TWO MEMBERS of the Cougar football team, both former junior college transfers, have rendered themselves ineligible per NCAA requirements, a source at Washington State has told Cougfan.com. Running back Derrell Hutsona and safety DeWayne Patterson will not return to Pullman next month when the bulk of the team reports for voluntary summer workouts.
May 22, 2007
JOE EPPELE, THE big Canadian who has battled shoulder problems for the last year, is starting to click on the offensive line, WSU head coach Bill Doba said in a wide-ranging chat with reporters. If the 6-7, 277-pound second-year freshman from Vancouver can stay healthy, his future is bright, Doba said. He noted that Eppele runs better and has a thicker body than former WSU standout Sam Lightbody.
April 4, 2007
THE COUNTDOWN TO WSU'S opener at Wisconsin officially kicks off tomorrow with the launch of spring football practices. But the expectations surrounding senior back Derrell Hutsona, who looks to deliver this season on the immense promise he flashed as a prep and JC star, will have to wait. He's sitting out the spring to focus on academics, Bill Doba said Wednesday.
March 21, 2007
PULLMAN--Bill Doba foretold Tuesday afternoon an intense practice to kick off the week was on tap. That it was, reminiscent of the intense, vocal, pad-cracking sessions usually reserved for spring ball and fall camp. With Jason Hill and Michael Bumpus out Tuesday, the WR corps looked sharp, as several find themselves jockeying for potentially serious playing time. Plus, notes and quotes galore.
November 7, 2006
WASHINGTON STATE, already hobbled with injuries, added more names to the wounded list after the UCLA game. However, only one of those players -- defensive back Courtney Williams -- is listed as out indefinitely on WSU's medical report released Monday evening.
October 30, 2006