Stories tagged: shalom luani
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 9, 2019
Former Washington State safety Deone Bucannon released by Buccaneers; Shalom Luani joins Chargers’ practice squad
Two former Washington State defensive backs, Deone Bucannon and Shalom Luani, were involved in NFL transactions Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019
Former Washington State standouts Shalom Luani and River Cracraft have kept an eye on the Cougars’ ascension since exhausting their eligibility in 2016, each keeping in touch with players from …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 20, 2018
Cougars in the NFL: Keeping track of former Washington State players trying to lock down 53-man roster spots
Twelve former WSU players are currently in NFL training camps. We take a look at all 12 and handicap their chances of making the cut come Sept. 1.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017
Luani, who played for WSU in 2015 and 2016, was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017
Shalom Luani had four preseason games to prove to the Oakland Raiders he was worth one of their 53 coveted roster spots. He apparently auditioned well because on Saturday, the …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017
Time will tell whether the Oakland Raiders made the right or wrong picks in the 2017 NFL draft, but if two preseason games are any indication, they’re at least getting …
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017
Shalom Luani’s gamble when he gave up a promising soccer career to pursue his NFL dreams paid off on Saturday when the Oakland Raiders picked him in the NFL Draft.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017
There may still be some dollars to negotiate and HR paperwork to fill out, but with every passing day it appears more likely that Joe Salave’a is leaving Washington State …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
Although the Cougars won seven Pac-12 games, the conference coaches voted just four players on the All-Pac-12 first or second teams.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
Since it was only the first week of school, when classes consist primarily of group introductions, being out in the wee hours of a Wednesday was merely a bad idea.
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016
Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy has decided not to charge Washington State safety Shalom Luani in connection with a fight Aug. 24 at a Pullman Domino’s Pizza that left one …
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Whitman County Prosecutor Denis Tracy said Wednesday that, barring any problems, he expects to make a charging decision against Washington State football player Shalom Luani by Monday.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016
The chief of police of this college town said he understands why Washington State coach Mike Leach may be frustrated with the number of assault investigations involving his players, but …
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016
The Pullman Police Department’s investigation into Washington State football player Shalom Luani remains active, even as the safety plays on Saturdays for the Cougars.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
Jeremy McNichols has averaged more than two touchdowns per game in his career, and the playmaking running back was at his best against the Cougars.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016
Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch took a more personal approach for his game-day duties during the Cougars game at Boise State on Saturday. The second-year assistant eschewed his usual …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016
Pullman police say they will recommend an assault charge against Washington State football player Shalom Luani, even as coach Mike Leach disputes media accounts of Luani’s arrest.
Sat., Sept. 3, 2016
While fans are surely frustrated that the Cougars lost their second consecutive opener to a Big Sky opponent – and fifth consecutive opener overall – many will doubtlessly take solace …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016
A lengthy witness list likely means Washington State starting safety Shalom Luani will be waiting in legal limbo for at least a few more days.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016
Mike Leach added some intrigue to the controversy surrounding the recent arrest of star Washington State football player Shalom Luani after practice on Thursday, indicating that the football player charged …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
For the most overtly sociable guy on the team, Marcellus Pippins sure is a loner.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016
Washington State starting free safety Shalom Luani was arrested early Wednesday morning after allegedly breaking a man’s nose during a dispute outside Domino’s Pizza in Pullman.
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015
Destiny Vaeao, just a teenager on a recruiting visit, walked out of the tunnel at Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium and the earth shook around him as he heard, then saw, more …
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015
BERKELEY, Calif. – For three quarters the Washington State pass rush hounded California quarterback Jared Goff, but could never wrap him up before he squirted the ball to an open …
Fri., Aug. 21, 2015
PULLMAN – Shalom Luani was the youngest player on the worst team in the world when he scored a goal that lifted American Samoa from the cellar of international soccer. …
Thu., Aug. 20, 2015
PULLMAN – Shalom Luani was the youngest player on the worst team in the world when he scored a goal that lifted American Samoa from the cellar of international soccer.
Thu., Dec. 18, 2014
Washington State may not have a new defensive coordinator yet, but on Wednesday the Cougars added two football players who should help the team slow down opposing offenses. On the …