WSU NOTEBOOK

THE COUGARS stand to net about $3 million during the bowl season. Pac-12 Conference schools equally divide bowl payouts each year. A record eight bowl representatives from the conference will earn a league-record $43,643,750.
December 17, 2012

Furney's Fated Kick: Frame by Frame

IT'S A KICK that will live forever in the lore of the Apple Cup In 1982, Chuck Nelson was wide right and no one has ever forgotten. On Friday, Andrew Furney was perfect from 27-yards-out, capping a furious Cougar comeback in a game that ranks among the most exciting in the 105 years the two teams have been playing. Photographer Greg Davis captured every second of Furney's now-legendary trey.
November 25, 2012

PRACTICE: Job talk and a trip to Leach Beach

PULLMAN – The Cougars came out and struggled offensively Tuesday afternoon, but coaches didn't let it go unnoticed. Also, inside linebackers coach Jeff Choate discussed the Idaho coaching job and the multiple reports that he will be interviewing. And after a disappointing season, coach Mike Leach said there are few certainties headed into 2013 spring ball.
November 20, 2012

Locker & Toomer step up; QB, OL & LB updates

PULLMAN -- Given the Pac-12 suspension of junior safety Deone Bucannon, some new faces needed to step in Tuesday and staple down the Wazzu secondary. The quarterback situation remains questionable, but a front-runner seems to have emerged. Meanwhile the linebackers continued to shift around Tuesday with another new combination hitting the field.
September 11, 2012

Leach gives Cougs an earful, Halliday with 1s

PULLMAN -- Punishment was the name of the game Monday at Washington State. Whether it was the offensive linemen, wide receivers, defensive line, safeties -- it didn't matter, all received tongue-lashings. As for the quarterback situation with Jeff Tuel and Connor Halliday, the plot thickened…
September 10, 2012

Cougs have big leg, big personality in Furney

PULLMAN -- For the Cougars' senior running back Carl Winston, junior kicker Andrew Furney and freshman linebacker Darryl Monroe – the theme remained constant on Monday. Yes, it was big to get that first win under their belts. But now it's on to the next one. Furney showed he has just as big a personality as he does a leg. And Monroe said fellow 'backer Cyrus Coen, well, he knocks his socks off.
September 10, 2012

For Furney, long distance chance not expected

PULLMAN – Getting the chance to kick a 60-yard field goal is a thrill Andrew Furney embraces -- but one he definitely wasn't anticipating.
September 8, 2012

PRACTICE REPORT: Cougs wrap things up

PULLMAN – The Cougs on Tuesday held their final full practice before they play for real Thursday night at BYU. The WSU coaches preached fundamentals and technique in a session highlighted by numerous drills and non-contact scrimmaging for the starters and key reserves. Mike Leach emphasized that the BYU tilt is just another game, and there's no reason for the Cougs to feel overly anxious.
August 28, 2012