Rotten Apples, but some hope for future

SEATTLE--The defense was willing, but the offense wasn't able. The Cougs went through three QB's in the first half, and none of them were WSU starter Jeff Tuel. Still, WSU had their chances before the game got away in the second half. After the first shutout since 1964 in the Apple Cup, Paul Wulff revealed one reason why things might be different in '10 -- the likely return of James Montgomery.
November 28, 2009

PRACTICE: News and notes from the Palouse

PULLMAN -- Cougar football practices are out of sight, out of mind for 99 percent of the fans. Most people show up on Saturdays, plop their fanny on a seat and ask to be entertained for 3 hours. For the players, it's an entirely different story.
November 25, 2009

PRACTICE: Lopina takes the reins, INJ update

PULLMAN -- The Washington State Cougars received more encouraging news on the injury front Tuesday, but the chances of starting quarterback Jeff Tuel playing in the Apple Cup appeared to take a turn for the worse. That, plus news and notes from practice, an update on Tony Thompson and more.
November 24, 2009

Wulff follows Price's Apple Cup tactics

PAUL WULFF HAS some strong feelings on the annual rivalry game which will be played on Saturday. He also further updates the status of injured quarterback Jeff Tuel, talked about if Kevin Lopina looks to be the starter, ran down the 411 on several other players, shared his thoughts on UW tight end Kavario Middleton's comment about putting 50 on the scoreboard against the Cougs plus much more.
November 24, 2009

Visions of 2008 OSU game resonate with Wulff

OREGON STATE QB Sean Canfield, then the backup and with time winding down and the game well in hand, threw for a 39-yard fourth-quarter score in last year's WSU-OSU game. Paul Wulff was asked about his thoughts on that today, and he updated the status of several injured Cougars. Plus, he gives his thought on his job security.
November 19, 2009

NEW STORY: Lopina to start vs. OSU

PULLMAN -- Today's practice session saw Paul Wulff name a starter at quarterback for the penultimate game of the season that's also the home finale. He also increased a player's suspension time and did some shuffling on defense. And another injury is making things complicated. Plus more ....
November 18, 2009

Game basically over after 90 seconds

IN A SEASON where horrible starts have become omnipresent, this one against UCLA might have been the worst. Three possessions. Three interceptions. If there was any solace for head coach Paul Wulff it might be this: any lingering debate among fans on the merits of burning Jeff Tuel's would-be redshirt was definitively stamped out after the first five passes on Saturday.
November 14, 2009

Lobster aims to step it up; is happy for Tuel

PULLMAN -- Marshall Lobbestael, the new top gun on the Palouse, took all but a handful of snaps with the first-team Tuesday during Washington State's first practice since Saturday's meltdown against Hawaii. The third-year sophomore from Oak Harbor said he's aiming to step up his game this week. Meanwhile, the plan for Jeff Tuel on Saturday is unclear.
September 15, 2009