Posted October 18, 2012 on
PULLMAN -- The Cougars responded. Twenty-four hours after a disastrous practice performance, Washington State came out with energy, putting forth a strong performance Wednesday evening. The offense was clicking for the majority of the afternoon, but coach Mike Leach is demanding more from his defense. One thing is for sure -- just about anything would be a step up from yesterday.
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PULLMAN – Washington State coach Mike Leach’s scathing Monday comments? Those were but a prelude. Tempers were high and patience was low on the Tuesday practice field. The Cougar coaches had no patience for excuses, mishaps or poor play. The offense and special teams struggled and consequences followed. And the quarterbacks and wide receivers – they may STILL be going at it...
A 3-STAR hoops prospect was in Pullman over the weekend and he tells CF.C the trip could not have gone any better. From Friday’s "ZzuMania" start to the hoops season, to a big surprise inside Beasley Coliseum during his tour, combo guard raved about his trip. Although he didn’t commit during his visit, he told CF.C he has a new top three. And Washington State is the school to beat.
FORMER WASHINGTON STATE basketball players continue to transform the Cougar Nation into the Cougar World. Indeed, Cougars are playing pro ball everywhere from the NBA to New Zealand to South Korea to Germany and beyond.
FOUR LITTLE-USED Washington State football players, none of whom have played this season, are no longer listed on the official roster and have left the program, Cougfan.com learned this morning.
PULLMAN -- A lingering knee injury and lack of playing time prompted Blair Bomber to leave the Washington State football program earlier this week, the speedy slot receiver from Lynden told Cougfan.com Wednesday evening. And while he said the decision wasn’t easy, he knows exactly where the new path is heading.
Fallbrook (Calif.) offensive lineman Sean Dowling, who committed to UCLA earlier this year, took an unofficial visit to Washington State over the weekend...
THERE WERE TWO defensive linemen from the state of Alabama who took official visits to Washington State this past weekend. CF.C readers yesterday caught the story of Gerald Sterling's verbal. The other visitor? While the national-type prospect didn’t commit to the Cougars, he did come away singing the praises of all things Washington State and a certain WSU assistant coach...
WHILE THE scoreboard in Pullman was on the fritz and the outcome of the game was less than hoped for, one thing was clicking for Washington State over the weekend: recruiting. A big lineman from the Sacramento area returned home Monday after tripping to Washington State and tells CF.C his Palouse impressions were lasting ones.
Scottsdale (Ariz.) Chaparral athlete Jake Roh left Washington State impressed.
SEAN DOWLING would seem a perfect fit for Mike Leach’s Air Raid offense featuring wide splits on the offensive line. The three-star offensive tackle prospect has very good feet, excels in pass blocking and is a very athletic 6-6, 265-pounds with room to pack on the bulk. And he officially visited Pullman this week. But...
LESS THAN A week removed from a d-line verbal out of 'Bama, Wazzu's Mike Leach is back at it in SEC country – this time offering a three-star receiver prospect out of Georgia. The burner from the Peach State has double digit offers and told CF.C that he “definitely” plans on tripping to Washington State for an official visit.
THE QUARTERBACK DEBATE. That remained the central topic among the media during Tuesday’s Pac-12 coaches’ teleconference as Washington State’s Mike Leach decides whether sophomore Connor Halliday and senior Jeff Tuel starts when the Cougars next play Oct. 27 at Stanford.
CALEB NEWMAN, a 6-3, 225-pound linebacker from Lynden, burst onto the Washington State recruiting radar in May and subsequently earned a scholarship offer. He's off to solid start this season and after another great outing last Friday night he talked with Cougfan.com about Mike Leach, linebackers coach Jeff Choate, and his other suitors.