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BRANDON EVERS, a 6-7, 290-pound offensive tackle out of Redding, Calif., who officially visited Washington State this past weekend, has seen all he needs to see when it come to the recruiting process. He verbally committed to Mike Leach and Washington State moments ago, he tells Cougfan.com.
WASHINGTON STATE WAS in the living room Monday night of rising DE/OLB Patrick Choudja out of Oakley, Calif. They set a date for his official visit to the Palouse and Cougar assistant Eric Russell said some things that hit home for the 6-4, 230-pounder. The Freedom High product also says he’s got a chip on his shoulder, with much to prove at the next level.
PULLMAN -- The Cougars practiced like they normally would on Sunday, but there was some extra electricity in the air at the indoor practice bubble. Indeed, the Cougar players were buzzing about bowling. At the time, no one knew for certain it would be the New Mexico Bowl, though it seemed highly likely. And the players were acting like kids scrambling around the tree on Christmas Eve.
THERE’S AT LEAST one Cougar fan who would be thrilled if Washington State was somehow selected to play in the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La. Erik Howard, a two-time Super Bowl winner who starred for the Cougars in the 1980s, lives but 40 miles west of Shreveport, in Marshall, Texas. He follows the Cougs, he told CF.C in a recent interview, and says the locals just love Mike Leach.
WASHINGTON STATE athletic director Bill Moos has gone public with his desire for the Cougars football team to play in the New Mexico Bowl. “We have to focus on hopefully getting selected for that bowl,” Moos said Monday on his weekly radio show in Spokane. “If not, there are other opportunities out there that are very good.”
Behind 21 points and 10 rebounds from senior big man Ron Roberts, Saint Joseph's held off Washington State to win Sunday's fifth-place game 72-67. Come inside for the latest reaction from Roberts and both head coaches.
Around this time last year, Washington State University athletic director Bill Moos was handling the fallout of a near-disastrous first season under football head coach Mike Leach, as the Cougars were in the midst of an 8-game losing streak, while their star player — wide receiver Marquess Wilson — had gone public with accusations of rampant abuse at the hands of Leach’s staff...
Washington State AD Bill Moos developed a routine in response to the nastiest emails he got from Cougars fans during Mike Leach’s disastrous 3-9 debut season last year.
“I answer all of those emails, then I send them to the Cougar Athletic Fund to see what their gift history is, and what their ticket purchase history is,” Moos told The Olympian. “Pretty amazing — about...
Long Beach Cabrillo (Calif.) athlete Rahshead Johnson took an official visit to Washington State over the weekend and said the Cougars definitely gave him a lot to think about.
The Washington State University Cougars are 5-5 and one win away from becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 2003. That one win could happen as early as this coming Saturday against the Utah Utes, who just lost their starting quarterback, Travis Wilson, to a season-ending injury. With such a crucial win on the line, and it being the Senior Day home game, you’d think they’d...
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona senior defensive lineman Tevin Hood has all but one quarterback sack this season. Of course, he'd like another.
In its entirety, the defensive line has just 4.5 total on the season, and the team has 14 overall. That's just under two a game. Defensive back Tra'Mayne Bondurant is the team leader with two.
Not a lot of sack attacks going on this...
If Washington State can't beat Arizona, it won't be for lack of time to prepare.
When the Cougars take the field in Tucson on Saturday, they will be playing for the first time in 17 days.
Arizona (6-3, 3-3 Pac-12) is coming off a tough home loss to UCLA last Saturday night, and the Wildcats were eager for another game.
Washington State (4-5, 2-4) has lost three in a row...
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Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti ripped Washington State coach Mike Leach after the Ducks trounced the Cougars 62-38 on Saturday because he didn’t like how much Leach continued to throw the ball late in the game. Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday set an NCAA record with 89 pass attempts in the game, and the Cougars […]
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They say that winning solves everything. However, even after the Ducks’ 24-point victory over Washington State, Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Allioti had a problem — with WSU head coach Mike Leach. The issue? Allioti didn’t like that Leach kept his starters in the entire game, and made his quarterback keep throwing even in the final seconds of a blowout.
Is there anything...