Showdown: Shaumbe Wright-Fair vs. Samoa Samoa

THEY AREN'T necessarily the most famous names to grace the Palouse, but they are -- literally -- the most unique, memorable and plain old cool-sounding monikers to have graced Cougar football. As closes in on its 12th anniversary, we dusted off and updated one of the first projects we ever sent into cyberspace: the Cougar All-Name Team.
July 26, 2010

Stout Beaver D poses tough test for Cougs

WHILE OREGON STATE will be without two defensive starters, and three players total, for the first half against Washington State, the OSU defense remains rock solid, said Bill Doba -- as evidenced by the lauded d-line. The emergence of running back Chris Ivory last Saturday was a welcome sight for Coug fans, but will WSU be able to run against Oregon State's defense? Because no one else has.
November 13, 2007

Cougar grid report: boot camp for Collins

JED COLLINS, one of the key cogs in the crimson offense, will begin the practice week on the sidelines in a boot as he rests an injured ankle. The news on the Cougar tight end isn't all bad, however.
November 12, 2007

DOBA: Overconfident for UI? Look at the tape

THE COUGS ARE 24-POINT FAVORITES against Idaho this Saturday but Bill Doba says there's one very good reason the Wazzu players should not be overconfident -- the game tape from San Diego State. A number of crimson rookies tasted their first collegiate action in the 45-17 win at Qwest, injury notes, a sure-handed group of league leading receivers at Washington State, plus much more.
September 10, 2007

PHOTO ESSAY: Raining offense in Seattle

SEATTLE -- Alex Brink connected with 10 different receivers and the Cougars carved up the San Diego State defense to the tune of 654 offensive yards. The defense, after starting slowly, logged four sacks. The CF.C photo essay: Washington State vs. San Diego State at Qwest Field, presented in living Technicolor.
September 10, 2007

SCRIMMAGE 2: D rules but Dillon, others sharp

PULLMAN -- The Cougar defense came out hotter than the Martin Stadium turf as the Washington State Cougars returned to the Martin Stadium Wednesday for the second scrimmage of fall camp. The Cougar D stifled the offense the first two possessions, not allowing the football to cross the goal line.
August 16, 2007

EVENING SESSION: Doba on D; injury news

PULLMAN--Bill Doba loves to talk football almost as much as he loves to coach it. And when Doba gets to coach and talk defense, well, life doesn't get a whole lot better for Washington State's head man. Doba, depth chart in hand, sat down prior to Sunday night's practice and provided a position-by-position analysis of the Cougar D. Also, some injury news at 'backer, observations, plus much more.
August 12, 2007

CHAT SUMMARY: George Yarno 'unplugged'

GEORGE YARNO covered all bases Thursday in a lunch-time chat session with CF.C regulars. From returning starters Kenny Alfred and Bobby Byrd to rising stars Micah Hannam and Joe Eppele. From a starting five if the season began today to a trio of improving walk-ons, he covered the territory. Among the other topics were the Lesuma brothers, Grady Maxwell's work ethic, and a whole lot more.
June 7, 2007