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Washington State head coach Mike Leach feels 'good' about QB situation

BURBANK, Calif. -- Washington State head coach Mike Leach knows he has two good QBs on his hands in Luke Falk and Peyton Bender. He also knows they will be filling big shoes as they try to replicate the success of Connor Halliday. When asked by reporters about how he feels about his QB situation, Leach said:"Feel good. Two really good players. Both of them had good springs. Of course...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez recalls story of Mike Leach in a speedo, horrifies everyone

BURBANK, Calif. -- We all knew Washington State head coach Mike Leach was an interesting guy, but Arizona head coach Rich Rodriguez told a Leach story that is, well, unique.We'll just let Rich Rod share the story.For the record, Leach says that the story is not true. Regardless, have fun trying to sleep tonight.(h/t Pac-12 Twitter)
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington St's Leach ready for another entertaining season

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) Looking for a date in the greater Spokane area? Washington State coach Mike Leach has a few ideas. In Leach's world, there's never a shortage of wild ideas. When he was asked for dating advance during his Pac-12 football media day session at Warner Bros. Studios, Leach suggested a few outside-the-box activities. ''If you go to Washington State, we've got five...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU, UNLV to finish off home-and-home in 2017

It seems as though the BYU Cougars and UNLV Runnin’ Rebels will be able to finish out their home-and-home agreement in the coming seasons. This announcement comes after the teams decided to push the game back from this season in order for the Cougars to play Missouri in the fall. College Football Talk reported the news and it seemed as though the game would be played in 2016. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Leach has some great thoughts on Deflategate

Washington State football coach Mike Leach doesn’t see what all the fuss is about surrounding Deflategate. During an appearance on ESPN Wednesday, Leach was asked about New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady being suspended for the first four games of the 2015 NFL season. In short, Leach said we should be concerned about the society...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Leach still believes in 64-team college football playoff

Washington State likely won't be in the College Football Playoff discussion anytime soon, but head coach Mike Leach wants to make it more fair for everyone. Many are calling for the playoff to be expanded from four teams to eight or 16. The always opinionated Leach wants it to be more like college basketball March Madness.  "Sixty-four," he told ESPN.com's Heather Dinich. "Why not...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Coach Advocates 64 Team College Football Playoff

Washington State coach Mike Leach wants a 64 team college football playoff field for the FBS, and his ideas aren't too far fetched.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Leach: 'Why not' have 64 teams in College Football Playoff?

Washington State head coach Mike Leach is without question a creative person. When asked about the College Football Playoff format, Leach brought his A-game to the table. Leach doesn't just want to see the College Football Playoff expand, he wants to bring it to March Madness levels. "Sixty-four," he said when asked how many teams he'd put in the playoff. "Why Not?"Leach said the...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorry Mike Leach, but a 64-team College Football Playoff is unreasonable

Washington State football coach Mike Leach is known for saying some crazy things, and his latest quote is crazy-awesome—but it’s a little unreasonable, too. According to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, the 54-year-old coach believes the four-team College Football Playoff isn’t big enough. Mike Leach reiterates that college football should have a 64-team playoff — Brett McMurphy...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity House Photos: Washington State University

The Phi Kappa Theta fraternity house at Washington State University is one of the nicest fraternity houses on the West Coast. To see photos of...
Via COED
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sigma Nu Fraternity House – Washington State University

Sigma Nu’s fraternity house at Washington State University is one of the nicer houses on the West Coast. Check out photos from the interior and...
Via COED
12 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU Wild Card Players in 2015

You'd be hard-pressed to find a team that plays four more high-profile games than BYU does in the month of September. The Cougars open at...
Via Athlon Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU adds 7-foot-3 walk-on Alan Hamson

The BYU Cougars men’s basketball team added a great deal of size, specifically in 7-foot-3 walk-on Alan Hamson. Darnell Dickson of the Provo Daily Herald reported the story. Hamson is currently finishing up a 2-year LDS mission in California, but should suit up for the Cougars soon. There’s also a bit of family history here, as his mother was an All-American basketball player...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

BYU lands commitment from 2016 four-star forward

The BYU Cougars have just made their paint play a little bit stronger for the 2016 season. The team landed a commitment from a four-star forward and they couldn’t be more excited. Four-star forward Gavin Baxter committed to the Cougars on Monday evening. He made the announcement via Twitter. Excited to say that I've committed to BYU. This is a dream come true. Can't wait to see...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State Cougars 2015 Preview and Prediction

Washington State may have been ahead of schedule when the Cougars reached a bowl game in 2013, even if they finished with a losing record after the...
Via Athlon Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Bronco Mendenhall Vows To Wear His BYU Baseball Jersey Every Day Until The Cougars Clinch The Tournament

Bronco Mendenhall coaches BYU football, but he has love for all of the school’s sports. To support the Cougars’ baseball program, Mendenhall tweeted a picture of himself in a jersey, vowing to wear it every day until the team officially clinches an NCAA Tournament berth.  Wearing this every day till our tourney spot is solidified #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/fKfuQMxiXe — Bronco...
Via College Spun
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State quarterbacks in charge this offseason - Thu, 30 Apr 2015 PST

While spring camp may be over, the workload for QBs Luke Falk and Peyton Bender is far from light. In fact, without the Cougars coaches around for summer football, it is on Falk and Bender to lead the way.Besides the summer weight lifting sessions, the Cougars QBs will have informal seven-on-seven passing drills. Wide receivers and defensive backs will be going one-on-one in these...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington State signs two more for rebuild

When head coach Ernie Kent took the position at the helm of the Washington State Cougars program, the state of things in Pullman were in disarray, to say the least. After a year in which Washington State stumbled to a 13-18 record, the Cougars are adding five newcomers to the fray to attempt to turn ...
Via Hoopniks
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WHL Bill Passes In Washington State – Senate League Seeking Labor Law Exemptions For Young Players

On Wednesday March 4th, the Washington State Senate unanimously passed a Senate Bill (SB) 5893 that exempts players in the Western Hockey League from state labor laws.  The bill was amended on the floor Tuesday (the original bill sought to exempt all amateur athletes originally), and will now head to the House for consideration. Back in February, state officials heard from Washington’s...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Washington State Fans Chant “Daddy’s Boy” At UW Forward Shawn Kemp Jr.

Washington forward Shawn Kemp Jr. has some great basketball genes. His father, Shawn Kemp, was a 14-year NBA veteran and six-time all-star for the Seattle Supersonics, and one of the league’s most fearsome power forwards in the 1990s. Shawn Kemp is also a very easy target for opposing fans, as he fathered seven children with six different women by the time he was 28 years old....
Via College Spun
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Houston’s Wearing A Red Helmet With An American Flag-Inspired “UH” Decal For Armed Forces Bowl

Houston is getting patriotic for its bowl game.  The Cougars (7-5) are set to play Pittsburgh (6-6) in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Jan. 2. Both teams will be playing with interim head coaches, as Houston and Pittsburgh will both be sporting new coaches next season in Tom Herman and Pat Narduzzi, respectively.  For the game, the Cougars will be sporting an American flag...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State QB Connor Halliday Suffers Season-Ending Leg Injury Against USC

Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday suffered a broken fibula in Saturday’s loss to USC and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season...
Via Athlon Sports
November 01, 2014  |  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
August 06, 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. "(The book) It's been beneficial...
Via Fox Sports West
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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