WASHINGTON STATE COUGARS NEWS

Official University Planner Has Picture of Wrong School on Its Cover

Washington State University officials owe the entire student body an explanation for why a picture of a building from the University of Washington ended up...
Via COED
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Washington State Cougars: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights will take on the road Thursday night visiting the Washington State Cougars. While both of these schools enter this contest unranked they each have visions of finding the top 25 this season. Thursday’s game will be played at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, WA. Kickoff will be around 10:00 pm ET (7:00 pm PT) with coverage of this contest airing on Fox Sports...
Via Tireball.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Sign Brock Motum

The Utah Jazz have signed free-agent forward Brock Motum. Motum (6-10, 245, Washington State) spent the 2013-14 season with Granarolo Bologna of the Italian SerieA League, averaging 8.3 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 50.6 percent from the field. Motum participated in the 2014 NBA Summer League with the Jazz in Las Vegas, where he appeared in five games and averaged 8.0...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

B10 teams represented in 4 of 8 neutral-site games

Four of the eight neutral-site games the first week of the college football season involve Big Ten teams. Rutgers plays its first game as a Big Ten member against Washington State in Seattle on Thursday. On Saturday, Ohio State plays Navy in Baltimore, Wisconsin faces LSU in Houston and Penn State and UCF meet in Dublin, Ireland. The games will produce varying amounts of money for...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WSU SCRIMMAGE 2: Backs find room to run

LEWISTON -- A Washington State defense that has become a fluid unit during the last 12 days showcased that again Wednesday. But the offense also had its moments during the team’s second official scrimmage during their final day of fall training camp in Lewiston. Redshirt freshman Gerard Wicks has been impressive in several practices and the latest scrimmage was no different.
Via washingtonstate.scout.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Do Cougs now control their GameDay destiny?

ONE OF THE longest countdowns in Washington State football could be nearing its end, two independent sources with knowledge of a recent development tell Cougfan.com. And it marks just one more reason to circle Week 4, when the Cougs hosts Oregon in Pullman on Sept. 20.
Via washingtonstate.scout.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Nova Named Starting Quarterback For Rutgers

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood announced that Gary Nova would be the starting quarterback for their opening game against Washington State on August 28. Gary Nova, a senior, has started 28 games over his first three season at Rutgers. The biggest concern about Nova is his tendency to throw interceptions. In 2011, Nova threw for 1,553 yards (51.1%), 11 touchdowns, and 9 interceptions...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State increases coach Mike Leach’s annual compensation by $500,000

Washington State increases Head Football Coach Mike Leach’s annual guaranteed compensation by $500,000.  Spokesman-Review is reporting that WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos amended Mike Leach’s contract to raise his annual media compensation from $100,000 a year to $600,000 per year, increasing his total guaranteed annual compensation to $2.75 million. Media compensation covers...
Via NCAA Football Zone
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: The Washington State Flag Makes It To The PGA Championship, Takes Picture With The Wanamaker Trophy

The Washington State flag has certainly been making the rounds this college football off-season.  The flag made its way to Brazil for the World Cup, and now its hitting the links at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, KY. The Wanamaker Trophy Waves The Flag at the PGA Championship! #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/AMYtlC4QpB — Jason Krump (@JasonKrump) August 5...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Football Kicks Off Fall Camp With Entertaining Lip-Sync Battle (Video)

The BYU football team is ready for battle — of the lip-sync variety, anyway. The Cougars officially opened their 2014 season with a team dinner at the head coach’s house Thursday night that involved no shortage of team bonding. The players fully committed to the lip-syncing shenanigans, showing off their stellar dance moves and knowledge of some guilty-pleasure tunes, as well...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Washington St. QB Tyler Bruggman Transferring To Louisville

Tyler Bruggman, a former four-star recruit who spent the past season at Washington State, will transfer to Louisville and play for Bobby Petrino. Mike Hughes of InsidetheVille.com was the first to report the news. After a bizarre string of events on national signing day 2013 (thanks mostly to a strong, late push from Arizona State), Bruggman became one of the highest-profile recruits...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Washington St. QB Tyler Bruggman Transferring To Louisville

Tyler Bruggman, a former four-star recruit who spent the past season at Washington State, will transfer to Louisville and play for Bobby Petrino. Mike Hughes of InsidetheVille.com was the first to report the news. After a bizarre string of events on national signing day 2013 (thanks mostly to a strong, late push from Arizona State), Bruggman became one of the highest-profile recruits...
Via SCACC Hoops
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Leach's summer: Writes book on Geronimo, catches 350-pound Sturgeon

HOLLYWOOD -- Mike Leach's key to a successful season? "Win one game a week." The never-boring Washington State coach spoke at Pac-12 Media Days at Paramount Studios on Wednesday and gave an update on his busy summer schedule, which included a book tour of his work 'Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior' and the birth of a granddaughter. "...
Via Fox Sports West
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Week four opponent Washington State lurks on the arid plain

Ruthless, cunning and resourceful, Mike Leach counts Geronimo as a personal hero. In the off-season he co-authored a book about the Native American chief with Washington State English professor Buddy Levy, drawing life lessons from the leader who led an undermanned, under equipped force in a 50-year battle with the American military. Outnumbered 233-1, Geronimo was never captured...
Via The Duck Stops Here
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

All Signs Point To Former Washington St. QB Tyler Bruggman Landing At Louisville

Photo | CougCenter.com Earlier this month it was reveled that Washington State quarterback Tyler Bruggman would be transferring from the program. Bruce Feldman of CBS Sports reported that Louisville, Duke, Indiana and Arkansas were the four schools that WSU granted Bruggman a release to. Bruggman was competing for the second string spot for the Cougars this past Spring before decidign...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 17, 2014  |  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
July 13, 2014  |  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
July 13, 2014  |  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
July 13, 2014  |  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
July 03, 2014  |  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
July 02, 2014  |  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
June 26, 2014  |  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
June 23, 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
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