Apple Cup Celebrity Predictions

WSU LINEBACKER Peyton Pelluer's family is about as deep into the Apple Cup as one family can be. His dad, grandpa and great-grandpa preceded him on the Cougar football team, while his uncle and brother played for the Dawgs. Oh, and did we mention that pops also had two career moves that took him to UW as an assistant coach in the late 1990s and again in the mid-2000s?
November 28, 2014

Old Coug Nwachukwu is just getting warmed up

CHIMA NWACHUKWU never played a down of pro football after leaving Washington State, but he might prove to be one of the most notable former athletes to ever come out of WSU. The guy with the last name most people struggled to pronounce, the guy former WSU assistant coach Chris Ball once said he wouldn't be surprised to see become a future president, is making tracks at the ripe old age of 25.
June 4, 2014

Mr. Nwachukwu goes to Washington (as in D.C.)

A PRO FOOTBALL career does not await Chima Nwachukwu, but the future has never looked brighter for the Washington State defensive back who wrapped up his four years in uniform last month in the Apple Cup.
January 7, 2011

Cougs bring fire to chilly Martin practice

PULLMAN – Martin Stadium has so much snow in it that inmates from the Department of Corrections were enlisted to start clearing the stands Wednesday. Fittingly, much of what they removed wound up on what will be the Husky sideline Saturday. Meanwhile, on the slick but clear Field Turf, the Cougs went at it with gusto. Big hits were all around. Plus, there was a welcome face back in the secondary.
December 1, 2010

NOTEBOOK: Cougs becoming a sack happy bunch

AFTER LOGGING just 13 sacks last year, Washington State in 2010 is in reach of doubling that number for 2010. The Cougars have 23 sacks this season. Eleven of those have come from defensive linemen, with DE Travis Long posting a team-high four QB takedowns.
November 24, 2010

Cougs at the head of the class

BEING RECOGNIZED FOR ACADEMIC HONORS is becoming a habit for the Washington State football program under Paul Wulff. In 2008, the Cougars under Wulff tied for tops in the Pac-10 for the most honorees named to the Pac-10 Conference All-Academic team. In 2009, they did it again. This year, WSU led all schools in first team selections with seven.
November 17, 2010

Chima tackles the corner, Brink looks on

PULLMAN — Safety Chima Nwachukwu went back to his roots on Tuesday. With CB Daniel Simmons' shoulder injury, the Cougs are taking a long look at the guy who has started 21 games at corner over his Washington State career.
November 11, 2010

Cougs are banged up

PULLMAN—The number of walking wounded continued to grow on Monday during practice, with a starting wide receiver turning an ankle. The Cougs did, however, get a couple of players long on the injured list back for the full pad session.
November 2, 2010