Leach: Good spring game but some street ball

SPOKANE – Mike Leach was mostly pleased with how his Cougs performed in the spring gameon Saturday, but the head man also saw some freelancing going on. Meanwhile, defensive coordinator Alex Grinch talked about Grant Porter’s chances to compete for a starting corner job, and what’s next for the Cougar D.
Last Saturday at 7:19 PM

Leach: Those guys are idiots

PULLMAN — The concept of momentum has been questioned by some sports journalists and academics for a while now. Bill Barnwell, a top ESPN football writer, once wrote, “it's time to put to rest the ridiculous notion that momentum exists (and matters) in the NFL.” Washington State's Mike Leach has a slightly different take than the naysayers. “Those guys are idiots,” Leach said.
Last Friday at 9:40 AM

Scavenger hunts not Leach's favorite pastime

PULLMAN -- After watching too many of what he calls "scavenger hunts" for the football, Cougars coach Mike Leach wants his centers to work on their snaps ... during practice, after practice, after homework, almost all day long. Other than that, he said, the WSU football team has improved on its consistency this spring.
Last Tuesday at 6:36 PM

Leach: Falk and Hilinski neck and neck

PULLMAN -- Mike Leach loves competition and the Washington State principle that you have to win your job every day. After the Cougs’ second scrimmage of the spring, he casually slipped in that quarterbacks Luke Falk and Tyler Hilinski are “neck and neck” this spring.
April 15, 2017

Battle at Z: Patmon responds to Leach zapper

PULLMAN —Mike Leach dished out some tough love to wide receiver Dezmon Patmon headed into spring ball at Washington State. How has the second-year sophomore responded?
April 7, 2017

LEACH: Guys flash one day, others the next

PULLMAN -- Mike Leach after practice talked about his team's steady pace in the right direction so far this spring. Updates on tackle Ngalu Tapa, the progress of lineman Robert Valencia, some of the defensive backs who have "flashed" and who to expect to do the punting on fourth down were topics of discussion in his session following practice.
April 6, 2017

Take a moment to appreciate Dillard's size

COUGAR RECRUITING FANS loved that an in-state product from Woodinville was coming on board at Wazzu. But an unheralded offensive lineman prospect with no other Pac-12 offers who weighed just 245 pounds? That generated some consternation on the CF.C forums back in 2014. Three years later, and with half his WSU career still in front of him, take a look at Dillard now.
April 6, 2017

WSU spring ball: A slight lead at center

PULLMAN — Mike Leach has always had an affinity for his Cougar offensive linemen, he spent six seasons coaching the position as an assistant. So it's especially intriguing to hear Leach talk about the battle at center this spring between Frederick Mauigoa and Noah Osur-Myers to replace longtime starter Riley Sorenson in the middle of the Cougar offensive line.
April 5, 2017