THE WARM FEELING for Cougar fans won't subside anytime soon following a thrilling double overtime finish in this year's Apple Cup win over the Huskies. Paul Wulff and the Cougar staff, however, have no such luxury. For Washington State, a tough road game to Hawaii looms, and Wulff has asked the Cougar players one very pointed question in particular headed into the final game of the season.
November 25, 2008
PAUL WULFF on Thursday afternoon set the probable offensive line starters left to right for Arizona State on Saturday -- Vaughn Lesuma, Steven Ayers, Kenny Alfred, B.J. Guerra and Micah Hannam. There's been "a little bit" more stability on the offensive line the last two weeks, said Wulff, and if the o-line, and the Cougs, take another step forward this Saturday, then...
November 13, 2008
PULLMAN -- Among the topics touched on by the crimson trio of Xavier Hicks, Vaughn Lesuma and Tyrone Justin, the big hits, playing a different position, when a pair of interceptions suddenly become incompletions, and some strong words about the play that finished Gary Rogers' season.
September 21, 2008
PULLMAN -- Full speed and up close in your grill, more photos from Washington State's 48-9 victory over Portland State, including Rogers, Lopina, Lobbestael, Trent, Frischknecht, Alfred, Gibson, Hicks, Tardy, Ivory, Kooyman, Lesuma, Eppele, Thompson, Mattingly, Danaher and more.
September 20, 2008
THINGS ARE GOING to change. Big time. That was the message Paul Wulff delivered on Sunday. The secondary and offensive line are among the spots where position battles, moves, or both will take this week as the Cougs look to regroup Saturday against Portland State after a lackluster 0-3 start. At quarterback, both may play this weekend.
September 14, 2008
PULLMAN -- A WSU Athletic Department employee took issue with me last week. Really let me have it. Got more than a little bit riled up. Like you, I was absolutely shocked. I mean, I'm the kindest, sweetest, most humble person I know. Just ask me.
September 10, 2008
WASHINGTON STATE MAY get back their starting punter for Cal, a trouble spot for WSU last week, with Paul Wulff cautiously optimistic Tuesday on the return to duty of Reid Forrest for Saturday. Also taking a wait and see approach during the practice week, said Wulff, will determine the availability of starting left tackle Vaughn Lesuma. The early week news wasn't as promising on two Coug defenders.
September 2, 2008
THE HEADLINE MAKER from Paul Wulff's Tuesday press conference was the expulsion of Andy Roof by a student conduct board, but there were plenty of other nuggets as well. Among them: Wulff is comfortable with the d-line's maturity, several running backs might see the field Saturday, his thoughts on the Qwest game and more.
August 26, 2008