Stories tagged: alamo bowl
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Willie Taylor III’s first season as a key fixture for Washington State’s defense was largely punctuated by two plays.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
There probably wasn’t quite enough scoring on either end of Friday’s Alamo Bowl to coin the game a “Texas Shootout.”
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 12:01 a.m.
It was something they’d become obsessed with this month.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 12:03 a.m.
When Iowa State’s Willie Harvey reached ramming speed and drove the crown of his helmet straight at Minshew’s nose early in the second quarter of Friday’s Alamo Bowl, all the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 11:53 p.m.
Difference makers: Seniors Gardner Minshew, Peyton Pelluer lead Washington State in 28-26 Alamo Bowl win
Difference makers from Washington State’s 28-26 victory over Iowa State at the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 11:52 p.m.
TV Take: Gardner Minshew makes most of final showing in crimson and gray as Washington State outlasts Iowa State in Alamo Bowl
The senior transfer quarterback not only threw for 299 yards, ran for one touchdown, threw for two others, set WSU and Pac-12 single-season passing records but also made the play …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
Washington State’s Gardner Minshew becomes Pac-12 single season passing leader for yards, completions
Thirteen games after throwing his first pass for Washington State, Gardner Minshew has become the Pac-12’s career passing leader, usurping former Cal and current Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:23 p.m.
Friday’s attendance was announced at 60,675, making it the 14th highest-attended game in Alamo Bowl history.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 10:37 a.m.
Washington State’s Marcus Strong gets nod of approval from ‘Prime Time’ after first-quarter interception
Even though it erased a defensive touchdown for the Washington State cornerback, Deion Sanders gave Marcus Strong a thumbs-up for the celebration that followed his interception in Friday’s Valero Alamo …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:13 p.m.
Harvey, a redshirt senior from Florida, was flagged after leveling Cougars quarterback Gardner Minshew on a 7-yard scramble in the second quarter. On third-and-11, the linebacker led with his helmet …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 11:31 p.m.
Follow along for updates as the Washington State Cougars face the Iowa State Cyclones in the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio. Kick is scheduled for 6 p.m. PST in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 2:44 p.m.
The governors of Iowa and Washington are making a tasty wager over which football team will win the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 5 a.m.
WSU won’t mind spending three to four hours trapped inside the San Antonio Alamodome for Friday’s Alamo Bowl against Iowa State. The Cougars won’t have to worry about the elements, …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:26 p.m.
Any canoe ride up the murky creek of social media tells us that the bowl system must die and that the playoff field must expand, and that seemed perfectly reasonable …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Most of them don’t share the same zeal for history as their head coach, but Washington State football players still know enough about what has and hasn’t been accomplished by …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
Keys to a potential victory for Washington State against Iowa State in the Valero Alamo Bowl.
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
From obscurity to celebrity, Gardner Minshew is ready to steal one more show as Washington State’s starting quarterback
The first seven months of the Gardner Minshew era at Washington State have been something to remember. Who was to say the last few days of it wouldn’t?
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 6:59 p.m.
The former Washington State star with the bad-boy reputation spent decades playing and coaching but now finds “the responsibilities are endless” on the homefront – and he is content.
Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
When local Washington State University football fans turn on the television to watch the Alamo Bowl on Friday, they might see a familiar face participating in the ceremonies before the …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, 6:15 p.m.
Former Washington State and Iowa State coach Jim Walden knows life in college football’s small towns
Jim Walden will have a rooting interest in both teams when Washington State and Iowa State pair up in the Alamo Bowl.
Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
In between the dozens of phone calls they’ve made to recruits over the last three weeks in preparation for the early signing period, Washington State coaches have found time to …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 12:55 p.m.
As the Cougars (10-2, 7-2) gear up to play the Cyclones (8-4, 6-3) in the Alamo Bowl, we take a look at five memorable WSU games – for good or …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
For the Cougars’ trip Sunday to San Antonio for this week’s Alamo Bowl, the happy-go-lucky Washington State quarterback donned a garish Cougar-themed disco suit, complete with a large-collared silver shirt, …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
What is it? Iowa State (8-4, 6-1) of the Big 12 Conference meets Washington State (10-2, 7-2) of the Pac-12 Conference in the 26th Valero Alamo Bowl. Where is it? …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Washington State’s Mike Leach confident in Eastern Washington’s national title chances: ‘I think they’ll win it’
Eight days after Leach and the Cougars take on Iowa State in the San Antonio-based Alamo Bowl, Aaron Best and the Eagles will play for FCS royalty about five hours …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
College football’s postseason is here and it rarely disappoints. This year should be no different with marquee matchups and storylines abound in the 39 bowl games.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 11, 2018, 5:29 p.m.
Hot ticket? Iowa State up to 13,500 tickets sold for Alamo Bowl while Washington State reports 4,700
As of Tuesday afternoon, the Cyclones still had a commanding lead on the Cougars in terms of how many tickets each program has sold to the Dec. 28 game in …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Campbell’s playbook may not mirror Leach’s, but the 39-year-old ISU coach still knows a fair amount about the coach he’ll be opposing at the Dec. 28 Alamo Bowl (6 p.m. …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Transcript: Washington State’s Mike Leach and Iowa State’s Matt Campbell talk football, parenting, San Antonio history during Alamo Bowl press conference
Washington State’s Mike Leach and Iowa State’s Matt Campbell held a joint press conference Thursday morning in San Antonio. Here’s everything the coaches of the Dec. 28 Alamo Bowl had …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
WSU coach Mike Leach thinks his Cougars should have made the New Year’s Six. Here’s why his wallet agrees with him.
Similar to other coaches, Mike Leach has hundreds of thousands of dollars in incentives wrapped up in his employment contract.