Pac-12 messed up badly in snub of Mel Hein

EXCEPT FOR USC, which was accorded the same number of selections as the entire rest of the league combined, every school can protest at least one major omission from the Pac-12 All-Century football team the league unveiled last week. No oversight, however, comes even close to the snubbing of legendary Cougar center Mel Hein.
December 8, 2015

Colts' Mr. Clutch keeps on kicking

The NFL's oldest player at 42 has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for November after making all 11 field goals.
December 3, 2015

The greatest Cougar victory of all time?

DESPITE TRAILING BY 14 at halftime, Dennis Erickson remembers going into the locker room confident his team could move the ball on the No. 1-ranked team in the country. John Husby recalls the coach's speech about Cougar pride lighting a halftime fire.
October 29, 2013

Entering 21st Year, Hanson's Still Got It

Long-time Detroit Lions placekicker Jason Hanson still has the leg to not only kick accurately, but with distance.
August 3, 2012

Cougs, BYU, ESPN & Thursday? Sounds historic

IF THE PAST IS prologue, as the old saying goes, then you can write this down with a Sharpie: The Cougars are going to win a wild one against Brigham Young in their new, ESPN-driven Thursday evening showdown on August 30. Mike Leach, you see, will not be the first first-year Washington State head coach to play BYU in Provo on national television on a Thursday.
May 16, 2012

After 20 years, Lions' Hanson ready to win

Last week Jason Hanson literally kicked off his 20th season with the Detroit Lions, tying an NFL record. Although other milestones loom in the distance, with Detroit's possible turnaround, the veteran has his sights set on something bigger.
September 16, 2011

NFL Cougar Highlights: Week One

LEGENDARY COUGAR kicker Jason Hanson helped his Detroit Lions secure an opening day victory on Sunday and added his name—yet again—to the NFL record book simply by stepping on the field.
September 12, 2011