Stories tagged: Mike Leach
UPDATED: Sun., June 16, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
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, 8:05 p.m.
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, 7:52 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 10 p.m.
Washington State’s Mike Leach to Eric Dickerson: ‘The NFL doesn’t tell us who to recruit and we don’t tell them who to draft’
Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson’s frustration with Mike Leach stemmed from a tweet shared by the WSU head coach after the 2019 NFL draft concluded. The tweet, originally …
UPDATED: Sun., April 28, 2019, 6:53 p.m.
Eric Dickerson fires off tweets at Washington State’s Mike Leach, criticizing coach for “talking down” James Williams
Eric Dickerson, the former NFL Pro Bowler who’s represented Washington State’s James Williams since the running back declared for the NFL, fired off a series of tweets Sunday morning, chiding …
UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
For years, it’s been an unorthodox staple of the spring football routine for one of the most country’s unorthodox coaches.
UPDATED: Sat., April 20, 2019, 10:20 p.m.
Anthony Gordon shines (and separates himself?) with three touchdowns in Washington State Crimson and Gray Game
For anyone hoping to unearth some clues about the quarterback competition at Washington State, and where it stands through 14 of 15 spring practices, Saturday’s spring scrimmage was awfully helpful …
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 9:11 p.m.
Washington State brought its spring scrimmage home this year, hoping to pipe in the same atmosphere the Cougars get six or seven times at Martin Stadium every fall.
UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 10:02 p.m.
When spring camp opened, coaches ran an interesting concept by Kassidy Woods, an outside receiver who played sparingly on special teams in 2018, but preserved his redshirt by appearing in …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
Proposal to slow graduate transfer market could affect Gonzaga basketball, Washington State football
A proposal that aims to slow the graduate transfer market could be a mixed bag for local college football and men’s basketball programs.
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Not since 2013 have the inside linebackers at WSU been under different leadership. Ken Wilson was by Mike Leach’s side for six seasons, from 2013-18, until the longest-tenured assistant in …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:37 p.m.
He didn’t sweep into Pullman with the force of a tornado, and he hasn’t thrown an iconic touchdown pass to a receiver sliding into a snowbank to win the Apple …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
Washington State teammates who enjoyed that show last season realize they are going to have to be the show this year.
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Will somebody take the lead at quarterback … and four other questions for Washington State heading into spring camp
We examine the quandary at QB and four other questions for WSU as the Cougars regroup this week for spring workouts.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Dennis Slutak, a former special teams coach at USC under Pete Carroll who has extensive experience in athletic administration, will join Mike Leach’s Washington State staff as the new Director …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
Bellantoni spent two seasons at Buffalo in various roles, working in 2017 as the director of player personnel before being promoted to defensive ends coach last year. With Bellantoni monitoring …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 6 p.m.
The class will meet four times, followed by a fifth session that will be free and open to the public. The WSU football head coach will teach alongside Spokane County …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 6:07 p.m.
Some Pac-12 schools are receiving annual payouts from the Pac-12 Networks that are a fraction of what they’d hoped for – and a fraction of what has been reported in …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
Gage Gubrud will don the blue practice jersey at Washington State for the first time on March 21, and fans wishing to observe the Cougars’ impending quarterback competition will have …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 8:35 p.m.
The outspoken head coach of the Cougars football team provided more details in a Twitter post late Tuesday about a class he’s been pondering teaching on the Palouse. The course …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 3:15 p.m.
Transcript: Washington State coach Mike Leach offers his thoughts on Eastern Washington transfer QB Gage Gubrud
The Cougars got possibly their best news of the offseason Saturday morning, when Washington State announced that former Eastern Washington quarterback Gage Gubrud had been granted a medical hardship waiver …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 7:28 p.m.
As far as a National Signing Day workload goes, Wednesday’s was on the lighter side for Mike Leach and his Washington State staff.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
On the heels of a banner season, Washington State’s offensive and defensive play-callers both received votes of confidence from the school administration Wednesday afternoon through contract extensions.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Inside linebackers coach Ken Wilson becomes fourth Washington State assistant in four years to leave Cougars for Oregon
Next season, Washington State coach Mike Leach will face an Oregon team now featuring three of his former assistants.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 1:13 a.m.
Mike Leach, Michael Baumgartner tease football and war leadership course at Washington State University
The head football coach at WSU tweeted what appeared to be a fully realized syllabus Sunday night for the course, which he first teased in late November. Michael Baumgartner, the …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
The Cougars finished with an 11-2 record under the seventh-year coach and capped the winningest season in school history with a 28-26 win over Iowa State in the Alamo Bowl. …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
From Lamonte McDougle to Mike Leach’s reunion with Dana Holgorsen, 19 reasons to follow Washington State in 2019
Officially, WSU doesn’t kick off again for another 240 days, but it’s never too early to peer into the future.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 5:37 p.m.
Longtime Washington State Director of Football Operations Antonio Huffman leaving Cougars for Texas Tech
The former Red Raiders cornerback was a three-year starter for Leach at Tech and returns to his alma mater more than 10 years after his playing career ended. Formerly the …
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. 19, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Washington State keeps CB Armauni Archie, but loses DT Dejon Benton on first day of early signing period
Twice on Wednesday, Washington State’s coaching staff found itself playing defense against rival programs from the Pac-12 Conference.