Stories tagged: Ryan Leaf
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
Former Washington State QB Ryan Leaf soaks up atmosphere at Northern Colorado game following Hall of Fame induction
Amid a sea of Cougars jerseys – some bearing his No. 16 – Ryan Leaf strode across Cougville, next to Martin Stadium, before Saturday’s game against Northern Colorado.
Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 5 a.m.
Unsung and untold: As Ryan Leaf enters Washington State’s Hall of Fame, tales from the QB’s prolific college career
Four years ago, as Ryan Leaf was still trying to detach himself from a series of unremarkable decisions that caused him to spend more than 970 days of his mid-30’s …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 12:06 p.m.
Ryan Leaf spent most of his time in prison alone and angry until a military veteran persuaded the former No. 2 overall NFL draft pick to stop self-loathing long enough …
UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
Ryan Leaf has been hired by ESPN to be a college football analyst, another step in the remarkable comeback of the former Washington State star who has battled drug addiction …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
The honorees will join the current 217 individuals and teams in the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame. The induction dinner will be held Sept. 6 at the Davenport Grand Hotel.
Fri., May 3, 2019, 2:17 p.m.
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has returned to his Montana hometown to deliver a speech about dealing with mental health and substance abuse.
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 5 a.m.
Q(B) & A: Four Washington State quarterbacks who’ve beat Washington relive their favorite Apple Cup memories
Ryan Leaf played in three Apple Cups and won his last one, in 1997. Alex Brink became the “Husky Killer” after defeating UW on three occasions – 2004, 2005 and …
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 5 a.m.
Ryan’s return: Former Washington State QB Ryan Leaf talks analyst debut, Tyler Hilinski and 2018 Cougars in wide-ranging Q&A
Just three days removed from the San Jose State game, Leaf, who will be back in Pullman Saturday as a color analyst for WSU’s game against Eastern Washington, answered a …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4 a.m.
The Spokesman-Review selects the five best quarterbacks to play at Washington State University.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Ryan Leaf, who rose to become the No. 2 NFL draft pick in 1998 before his career went sour and his drug use led to prison, descended on Yakima Thursday …
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
Former NFL quarterback and Washington State star Ryan Leaf is joining SiriusXM for regular talk show appearances on the satellite radio’s college sports channel.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Tom Rinaldi knows there will be skeptics. He expects some cynics who doubt that this is the time, finally, when Ryan Leaf has cleaned up his act for good.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
On the eve of the 2017 NFL Draft, the second-highest draft pick in Washington State history laid bare his soul.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
People might say there was no debate, but don’t believe them.
Thu., Dec. 4, 2014
GREAT FALLS – Former quarterback Ryan Leaf has been released from a Montana prison. The Montana Department of Corrections told the Great Falls Tribune that Leaf was released Wednesday and …
Tue., Sept. 9, 2014, 2:25 p.m.
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for violating terms of his probation.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2013
HELENA – Former NFL and Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf has been moved from a drug treatment center to the Montana State Prison for threatening a staff member and violating …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2013, 12:53 p.m.
Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been moved from a drug treatment center to the Montana State Prison for threatening a staff member and other unspecified behavioral problems at the …
Wed., June 20, 2012
NFL: Former NFL and Washington State University quarterback Ryan Leaf could spend 15 months locked down in Montana, first in a secure drug treatment facility and then in a pre-release …
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2012, 7:41 p.m.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has pleaded guilty to charges that he broke into a house and possessed prescription painkillers.
Tue., May 8, 2012
NFL: The Seahawks have come to terms on a multi-year deal with first-round pick Bruce Irvin, a defensive end taken 15th overall in last month’s draft to help fill Seattle’s …
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2012, 10:24 a.m.
Ryan Leaf’s arraignment on charges that the former NFL quarterback broke into two homes in Montana and stole prescription drugs has been postponed.
Sat., April 21, 2012
HELENA – Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf is scheduled to be arraigned May 3 in Great Falls on burglary and drug possession charges. Leaf remains jailed in the Cascade County …
Tue., April 17, 2012
Courts: The Texas prosecutor who brokered a plea deal with former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has filed a motion to revoke his probation and will press for prison time. Randall …
Sat., April 14, 2012
HELENA – Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been formally charged with four felonies on accusations that he broke into an acquaintance’s home to steal prescription painkillers, then robbed a …
Tue., April 3, 2012
Former Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf is in jail again after Montana police say he burglarized a home and stole prescription pain medication for a second time in less than …
Sun., April 1, 2012
The Friday arrest of former Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf in Great Falls, Mont., was the result of a monthlong investigation by a Montana drug task force. Great Falls Police …
Sat., March 31, 2012, 5:39 p.m.
The Friday arrest of former Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf in Great Falls, Mont., was the result of a month-long investigation by a Montana drug task force.
Fri., March 30, 2012, 8:43 p.m.
Former Washington State quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested Friday in his hometown of Great Falls, Mont., on theft, burglary and drug charges, the Great Falls Tribune reported. According to the …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2011, 11:13 p.m.
Slumped in a lobby chair big enough to accommodate both Ryan Leafs – before and after – the current version was exploring the challenges of rehabilitating a good life and …