Mike Leach, Cougar players react to loss

ALBUQUERQUE – Washington State fans trudged out of University Stadium in stunned silence after their football team collapsed in the final minutes at the New Mexico Bowl. Mike Leach and Cougar players spoke at length about the shocking defeat and its potential impact on the program's future.
December 21, 2013

What They're Saying: New Mexico Bowl Edition

WE'RE STILL MORE than 48 hours away from the Cougs' bowl game vs. Colorado State but there's been no shortage of scribes weighing in from near and far on the New Mexico Bowl. Here's the pre-game edition of what they're saying ...
December 19, 2013

Mastro critiques Coug running game, young RBs

PULLMAN -- Mike Leach and Jim Mastro want the Washington State running backs to lead the conference in all-purpose yards. With three regular season games left to play this season, they're a very long ways from that goal. So how do the Cougs get there? Mastro, as always, gave a direct answer.
November 8, 2013

WSU NOTEBOOK: A candid Halliday postgame

PULLMAN – Connor Halliday and his teammates on the Washington State offense had plenty of trouble trying to solve Arizona State's rock-solid defense Thursday night. But the Wazzu quarterback had no trouble explaining why the offense struggled.
November 1, 2013

5 things you might not know about the Cougs

THE COUGARS ARE two wins away from going bowling with four games left -- everyone near and far agrees the Cougs are mightily improved over last year and the future looks bright under Mike Leach. There's still one thing that has continued to be bedevil Wazzu on offense though…
October 25, 2013

Lost in the detritus, what the Cougar OL did

PULLMAN — It might be little consolation for CougFans right now. And in just looking at the final score, it's easy a day later to overlook it. But the performance of the Cougar offensive line against Oregon State lends hope for the future – both in the near term and down the road.
October 13, 2013

Fake punt haunts Cougars

PERHAPS IT IS time to eliminate the fake-punt call from Washington State's playbook. Permanently. For the second time in less than a decade, that play proved disastrous for the Cougars during Saturday's 52-24 loss against Oregon State in a Pac-12 contest at Martin Stadium.
October 13, 2013