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Cougs in contention for four-star basketball recruit

Blake Hinson will choose between WSU and two other schools Ernie Kent and Washington State are making a late push to sign Blake Hinson, a four star forward. Hinson recently named WSU among his final three schools and can sign as early as April 11. Hinson was originally slated to be a part of the class of 2019 but recently announced that he reclassified to 2018. In addition to WSU...
Via CougCenter
5 hours ago

CougsFirst! Spokane is set for April 19

The east side of the state gets to try its hand at the west side phenomenon. Two weeks ago, more than 2,000 Cougs poured into the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle for the CougsFirst! trade show and afterparty, but after six years of being a Seattle-only event, the east side of the state finally gets to try its hand: The inaugural CougsFirst! Spokane show will be held...
Via CougCenter
17 hours ago

HCA: WSU spring football 2018 has arrived

FOOTBALL IS BACK, SORTA It’s late March and the Washington State Cougars are heading back to the practice field 15 times over the next month, starting today at 2:30 p.m. So why am I not more excited? The basketball team stunk. The baseball team has been bad. This should be a welcome respite from all of that, and yet ... meh. Some of it is the “we don’t really learn much of anything...
Via CougCenter
23 hours ago

HCA: Pat Chun talks about the firing of June Daugherty

It came as an unexpected surprise to some, and Pat Chun explained his reasoning on Tuesday. Last week, new Washington State athletic director Pat Chun made his first major move in the position. After 11 years, June Daugherty was out as head coach of Washington State women’s basketball. The move came as a surprise to some after Chun said, in his introductory press conference, that...
Via CougCenter
2 days ago

WSU adds East Carolina grad transfer Gardner Minshew to 2018 class

COMIN FOR YOUR RECRUITS, BAMA. Known to have been shopping for some time for a quarterback with experience, the Washington State Cougars appear to finally have found their man as East Carolina graduate transfer Gardner Minshew announced his intention to attend WSU, via Twitter. He will enroll this summer and is eligible to play immediately. “This is an opportunity to compete for...
Via CougCenter
2 days ago

Ex-ECU QB Minshew to head to Washington State

Gardner Minshew -- who started five games at quarterback for East Carolina last season -- is transferring to Washington State, where he will be eligible immediately.
2 days ago

Alabama QB recruit Gardner Minshew changes commitment to Washington State

Gardner Minshew, a graduate transfer quarterback who started at East Carolina, is headed west after initially committing to the Crimson Tide.
Via Sporting News
2 days ago

After committing to Alabama, grad transfer QB Gardner Minshew tweets flip to Washington State

Minshew started five games at East Carolina last season, will come to Pullman as a grad transfer.
Via College Football Talk
2 days ago

East Carolina transfer QB Gardner Minshew chooses Washington State over Alabama

Minshew threw for 2,140 yards, 16 touchdowns and seven interceptions for the Pirates in 2017
Via CBSSports.com
2 days ago

NCAAW: Washington State fires coach Daugherty

Washington State women's basketball coach June Daugherty will not return next season.
9 days ago

Mike Leach being sued by former player over dismissal

Washington State head coach Mike Leach is being sued by a former player who alleges that the coach enforces team rules inconsistently.Zaire Webb, a freshman defensive back, was dismissed from the team in October along with freshman wide receiver Anthony White Jr. for alleged theft at a Walmart. They were accused of trying to steal $225 worth of merchandise by not paying for all the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

2018 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Washington State DL Hercules Mata’afa

From now until the 2018 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a few others will be top-ranked...
Via Steelers Depot
15 days ago

Family of Tyler Hilinski writes letter to Washington State community

In a lengthy letter to the Washington State community, the family of Tyler Hilisnki thanked fans for all of the support shown following the tragic death of the Cougars quarterback.
Via College Football Talk
18 days ago

2018 NFL Draft prospect profile: Luke Falk (QB, Washington State)

Falk isn’t among the top quarterback prospects, but should he be? The 2018 NFL Draft is quickly being defined by its quarterback class, more so than any class in recent memory, save the 2012 class. There is much excitement surrounding the top of the 2018 class, but there are also several talented quarterback prospects besides those in consideration at the very top of the draft. ...
Via Big Blue View
24 days ago

Falk pulls out of Senior Bowl to attend Hilinski’s funeral

Luke Falk and Tyler Hilinski were close. Not only were they teammates at Washington State, but they spent countless hours working together as fellow Cougars quarterbacks.This past week as he attended Senior Bowl practices in Mobile, Ala., Falk has donned Hlinski’s No. 3 jersey instead of his own No. 4 as a way to honor his late teammate. Now he’s made the decision to withdraw from...
Via Sportsnaut
January 26, 2018  |  Discuss

Luke Falk to honor late teammate Tyler Hilinski in Senior Bowl

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk is preparing to show NFL teams what he has to offer at the Senior Bowl, and will also be honoring his late teammate, Tyler Hilinski, in doing so.Falk normally wears No. 4 on the football field, as it relates to his jersey, but he’ll be wearing No. 3 in the annual all-star game on Saturday, according to Dan Parr of NFL.com. Hilinski wore No....
Via The Sports Daily
January 23, 2018  |  Discuss

Luke Falk will wear No. 3 at Senior Bowl to honor late teammate Tyler Hilinski

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk will be taking part in the Senior Bowl next weekend, but he will not be wearing the jersey number he has worn with the Cougars all year. Instead, Falk has chosen to honor his late teammate Tyler Hilinski.Falk has announced that he will wear No. 3 as a tribute to Hilinski, a Wazzu quarterback who took his own life earlier this month. After news...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 21, 2018  |  Discuss

Tyler Hilinski's younger brother shares emotional message on Twitter

The younger brother of Tyler Hilinski shared an emotional message on Twitter Saturday, just a handful of days after the news of the young man’s tragic death became public. Ryan Hilinski gave us some insight into what made his brother so special.“Tyler Hilinski will live on forever,” Ryan Hilinski wrote. “My big brother will live on. He was a brother, a son, a ball player and an excellent...
Via Sportsnaut
January 20, 2018  |  Discuss

Teammate will honor Tyler Hilinski at Senior Bowl

When Washington State tackle Cole Madison takes the field for the Senior Bowl, he will be honoring late teammate and friend Tyler Hilinski with a sticker on his helmet. It’s a nice gesture on Madison’s part. Hopefully the extras he’s bringing go to good use in Mobile, as well.Hilinski was found dead on Tuesday at the age of 21. On Thursday, his death was officially ruled a suicide...
Via Sportsnaut
January 18, 2018  |  Discuss

Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski has died by suicide

Washington State Cougars redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski was found dead on Tuesday after committing suicide, Pullman Police said in a statement.Hilinksi did not show up at practice on Tuesday, which prompted a welfare check on the quarterback by police officers. When they arrived at his apartment, they found the quarterback dead of a gunshot wound to the head. Police...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Potential top draft pick Josh Allen expected to accept Senior Bowl invite

Wyoming product Josh Allen, a potential top pick in the upcoming 2018 NFL Draft, is expected to accept an invite to the Senior Bowl, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Friday. One of the premier pre-draft events, the Senior Bowl is a week-long event in which practices are just as important as the actual game itself. Allen will be competing against some of the top upperclassmen who are...
Via Sportsnaut
January 06, 2018  |  Discuss

USC player ejected for hitting Washington State player in groin

USC was forced to play without its best offensive weapon for the majority of Sunday’s game against Washington State, as Chimezie Metu was ejected from the game for putting a cheap shot on one of his opponents.Metu went to close out on Washington State’s Carter Skaggs in the first half of the game, and attempted to sneak in a shot to the groin in doing so. Metu was hit with a Flagrant...
Via The Sports Daily
January 01, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Luke Falk played with broken wrist, cast since Week 2

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk reportedly broke the wrist of his non-throwing arm way back in Week 2 and played through the injury all year long.Per 247 Sports, Falk was trying to wait until after the season to have necessary surgery done on the wrist. Unfortunately for him and the Cougars, “worsening mobility in the wrist required he undergo the procedure approximately two...
Via Sportsnaut
December 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Staff predictions: Michigan State vs Washington State

It seems like forever since Michigan State played a football game, but the Spartans are gearing up for the Holiday Bowl against Washington State. Here are the isportsweb staff predictions. Ryan Okerstrom: I’ve gone back and forth with this game over the past few weeks. When the WSU aerial attack is clicking, there aren’t many better. When the MSU front four gets pressure on a throw...
Via isportsweb.com
December 27, 2017  |  Discuss

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