Posted September 12, 2012 on
FOR CLOSE TO A decade now, the Cougar faithful have longed for reasons to holler beyond the Pabst Blue Ribbon-induced shouts to the skies. With Bill Moos' hiring of Mike Leach we feel as though it may be our time again. As I sat in the radio booth during last Saturday’s win over Eastern Washington, I jotted down a couple of notes that I wanted to share with my fellow Cougs.
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SPOKANE -- Mike Leach opted for lunch in Pullman, not Spokane, on Monday as he prepared his team for Friday's ESPN game in the desert with UNLV. While there was some disappointment in a near-capacity room in the Red Lion at the Park for the season’s first Cougar Coaches Lunch, fans like Don Barnett of Spokane Valley said he understood the reason for the head coach’s absence.
PAC-12 PLAY still is a week away, but Washington State coach Mike Leach already is fielding questions about which quarterback he will start Friday night at UNLV (TV: ESPN) – and beyond. Leach discussed that issue, the 60-yard field goal during Saturday’s 24-20 win against Eastern Washington and much more during his Tuesday’s Pac-12 coaches conference call.
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IS FUTURE COUG Demarcus Ayers still rock solid to WSU? The 3-star WR prospect out of the Dallas area verballed to Wazzu and Mike Leach in June but his recruitment continued to explode – he now has 20 offers. And reports have followed he may be looking around. Is there an official visit date to Pullman? Where do other schools stand with him? For answers, we went to the 5-11, 173-pounder himself.
Week two of the college football season has come and gone and Arkansas and Wisconsin are not happy about it. Let's take a look at the games you should be watching this week:
Thursday, Sept 13th
Rutgers (2-0) at USF (2-0); 7:30 PM, ESPN
Outside of Louisville, these are two of the teams in the Big East to watch. Last week, USF struggled at Nevada but pulled it off in the end...
Hello Cougar Nation. A terrific Friday to you all.
ARE YOU READY FOR SOME COUGAR FOOOOOTBALLLLLL?
In case you can't tell, I am as jacked for tonight's game as just about any that I can remember...
So, without further ado, let's click on the ole jumperoo...
Nation, I gotta tell you, this one tonight feels like a new beginning. I mean, ever since...
As the saying goes: Some football is better than no football. And while most people won’t care all that much about the previously horrendous Pac-12 team vs. a consistently struggling Mountain West team, it is a chance to see a handful of future NFL prospects along with the Mike Leach offense back in action as the only football on tonight. Leach has the chance to utilze a senior...