Northwest college football players with new NFL contracts

Jordan Poyer

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson details players from northwest teams who have received new contracts at the NFL level. This year we saw quite a few standouts from all four Northwest teams (Oregon, Washington, Oregon State, Washington State) get drafted. Jordan Poyer (OSU), Markus Wheaton (OSU), Dion Jordan (UO), Kiko Alonso (UO), Kyle Long (UO), Kenjon Barner (UO), Desmond Trufant (UW), and Marquess Wilson (WSU) went in the draft.

Marquess Wilson gets drafted by the Chicago Bears

Marquess Wilson Washington State Cougars

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars’ blogger Jordin Ereth talks about Marquess Wilson being selected by the Chicago Bears in the 2013 NFL Draft. Everyone with a pulse is aware of Wilson’s disastrous departure from Washington State last fall, and because of that his stock was guaranteed to slip. But 236th? That’s no slip, that is a plummet. There were 26 receivers taken before Wilson, so apparently NFL owners believe that Wilson’s incredible upside wasn’t worth the risk…

Five fearless Seahawks 2013 draft predictions

Pete Carroll, John Schneider, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 fearless 2013 Seattle Seahawks draft predicitions. The Seahawks will be drafting another quarterback according to Brandon. They will also trade down with their first pick and won’t reach for anybody, either. Desmond Trufant, Marquess Wilson, Kenjon Barner? Who will it be drafted to the Northwest’s Seahawks.

A glimpse to the future of the Seattle Seahawks: 2013 NFL Draft

Seahawks 2012 NFL Draft

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth gives you his top 5 wish list for the upcoming NFL Draft picks for the Seattle Seahawks. Jordin goes defense mainly, with big picks out of the one, two, and four picks, and has quite a little surprise at the number three pick. But you will have to read the article to find out just exactly what that surprise is. Spoiler alert, he’s a beast from the East Side.

Washington State Cougars football: Five things we learned

Mike Leach

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth recaps the 2012 college football season and tells us five things he learned about WSU. The Cougars finished their season at 3-9. The wins were few and far between, but they did end the year on a high note with an Apple Cup victory over the bowl-bound Huskies. We learned that the offense was more complex than some expected…

UW Huskies vs. WSU Cougars 2012 Apple Cup game balls & stats

Apple Cup victory.

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth after each week of the regular season, and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Cougars be so lucky, will stop by and bring you his WSU game balls. Balls are awarded to the Ducks offensive MVP Carl Winston, on defense this week Logan Mayes and Kalafitoni earn recognition and on the special teams it’s Andrew Furney.

Arizona State vs. Washington St.: The aftermath, what went wrong?

Leach pleads with ref

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth gives us his take in his weekly What Went Wrong post following the BIG loss by the Cougs to the Arizona State Sun Devils. This season just seems to go from bad to worse. Just when there seemed to be a light at the end of the tunnel in the UCLA game, the Sun Devils came and turned it out. An embarrassing loss to a weak team. Now its WSU vs. UW with the 2012 Apple Cup on the line.

UCLA vs. Washington St.: The Aftermath, what went wrong?

Mike Leach

NWSB Insider and WSU Cougars blogger Britton Ransford is here to bring us another What Went Wrong WSU report. The Cougars were penalized nine times for 103 yards — most likely frustration fouls for their terrible first half performance. At halftime, Jim Mora’s UCLA Bruins led Mike Leach’s Cougs 37-7.

Cougars update: Wilson claims abuse, University to investigate

Marquess Wilson Washington State Cougars

NWSB Insider Jonathan Irwin gives us an update on the suspension of Washington State start wide receiver Marquess Wilson. A week since the suspension, Wilson has spoken up and claimed abuse by head coach Mike Leach. The University has announced plans for a prompt investigation.

Week 11 NCAA football preview: UCLA vs. Washington St. matchup

Jeff Tuel

Our Washington State Cougars insider Jordin Ereth weighs in on this week’s football matchup against the UCLA Bruins in NCAA football week 11 action. With the way the Cougars have been playing offensively, it is hard to get excited about the passing game without Marquess Wilson. The Bruins are a very tough team, and the Cougars will need everything to go their way – along with a lot of heart – to come out on top this Dad’s Weekend.

Thoughts and reactions Marquess Wilson’s suspension

Marquess Wilson Washington State Cougars

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth gives us his thoughts on the recent suspension of standout wide receiver, Marquess Wilson. As half of the world has heard, Marquess Wilson was suspended after walking out of the Cougars’ intense conditioning session last Sunday. Ereth’s immediate reaction was to side with head coach Mike Leach and athletic director Bill Moos, and that’s where he stands today.

Washington St. vs. Utah: The aftermath, what went wrong?

Mike Leach

NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth gives us his take in his weekly What Went Wrong post following the BIG loss by the Cougs to the Utah Utes. The tumultuous season the Washington State Cougars have had was recently given an exclamation point with a 49-6 ass-kicking from the Utes. The most effort that was shown all day was Mike Leach sprinting out onto the field to call a timeout with 12 seconds left, simply to refrain from going scoreless for the first time in his career.