Washington State’s offense hasn’t changed, Washington head coach Chris Petersen said this week. Any offensive system is only as successful as the players running it, and quarterback Gardner Minshew has the Cougars rolling.
Mike Leach has some interesting thoughts, and on Monday, he shared what a fantasy brawl between Pac-12 coaches would look like. And, in case you’ve forgot, here are some of the WSU coach’s greatest hits.
No. 8 Washington State and Cougars coach Mike Leach are gearing up for a Pac 12 title and CFB Playoff runs. But the ex-Texas Tech Red Raiders coach also has some funny thoughts on Halloween and strippers.
Pac-12 officials have fined Washington State University $25,000 because its fans rushed the field following the Cougars’ 34-20 win over the Ducks in Pullman on Oct. 20. The game coincided with ESPN College GameDay’s much-anticipated first-ever trip to the Palouse.
Gardner Minshew completed his first 19 passes of the second half and drove No. 14 Washington State to a 42-yard field goal by Blake Mazza with 19 seconds remaining to lead the Cougars to a 41-38 victory over No. 24 Stanford on Saturday.
Washington State University officials investigated allegations of sexual harassment against staff member and former football star Jason Gesser and found no violations of school policy, school President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Pat Chun said Thursday. This comes after the school’s newspaper, The Daily Evergreen, published an extensive article about the harassment allegations.
An internal audit has found extensive mismanagement within the budget-challenged Washington State athletic department, including the possible inflation of home football attendance figures and the improper distribution of free tickets to football games.
Washington State quarterback Luke Falk is regarded by most analysts as a mid-to-late round prospect in this week's NFL draft, which suits him just fine. A former walk-on at WSU, Falk will again have to fight to earn his spot on a team.
Former Washington State University linebacker Steve Gleason has been nominated for the highest civilian honor awarded by Congress. Legislation to award the former New Orleans Saints player the Congressional Gold Medal was submitted by senators Bill Cassidy and Patty Murray.