PULLMAN -- The Cougs ended the first practice of the week less one special teamer, as punter Darryl Blunt has been suspended indefintely for "conduct detrimental." Injury claimed a defensive end. Plus, there's a change in the defensive tackle rotation, says line coach Mike Walker. And all that doesn't cover the half of it.
October 2, 2007
LINEBACKER ANDY MATTINGLY and either Christian Bass or Xavier Hicks at safety figure to get a prime time chance to help shore up the Cougars' beleaguered defense this weekend against undefeated Arizona State in the wake of injuries that have shelved two starters. Meanwhile, for the doom and gloom crowd, Bill Doba has a different take on the rest of the season.
October 1, 2007
PULLMAN -– Cougar quarterback Alex Brink is unequivocal in assessing the importance of Saturday night's game between Washington State and Arizona. "I said it before the season, there's gonna come a time where we're going to have to make the season what it is and step up to the plate," he said Tuesday. The Cougs and Cats are each "at a crossroad and we need to take it and go somewhere with it."
September 26, 2007
PULLMAN -- The Cougar defense came out hotter than the Martin Stadium turf as the Washington State Cougars returned to the Martin Stadium Wednesday for the second scrimmage of fall camp. The Cougar D stifled the offense the first two possessions, not allowing the football to cross the goal line.
August 16, 2007
PULLMAN--Bill Doba loves to talk football almost as much as he loves to coach it. And when Doba gets to coach and talk defense, well, life doesn't get a whole lot better for Washington State's head man. Doba, depth chart in hand, sat down prior to Sunday night's practice and provided a position-by-position analysis of the Cougar D. Also, some injury news at 'backer, observations, plus much more.
August 12, 2007
PULLMAN—It was helmets and shoulder pads only Tuesday but the intensity was more that of a full pad session -- with a few spirited 'discussions' occurred between the offense and defense -- before, during and after play. Meanwhile, one of the two units asserted themselves most. A couple rookies were again singled out by Bill Doba for their performance. Plus, a bunch of crimson-hued news and notes.
August 7, 2007
PULLMAN -- With the start of the Washington State 2007 fall camp just over two weeks away, the Cougs' voluntary summer workout and conditioning program is rapidly coming to a close. As the players get ready to turn the corner, Cougfan.com presents this exclusive crimson and gray pictorial of summer sights -- out in the warm Palouse sun and presented in glorious, living Technicolor.
July 19, 2007
FOUR ATHLETES FROM Washington State's 2006 recruiting class can no longer be called future Cougars --- they are Cougars. A wide receiver, a pair of cornerbacks, and a linebacker have enrolled early, taking summer courses and participating in the team's voluntary summer workouts. Plus, they're already putting in extra time and reps with some big-brotherly Cougar veterans.
June 28, 2007