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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
3 hours ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State Cougars vs. Washington Huskies: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The No. 20 Washington State Cougars travel to take on a fellow Pac 12 school on Friday when they play against the Washington Huskies. Washington State (8-3) looks for its ninth win as it takes on Washington (5-6) in this one. Coverage of this game airs on FOX beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Husky Stadium. The Odds: With Washington State quarterback Luke Falk listed as questionable...
4 days ago  |  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)— Chris B. Brown (@smartfootball) November 26, 2015Whether the "Red Cougar Special" results...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State At Washington Preview: He Who Can Control Game Flow

The last time Washington State had at least eight wins coming into the Apple Cup was 2003, a year when the Cougars came in ranked No. 8, lost to the Huskies, and then beat No. 6 Texas in the Holiday Bowl and end the year with the No. 9 ranking. Since then the Cougars’ best [&hellip The post Washington State At Washington Preview: He Who Can Control Game Flow appeared first on No Coast Bias.
Via No Coast Bias
6 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State WR Gabe Marks Sets New School Record For Receiving Touchdowns In A Single Season

When you have a passing offense like the one Washington State runs there is a good chance a few players are going to wrack up some serious stats. Junior wide receiver Gabe Marks certainly has. Going into Saturday's game against Colorado he had 81 receptions for 957 yards and 13 touchdowns.Against the Buffaloes he added 11 more catches for 110 yards and a touchdown--his 14th of the...
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State QB Luke Falk carted off the field

Falk may have dodged a serious injury but had to leave the Colorado game early. James Snook USA TODAY SportsThe Cougars were dealt a significant blow Saturday night, as star quarterback Luke Falk had to be carted off the field followed an apparent head injury suffered against Colorado.  Scary scene at #Wazzu. Star QB Luke Falk slammed to the turf. Trainers have removed his facemask...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 24 Washington State QB Luke Falk taken off on backboard

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State quarterback Luke Falk has been taken off the field on a backboard after suffering an apparent head injury midway through the third quarter, but he gave thumbs up and waved his hands as he was removed from the stadium. Falk was strapped to a backboard and carted off after being sacked by Colorado's Samson Kafovalu on Saturday. Falk was whipped...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State Rebounding Behind Quarterback Luke Falk

To tell the full story of Washington State's season, you have to go all the way back to their home opener.The Cougars were facing FCS opponent Portland State, a school that entered the game 0-14 all-time against Pac-12 opponents. After the game, Portland State was 1-14.Washington State's 24-17 loss to Portland State looked to be the beginning of another disappointing season for...
Via The Sports Quotient
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Colorado at Washington State

  Ryan Koenigsberg joins Adam Munsterteiger of to break down the Buffs big matchup with Washington State this weekend. The guys break down what to expect in Cade Apsay’s first start for the Buffaloes, give their score predictions and more.
Via BSN Denver
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Q&A with CU Buffs safeties coach Joe Tumpkin: Slowing down the Cougars

  On Saturday, Colorado will take on the Washington State Cougars, one of the most prolific passing offenses in the country and a team who throws the ball 12 more times per game that any other team in the nation (58.3 attempts per game). We caught up with the Buffs safeties coach Joe Tumpkin to talk about the task of slowing down the Cougars. On the challenges of facing a team...
Via BSN Denver
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Luke Falk be in the Heisman Trophy conversation?

Luke Falk's numbers are off the charts for Washington State Kirby Lee USA TodayDespite its impressive 7-3 overall record and 5-2 record in Pac-12 play, Washington State cannot win the Pac-12 North. However, that should not deter Heisman Trophy voters from considering Cougars QB Luke Falk for the nation's most prestigious award.Falk has guided the Cougars to five wins in their last...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Washington State stuns UCLA at Rose Bowl

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Via Fox Sports West
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luke Falk, Gabe Marks team up for game-winning TD vs. UCLA with 3 seconds left

Luke Falk and Gabe Mark combined to make the biggest play of the Cougars victory over UCLA in Los Angeles. Kirby Lee USA TodayFollowing Josh Rosen's incredible 37-yard touchdown run to give the Bruins a 27-24 lead with 1:09 left, Washington State needed a miracle to pull out the victory in Los Angeles.Quarterback Luke Falk and wide receiver Gabe Marks found exactly what the Cougars...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington State QB Luke Falk Connects With Gabe Marks For Go-Ahead Score With 3 Seconds Left

After the Bruins were able to take the lead with a little over a minute left UCLA fans likely thought it was safe to start celebrating, but Washington State quarterback Luke Falk has had a knack for making fourth quarter comebacks. With the way the Cougars pass the ball it would not be impossible for them to do it again.Sure enough--they did. With three seconds to go Falk connected...
Via FatManWriting
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NAU falls to Washington State in season opener

PULLMAN, Wash. -- Josh Hawkinson scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Washington State to an 80-70 victory over Northern Arizona on Friday night. The nonconference game at Beasley Coliseum was the season opener for both teams. Junior guard Kris Yanku scored 15 points to lead NA:U and made 9 of 10 free throws to break Kyle Landry's school record of 358 career free throws...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State Hit With Unsportsmanlike Conduct Penalty For High-fiving Fan

The referees are there to make sure the players do not try to gain an unfair advantage and play within the rules of the game. That is supposed to be it--but it wasn't during Washington State's game against Arizona State. After scoring a touchdown wide receiver Keith Washington celebrated a little by high-fiving one of the fans. Nothing unusual. Players do it all the time, but for...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington State get second fourth down after inadvertent whistle, results in TD

WSU scored a touchdown on 5th down James Snook USA TodayWashington State got a huge break on Saturday from the Pac-12 referees. Trailing 14-3 in the second quarter to Arizona State in Pullman, the Cougars decided to try and convert a fourth-down in the red zone. Quarterback Luke Falk threw to his right and completed a pass to Gabe Marks. Marks was stopped short of the first-down...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State WR Tavares Martin May Be Small But He's Got Some Moves

Washington State's freshman wide receiver Tavares Martin is a small guy. He is not short (6'1"), but there isn't much on his frame (just 165 pounds). So when he gets the ball in his hands it behooves himto make people miss as much as he can.He certain put some good ones on the play below that helped set up one of the many field goals Washington State made against Standford: Also...
Via FatManWriting
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State faces a moment of opportunity against Stanford

Mike Leach had not yet brought his high-flying offense to full effect at Washington State… until the past few weeks. In the three seasons prior, Leach compiled a 12-25 record with the Cougars, which included a pair of 3-9 campaigns. This season got off to an even rockier start, with a loss to Portland State at home, bringing the doubters out en masse. However, in the midst of a...
Via The Student Section
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Washington State’s Game-Winning TD over Oregon

This is one of the most unusual TDs you’ll ever see. As River Cracraft was about to break the plane of the goal line for Washington State (and it appeared to me that he did), he lost control of the ball. Cougar WR Robert Lewis alertly snatched the ball out of the air for the score, which would turn out to be the game-winning TD. Just like Mike Leach drew it up, right? The insane...
Via The Student Section
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State drops incredible Oregon Trail tweet on Oregon

Corporate Twitter accounts have to really walk the fine line of posting edgy content because they are representing big brands. But sometimes it’s worth getting into that gray territory. That was the case for Washington State on Saturday night. The Cougars defeated Oregon 45-38 in double overtime for their first win over the Ducks since...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State To Wear “ESF” On Uniforms This Year

This past June, Washington State President Elson Floyd passed away from cancer, just two weeks after taking a leave of absence from the school. It looks like the university is going to make sure that he’s a part of the 2015-2016 campaign in spirit, though. Wednesday, Washington State announced that all of its athletics teams will be wearing uniforms with a white patch featuring...
Via College Spun
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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