MIKE LEACH has made it clear there are three cardinal sins on his team: striking a woman, stealing from a teammate, and using drugs. The recent arrest of rookie lineman Denzell Dotson for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol sparked a debate among WSU partisans: Shouldn't driving under the influence, which threatens lives on public streets, be at least as grievous as smoking pot?
April 20, 2012
PULLMAN — It was one of those days for the Cougars -- the 2-hour plus session out on Rogers Field on Thursday felt twice as long. The Cougs looked sluggish during the early stages of practice and although the tempo picked up late, head man Mike Leach said the lapses are something the young team can't afford.
April 12, 2012
CHARGES HAVE BEEN dismissed against Sekope Kaufusi for marijuana possession, and his attorney says there were questions on the legality of the search. But it remains to be seen if the former starting linebacker will be reinstated to the Washington State football team.
April 10, 2012
MIKE LEACH IN A radio interview with KJR-AM on Monday afternoon said Andrei Lintz is one to keep an eye on, that the door might not be permanently shut on Sekope Kaufusi and that the QB battle may go for awhile, even though Jeff Tuel has been better than advertised.
March 26, 2012
SCHOLARSHIP MATH. The APR. They are convoluted matters in the world of college football -- ones that can be difficult to add up because there are so many factors that go into the equation. With Sekope Kaufusi and C.J. Mizell no longer with the program, and JC linebacker Justin Sagote newly added, there is no better time to crank up a primer on the how and why of scholarship math and the APR.
March 14, 2012
IN A PERFECT world, Sekope Kaufusi wouldn't have left himself open to a misdemeanor citation that has cost him his place on the Washington State football team. Was Mike Leach's decision to dismiss the popular linebacker too harsh? The right choice? A tough call with no easy answer? Cougfan.com went looking for reaction from some trusted WSU partisans and came away with a range of impression.
March 2, 2012