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
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 Cougfan.com that junior-to-be cornerback Daquawn Brown was dismissed from the football program by head coach Mike Leach earlier this month.
December 29, 2014
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
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
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.