WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS NEWS

Rick Neuheisel Throws Marshmallows At Connor Halliday

Rick Neuheisel was breaking down some film with Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday (who had his hands in a bowl of ice) when he started to throw marshmallows at him. I’m guessing Neuheisel was trying to simulate playing in the cold with hail coming down, but I could be wrong. [Vine] The post Rick Neuheisel Throws Marshmallows At Connor Halliday appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Football: Game-by-Game Predictions for 2014

BYU enters its fourth season of independence poised to push for 10 wins for the second time in four years.The Cougars are coming off back-to-back...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Reportedly Washington State QB Tyler Bruggman will transfer

Reported by Britton Ransford of wazzuwatch.com, Washington State QB Tyler Bruggman will seek a transfer from the program.  Bruce Feldman is reporting that per condition of the release, Washington State will allow Bruggman to transfer to either Louisville, Duke, Indiana or Arkansas.Bruggman is the second quarterback to transfer out of the program this offseason as redshirt sophomore...
Via NCAA Football Zone
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Washington State Quarterback Is Considering Louisville

Photo | WSU Athletic Communications Louisville head football coach Bobby Petrino already has a plethora of quarterbacks on his roster. With that said, when you’re an offensive mastermind like Petrino, I’m sure you can never have too many QB’s. Louisville currently has seven quarterbacks listed on the updated roster and do not currently have a commitment from a QB in the 2015...
Via The Cardinal Connect
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: former four-star QB Tyler Bruggman leaving Wazzu

Earlier this offseason, Austin Apodaca decided to transfer out of the Washington State football program. Sunday, it’s lather, rinse, repeat at the quarterback position for the Cougars. Reportedly. In a tweet from Britton Ransford of WazzuWatch.com, it’s being reported that Tyler Bruggman has decided to leave Wazzu and transfer elsewhere. No reason for the abrupt and surprising...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 66 Washington State Cougars season preview

Coming into the third season under head coach Mike Leach, the Washington State Cougars will be looking for their first winning season in his tenure. Last season, the Cougars improved their record to 6-7 after going 3-9 in 2012.  Now in 2014 with eight returning starters on the Cougar offense, Leach’s high tempo offense will be in good hands as the team searches for it’s first...
Via College Football Universe
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Bovada Posts Pac-12 Championship Odds For Every Team

Leach has brought Washington State back to respectibility. The Pac-12 should be very interesting this season, and Bovada has posted odds for every Pac-12 team. Oregon is a favorite as always, and Stanford is right there as they usually are, but UCLA and Arizona State are in the mix for a conference title after good 2013 seasons as well. With new coaching staffs, USC and Washington...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cougars add linebacker Chandler Leniu to recruiting class

Washington State head football coach Mike Leach announced Tuesday that linebacker Chandler Leniu has signed a financial-aid agreement to play for the Cougars this fall. Leniu, a 6-foot-2, 230-pounder, originally signed a letter of intent with the California Golden Bears. Leniu, who played at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, California, had 238 tackles as a senior – sixth...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Auburn Flag Spotted At World Cup Game Between Mexico And Croatia

The college football invasion of Brazil during the 2014 World Cup continues. Last week, USMNT fans brought the famous Washington State flag into the stadium for USA vs. Ghana. Today, cameras spotted an Auburn flag in a large section of Mexican fans during their game against Croatia. There was an Auburn flag in the crowd at the Mexico/Croatia World Cup game today. (pic via @rust_albright...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WSU’s Ivan McLennan arrested

Washington State linebacker Ivan McLennan was arrested on Sunday for unlawful handling of weapons capable of producing bodily harm after pointing a nonlethal Airsoft pellet gun at a student. We have more information on his arrest after the jump. Pullman police commander Chris Tennant confirmed to the Spokesman-Review that the police received a phone call the afternoon of Sunday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wash St LB Arrested for Pointing Gun at Students

It is your right to have as many firearms as you please, but it isn’t your right to mishandle said firearms and try to scare innocent bystanders with them. Washington State’s Ivan McLennan is learning this the hard way. Junior linebacker Ivan McLennan was arrested on Sunday for unlawful handling of a weapon capable of producing bodily harm according to Jacob Thorpe of the Spokesman...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State Cougar fans took their school’s flag to The World Cup in Brazil

The World Cup is going on in Brazil and soccer fever has taken over the world… except for college football fans. These Washington State fans not only took a Wazzu flag to the World Cup but also put up this picture on their social media accounts. The dread pirate Leach would be impressed by this […]
Via Throw The Flag
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: There Was A Washington State Flag At Yesterday’s USA vs. Ghana Game

Wherever there’s a big-time sporting event and a ton of television cameras, the Washington State flag goes too. The Ol’ Crimson Booster Club, which has been “waving the flag” at events like ESPN’s College GameDay for just over a decade, struck again yesterday – this time at the World Cup. During the second half of the USA vs. Ghana match, you could see both the Wazzu...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Washington State Football Getting New Field Turf, New Design

The Washington State football team will be playing on a new field come fall. Martin Stadium and the Rogers Practice Field will be getting their turf replaced, which has been in use since 2006 and 2010, respectively.  Here’s what the new field will look like:  Crimson End Zones. Coming to Martin Stadium this fall! #GoCougs Story: http://t.co/Bv05jkiMox pic.twitter.com/4NN1mfTHj0...
Via College Spun
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Mike Leach, WSU Coaching Staff Caught Some Huge Fish

Last year, in Mike Leach’s second season at Washington State, the Cougars reached a bowl game for the first time in a decade. But to take that next step and become a contender in the ultra-competitive Pac-12, Leach will have to get his players to believe in teamwork – kind of like what you’ll see below. Leach and his coaching staff took a trip to the Salmon River and caught...
Via College Spun
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Leach and WSU staff caught the grossest 'fish' ever

Mike Leach and the Washington State staff went fishing and hauled in this massive thing that's apparently a fish. It looks disgusting.
Via Fox Sports
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State May Have Awesome New Field Design

It’s not often that you see two different colored end zones, but that might be exactly what the Washington State Cougars are going to do. This is a leaked/rumored image and if it’s true, would make for one helluva football field. You’ll also notice that the on-field numbers have been changed to reflect their uniform […] The post Washington State May Have Awesome New Field...
Via Diehardsport
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Thank you, Washington State, for busting left-lane squatters

Washington state may have already been viewed as a popular future destination by some because it’s one of two states that has legalized the commercial sale and recreational use of marijuana. (Pot isn’t yet legally available for sale, but is expected to be this year.) But Washington state could be a much more fun place to visit because you’ll be able to drive on the highway...
Via Bloguin Best
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Thank you, Washington State, for busting left-lane squatters

Washington state may have already been viewed as a popular future destination by some because it’s one of two states that has legalized the commercial sale and recreational use of marijuana. (Pot isn’t yet legally available for sale, but is expected to be this year.) But Washington state could be a much more fun place to visit because you’ll be able to drive on the highway...
Via The AP Party
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington President Suggests Designating A Franchise Player In College Sports

Photo by @Taylor_Losness (deleted since) University of Washington president Michael Young has some interesting ideas on how to change college sports, which he explained when he and Washington State president Elson Floyd sat down for an interview with the Seattle Times. His most interesting idea: designating “franchise players” who are forced to sit out a year if they transfer...
Via College Spun
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Draft Blog Interview with D.J. Shelton

Sometimes it is hard to think of a player who is 6’10, 250 pounds flying under the radar of professional teams, but in many ways, D.J. Shelton out of Washington State has. A strong, athletic forward who can score around the basket or knock down perimeter shots is always going to get looks, but Shelton is still a player who has plenty of room to develop his game more to meet the...
Via NBA Draft Blog
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

BYU’s Bronco Mendenhall: “We Would Love To Be In The Big 12″

When the Brigham Young football team takes the field this fall, it will mark the fourth straight season during which the Cougars haven’t been part of a conference. BYU became a football independent in 2011, leaving the Mountain West Conference, which it had been a member of since 1999.  The Cougars’ coach, Bronco Mendenhall, would like that to change.  Interesting comments...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top prospect Trevor Dunbar commits to Washington State

St. Ignatius point guard Trevor Dunbar -- the 2013-14 West Catholic Athletic League Player of the Year -- had his patience tested during the recruiting process. However, that patience ultimately paid off. Dunbar committed to Washington State, earning a full scholarship to play for new Cougars coach Ernie Kent in the fall. Scout.com was the first to report the news of Dunbar'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen: Mike Leach Responds To A Question About Barry Switzer With An Idea About Nude Girls Throwing Paint On The Sidelines

If that headline seems absurd (it is), check the subject again. Washington State head coach has long been one of the most entertaining coaches in all of college football, whether its his high-octane offenses on the field or his ridiculous personality off of it. Leach joined Bruce Feldman on his podcast, The Audible, and things got a bit weird, as they tend to do. In answering a...
Via College Spun
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

110 Sports Podcast: Mike Leach

Washington State football coach Mike Leach joins Matt this week to discuss his team's progress during springs drills, the changing landscape of college athletics, Cardinals' first-round draft pick Deone Bucannon and his new book: "Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior."
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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