WSU recruiting notebook: Leach sighting

IF YOU WERE wondering where Mike Leach was out on the recruiting trail Monday night, we have the answer. Leach and a pair of Cougar assistant coaches were at the home of a 3-star prospect, verbally pledged to Cal, who tripped to Pullman last month.
Today at 9:16 AM

Coeur d’Alene 4-star QB a fan of Falk, Cougs

TWO HIGH-PROFILE area recruits from the 2018 class who verballed to Oregon this past summer -- Coeur d’Alene QB Colson Yankoff and Spokane WR Devin Culp -- both decommitted recently after the coaching change in Eugene. What might that mean for Wazzu? CF.C talked with Yankoff, already rated a 4-star prospect, to find out. And Cougar fans, I think it fair to say, are going to be pleased.
Last Thursday at 3:41 PM

WSU's next DL coach from Gopherland?

A COUGFAN.COM message board poster may have cracked the key to Washington State's search for a new defensive line coach following Joe Salave'a's move to Oregon. And get this: the coach in question had a hand in kicking the Air Raid offense back to the Stone Age in the Holiday Bowl.
Last Wednesday at 5:45 PM

WSU's Falk went with his gut on decision

WASHINGTON STATE's leader of the Air Raid passing attack, Luke Falk, said his decision to return for his senior year rather than entering the NFL draft came down to one thing.
Last Wednesday at 10:18 AM

Who will be WSU's next defensive line coach?

MIKE LEACH has been known at Washington State for making unforeseen assistant coach hires, and our cursory look at potential defensive line coaches to replace Joe Salave’a consists of an intriguing mix. But the first name that jumps out at this early stage?
January 10, 2017

Salavea leaving WSU, agrees to terms w/ Ducks

JOE SALAVE’A AND OREGON have reached an agreement in principle, sources with knowledge of the situation tell Cougfan.com. Barring an unexpected change of heart or a snag during the formal contract approval process, the Cougar d-line coach is leaving Washington State, the sources said.
January 9, 2017

Air Raid: From humble birth to game changer

THE AIR RAID hasn’t just changed how offense is played at Washington State since Mike Leach's arrival in 2012, but really how the game of football is played at all levels. S.C. Gwynne, an author and historian out of Austin, Texas, has written a colorful book – “The Perfect Pass: American Genius and the Reinvention of Football” – about the birth of the Air Raid 25 years ago.
January 8, 2017

WSU's Sage: Football junkie, loves recruiting

DEREK SAGE is a football junkie who loves to recruit. That was the big takeaway from this chair after a Thursday conference call between the media and Sage, the Cougars’ new inside receivers coach.
January 5, 2017