Jahad Woods had one of the most impressive statistical feats by a Washington State football player not named Anthony Gordon last season, registering 141 tackles in 13 games.
Abraham Lucas, Washington State’s prolific right tackle, was an imposing center for a few Archbishop Murphy teams, demonstrating the same combination of footwork, strength and intellect that’s made such a dominant presence on the right side of the Cougars’ offensive line.
Even with a national pandemic wedged between football seasons, most Washington State fans could still summon memories of the 2019 campaign and recite the moments that shaped Mike Leach's eighth and final year with the Cougars.
It may not be that Nick Rolovich didn't understand the premise of the question. He just didn't agree with it.
Rather than predicting WSU's win-loss record — something we may do eventually, after getting a better sense of who'll be on the field for Rolovich — we'll start by gauging the games on the Cougars' revised schedule, based on degree of difficulty.
The next time Washington State gets a commitment from the quarterback position, there’s a chance he’ll come from the 2023 recruiting class.
By The Seattle Times
PULLMAN — A few weeks ago, Kyle Smith spoke about the importance of retention for his Washington State program.
PULLMAN — Nick Rolovich’s acts of kindness started with taking his family out to eat each night to support Pullman restaurants that were struggling as the coronavirus outbreak took hold.
ABERDEEN, Wash. — Cameron Bennett, a Wa-Hi grad who wrestled at Pioneer Middle School as well as with the Blue Devils, was among 12 Washington State University club wrestlers that qualified for the 2020 NCWA National Championships later this week in Allen, Texas.
PULLMAN — Washington State coach Nick Rolovich’s coaching staff is now (unofficially) complete.
PULLMAN — Almost one week before national signing day, Mason Miller and Washington State apparently have added another piece to their offensive line, receiving a commitment from Utah offensive tackle Rodrick Tialavea.
PULLMAN — Brandon Arconado’s standout senior year at Washington State wasn’t limited to huge catches and key plays on the field for the Cougars.
PULLMAN — When Cheez-It Bowl public relations director Scott Leightman introduced the teams participating in this year’s Arizona showcase during a teleconference Sunday afternoon, he teased an “offensive explosion” between Washington State and No. 24 Air Force, who each enter the postseason …
PULLMAN — Dealing with a serious heart infection, it’s likely that forward Deion James will miss the remainder of the 2019-20 basketball season for Washington State.
By The Associated Press
SEATTLE — A regular season of highs and lows culminated with a familiar low for Washington State — the Cougars losing 31-13 to Washington at Husky Stadium, extending their skid in the Apple Cup to seven years.
PULLMAN — Washington State hasn’t exceeded 17 points in an Apple Cup since 2012, so the Cougars shouldn’t be too particular about when they score Friday afternoon at Husky Stadium.
PULLMAN — CJ Elleby’s long, frizzy hair may be the most striking aspect of the sophomore forward’s exterior.
SPOKANE — One official has been suspended and others have been downgraded for making what the Pac-12 determined a “breakdown in officiating mechanics and communication” during the third quarter of Washington State’s 33-20 loss at California on Saturday at Memorial Coliseum.
EUGENE — In a post-Oregon edition of the Washington State rewind, we revisit CJ Verdell’s big night against the Cougars, Tay Martin’s emergence – or rather, re-emergence – at the “X” receiver spot and where Wazzu’s postseason hopes stand in the wake of a 37-35 loss to the Ducks on Saturday night.
PULLMAN — Nonstop rain, the familiar trappings of Martin Stadium and the sight of a Colorado quarterback wearing No. 12 may have been just the blend of things Washington State’s defense needed to turn the corner, or at least take an initial step toward doing so, while snapping a three-game l…
PULLMAN — A three-star wide receiver who committed to Washington State over the summer could now be playing his college football elsewhere.
SPOKANE — Gonzaga’s Corey Kispert and Washington State’s CJ Elleby are on the 20-player watch list for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
PULLMAN — Washington State head coach Mike Leach vehemently refuted a claim by his former quarterback, Connor Halliday, that a feud existed between Tracy Claeys and Darcel McBath, and that feud is what caused WSU’s defensive coordinator to resign from his post in the middle of the season.
PULLMAN — It isn’t that Mike Leach envisioned Washington State’s defense giving up 143 points in three games, ceding 1,715 total yards of offense through the first third of the Pac-12 schedule or going 10 full quarters without causing a turnover.
PULLMAN — An esteemed member of Washington State’s Alamo Bowl-winning 2018 football team is returning to the Cougars in a coaching role.
SAN FRANCISCO — Regardless of what might have been said, CJ Elleby never had serious intentions on transferring from Washington State.
PULLMAN — Washington State went to a renowned quarteback factory on the Hawaiian island of Oahu for its latest commitment in the class of 2020.
PULLMAN — Months ago, Washington State announced Klay Thompson would be the second player in program history to have his jersey retired by the school.
SALT LAKE CITY — Instead of being a Pac-12 showdown between undefeated teams, Saturday night’s game was a battle to stay relevant.
PULLMAN — Utah’s defensive backs pressed up against the chests of USC’s wide receivers. They scaled them like jungle gyms. They made attempts to bump the big, strong wideouts off the ball, and direct them away from their intended route paths.
PULLMAN — Jerry Neuheisel, an offensive graduate assistant at UCLA, gave the Bruins life when they didn’t have much of it midway through the third quarter at Martin Stadium.
PULLMAN – The recent wave of quarterback injuries in the National Football League may be an unsettling trend for anyone playing the position at the professional level, but it’s also created an opportunity for less-heralded backups who generally throw their only passes in preseason games.
PULLMAN — After a great deal of speculation over the last month, HBO announced it will spotlight Washington State and three other schools, Arizona State, Penn State and Florida, in a college football all-access series that will air later this fall, the network revealed Wednesday.
NEW YORK — The Jets are banged up, struggling and searching for answers, and their fans are already fed up.