Backbone of WSU resurgence was 2013 class

WHEN YOU REWIND the clock on previous Cougar recruiting classes under Mike Leach, you can draw a line between the 2013 crop and a WSU football program with 13 conference wins the past two seasons. This class was loaded. Yes, like all classes there was some attrition, but on whole the 2013 class was the backbone of the Washington State resurgence on the gridiron.
February 14, 2017

Will WSU's Marks receive NFL combine invite?

THE OFFICIAL NFL combine invitees list was still embargoed as of Monday afternoon but in looking around cyberspace on the draft prospects for a pair of Cougars, an invitation to the Feb. 28 - March 6 event would have the potential to boost their stock in a major way.
February 13, 2017

A dozen WSU seniors bid farewell

IT'S A SMALL SENIOR CLASS at Washington State who will don the crimson and gray for the final time on Tuesday in the Holiday Bowl -- 12 to be precise. But there are some big shoes to fill in 2017.
December 26, 2016

Coug OL recruiting, performance: A sea change

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

CFC TV: Sorenson reflects on career at WSU

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

PFF: WSU o-line among nation's 10 best

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

A Leach oldie but goody: More playoff teams

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

Cougar OL is Isotoner perfect in rout of Zona

WAY BACK WHEN, Dan Marino used to be a pitchman for Isotoner gloves, saying they were the perfect gift to "take care of the hands that take care of you.”
November 5, 2016