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UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018

Former Washington State assistant coaches already leaving imprints at Oregon, UCLA

The exodus of five Washington State assistant coaches was a well-documented scene from the Cougars’ dramatic offseason, and the head coaches who poached three of those assistants joined the WSU …

UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018

The best of three worlds: Washington State’s Dave Nichol working with third different co-receivers coach in three years

Nichol was hired in 2016 to coach the Cougars’ outside receivers. He switched to the inside receivers in 2017 and will work with that crew again this season. But in …

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018

Washington State outside receivers coach Derek Sage to join Chip Kelly at UCLA

It isn’t clear what capacity he’ll serve at UCLA, but Sage also becomes the second WSU assistant poached by first-year Bruins coach Chip Kelly, who hired Cougars outside linebackers coach …

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017

Washington State coaches running on fumes as NCAA’s new early signing period approaches

December has always been a key month on the recruiting calendar and now it’s an essential one for college football coaches across the FBS landscape.

Video: Washington State outside receivers coach Derek Sage post practice Dec. 16

WUS outside wide receivers coach Derek Sage talks about the early signing period and moving on without Tavares Martin Jr. and Isaiah Johnson-Mack.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017

From New Hampshire, to Wyoming, to Washington State, Alex Grinch and Derek Sage have built an unbreakable bond

Alex Grinch and Derek Sage were in their mid-20’s, trying to establish rank in the coaching world and unequivocally willing to do whatever was necessary to make that happen.

Video: Washington State outside receivers coach Derek Sage post practice Sept. 20

Washington State outside receivers coach talks about the play of Tavares Martin Jr. and Isaiah Johnson-Mack against Oregon State.

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017

Inside and out, WSU receivers getting the tips they need

In an effort to ensure that no lesson goes untaught, WSU football coach Mike Leach is giving Dave Nichol the inside receivers this fall and Derek Sage will handle the …

UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017

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.

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.

Derek Sage’s constant recruiting finally lands him coaching job at Washington State

The stereotype about young assistant coaches in college football is that they are ace recruiters, hired despite their lack of experience because of their ability to form connections with high …