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Mike Leach does not want to cuddle. He wants to coach a football team that wants to be there, wants to learn – and wants to win. Such sentiment is what Leach conveyed in his season wrap-up teleconference this afternoon on the heels of a 3-9 overall record in his first year on the Palouse.
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SPOKANE – Mike Leach said BUCK linebacker Travis Long is the only Cougar he expects to be selected in the 2013 NFL draft. But would he play linebacker or defensive end in the pros? Leach also touched on Jeff Tuel, recruiting, Marquess Wilson and more.
TEMPE, Ariz. Cardinals center Rich Ohrnberger is comfortable with quarterback Ryan Lindley's hands between his legs:
"Always have been, Ohrnberger said. I accept all comers when it comes to that."
With starter and offensive co-captain Lyle Sendlein out for the rest of the season with a torn knee ligament suffered Sunday against the Rams, Ohrnberger is expected to...
More bad news for the Arizona Cardinals.
Lyle Sendlein, the team's ironman center, is out for the season with a torn left MCL, the latest in a series of injuries to significant players, problems that have figured greatly in the team's losing streak -now at seven games and counting.
The problems are especially acute on offense, where quarterback, running back and left tackle...
Hello Followers. Hope you're having a great week.
In case you missed it, Mike Leach conducted his final official press conference for hte 2012 season. And with that, the ribbon is officially tied on 2012 Cougar football.
For a few, post press conference thoughts on that and a bit more, read on.
First and foremost, in yesterday's press conference,...
Hot News for C Mike Leach
A YEAR AGO today, Cougar Nation -- and much of the college football world, for that matter -- was abuzz with the news Mike Leach and his famed Air Raid were coming to Pullman. Expectations were not just high for this season, but sky high. So when assessing Coach Leach’s first year on the job, there’s no getting around where he began in the expectations game.
Last week: 22 (-6)
Net points per drive: -0.19 (22nd)
DVOA: -7.9% (22nd)
Weighted DVOA: -8.7% (22nd)
Tier 7: Terrible
LG Daryn Colledge: Did not allow a pressure on 55 pass block snaps
RG Adam Snyder: Did not allow a pressure on 55 pass block snaps, 1 penalty
CB Patrick Peterson: Did not allow a catch on 2 attempts, 1 interception, 4 solo tackles, 2 stops, 4 punt...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer Larry Fitzgerald is the most formidable receiver struggling in Arizona's impotent offense, but the whole group is contending with problems often beyond its control.
Bad passes and missed blocks in the protection have thwarted big plays that seemed ripe for the taking. Sometimes when that goes right...
WASHINGTON STATE’S recruiting toehold in Florida began under the previous staff but Mike Leach appears ready to dive back into the Sunshine State. The Cougs have offered a highly touted prep defensive end who holds over 20 full rides and tells CF.C he is in the process of scheduling official visits. Will WSU land one of his five trips?
Green and White Report's Rick Laughland goes Behind Enemy Lines to get the latest scoop on the Arizona Cardinals for AZRedReport's Brad Wibricht.
Both the New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals are battling injures leading up to Sunday's matchup. Find out the latest updates from each squad on today's injury report.
With the coaching carousel spinning furiously, CBR managing editor Allen Kenney reaches out to Scott Roussel of FootballScoop.com for a podcast with the lowdown on all of the latest moves and news on a few names being tossed around for big jobs. Dave Bartoo of CFBMatrix.com also joins Allen to give his stats-based take on the coaching changes.
Among the jobs/names covered: