NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on ex-Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren. Mike Holmgren was a QB genius, playing the position himself until an injury derailed his playing career. He quickly took that experience into coaching, taking in QBs like Steve young, Joe Montana, Brett Favre and Matt Hasselbeck. He set multiple records while coaching in the NFL, especially while with the Seahawks.
NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Insider Steve tells us the events leading up to the dismissal of Cougars linebacker C.J. Mizell, and now with the arrest of long-snapper Zach Koepp were just bad mistakes. He was expecting this to happen from the moment when former Cougars head football coach Paul Wulff was calling Mizell a “good guy”.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on Washington State Cougars ex-head coach Mike Price. After starting out coaching Weber St, Price was given a beaming recommendation by former high school team mate and personal friend, Dennis Erickson and landed the Wazzu head coaching job. Price took the Cougars to the Rose Bowl twice and earned National Coach of the Year. He is now at UTEP.
NWSB Managing Editor Q weighs in with his Washington State Cougars vs Oregon State Beavers Thursday CBB basketball Preview and a free prediction to boot. College basketball odds favor the Beavers by 9.5. The total is set at 151. OSU’s Guard Jared Cunningham is one of the more underrated scorers in the country. He has built on last year’s success.
Cougars Insider Steve breaks down the 2012 Washington State Cougars football recruiting class. He brings us his favorite recruits out of the 25 the Cougars brought on board. Among them is Ioane Gauta, Robert Barber, Jeremiah Allison, Kache Palacio, and Taylor Taliulu. The prize according to Steve is Sam Jones.
NWSB Managing Editor Q weighs in with his USC Trojans vs Washington State Cougars Thursday CBB basketball Preview and a free prediction to boot. College basketball odds favor the Cougars by 7.5. The total is set at 119.5. Only 5 Trojans have played every game this season as they have struggled while the Cougars took a huge loss with Faisal Aden going down for the season.
NWSB Managing Editor Q weighs in with his Washington State Cougars vs. Arizona Wildcats Thursday CBB basketball Preview and a free prediction to boot. College basketball odds favor the Wildcats by 9. The total is set at 132. Washington State has won two straight, coming against then-PAC 12 leaders Stanford and California. Faisal Aden earned the U.S. Basketball Writer’s Association Player of the Week.
Managing Editor Q recaps the Washington Huskies vs. Washington St. Cougars hoops matchup from Sunday. Washington State (9-8, 1-4 Pac-12) saw forward Brock Motum hit all five of his first-half shots to lead the Cougars to a 31-25 lead at the break. Tony Wroten only had 13 points for UW, C.J. Wilcox was out, and Darnell Gant had 13. Terrence Ross was the star on Sunday with 30 points and 14 rebounds.
Husky insider Brandon Choate brings us a preview of a big-time Pac-12 hoops matchup in the state of Washington. It’s rivalry week and Washington faces Washington State at home in their first meeting of the season. Last year, Isaiah Thomas and Klay Thompson held court, but this year Tony Wroten and Brock Modum look to fill both of their shoes.
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.
Washington State Cougars football blogger Insider Steve comments on yesterday’s big news from Pullman Washington. As big as the Mike Leach hiring was, It was met with some criticism, with some pessimism thrown in for good nature. Steve reviews the Mike Leach Washington St. Cougars Coaching Misconceptions, he looks at ESPN Lawsuits and Texas Tech Red Raiders football as well.