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Phoenix (Ariz.) Brophy Prep quarterback Tyler Bruggman, who pledged to Washington State in June, remains firmly committed to Mike Leach and the Cougars.
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Mike Leach, Washington State's head football coach, talks with Matt this week about what has been a challenging first season as head coach. They discuss the idea of trying to change the losing culture; his players' low expectations of themselves; and why the future looks bright. Plus, he talks about his recent ban of Twitter, his impressions of the Pac-12 conference, and...
TEMPE – Friday night’s playoff semi-final game for future Washington State Cougar Tyler Bruggman couldn’t have gone much worse. His Brophy Prep Broncos were routed, 30-0, by Mountain Pointe, and his next head coach, Mike Leach, was on hand to watch the first half.
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Brock Motum scored 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the field to help Washington State crush Utah Valley 72-49 on Wednesday night.
Mike Ladd added 13 points, DaVonte Lacy chipped in 11 and hit three 3-point baskets and contributed with six assists to help Washington State (2-0) start its season perfect.
Washington State ended the half with a commanding 45-22 lead which included...
On paper, if ASU was looking for a contest to bounce back from a four-game skid, then a home date with a struggling Washington State team (2-8, 0-7 Pac-12) is exactly what the doctor ordered. Then again, despite their record the Cougars at times have proven to be a formidable opponent with a very potent passing offense. How will the Sun Devils fair in their last home games of the 2012 season?
Whether it’s a winless record in the Pac-12 or accusations of mental abuse by Head Coach Mike Leach and his staff, these are turbulent times in Pullman. Cougfan.com’s Barry Bolton discusses ASU’s next opponent and some of the issues that have affected the program in 2012.
The Brigham Young Cougars continue to plug holes in future schedules. BYU made its fourth scheduling announcement this month today by announcing a two-game series with the UNLV Rebels. These games will be played in 2014 and 2015. Both years the schools will meet in November. UNLV will travel to Provo and play on November 15, 2014, exactly two years from today. BYU will return to...
PULLMAN – The Cougs battled frigid temperatures on the practice field Tuesday evening, but looked sharp and full of energy. Head coach Mike Leach named a starting quarterback for Saturday, and outside linebackers coach Paul Volero said any statements that allege abuse or mishandling during halftime at Utah were false.
ON FRIDAY and as expected, the Washington State Board of Regents put their stamp of approval on the $61 million football operations building. Time won’t be wasted – construction begins this month. The Regents, I was announced Friday morning by the school, approved the project by a unanimous vote.
THREE VERBALS commits to the Washington State football program who were reached this week by Cougfan.com remain steadfast in their pledges following the PR firestorm that has surrounded the program the last two weeks. And all offered gracious takes on Marquess Wilson’s words and actions.
PULLMAN – Brock Motum knows what people are saying about the Washington State basketball team, but that doesn’t mean he has to like it – or, more importantly, agree with it.
That game was Oregon-close, which is to say Oregon was comfortable in the 4th quarter, but still one or two weird plays away from a loss. That’s as opposed to twenty absurd plays away from a loss. Elsewhere, don’t look now but the Puppy Dawgs grabbed their third straight by demolishing Utah in Washington’s best performance of the season.
UCLA jumped out to a huge lead against...
AN OFFICIAL VISIT to Washington State can change a lot of things for a prospect. It can both dispel preconceived notions and create new ones. And for a visitor this past weekend out of California, it can also mean he comes out of the trip with a new leader.
"Gotta keep the Devil, down in the hole..."
Welcome to the 2nd to last week of Cougar football. We are heading to the desert to take on Sparky’s Devils who find themselves with their once promising season on the rocks. Tempe is a place where, historically, Cougar dreams have gone to die. This season our dreams are already as dead as Julius Caesar, so we have that going...
ANOTHER FIRST-HALF MELTDOWN. Washington State coach Mike Leach changed quarterbacks from senior Jeff Tuel to sophomore Connor Halliday, but it made little difference as the Cougars went scoreless during the first half en route to a 46-7 loss Saturday at Arizona State. WSU narrowly produced its first points at Sun Devil Stadium since 2006, but saw its losing streak extended there to 11 years.