Posted April 30, 2012 on
WE LEARNED A lot about Mike Leach in his first spring at WSU over 15 practice sessions. He can install a prolific offense in but four days. He doesn’t yell much, dishing out both praise and disapproval in calm, measured tones. And had he been born earlier, he would have made one helluva NASA man back in the 1960s.
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THE HIRING OF offensive guru Mike Leach has attracted unprecedented amounts of offseason media attention to the Washington State football program, and the overwhelming majority of that attention has been positive. That trend continued when SportingNews.com’s Steve Greenberg handed out his national Spring Football Awards.
The Arizona Cardinals made a big splash in the draft by grabbing the hyper-talented WR from Notre Dame Michael Floyd.
Not only should he succeed but in a Boldin sort of way he instantly makes Larry Fitzgerald that much better.
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MIKE LEACH HAS OFFERED an intriguing prospect out of the state of Idaho. The WSU area recruiter is Jeff Choate, whose stock as a recruiter soared in recent days. Choate, you see, recruited five guys for Boise State that got picked in the NFL Draft -- two were first-rounders. Two were from Idaho. Which leads us back to the Idahoan with the crimson offer. Is he a BUCK, or is he an Andrei Lintz-type?
The Arizona Cardinals selected wide receiver Michael Floyd with the No. 13 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.
This was an excellent selection for Arizona, and some experts even believe Floyd is a better prospect than Justin Blackmon. Stud Larry Fitzgerald looks to benefit with a major upgrade with Floyd as his wingman, but the rookie wont be fantasy starter material unless...
All the questioning and criticism that occurred when the Cardinals exited the first two rounds of the draft without an offensive lineman has since turned into ... well, something other than questioning and criticism.
The Cards' decision to take potential No. 1 receiver Michael Floyd in the first round, then wait to grab three potential O-line contributors -- including highly...
A source close to University of Miami quarterback Jacory Harris confirmed this afternoon that Harris will participate in the Dolphins rookie mini-camp next Friday to Sunday, but he has not signed a contract with the team. In fact, Harris will also participate in the Arizona Cardinals rookie mini-camp, which is on a different weekend. Harris is still a longshot to make the Dolphins...
Arizona Cardinals: B-
Having Michael Floyd in this lineup will help Larry Fitzgerald and Kevin Kolb. If they can find a way to pass block, Floyd's presence should tell the Cardinals if they have their QB of the future, or whether they need to go back to the drawing board. But I'm not sure they can protect. Bobby Massie is one of the better values of the draft at No. 112...
Former Arizona Cardinals offensive lineman Rex Hadnot has signed a one-year contract with the San Diego Chargers.
Hadnot, 30 was cut primarily for salary-cap purposes as he carried a $2.65 million salary-cap figure and was scheduled to make a $1.5 million base salary.
Dallas native and current Arizona Cardinals Cornerback Mike Adams to hold Camp of Conquerors 7-on-7 Tournament. The winning team will receive $5,000 for its high school program.
Larry Fitzgerald reportedly lobbied Cardinals management to draft Floyd, but the team insists Fitzgerald isn't heavily involved in the draft process.
HE’S ALREADY MASSIVE, checking in at 6-foot-8 and 350 pounds and he's still just a junior in high school. He holds an offer from Mike Leach, and has already taken two unofficial visits to Washington State this spring. Is a Cougar camp visit in late June also on tap?
(Unquiet on the Western Front is SWRT's look at the Pac-12, WAC,
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We will get by. We Will Survive.
Officials of the WAC say the conference will survive the reported defections of San Jose State and Utah State to the Mountain West Conference, and Texas -San...