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The Washington State Cougar football team had a rough season under first-year head coach Mike Leach, highlighted by an eight-game conference losing streak that stretched into Thanksgiving weekend. A few days before that eighth loss (a blowout against UCLA), star wide receiver Marquess Wilson quit the team via an accusatory letter full of serious allegations against the football program and athletic department:
It is with a heavy heart that I announce my decision to forgo playing football for Washington State University. I realize the school is saying that I am suspended for violating team policies and may return next week, but this is a lie. This is an attempt by the athletic department to cover up what is really happening in that locker room…
…This was going to be our year. My teammates and I were aspiring to be the winning team you deserve. Unfortunately for all, the new coaching staff has destroyed that endeavor. I believe coaches have a chance to mold players, to shape men, to c...
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GERARD WICKS, the Washington State verbal commit who will play for a California state crown Friday, said Mike Leach called him Sunday to talk about the season Wicks has had so far and to envision his future in the Air Raid. The 3-star running back tells CF.C he is sky high about the Cougs -- but not so much as to preclude him from taking official visits elsewhere.
MIKE LEACH'S public criticism of his players following WSU's 49-6 loss to Utah on Nov. 3 created a flurry of fan email traffic -- some pro and more con -- to Bill Moos, Elson Floyd and Leach himself, a public records request by Cougfan.com related to the Marquess Wilson situation reveals.
An internal investigation into allegations by a former player of abuse by coaches on the Washington State football team did not turn up any evidence of such abuse in the program headed by coach Mike Leach.
Athletic director Bill Moos says a dozen players were interviewed by two members of his staff, and all reported they were having a positive experience at Washington State.
Good morning Cougs, and a happy Thursday to you and yours.
So the WSU investigation wrapped up on Marquess Wilson, and the news flew around pretty much everywhere last night on the school's internal findings. You can read through the entire review here if you wish, and it's got some pretty interesting findings as to what has been going on since Mike Leach arrived...
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott visits with Matt this week to discuss the state of the conference and its future, the Pac-12 TV Network, the ongoing investigation of Mike Leach at Washington State and why the growth of college football and basketball will continue.
Among his observations:
On the direction of the conference: "I am thrilled where we are. We've made a tremendous...
Hello Followers. Hope you’ve had a great week.
Today’s post is one of the more difficult ones I’ve had to write during my time on the blog. But, in light of the information included in the report submitted by Bill Moos to President Floyd two days ago, I feel compelled to offer a few thoughts which I’m sure will be controversial.
WHEN JAMAL MORROW out of Menifee, Calif. committed to the Cougars in September, he made it a point to emphasize how his decision was keyed by Mike Leach and area recruiter Eric Morris. With Morris now leaving for a job with Texas Tech, does it change things at all for the dynamic playmaker recently named his league’s player of the year?
Chad Morris interviewed to replace Tommy Tuberville as the next head coach of Texas Tech University. Tuberville replaced Mike Leach who was fired under questionable circumstances. Morris has been the offensive coordinator at Clemson University under Dabo Swinney where he has coached quarterback Tajh Boyd.
Chad Morris interviews for Texas Tech vacancy: #collegefootball wp.me/p14QTT...
It's football season in Winnersville! Valdosta,Georgia is home to the winningest high school football team in the country. With 876 wins, 22 state titles, 6 national championships, and 41 regional titles, the Valdosta Wildcats have dominated high school football for decades. In recent years, the county school, Lowndes High School has won 3 state titles. When these two teams...