat, share the same duties and live through the same experiences as him.
In the first of a three-part media webinar with head coaches from the Pac-12 , WSU’s Nick Rolovich joined Stanford’s David Shaw, USC’s Clay Helton and the Pac-12 Network’s Yogi Roth to discuss the current state of college football amid COVID-19, contingency plans for the 2020 season and the possibility of playing an 11-game conference schedule.