NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Britton Ransford brings us the 2012 Cougars NCAA football preview. The season is less than a week away. Here’s a breakdown of the coaching, the offense, the defense, the special teams, players, and what their chances are. Mike Leach is ready to go. Intrigue has focused around the quarterback battle between senior Jeff Tuel and redshirt sophomore Connor Halliday.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Britton Ransford reports on the Cougs NCAA football preaseason award lists as released by various committee’s. Possible Heisman trophy, Maxwell, Biletnikoff, and Butkis Award candidates? Here you go. Andrew Furney, Jeff Tuel, Connor Halliday, Marquess Wilson, Travis Long are the Cougars nominated in 2012. Here’s a breakdown of the players, and what their awards chances are.
NWSB Writer Britton Ransford profiles the top 5 players to watch on offense for the Washington St. Cougars this upcoming 2012 season. Obviously the quarterback position is going to have a instrumental impact on any offense. Jeff Tuel put some distance between himself and Connor Halliday in the quarterback battle this spring. It’s impossible to exclude WSU wideout Marquess Wilson from this list too.
NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford weighs in with his Cougars football worst moments. For starters 2009. Washington State fielded arguably one of the worst teams in college football history. Or Mike Price leaving for Alabama. Or January 1, 1998. Who wishes they didn’t see Michigan’s Brian Griese vs. WSU’s Ryan Leaf in an epic showdown. All Cougs fans want to forget these moments in time.
NWSB’s Washington State Cougars blogger Insider Steve tells us today the real competition hasn’t started yet with regards to Jeff Tuel vs. Connor Halliday at Cougs offseason practices. It won’t begin until Halliday is 100% healthy and on the practice field giving Tuel his best shot. At that point Coach Mike Leach can begin the process of evaluating these two.
Jason Green one of our Pac 12 bloggers has the Washington State Cougars season recap article. The Cougars didn’t achieve the success they hoped for in 2011. Firing Paul Wulff at the end of the year and bringing in Mike Leach (Former Texas Tech coach). Connor Halliday, Marquess Wilson, Rickey Galvin and Carl Winston all return in 2012.
Northwest sports blogger Jason Green reports on the news that Seattle native and former Skyline High School star QB Jake Heaps has recently announced he will transfer from BYU. Now that Heaps is transferring the next question is where will he go? The WSU Cougars may be high on Connor Halliday, but Mike Leach might like Jake Heaps on the roster too.
It’s Apple Cup time, the Washington State Cougars vs. Washington Huskies Saturday November 26th 2011. Check out the live betting odds, ncaa handicapping preview, and gambling trends. Marshall Lobbestael needs to ensure he avoids turnovers, but look for Chris Polk to tear it up on the ground. 2011 College football betting season is here.
It’s the Utah Utes vs. Washington State Cougars Saturday November 19th 2011. Check out the live betting odds, ncaa handicapping preview, and gambling trends. Utah and John White IV have won 3 straight, but none of those wins came against teams that are above .500. The Cougars may have found their QB of the future in Connor Halliday. 2011 College football betting season is here.