WASHINGTON STATE throughout the 2016 season fielded one of the top-rated offensive line units in the country, according to Pro Football Focus and others. How have Mike Leach and Co. affected such a turnaround up front since Leach arrived in Pullman? And how did the Cougar hog mollies excel in 2016 despite losing two key ’15 seniors with a ton of starts under their belts?
December 21, 2016
PULLMAN – WSU's starting center Riley Sorenson was taking some time to reflect on his four-year playing career as a Coug when fellow teammate and newest reporter on the scene Cody O'Connell chimed in on the interview. Sorenson talked about the emotions that ran through him and his family when he received a standing ovation after running out of the tunnel in Martin Stadium on senior night.
December 16, 2016
WITH THE regular season in the books, Pro Football Focus has graded all the offensive lines in all the games to date. Where does Washington State rank? Spoiler alert: Only one Pac-12 team is on the PFF list of the top 10 offensive lines in college football.
December 1, 2016
WASHINGTON STATE'S MIKE LEACH had good things to say about the "next man up" mentality and his roster talent during the weekly Pac-12 coaches call. And with the Cougs No. 1 in the Pac-12 and winners of eight straight, Leach reiterated his oft-repeated mantra on why a 4-team playoff just doesn't fly. Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre points to one player who is the face of his team while Cal coach Sonny Dykes has an easy answer to why WSU is on top of the Pac-12.
November 15, 2016
PULLMAN – After State Sen. Mike Baumgartner made waves Monday morning regarding Robert Barber’s suspension from Washington State, Cougar head man Mike Leach in the afternoon said the fifth-year senior nose tackle has Leach's full support.
October 31, 2016
AT THE HALFWAY point of the 2016 season, the figure is simply jaw dropping. No, we’re not talking about Washington State’s passing yards. We’re not referring to a Cougar completion rates or yards per carry. We’re talking about a percentage. Specifically, that the signees of one area recruiter at Washington State are credited in the official stat book for an ungodly amount of yards and points.
October 20, 2016