Posted September 05, 2012 on
There were quite a few true freshman players that saw the field during the Washington State game, such as running back Jamaal Williams and defensive lineman Remington Peck. Another true freshman who saw the field during BYU’s season opener was 6-foot-7-inch, 260-pound defensive lineman Bronson Kaufusi.
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Quarterback Jeff Tuel is listed alone as the starter as Washington State prepares for its home opener against Eastern Washington on Saturday.
Last week, Tuel and sophomore Connor Halliday were both listed as possible starters on the depth chart.
Tuel completed 30 of 45 passes against BYU for 229 yards and was intercepted twice as Washington State failed to score a touchdown in...
SINCE BRIGHAM Young sucked most of the air out of Washington State’s hope-filled football balloon, how to do the Cougars go about reinflating that sucker? It’ll probably take weeks, but there’s plenty of feel-good to be had Saturday when Washington State (0-1) entertains Eastern Washington (1-0) in Martin Stadium.
TO TRULY GRASP the importance of the 1972 Washington State football season, says Tom Poe, who was a star junior linebacker on that club, you must understand the six years prior. The ’72 season was more than just memorable -- it was almost a dream-come-to-life for players and fans because of the nightmarish prequel.
WASHINGTON STATE HAS an offer out to a prep Texas o-lineman whose full rides number into the double digits and who says WSU is high up on his list. Meanwhile, his prep coach says he’s a gentle giant off the field but when it comes to the gridiron, “He’s just mean and nasty.”
In BYU’s 2012 season opener against Washington State, true freshman Taysom Hill trotted out onto the field in front of nearly 60,000 fans and threw his first college touchdown. The road from Stanford to BYU was at first difficult, but Hill has come to realize that his decision to transfer was the right one in the end.
There were some pleasant surprises that came out of the Washington State game, and there were also some revelations that weren’t so positive. The Cougars will have some time to address some of those issues as they face the Wildcats of Weber State at LaVell Edwards Stadium this Saturday.
A 6-FOOT-8 OFFENSIVE TACKLE prospect from Canada who has caught the eye of Washington State is beginning to set up his official visits. In addition to WSU, he has offers from the Big Ten and SEC, and he’ll have less time to make his commitment decision than the vast majority of other Class of 2013 prospects.