Washington State Rumors & News

  • Washington State's Mike Leach frustrated with satellite camp ban

    The Score "As we await Jim Harbaugh's comments on the NCAA banning satellite camps, another coach has already weighed in, and he's not happy. "It appears that the selfish interests of a few schools and conferences prevailed over the best interests of future potential student-athletes," Washington State..." April 09

  • Washington State's Calvin Green arrested on 2 misdemeanors

    The Score "Washington State defensive back Calvin Green was arrested early Sunday morning, according to The Daily Evergreen. The junior was booked for hit-and-run unintended and reckless endangerment in the second degree, according to the Pullman Police report. Earlier Sunday, police arrested and released..." March 08

  • WSU Cougars RB Jamal Morrow cited for driving under influence

    Seattle Times "Washington State running back Jamal Morrow was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence. According to the Pullman Police Department, Morrow was pulled over at about 12:30 a.m. Sunday for driving the wrong way down California Street, a one-way street. A..." January 19

  • Logan Tuley-Tillman will transfer to WSU

    The Spokesman-Review "Logan Tuley-Tillman, a graduate transfer who formerly played at Michigan, will finish his college football career at Washington State. The 6-foot-7, 310-pound offensive lineman was an Under Armour All-American in high school, and appeared in two games for the Wolverines. Tuley-Tillman, who is..." January 18

  • Washington State extends Mike Leach's contract through 2020

    CBS Sports "Following a 9-4 season, culminating in a Sun Bowl victory, Washington State has given coach Mike Leach a contract extension through 2020. Defensive coordinator Alex Grinch and assistant head coach/defensive line coach Joe Salave'a also signed multi-year extensions to remain in Pullman. “Mike..." December 29

  • Mike Leach: Arizona State should be investigated for sign stealing

    The Spokesman-Review "The last two opponents to face Arizona State claim the Sun Devils gained an advantage by stealing and interpreting the signals that are relayed from the sideline during the game, and Washington State coach Mike Leach has no intention of being the third. The NCAA rulebook prohibits “any attempt..." November 03

  • Washington State opener could be postponed or moved due to wildfires

    CBS Sports "Eastern Washington has been plagued by wildfires during an unusually hot and dry summer, and Washington State's home opener against FCS Portland State could be moved or postponed due to the fires' effect on air quality, Cougars athletic director Bill Moos told the Spokesman-Review on..." August 26

  • Kyrin Priester wins appeal, cleared to play for WSU

    Fox Sports - College Football "Wide receiver Kyrin Priester has won his appeal with the NCAA and will be eligible to play immediately for the Washington State Cougars this season. Priester, who previously enrolled at Clemson, was a four-star recruit out of Georgia in 2013 and enrolled early at Clemson in 2014. He was one of..." August 19

  • Darryl Monroe transfers from Washington State to Akron

    Orlando Sentinel "Former Orlando Dr. Phillips and Olympia linebacker Darryl "Ray Ray" Monroe, who spent his first three football seasons at Washington State, has transferred to the University of Akron for his senior season. Monroe (6-foot-1, 235), who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology at WSU,..." January 19

  • Washington State hires Michigan defensive assistant Roy Manning

    SI - College Football "Michigan cornerbacks coach Roy Manning has been hired as Washington State’s outside linebackers coach according to a source. A deft and energetic recruiter, Manning, 33, is expected to help the Cougars’ current recruiting class that is ranked as highly as 28th nationally by one service. New..." January 19

  • WSU’s Xavier Cooper declares for NFL draft

    Seattle Times "Washington State junior defensive lineman Xavier Cooper has decided to forego his final year of eligibility and declare for the NFL draft. Cooper finished the 2014 season with 37 tackles, including a team-leading 9.5 tackles for loss, and five sacks. For his career, the Tacoma native recorded..." January 05

  • QB Connor Halliday injures right leg

    ESPN "Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday was carted off the field in the first quarter of the Cougars' home game against USC with a right leg injury. Halliday, the national leader in passing touchdowns, passing yards and completions per game, appeared to have his right leg caught under USC..." November 02

  • Connor Halliday sets single-game passing record

    CBS Sports "Connor Halliday has earned himself a place in the record books. Halliday threw for 734 yards in Washington State's 60-59 loss to California Saturday night, breaking the FBS record that Houston's David Klingler set against Arizona State in 1990. Halliday's 734 yards are also the most passing..." October 06

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Former Washington St. QB Tyler Bruggman Transferring To Louisville

    Card Chronicle "Tyler Bruggman, a former four-star recruit who spent the past season at Washington State, will transfer to Louisville and play for Bobby Petrino. Mike Hughes of InsidetheVille.com was the first to report the news. After a bizarre string of events on national signing day 2013 (thanks mostly to a..." July 24

  • Report: former four-star QB Tyler Bruggman leaving Wazzu

    College Football Talk "Earlier this offseason, Austin Apodaca decided to transfer out of the Washington State football program. Sunday, it’s lather, rinse, repeat at the quarterback position for the Cougars. Reportedly. In a tweet from Britton Ransford of WazzuWatch.com, it’s being reported that Tyler Bruggman has..." July 13

  • Cougars add linebacker Chandler Leniu to recruiting class

    The Spokesman-Review "Washington State head football coach Mike Leach announced Tuesday that linebacker Chandler Leniu has signed a financial-aid agreement to play for the Cougars this fall. Leniu, a 6-foot-2, 230-pounder, originally signed a letter of intent with the California Golden Bears. Leniu, who played at..." June 26

  • WSU’s Ivan McLennan arrested

    The Spokesman-Review "Washington State linebacker Ivan McLennan was arrested on Sunday for unlawful handling of weapons capable of producing bodily harm after pointing a nonlethal Airsoft pellet gun at a student. We have more information on his arrest after the jump. Pullman police commander Chris Tennant..." June 20

  • UCLA LB Aaron Porter to transfer to Washington State

    Orange County Register "Linebacker Aaron Porter, a former four-star linebacker who left UCLA in April, will transfer to Washington State. Porter never made a meaningful contribution in his two seasons at UCLA -- even after switching to fullback late last season." June 02

  • Boise State RB Baltazar transfers to Wazzu

    College Football Talk "Chris Petersen and a handful of assistants moved from Boise State to the state of Washington this offseason to take over the Huskies football program. Another individual with Broncos ties has now moved on to the same state as well, albeit a couple of hundred miles to the east. Washington State..." April 10

  • Washington St. CB Daquawn Brown charged with assault

    CBS Sports "Washington State cornerback Daquawn Brown was arrested last Friday in connection with an on-campus fight the previous weekend, the Associated Press reports, and charged with two counts of assault. Citing campus police, the AP reports Brown stands accused of striking both a man and a woman..." March 12

  • WSU’s Marks arrested for assault in Pullman bar

    Seattle Times "Washington State wide receiver Gabe Marks was arrested in Pullman at 2 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Pullman Police Department’s daily activity log. He was arrested for fourth-degree assault, second-degree criminal trespass, being a minor intoxicated in public and frequenting a tavern as a..." February 11

  • Wazzu WR Gabe Marks arrested, cited for misdemeanor assault

    Seattle Times "Washington State wide receiver Gabe Marks was arrested in Pullman at 2 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Pullman Police Department’s daily activity log. He was arrested for fourth-degree assault, second-degree criminal trespass, being a minor intoxicated in public and frequenting a tavern as a..." February 10

  • Former WSU WR Rahmel Dockery could end up at Oregon State

    SB Nation "Wide receiver Rahmel Dockery’s long journey as a college football player could see him wind up at Oregon State. The former three-star recruit from the Tacoma, Wash., area signed with Washington State in 2011, but greyshirted that fall before joining the Cougars in 2012. He then redshirted that..." January 21