MIKE PRICE WILL rightfully be linked to Washington State legends when he is formally inducted into the WSU Athletic Hall of Fame during a dinner in Spokane on Friday. Price and six others, including one of Price's QBs in Jason Gesser, will also be recognized during the WSU-Idaho game on Saturday. Heading into the big weekend, CF.C talked with the man who guided WSU to two Rose Bowls.
September 14, 2016
FORMER WASHINGTON STATE coach Bill Doba told CF.C on Tuesday that punter Kyle Basler will be inducted into the Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame on July 31 in San Diego. Basler placed four punts inside the 5-yard line and a fifth inside the 13-yard line during the Cougars' 28-20 win over then-No. 5 Texas in the 2003 Holiday Bowl. He was named the game's defensive MVP.
July 23, 2013
BILL DOBA REMAINS so glib and friendly at age 71 that even with just 10 minutes to chat you can fill up a notebook. The ol' ball coach was in Spokane this week to kickoff WSU's week-long series of events leading up to Saturday's Crimson & Gray Game. A Monday gathering celebrated the Cougs' memorable win over Texas in the 2003 Holiday Bowl that capped Doba's first season as head coach.
April 19, 2012
ASSESSING A new coach's talent is an inexact science, and for Cougar fans it's been a hotly debated subject. In the last decade, Washington State has hired two football coaches, Bill Doba and Paul Wulff, and three men's basketball coaches, Dick and Tony Bennett and Ken Bone. With the NFL Draft nearly here, CF.C presents this in-depth look from a conference perspective.
April 27, 2011
WHENEVER BILL DOBA gets the feeling that he misses coaching college football, he walks to the den of his Vandalia, Mich., home and studies a picture on the wall. It's a crisp shot of Doba's face while the last play of his career as the head coach at Washington State unfolds.
November 3, 2009
PULLMAN -- Paul Wulff the idealist wants his football team to be flawless after five days of practice. Paul Wulff the realist forces himself to take a deep breath and take a more sensible approach. "There were moments of really good stuff and not," the Washington State coach said after the Cougars practiced in full pads for the first time Saturday morning.
August 9, 2008
WITH THE FINAL draft of Paul Wulff's head coaching contract still at the printers, speculation is already at warp speed on just who the former EWU head man will surround himself with on the Washington State coaching staff. And at first glance, it is a list chockfull of candidates familiar to both Wulff and the Cougar nation.
December 11, 2007