Ol’ Coug Travis Long and the long road back

TO SAY TRAVIS LONG is the picture of perseverance doesn’t quite do it justice. The former Cougar buck is trying to do something only one NFL player has done before – recover from three ACL tears. His quest hit a road block when Philadelphia waived him on Wednesday after two days in camp. Will another NFL team give him a shot?
July 28, 2016

Where do WSU's Vaeao & Long fit in Philly?

DESTINY VAEAO starts rookie mini camp with Philadelphia today and at least one sports reporter covering the Eagles believes the old Cougar and the team's move to a 4-3 defense from a 3-4 could be a dreamy match.
May 13, 2016

Seen & Heard on Planet Coug

WASHINGTON STATE'S non-conference football schedule may not be all that daunting, but the same cannot be said for the Cougars’ Pac-12 slate. Sports Illustrated released its preseason Top 25 Wednesday, and the Cougars face five of the teams -- ranked between 10th to 18th -- during a six-week stretch.
August 6, 2015

Travis Long ready to resume NFL career

EIGHT MONTHS since surgery to repair the torn ACL in his left knee and two-and-a-half years since surgery to repair the torn ACL in his right knee, former Washington State standout Travis Long says he’ll report to off-season workouts today with the Philadelphia Eagles with close to a clean bill of health.
April 20, 2015

NFL Cougar Highlights: Week Five

TODAY’S SETBACK TO Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos aside, the Arizona Cardinals — with a 3-1 record — are off to a strong start, as is their rookie safety from the Palouse, Deone Bucannon.
October 5, 2014

PHOTO GALLERY: Cougs in NFL camps

JEFF TUEL IS ON center stage, poised to become the first undrafted rookie quarterback to start an NFL season opener in at least 45 years and likely longer. But there are 10 other Cougs knockin' heads in NFL training camps right now. And we offer the following visual proof.
August 29, 2013

Travis Long talks to CF.C about new NFL gig

TRAVIS LONG has always been reluctant to give interviews - and particularly ever since he was sidelined at the end of last season with torn knee ligaments. But he spoke with CF.C on Thursday, and the ol' Coug covered a lot of ground.
August 1, 2013