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Cougars fire special teams coach

PULLMAN – Mike Leach didn’t wait until practice to make significant changes to Washington State’s special teams, dismissing coordinator Eric Russell two days after the Cougars gave up two kickoff …


Leach fires special teams coach Eric Russell

Mike Leach announced at his Monday press conference that he has dismissed special teams coordinator and assistant head coach Eric Russell. The dismissal comes on the heals of Saturday’s 60-59 …


Russell remembers Idaho fondly

PULLMAN – Tales of how he broke into this profession aside, Eric Russell stops and circles back to the message coach Mike Leach tries to drill into his players each …


Cougs get taste of SEC mystique

AUBURN, Ala. – It’s different down here. Not just in Alabama, where college football is nearly synonymous with church for some fans. But in all geographical locations associated with the …


Cougs get taste of SEC mystique

It’s different down here. Not just in Alabama, where college football is nearly synonymous with church for some fans.


Special teams remain work in progress for Cougs

This is the eighth and final positional review of WSU’s 2013 football team. Today: Special teams. PULLMAN – Satisfaction is not a part of Eric Russell’s vocabulary, nor is it …


Cougars getting grasp on who will be their holder

PULLMAN – Austin Apodaca might have the upper hand in this competition. But you never know. Mike Bowlin is right there, too.


Cougars receiver Lewis impresses Leach

PULLMAN – So loquacious is Mike Leach that he’s sure to have a clever way to describe the game of freshman receiver Robert Lewis, a slight, super-quick athlete who’s been …


Cougar receiver Lewis impresses Leach

So loquacious is Mike Leach that he’s sure to have a clever way to describe the game of freshman receiver Robert Lewis, a slight, super-quick athlete who’s been working into …


Cougar coaches buy in to rivalry

The dark stripes of black paint gracing the cheeks of Mike Breske and Eric Russell were evidence enough that there’s just something different about this week.


WSU placekicker voted to be one of five captains

PULLMAN – First, understand something: Eric Russell thinks very highly of Andrew Furney. Washington State’s junior kicker has done what’s been asked of him from Day 1, says Russell, the …


Cougars look for big gains in special teams

This is the seventh of eight position previews of Washington State’s 2012 football team. Today: special teams. Tuesday: quarterbacks.


Cougars’ Bowlin grateful for second chance

PULLMAN – It’s hard not to notice Mike Bowlin. That seems an odd statement, since Bowlin is a kicker, and kickers tend not to get noticed until they miss a …