How did WSU walk on Simone become ASU star?

WHEN THE COUGARS host Arizona State on Saturday, Jordan Simone will return to Martin Stadium to face his old team. Who, you ask? We won't hold it against you if you don't remember the former Coug walk on who left Washington State after spring ball in 2012 -- and is now a star for the Sun Devils. How’d that happen, anyway? CF.C spoke to his brother and former WSU receiver Gino Simone, here's how he explained it.
November 4, 2015

Cougs post some head-turning Pro Day numbers

PULLMAN – It's a small group of graduating seniors for Washington State in 2013 and the question looms: Are there NFL-caliber prospects among them? If WSU's NFL Pro Day proved anything Thursday, it's that some Cougs will, at the least, be wild cards come draft day next month. Indeed, from this chair, the event was a raging success.
March 7, 2013

LIVE: at WSU Pro Day

COUGFAN.COM's JOE DOYLE is at the WSU Pro Day and has been lighting up the twittersphere. Among the early high points, Wade Jacobson. Indeed, Doyle's article this week on Wade Jacobson's physical transformation and what that could mean for the offensive tackle is proving prophetic…
March 7, 2013

NOTES: Tuel's 350 yards out of the ordinary

THIS IS HOW strange an Apple Cup it was. Jeff Tuel threw for 350 yards and... no touchdowns.
November 23, 2012

Senior Photo Essay: 13 Cougs bidding farewell

FOR 13 WASHINGTON State seniors, today's Apple Cup is more than a rivalry game. It's their final game in crimson. Most names are familiar, some not. One ranks among the great Cougar defenders of the last dozen years. And all had a hand in pouring the foundation for a better future in WSU football.
November 23, 2012

Simone finding his niche after long road

PULLMAN - If Gino Simone's football career doesn't extend beyond the final half of the 2012 season, his next job could include reeling in potential recruits for Mike Leach.
October 11, 2012

A closer look at the Cougar Offense

PULLMAN – When Washington State athletic director Bill Moos hired his new football coach last winter, Moos stressed that Mike Leach was brought aboard not just to win games, but to attract fans with his prolific offense. Midway through Leach's first season, ticket sales, booster numbers and financial donations have all improved dramatically from a year ago. Wins and offense? Not so much.
October 9, 2012

Leach: Some Cougs have 'empty-corpse quality'

THE BIGGEST TALKING POINT for Washington State coach Mike Leach recently has been his team's lack of leadership. Leach continued to discuss those issues and the Cougars' quarterback and offensive line situations during his Monday afternoon teleconference. WSU hosts California at 7:30 p.m. Saturday (TV: Pac-12 Networks).
October 8, 2012