THE COUGAR BLOG: Updated April 26, 2:11 PM

A RUNNING LIST of news, notes, quips and quotes from in and around the Cougar Nation. Updated regularly.
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Coug WR Patmon took Leach's words in stride

SPOKANE – Cougar wide receiver Dezmon Patmon after the spring game smiled when asked about how Mike Leach, heading into spring drills, questioning his focus and approach.
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WSU SCRIMMAGE: Falk & Hilinski put on a show

PULLMAN — Is there a quarterback controversy in Pullman? Almost certainly not, but according to WSU head coach Mike Leach, senior and presumptive starter Luke Falk (6-4, 225) and sophomore Tyler Hilinski (6-3, 217) are “neck and neck right now.”
April 15, 2017

WSU SCRIMMAGE: Cougar D racks up the sacks

PULLMAN — With nine sacks and an interception, the first full scrimmage of WSU spring camp was a good day for the Cougar defense. Two first-teamers on the Wazzu stop corps stood out in particular.
April 8, 2017

CFC TV: Pelluer's unfinished business

PULLMAN -- The season opener is 156 days away but Cougar linebacker Peyton Pelluer is already feeling a sense of urgency this spring. He's part of a good-sized WSU senior class that has, Pelluer says, unfinished business on the table. Pelluer also spoke about how much coordinator Alex Grinch means to the defense, and to him personally.
March 31, 2017

A first at linebacker this spring at WSU

COUGAR LINEBACKERS COACH Ken Wilson has something for the first time in his five years at Washington State. And he’s smiling ear to ear about it this spring.
March 24, 2017

WSU ROSTER: The Continent increases land mass

THE GENERAL RULE of thumb is for football players to gain weight over the winter and into spring ball, before leaning up with the conditioning work that kicks in after spring and throughout the summer. And Cody O’Connell, Derek Moore, Andre Dillard and others are certainly bigger this spring.
March 23, 2017

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