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UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 24, 2019

Deon McIntosh picks perfect time for breakout game as Washington State earns bowl eligibility

Lost, perhaps, in the frantic ending of Washington State’s 54-53 victory over Oregon State was that junior running back Deon McIntosh quietly had his best game of the season.


Difference makers: Max Borghi has last laugh as Washington State downs Oregon State in instant classic

Difference makers from the Cougars’ 54-53 win over the Beavers at Martin Stadium in Pullman.


UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Calling his shot: Washington State’s Max Borghi says Cougars will secure bowl eligibility against Oregon State

After the Cougars beat the Cardinal 49-22 Saturday night at Martin Stadium, the Washington State sophomore running back answered one final question about how good it felt to kneel out …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Analysis: Third-down shortcomings rank as minor knock against Washington State’s efficient offense

After reviewing film of the Washington State loss to Oregon, Max Borghi lamented the Cougars’ struggles on third down.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

‘We just have to close it out’: Inability to finish games has kept Washington State from achieving goals

If Washington State’s losses to UCLA, Arizona State and Oregon indicate anything, it’s that a mustache isn’t the only thing distinguishing the 2018 Cougars from the 2019 Cougars.


Washington State rewind: Defense crosses off top items on checklist in 41-10 win over Colorado

We’ll take another look at what the Cougars did to piece together a defensive effort that was long-awaited and much-needed in this edition of the Washington State rewind, along with …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019

Washington State rewind: Mike Leach calls out ‘soft’ Cougs

A 38-13 loss to the 19th-ranked Utes on Saturday night in Salt Lake City unearthed a new set of problems for the Cougars, who take a much-needed bye week before …


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019

Washington State rewind: Uncharacteristic turnovers, continued tackling woes in 67-63 loss to UCLA

In this week’s rewind, we focus on turnovers, defense, and one of the few bright spots: The rapport between Anthony Gordon and Easop Winston Jr. that’s contributed to eight WSU …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019

Washington State players, coaches were following closely as Gardner Minshew made NFL debut

Just about every member of Washington State’s football team had the same reaction sometime after 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Pull out a cell phone, click on a television, text a friend.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019

Difference makers: Easop Winston, Max Borghi spark Washington State offense, while Jahad Woods leads defense

Difference makers from Washington State’s 59-17 win over Northern Colorado at Martin Stadium in Pullman.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019

Century man: Max Borghi rushes for more than 100 yards in Washington State’s rout of New Mexico State

Running back Max Borghi began his sophomore season on Saturday by doing something rather rare in the Air Raid era of the Washington State football program: He ran for more …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 18, 2019

Washington State preseason mailbag: On Nnamdi Oguayo, position battles in the secondary and pre-Renaissance geopolitical conflicts

Once the season starts, the mailbag will come out at some point in the middle of the week. You’ll be able to submit your questions on Twitter by using #CougQuestions, …


UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

Washington State’s Max Borghi named to preseason watch list for nation’s top running back

Borghi was one of 72 players named to the preseason list and one of eight in the Pac-12 Conference.


UPDATED: Sun., June 16, 2019

Report: Former Notre Dame RB Deon McIntosh has joined WSU, will be eligible this fall

Former Notre Dame running back Deon McIntosh has apparently joined the Washington State football team and will be eligible to play this fall, cementing the Cougars’ depth at a position …


UPDATED: Sat., June 1, 2019

Five pressing questions for Washington State football in 2019

Last week, we listed five predictions for the Washington State football team in 2019. Now, here are five pressing questions facing the Cougars this fall, starting with the most obvious …


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019

Five predictions for Washington State’s football team in 2019

With more than 100 days until the opening kickoff of Washington State’s season, we play the guessing game and use what we learned during spring camp to make five predictions …


Who is Max Borghi? Washington State running back returns to state where he fell in love with football

If Max Borghi told you he was a third- or fourth-generation running back, you’d have no choice but to believe it – and yet it wouldn’t be any further from …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018

‘All Gas’ mantra fueling Washington State’s highly productive backfield this season

Following a season in which they had more negative rushing plays than rushing touchdowns, Washington State’s tailbacks have crossed the goal line 13 times in eight games and they’ve lost …


Washington State freshman Max Borghi makes amends for early mistake with strong showing against Wyoming

Max Borghi will make fewer of those “freshman mistakes” than the majority of his peers this season, and if the running back’s college debut was any indication, he doesn’t let …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 18, 2018

Brandon Arconado hauls in two more TDs … and four other reactions from Washington State’s second fall scrimmage

Nearly two weeks shy of their 2018 opener at Wyoming, the Washington State Cougars returned to Martin Stadium Saturday afternoon for the second scrimmage of the preseason camp. Here are …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018

Projecting Washington State’s starters on offense, defense and special teams this fall

As a team replacing seven starters on offense, five on defense and a longtime placekicker, Washington State has had to make plenty of edits to its depth chart this offseason.


Video: Washington State running back Max Borghi post practice Aug. 9

Cougars running back Max Borghi talks about his first week in Lewiston and assesses the depth of the running back corps.


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018

Early enrollee running back Max Borghi breaks tackles, turns heads this spring at Washington State

Andre Dillard is either trying to pump up his young teammate or send a deflating message to his defensive counterparts on the other side of the line of scrimmage. He’s …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017

Washington State became ‘dream school’ for three-star running back Max Borghi

Max Borghi, a running back from Arvada, Colorado, won the Denver Post’s 2017 Gold Helmet Award after leading Pomona to the first 5A state championship in school history. He has …