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Snow Bowl? Washington State, Miami won't see much sun in the Sun Bowl

Miami and Washington State came into the Sun Bowl in El Paso on Saturday expecting to see ... sun. The Texas sky had other ideas. As the teams kicked off, snow flurries came pouring down onto the field. The weather is expect to continue throughout the game. The Cougars are pretty used to playing in bad weather; however, the Hurricanes are unlikely to have experience playing in...
Via Fox Sports
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sun Bowl Preview Capsule

Miami (8-4, ACC) vs. Washington State (8-4, Pac-12), 2 p.m. ET (CBS) Line: Washington State by 2 Series Record: First meeting WHAT'S AT STAKE Both teams are looking to end long bowl droughts. Washington State is in its second bowl game in three seasons, but it hasn't won one since defeating Texas 28-20 in the 2003 Holiday Bowl. Miami is making its third consecutive bowl appearance...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State hires Nichol as outside receivers coach

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State has hired former East Carolina offensive coordinator Dave Nichol as new outside wide receivers coach. The Cougars announced the hiring Thursday. Nichol will begin his duties with Washington State next week after the Cougars play Miami in the Sun Bowl. Nichol replaces Graham Harrell, who has been hired as the offensive coordinator at North Texas...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State hires Nicol as outside receivers coach

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State has hired former East Carolina offensive coordinator Dave Nichol as new outside wide receivers coach. The Cougars announced the hiring Thursday. Nichol will begin his duties with Washington State next week after the Cougars play Miami in the Sun Bowl. Nichol replaces Graham Harrell, who has been hired as the offensive coordinator at North Texas...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Releases Awesome Hype Video For Sun Bowl Against Washington State

With the Hurricanes just a couple days out from Saturday’s Sun Bowl matchup against Washington State, they want to make sure they’re ready to make one final splash before the 2015 season comes to an end. If they’re going to do that against a talented Cougars squad, it will take working together.  So to make sure fans are ready for the battle that lies ahead, Miami released...
Via College Spun
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State OL Joe Dahl should be ready for Sun Bowl

Washington State offensive lineman Joe Dahl returned to practice this week for the Cougars and should be ready for the Sun Bowl against Miami.Dahl has missed the Cougars past four games after suffering a broken foot earlier this season, via The Spokesman Journal.Dahl was named first-team All-Pac-12, despite only playing in five Pac-12 games this season. A senior, Dahl has started...
Via Fox Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU punter gets leveled by big hit

Nothing is going right for BYU in the Las Vegas Bowl. The Cougars trailed the Utes 35-0 after just one quarter of play, and generally, you don’t win football games when you dig a hole that deep. And with all the trash talk leading up the game, you’d better believe that the Utes are making sure to leave a mark on their opponent. Check out the big hit a Utah player put on BYU...
Via The Sports Daily
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Elite high school DE Emmit Gooden down to three schools

On Wednesday, Rivals.com 4-star prospect Emmit Gooden took to Twitter to divulge his final three list -- which included Alabama, LSU, and Mississippi State. Gooden also announced he will be making his final decision Thursday night at his high school.A one-time Tennessee commitment, Gooden reneged on his pledge in April of 2014 -- two months after making his initial decision. At...
Via Fox Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Isaiah Johnson flips from Florida to Washington State

Washington State landed a huge recruit on Monday night when wide receiver Isaiah Johnson announced he would be flipping his commitment from Florida to Washington State. 
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hawkinson carries WSU past UTEP, 84-69

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Josh Hawkinson led Washington State with 17 points and 14 rebounds in an 84-69 triumph over UTEP on Sunday. Conor Clifford added 15 points on 5-for-5 shooting from the field and at the free-throw line for the Cougars (6-2). Lee Moore led UTEP (6-3) with 13 points despite sinking just 4 of 16 field-goal attempts. Earvin Morris and Terry Winn both scored 12...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Callandret, Sanders lead Idaho to 78-74 win over Cougars

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) Perrion Callandret scored 25 points and Victor Sanders added 20 as the Idaho Vandals edged Washington State 78-74 on Thursday night. The Vandals (6-5) defeated WSU in consecutive years for the first time since winning three in a row from 1988-90. Washington State (5-2) had won 11 in a row against Idaho before losing last year at home. Josh Hawkinson led the...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Mountain West leaving spot for BYU open

The BYU Cougars have been without a conference since deciding to go independent after the 2010 season. Since then, they have been the topic of discussion about joining a conference once again. With the Big 12 wanting to expand to be able to field a conference championship game, the Cougars are again the biggest name being discussed. It seems like the Mountain West Conference, the...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Lands Commitment From 4-Star WR Tyrie Cleveland, No. 1 Wideout In Texas

Tom Herman is killing it.  Houston just landed a commitment from Tyrie Cleveland, a four-star wide receiver in the 2016 class. The 6-foot-2, 189-pound prospect is the No. 1 wideout in the state of Texas. He chose the Cougars over Texas A&M and TCU, among other programs.  He announced his commitment on Twitter.  IM STAYING HOME …. GO COOGS , I Officially Committed the university...
Via College Spun
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Falk returns to practice for WSU, probable for Sun Bowl

Washington State finished with its best record to date under Mike Leach, thanks in large part to the production the Cougars got at quarterback from Luke Falk. They desperately missed that production in their final regular season game against rival Washington in the Apple Cup, but still managed to finish 8-4, earning a trip to the Sun Bowl to face Miami. Falk missed the Apple Cup...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State defeats Portland St. 91-67 behind Hawkinson

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State's Josh Hawkinson led all players with 24 points and 10 rebounds in a 91-67 nonconference win over Portland State on Sunday afternoon at Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars, coming off a loss to No. 13 Gonzaga, improved to 5-1. Charles Callison scored 12 points for WSU, and Ike Iroegbu had 10. Arizona State graduate transfer Calaen Robinson, one...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Sun Bowl Matchup

Miami (8-4, ACC) vs. Washington State (8-4, Pac-12), Dec. 26, 2 p.m. LOCATION: El Paso, Texas TOP PLAYERS Miami: Quarterback Brad Kaaya, 15 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. Washington State: Quarterback Luke Falk, 4,266 yards passing. NOTABLE Miami: The Hurricanes have won four of their last five games under interim coach Larry Scott following the firing of former coach Al...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Tom Herman Get Doused With Water After Winning The AAC

Tom Herman just capped one hell of a 2015 at Houston.  The former Ohio State offensive coordinator just led the Cougars to a 12-1 season and an AAC championship. Houston defeated Temple in the conference title game this afternoon. The Cougars will be going to a New Year’s Six Bowl.  As Houston clinched the win today, Herman got doused with water. It was a great scene.  It’s...
Via College Spun
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Top high school prospect releases SEC-heavy final five list

One of the top high school prospects in the country narrowed his final list down to five choices on Thursday afternoon. 
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU accepts bowl bid to play in Las Vegas Bowl

The BYU Cougars started the season looking like one of the hottest teams to open the year. It looked like they could have been sneaking into a spot in a New Year’s Six bowl game, but they started to fall off later in the year. Despite the falloff, the Cougars finished the year 8-4 and they will be getting into a bowl game. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, the Cougars have...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ol Crimson’s signature flag goes missing at ESPN College GameDay

For 177 straight weeks, the signature flag for the Washington State Cougars has flown on the set of ESPN’s College Gameday. On Saturday, the flag went missing from the set in Stillwater, Oklahoma for the Bedlam game between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. The flag, known as Ol’ Crimson and Grey, has been brought to set for 177 straight weeks by Washington State fans, alums and...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Leach and David Shaw named Pac-12 co-Coaches of the Year

Stanford coach David Shaw and Washington State coach Mike Leach were named the Pac-12’s co-Coaches of the Year after both men led their respective teams to outstanding seasons. Leach, in his fourth season in Pullman, led the Cougars to an 8-4 (6-3 Pac-12) record, their best finish since his arrival. The team pulled off key wins against the likes of Arizona and UCLA this season...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington State RB Jamal Morrow Hurdles Defender To Make It Past First Down Marker

The Apple Cup did not go anything like the Washington Cougars thought it would. With their quarterback, Luke Falk, out for the game the offense would need someone else to step up and make plays for the team.  Running back Jamal Morrow did his best to do so early on when he hurdled a defender in order to make it past the first down marker.As cool as his hurdle was, the Cougars made...
Via FatManWriting
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Luke Falk won’t play in Apple Cup

On Monday, it was reported that Washington State quarterback was questionable on if he would play in the Cougars’ rivalry game against Washington. The Cougars and Huskies take the field later on in the day on Friday and it looks like he won’t be on the field after suffering a scary injury last week. He suffered a concussion in last week’s game and had to be taken off the field...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Leach draws up play for your Thanksgiving backyard football game (Photo)

Washington State head football coach Mike Leach shared his perfect play for your Thanksgiving backyard touch football game with the Wall Street Journal. Awesome: Mike Leach drew up a pass play for your Thanksgiving touch football game for the @wsj (H/t @KatzM) pic.twitter.com/aGYXBOoinm— Chris B. Brown (@smartfootball) November 26, 2015Whether the "Red Cougar Special" results...
Via Holdout Sports
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State QB Luke Falk could be ready for Apple Cup

During last Saturday’s win over the Colorado Buffaloes, the Washington State Cougars had a pretty scary experience. Quarterback Luke Falk went down with an apparent head injury and had to be taken off the field on a backboard. The Cougars face off with in-state rival Washington on Friday in the Apple Cup. According to the Associated Press, Falk could be ready to go for the game...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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