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AND THEN THERE were 15 that remained. Washington State senior safety Deone Bucannon has been named one of 15 semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award, given annually to the top defensive back in college football. The preseason watchlist of the nation’s best defensive backs had numbered 48 headed into the 2013 campaign.
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PULLMAN – Cougar freshman forward Josh Hawkinson will don No. 24 this season in tribute to his mother Nancy, who wore it as a hoops star at Washington. And his plans to make an impact this season at Washington State will come with his mom and dad sporting their Cougar gear in the crowd – something nearly unthinkable a few months back.
Alabama's Landon Collins, Oregon's Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Florida State's Lamarcus Joyner are among the 15 semifinalists for this year's Jim Thorpe Award, given to the country's top defensive back.
Three finalists will be named Nov. 25, with the winner announced Dec. 12 on ESPN. The award is presented by the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame and Jim Thorpe Association...
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He’s no stud quarterback like Tajh Boyd, but Georgia running back Josh Boyd could be a difference maker in the Syracuse backfield somewhere down the line. The Norcross (GA) High School product is having a solid senior stint in the state of Georgia’s sixth-best high school...
With The Cougars suffering from a bunch of bumps and bruises - not to mention concussions - this bye week has come at the right time, especially with a big game at Wisconsin coming up. On Monday Coach Mendenhall talked to the media about the bye week, his players' health, and much more.
Louisville junior safety Calvin Pryor has been named a semifinalist for the 2013 Jim Thorpe Award. Pryor is one of 15 semifinalists for the annual award, which is given to the nation’s top defensive back.
THORPE AWARD SEMIFINALISTS
C.J. Barnett, Sr. Ohio State
Deone Bucannon, Sr. Washington State
Landon Collins, Soph. Alabama
Aaron Colvin, Sr. University of Oklahoma
The struggles of the Cougar program is recent years are well documented but these days the mood in Pullman is more optimistic than it has been in a while. What are the reasons for that turnaround and how will Washington State fair against Arizona State on Thursday? Cougfan.com’s Barry Bolton answers those questions and more by Sparky’s Huddle members.
Devils Digest's Becca Winn and Hod Rabino discuss ASU's next game and its various match ups
ASU's offensive lineman talks about the state of his group mid-season and the Washington State game
INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Future Cougar Zaire Andre was already sold on Washington State. But when he saw that the Cougs had thrown the ball 89 times in a game this season, well, the smile on his face grew even wider. Check out these exclusive highlights and more from the three-star product at the site of his Friday night win, and listen to exactly why his prep coach calls him a "...
Mammoth offensive tackle prospect Braden Eggert committed back in August to Washington State but the lineman took an official visit to Oregon over the weekend. Did the Ducks give Eggert something to think about?