Seen & Heard on Planet Coug

ADD COWBOY BOOTS to the list of non-football topics that Mike Leach has a strong opinion about. When's newest correspondent, Adam Lewis, asked offensive line coach Clay McGuire on Thursday if the Cougar staff had veered into any off-beat conversations of late, McGuire didn't hesitate.
April 20, 2012

Moos shakes up the Pac-12 with Leach hire

PULLMAN – Bill Moos, who has vowed to change the "culture" of Washington State athletics, may have changed the landscape of Pacific-12 Conference football for years to come when the Cougars announced Wednesday that offensive guru Mike Leach has agreed in principle on a five-year contract as head coach.
November 30, 2011

OL Fullington on upward glide path

PULLMAN – The question caught John Fullington off guard more than any safety blitz ever had. Fullington, a sophomore offensive guard on the Washington State Cougars, practically bleeds crimson nowadays. However, Fullington grew up in Belfair surrounded by family members and relatives who were Washington graduates and/or diehard fans. So, John, fess up: Were you ever a Huskies fan?
November 25, 2011

For Sorensen, it's about line depth

PAUL SORENSEN HAS taken in a few fall camp practices in Pullman this month, and he likes what he sees. He has raves for Jeff Tuel, Alex Hoffman-Ellis, Deone Bucannon, Kristoff Williams, Toni Pole, Anthony Laurenzi and several more of the frontline starters. But there are also areas that give him pause as the Cougars countdown to the kickoff of the 2011 campaign.
August 29, 2011

OT WADE JACOBSON: This is our time

PULLMAN – Wade Jacobson, a criminal justice major, is receiving a fine education at Washington State. If Jacobson learns half as much in the classroom as he did on the football field last year, he'll graduate with honors.
August 26, 2011

Steve Morton dissects Cougar offensive line

WHEN IT COMES to the offensive line at Washington State, don't get caught up in the depth chart. That much becomes clear early on when talking with Steve Morton, the Cougs' offensive line mastermind who enters his 37th year of coaching this fall in Pullman.
August 2, 2011

Cougs and Mountaineers compare notes

WSU OFFENSIVE coordinator Todd Sturdy and Dana Holgorsen, the newly named head coach at West Virginia, have been friends since their days playing college ball together at St. Ambrose in Davenport, Iowa. And now in their professional lives, that friendship is paying dividends.
July 7, 2011