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

Fresno State 2016 Defensive Backs Breakdown looks at the state of Fresno State's defensive backs going into Fall Camp - see which players are locks to start and what positions are open for competition.
July 27, 2016

Sources: Daquawn Brown dismissed by Leach

PULLMAN -- Washington State's football team, already young in the secondary heading into 2015, just got younger. Three independent sources with knowledge of the situation tell that junior-to-be cornerback Daquawn Brown was dismissed from the football program by head coach Mike Leach earlier this month.
December 29, 2014

BREAKING: Leach lands another 4-star verbal

MIKE LEACH AND Washington State continue a dizzying recruiting haul over the last 24 hours. The newest verbal pledge is Kyahva Tezino - a 4-star linebacker out of Los Angeles' Bishop Mora Salesian High. In rapid-fire fashion, the Cougs have landed a pair of four-star prospects in Tezino and safety Shalom Luani, plus American Samoan 'backer Logan Tago and OL Amosa Sakaria, and DT Dillon Faamatau.
December 16, 2014

2015 COUGAR OUTLOOK: Defense

WASHINGTON STATE’S DEFENSE was anything but predictable in 2014. But when it comes to intrigue, this past season could turn out to be a drop in the bucket in comparison to 2015. Looming for this coming season, a new defensive coordinator on the way along with a potential schematic overhaul, and a new defensive backs coach. 2015 COUGAR OUTLOOK: Defense
December 9, 2014

The day after: WSU 2-minute drill

THE CONVENTIONAL WISDOM headed into the Apple Cup said the Cougars would look to get the ball out of Luke Falk’s hands quickly against the Husky pass rush. The convention wisdom turned out to be wrong.
November 30, 2014

Apple Cup Notebook: A failure to communicate

PULLMAN – Linebacker Peyton Pelluer said “a lack of communication” contributed to Washington State breakdowns on defense in Saturday’s Apple Cup. It’s difficult to argue with Pelluer.
November 30, 2014

Fixing slow starts is a top priority in 2015

PULLMAN – Memo to Washington State football coaches: Next season, have the team managers fill the water jugs with Gatorade, not Sominex. While you’re at it, work on spicing up those locker-room pep talks. The 2014 Cougars were a team fraught with weaknesses, but one of the most glaring was a tendency to start slower than a teenager getting out of bed in the morning.
November 30, 2014