Posted September 07, 2012 on
MARSHALL LOBBESTAEL is still in the game. During a recent practice, the former Washington State quarterback was focused, workmanlike and had players huddled around him. But he wasn’t wearing pads or a helmet.
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In a landslide (86%), the most impressive Brigham Young Cougars defensive stat versus Washington State was -5 rushing yards. The other 14 percent were evenly split for 229 passing yards (7%) and 5 of 15 third down conversions (7%). I, too, find the -5 yards rushing to be the most impressive.It doesn’t matter how many total rush attempts the opponent makes. If the rushing yards...
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.
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PHOENIX -- Future Washington State Cougar Tyler Bruggman threw two interceptions -- a total that equaled his entire output of last season -- and his Brophy Prep team lost a close one, 33-31, to Mesa Red Mountain on Friday night. But it wasn’t the interceptions that stood out for head coach Scooter Molander. Not by a long stretch.
WHILE THE OUTCOME was much more favorable for Washington State, the feeling from the Cougars’ 24-20 win Saturday against Eastern Washington before a sold out Martin Stadium remains similar. Simply put, WSU made far too many mistakes, which turned a potential blowout into a far-too-close outcome.
WASHINGTON STATE HAS 12 known commitments in their 2013 class and with the first home opener of the Mike Leach era on tap for Saturday, it’s time to take a closer look at one aspect of WSU recruiting.
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.