COUNTDOWN TO 2013: Cougars LBs Preview

PULLMAN -- The Cougs return three-fourths of their starting linebacking unit in 2013. The squad thrived at times last season in Mike Breske's blitz-happy scheme, but they weren't always consistent. That consistency level should tick upwards in 2013. And perhaps the biggest question of all – just how good can Darryl Monroe 2.0 possibly be?
July 16, 2013

PHOTO ESSAY: Crimson in motion

PULLMAN -- Spring drills are underway out on the Palouse and Washington State is moving at full speed under Mike Leach. From the CF.C lens, here are 22 more exclusive shots of the Cougars in action.
March 27, 2013

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

DAY 16: Leach cracks whip; special teams woes

PULLMAN–The Cougs came out Sunday lacking vigor, hustle and effort. Fighting sweltering heat, the Wazzu offense sputtered and failed to establish any sort of tempo. And Mike Leach wasn't pleased. He proceeded to make it very clear to the players that if the Cougs are going to go anywhere this year, it will be predicated on effort and hustle. Plus, a ST report and a corner was sporting a new cast.
August 19, 2012

SCRIMMAGE 1: Explosive offense on display

PULLMAN -- Offense dominated the afternoon Saturday as the Cougars suited up for a live scrimmage for fans to enjoy. Senior quarterback Jeff Tuel and sophomore Connor Halliday were prolific, hitting a variety of wide receivers for scores all afternoon. Temperatures exceeded 90 degrees once again, but Washington State fans were not phased as more than 1,000 spectators attended at Martin Stadium.
August 11, 2012

WIDE RECEIVER: WSU Fall Camp Preview

PULLMAN -- Armed with a bona fide All-America candidate and a bevy of potential game-breaking wide receivers, Mike Leach's "Air Raid" offense would seem to fit perfectly with WSU's 2012 roster. The Cougars are going to rack up yards through the air this season. Here's CF.C's wide receiver breakdown headed into fall camp.
July 31, 2012

Bontemps & other notable depth chart notes

A POST-SPRING DEPTH CHART was released by Washington State this week for Pac-12 Media Day. Keep in mind it doesn't list any of the new arrivals, such as WR Gabriel Marks and NT Ioane Gauta for example, who are expected to challenge for playing time when fall camp gets underway Aug. 2. Still, it does yield plenty of intriguing data, starting with walk-on wide receiver Bennett Bontemps.
July 27, 2012