FOR 13 WASHINGTON State seniors, today's Apple Cup is more than a rivalry game. It's their final game in crimson. Most names are familiar, some not. One ranks among the great Cougar defenders of the last dozen years. And all had a hand in pouring the foundation for a better future in WSU football.
November 23, 2012
THEY CAME TOGETHER almost overnight, a mostly unheralded collection of prepsters and a handful of JC players. So how'd they turn out, this hastily gathered group of 25 athletes that Paul Wulff and staff had six weeks to secure after succeeding Bill Doba at the helm of Cougar football?
November 16, 2011
THE TEARS FLOW. But not from the pain of the fractures in his neck or the steel halo he must wear for a few more weeks (though that does his hurt), Cougar defensive back LeAndre Daniels tells Vince Grippi in a heartwrenching story in the Spokesman-Review. The tears come because Daneils' first love in life ended in the blink of an eye.
October 4, 2010
PULLMAN -- What first appeared a minor injury for starting safety LeAndre Daniels has ended his playing career. Several Cougs missed the workout session this afternoon to rest, but the focus was on the news about Daniels. So who now steps into the breach opposite Chima Nwachukwu, and how well prepared are the Cougs to absorb the loss?
August 27, 2010
PULLMAN – Chima Nwachukwu, WSU's senior safety and honor student, isn't fazed by the pundits forecasting doom for his Cougars. "A successful season is going to a bowl," he said Thursday night after the final scrimmage of fall camp. To get there, the Cougs must substantially improve their play in first halves.
August 26, 2010
PULLMAN--Full contact, the act of taking players down to the ground, won't get underway at WSU's fall camp until Thursday. But there's still some shoulder pads poppin' out on the Palouse. The CF.C lens zooms in on Cougs Tyree Toomer, Jeffrey Solomon, LeAndre Daniles, Arthur Burns, Rickey Galvin, C.J. Mizell, Aaron Dunn, Hallston Higgins, Kristoff Williams, Sekope Kaufusi, Justin Clayton and more.
August 11, 2010