Posted September 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Pac-12 Conference has suspended Washington State safety Deone Bucannon for a half game for a hit to the head of an Eastern Washington player this past Saturday. Bucannon, a junior, will miss the first half of the Cougars' game at UNLV on Friday night. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott announced the suspension on Tuesday. He said that the action came after the league's weekly review of all ''targeting and unnecessary roughness hits.'' Bucannon's hit came late in the fourth quarter of Washington State's 24-10 victory over Eastern Washington. After an incomplete pass, Bucannon hit receiver Greg Herd, who left the game with a concussion.

Cougs have big leg, big personality in Furney

PULLMAN -- For the Cougars’ senior running back Carl Winston, junior kicker Andrew Furney and freshman linebacker Darryl Monroe – the theme remained constant on Monday. Yes, it was big to get that first win under their belts. But now it’s on to the next one. Furney showed he has just as big a personality as he does a leg. And Monroe said fellow 'backer Cyrus Coen, well...

Cougars hope to apply lessons learned

The Cougars look to whip away the sour taste of last season’s loss to Utah from their mouths. They will need to accomplish a few things in order to achieve this end when they take to the road for the first time this year against their old nemesis Utah.

BREAKING: Cougs land versatile Cali playmaker

WASHINGTON STATE has long tapped the California recruiting pipeline and that was showcased once again Monday night. WSU received a verbal commitment from a versatile playmaker, a guy who could play either cornerback or running back at the Pac-12 level. And he tells CF.C he couldn’t be happier about his decision to go crimson.

Pac-12 suspends Bucannon for hit

THE PACIFIC-12 CONFERENCE has suspended Washington State safety Deone Bucannon for the first half of Friday night’s game at UNLV for a hit that resulted in a concussion for Eastern Washington wide receiver Greg Herd last Saturday.

Leach gives Cougs an earful, Halliday with 1s

PULLMAN -- Punishment was the name of the game Monday at Washington State. Whether it was the offensive linemen, wide receivers, defensive line, safeties -- it didn’t matter, all received tongue-lashings. As for the quarterback situation with Jeff Tuel and Connor Halliday, the plot thickened…

Nothing but ?'s this week on Tuel/Halliday

GET READY FOR A week of uncertainty at quarterback at Washington State regarding Jeff Tuel and Connor Halliday. Indeed, for Cougar fans, from now until probably Friday night at 6 p.m., it figures to be a question-filled week with opinions, no official answers and loads of projection. So what's the early word from Monday's practice?

PRACTICE: Finishing touches; Questions remain

PULLMAN -- Washington State put the finishing touches on preparations for UNLV on Wednesday night as the entire Cougar team worked on fundamentals. The quarterback position? The offensive line? Question marks abound.
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