WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS NEWS

Blake McDonald commits to WSU

The Cougs are finishing the 2018 class strong. The Washington State Cougars got a great bit of news on the eve of the Super Bowl when three-star offensive lineman Blake McDonald committed to the 2018 class. McDonald was previously committed to the UCLA Bruins when Jim Mora was coach, but he decommitted a couple of weeks before Mora was fired. “I wanted to do what I felt was best...
Via CougCenter
14 days ago

Washington State LB receives award for court-mandated community service hours

Cougars defensive lineman Logan Tago won a community service award, but the school failed to say why
Via CBSSports.com
15 days ago

A pair of WSU football players have left the program

Cedric Bigge-Duren and Greg Hoyd III are no longer on the roster The Washington State football team released its spring roster and two names were missing unexpectedly. Junior offensive lineman Cedric Bigge-Duren and senior linebacker Greg Hoyd III are no longer listed and their time as WSU football players has come to a close WSU confirmed to Cougfan that the two players have left...
Via CougCenter
16 days ago

Junior college defensive lineman expected in Pullman this weekend

Only known visitor for last weekend before signing day. Riverside community college has been fertile recruiting ground for the Cougars during the Mike Leach era with linebacker Greg Hoyd’s father being on the coaching staff there. Another Riverside product is checking out the Palouse this weekend. According to 247sports.com Defensive end Misiona Aiolupotea-Pei is the only prospect...
Via CougCenter
17 days ago

Scouting the 2018 NFL Draft - Luke Falk, QB, Washington State

We’ve already highlighted many of the most regarded and hyped quarterback prospects in the upcoming draft. Today we’ll shift the tone and move the spotlight towards a less heralded prospect who has seen a little bit of love as a potential mid-round flyer; Washington State’s Luke Falk. Personal/Physical Born: December 28, 1994 (age 23 on draft day) Hometown: Logan, UT Height:...
Via Gang Green Nation
18 days ago

Looking back at Washington State’s last top-ten win

With #9 Arizona on deck for the Washington State men tonight, it’s time to take a trip down memory lane. It’s been (another) rough season for Cougar basketball fans, but this one might be even more painful than usual. Of course, the year started off with such promise. The team won seven in a row to start the season, but has free fallen since. Since winning the Wooden Legacy Tournament...
Via CougCenter
18 days ago

HCA: Getting to know the new faces on campus

There are a few new faces in Pullman this month Spring semester started a few weeks ago in Pullman and the voice of Cougar football has been introducing some of the new faces on campus. Matt Chazanow and the Washington State football team have been meeting up with some of the new guys on campus to get their perspectives on how their first few days have been going. On Monday it was...
Via CougCenter
19 days ago

Cole Madison wraps up the Senior Bowl

Cole Madison continued his path to the NFL this week by playing in the Senior Bowl. It was an eventful week for Madison who got plenty of work at right guard. From a lot of accounts, Madison showed well for himself during the week. The practices and games were a good opportunity for NFL scouts to see Madison go through drills and match up head-to-head against other prospects. Now...
Via CougCenter
20 days ago

Family, friends say their final goodbyes to Tyler Hilinski

Hilinski’s memorial service in Southern California was attended by about 1,000 — including most of the WSU football team. Eleven days after Washington State Cougars quarterback Tyler Hilinski ended his life, family, teammates and friends gathered yesterday in La Verne, California, to say their final goodbyes to the 21-year-old man who “brightened a room just by entering.” Most...
Via CougCenter
21 days ago

No. 13 UCLA women hold off Washington State 79-71

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Jordin Canada tossed in 18 points, Monique Billings and Lajahna Drummer both notched double-doubles and No. 13 UCLA held off Washington State 79-70 on Sunday to complete a sweep of the Washington schools. Billings finished with 15 points and 15 rebounds, while Drummer contributed 10 points and 14 boards for the Bruins (17-4, 8-2 Pac-12 Conference). The duo’s...
Via MyNorthwest.com
21 days ago

Cook Breaks 100 Back Pool Record as Wash. State Beats Oregon St.

By Spencer Penland on SwimSwam Washington State vs Oregon State Friday, January 26th Gibb Pool, Pullman, WA Short course yards Results Team Scores Washington State – 163 Oregon State – 74 Washington State swept the events against Pac-12 opponent Oregon State in WSU’s final home meet of the season. On Washington State’s Senior Night, the Cougars honored their 3 seniors: Anna...
Via SwimSwam
22 days ago

Washington State’s Luke Falk to skip Senior Bowl to attend Tyler Hilinski’s funeral

Falk honored Hilinski throughout the week by wearing his No. 3 jersey.
Via Sporting News
23 days ago

Falk pulls out of Senior Bowl to attend Hilinski’s funeral

Luke Falk and Tyler Hilinski were close. Not only were they teammates at Washington State, but they spent countless hours working together as fellow Cougars quarterbacks.This past week as he attended Senior Bowl practices in Mobile, Ala., Falk has donned Hlinski’s No. 3 jersey instead of his own No. 4 as a way to honor his late teammate. Now he’s made the decision to withdraw from...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State linebacker Peyton Pelluer granted a sixth year of eligibility

Washington State received some much-needed good news on Thursday as one of the team’s best defensive players looks like he’ll be back on the Palouse for the 2018 campaign. The Seattle Times is reporting that the NCAA has confirmed to the school that linebacker Peyton Pelluer was granted a sixth season of eligibility for the upcoming season.
Via College Football Talk
24 days ago

Pelluer granted sixth season of eligibility

The linebacker from Sammamish injured his foot against Oregon State in just the third game of the 2017 season. Good news for the Washington State Cougars defense today with word that redshirt senior linebacker Peyton Pelluer has been granted a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA. Pelluer suffered an unspecified season-ending foot injury against the Oregon State Beavers last...
Via CougCenter
24 days ago

Cole Madison showing versatility at Senior Bowl practices

The All-conference tackle trying out the center and guard positions in his pro audition Cougar right tackle Cole Madison has always looked to have a future in pro football based on his performance (1st team All Pac-12) and athleticism (high school tight end). This week he is getting the chance to show off for scouts at the Senior Bowl. This event brings together the best senior draft...
Via CougCenter
24 days ago

Washington State QB Luke Falk wearing Tyler Hilinski's No. 3 for the Senior Bowl

Hilinski was found dead earlier this month from a self-inflicted gunshot wound
Via CBSSports.com
25 days ago

Tyler Hilinski suicide: Details emerge from Washington State QB's death

Police say he used a rifle taken from an ex-teammate without his knowledge and Cougars players discovered his body before officers arrived.
Via Sporting News
25 days ago

Luke Falk to honor late teammate Tyler Hilinski in Senior Bowl

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk is preparing to show NFL teams what he has to offer at the Senior Bowl, and will also be honoring his late teammate, Tyler Hilinski, in doing so.Falk normally wears No. 4 on the football field, as it relates to his jersey, but he’ll be wearing No. 3 in the annual all-star game on Saturday, according to Dan Parr of NFL.com. Hilinski wore No....
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

HCA: Cougs add JuCo offensive lineman Keenan Forbes

Forbes will have three years of eligibility remaining. Washington State added another lineman to their 2018 signing class last Saturday when Keenan Forbes officially signed. Out of Everglades High School in Florida, Forbes originally went to Iowa State where he took a redshirt year. The following year he transferred to Coffeyville Community College and played in 11 games. The 6’4...
Via CougCenter
26 days ago

Patrick Chun officially announced as WSU athletics director

An introductory press conference will be held on Tuesday. The worst kept secret in Washington State Cougars athletics was finally confirmed today, as the university officially announced the hiring of Patrick Chun to replace Bill Moos as director of athletics. There will be a news conference on Tuesday at 11 a.m. to introduce him to the Cougar faithful and the media. “This is a...
Via CougCenter
27 days ago

Luke Falk will wear No. 3 at Senior Bowl to honor late teammate Tyler Hilinski

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk will be taking part in the Senior Bowl next weekend, but he will not be wearing the jersey number he has worn with the Cougars all year. Instead, Falk has chosen to honor his late teammate Tyler Hilinski.Falk has announced that he will wear No. 3 as a tribute to Hilinski, a Wazzu quarterback who took his own life earlier this month. After news...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Hilinski's younger brother shares emotional message on Twitter

The younger brother of Tyler Hilinski shared an emotional message on Twitter Saturday, just a handful of days after the news of the young man’s tragic death became public. Ryan Hilinski gave us some insight into what made his brother so special.“Tyler Hilinski will live on forever,” Ryan Hilinski wrote. “My big brother will live on. He was a brother, a son, a ball player and an excellent...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Candlelight vigil to mourn Tyler Hilinski to be held Friday

The event will take place at 7 p.m. in front of the Cougar statue Members of the Cougar family have the opportunity to mourn the loss of Tyler Hilinski together on Friday. ASWSU is holding a candlelight vigil by the Cougar Statue on Stadium Way at 7 p.m. Hilinski was found dead in his apartment Tuesday, his death has been ruled a suicide. Candles will be provided for 4,000 attendees...
Via CougCenter
January 19, 2018

Teammate will honor Tyler Hilinski at Senior Bowl

When Washington State tackle Cole Madison takes the field for the Senior Bowl, he will be honoring late teammate and friend Tyler Hilinski with a sticker on his helmet. It’s a nice gesture on Madison’s part. Hopefully the extras he’s bringing go to good use in Mobile, as well.Hilinski was found dead on Tuesday at the age of 21. On Thursday, his death was officially ruled a suicide...
Via Sportsnaut
January 18, 2018  |  Discuss
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