SPOKANE – Ken Wilson says the atmosphere this practice week at Washington State will be charged, especially when it comes to his two senior linebackers who play on Saturday their final game for the Cougars: Cyrus Coen and Mitch Peterson. Meanwhile, Jason Gesser at the Spokane Cougar Club luncheon talked about someone who will have every Cougar fan filled with emotion on Saturday – Steve Gleason.
November 25, 2014
PULLMAN — The name of the Cougars’ game is still improvement. Indeed, some form of that word was used 15 times in the press conference on Monday, and the phrase “getting better” was used about the same amount, if not more. Mike Leach said the Cougars will improve quickly because of their youth and that every week in the schedule is a step, despite the disappointment of losing 38-31 to Oregon.
September 22, 2014
ONE THING ABOUT Mike Leach, he is far more apt to make changes to his starting lineup than most coaches based on week-to-week performance. Two new names hold starting positions on the just-released depth chart for Nevada. And one "old" starter is back on top.
September 1, 2014
THE SEASON OPENER for Washington State was a nervous affair from start to finish. Fingernails must have littered floors around the country, and beneath fans’ chairs at CenturyLink Field, too, if they showed up to watch. Indeed, the game that unfurled in Seattle on Thursday night was an uneasy one and in the end, Rutgers running back Paul James made his job look easy against a helpless WSU defense.
August 28, 2014
WHEN KEN WILSON grabbed his whistle in 2013 for his first spring practice at Washington State, he says he had about five linebackers out on the field. A year later, he has many more quality players who can contribute both in the scheme and on special teams. We asked the Cougar assistant coach for a synopsis on those individuals.
June 27, 2014