Pat Porter leaves team, fireworks at practice

PULLMAN – Tuesday's practice ended with news that cornerback Pat Porter is no longer with the program. Porter wasn't listed on the roster handed out at practice, and Mike Leach confirmed that Porter has left the team.
October 20, 2015

Thursday Night Football yields mixed success

PULLMAN -- If it's Thursday, it's time for Thursday Night Football at Cougar practice. Tyler Hilinski took the bulk of the quarterback snaps, while cornerback Treshon Broughton got some reps in his first real scrimmage work. But as one Cougar assistant coach noted, the tackling left something to be desired.
September 3, 2015

Robert Barber: A good day for WSU defense

PULLMAN -- Washington State's defense would not be stopped Wednesday, after Tuesday's less than riveting performance. The players were unhappy about Tuesday's effort and execution, and they channeled their frustration and disappointment into emotional drive to be better than the offense a day later.
August 19, 2015

Cougfan TV: The WSU takeaway crowd

LEWISTON -- The No. 1 emphasis for the Cougar D through nine days of fall camp has been on generating those elusive takeaways. These defensive backs are among the guys counted on to make 'em happen. Set to music and in slideshow form, as shot by Rod Commons for
August 18, 2015

Lewiston stay ends with interesting scrimmage

LEWISTON -- The ninth day of preseason camp saw an end to Washington State's protracted stay in Lewiston, but the Cougars made sure to leave Sacajawea Junior High School with one final scrimmage Sunday. It was a scrimmage whether neither side gave quarter, leaving plenty to settle as the yellow school buses return to Pullman for the continuation of camp.
August 16, 2015

Coug O leaves lasting impression on final day

PULLMAN — That's a wrap for Washington State spring ball. One last chance to polish up mistakes from the Crimson-Gray game. One last chance to show coaches who ought to get playing time come fall. The Cougar offense left a final impression, though not a decisive one, defeating the defense in one of the closest team scrimmages during the five-week spring practice session.
April 28, 2015

Q&A: WSU's Porter likes hands-on approach

PULLMAN — As he enters his sophomore year at WSU, Patrick Porter has already worked with two position coaches/defensive coordinators. But being mentored by Alex Grinch this spring, he says, has been a blessing. caught up with Porter after practice to discuss Grinch, his favorite Mike Leach story and more.
April 22, 2015

Day 4: Defensive front tees off on Coug O

PULLMAN — Day 4 of Washington State's spring practice was a good time to see Joe Salave'a show off his moves. The Cougar defensive line coach was a fountain of enthusiasm and emotion after watching his unit dominate most of Thursday's team drills.
April 2, 2015