THERE ARE TIMES when Mansel Simmons, says his brother, still experiences some of the effects of the altercation that forced him to give up football at Washington State. But, an article in the Spokesman-Review says, he's much improved from where he was in March. And he'll be returning to WSU as a student next month for summer courses.
May 28, 2013
PULLMAN – What a difference a summer will make. The next time Washington State hits the practice field, there will be as many as seven quarterbacks in uniform. That's up from three during the just-concluded spring season. And it points to a battle not just between Connor Halliday and Austin Apodaca for No. 1, but between Jesse Brown and a quartet of expected newcomers for the No. 3 role, too.
April 26, 2013
MANSEL SIMMONS ON Wednesday posted a notice on his Facebook account that he is retiring from football due to injuries suffered in an altercation that allegedly involved an Idaho football player. The 6-4, 226-pound Simmons would have been a redshirt sophomore this season.
April 24, 2013
PULLMAN – The Cougs were out in full force Tuesday at practice, cracking shoulder pads for the first time this spring. Regardless of which quarterback was taking snaps, the offense worked well and won the day. Coaches also made some rotations with the 1's and 2's, heating up some of the biggest position battles for onlookers. That, the hits of the day and more…
March 26, 2013