NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth gives us five good reasons why Mike Leach was the right choice to turn around the bottom feeder Washington State Cougar football program. First off, his track record speaks for itself. 10 straigh years with a bowl appearence at Texas Tech. The Cougars have only been to ten in the last century! The Texas pipeline will open up new opportunities for the Cougs as well.
NWSB Writer Rick Stella talks about whether or not Oregon State Beavers football coach Mike Riley is safe in Corvalis or not. With the chopping block all dusted off this past season with four Pac-12 coaches out of jobs, Mike Riley had better find a way to win some football games or his name will be next on this list. It’s not Pac-12 championship game or bust for the Beavers, but even a three win turn around would probably save his job.
NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford tells us his top 5 Cougs players to know that are NEW in 2012. Eric Oertel, Xavier Cooper, Dominique Williams, Andrei Lintz, Travis Long are all primed to have seasons in which they introduce themselves in a big way to the fans of the WSU Cougars.
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 Insider Steve also a Washington State Cougars blogger tells us this week there are certain things outside of the realm of football that Mike Leach stresses on his players that Chip Kelly falls by the wayside. Insider fully expects Chip Kelly to move on to the NFL because in his mind he’s already there. Washington State will be in a much better situation than Oregon because of it.
Last week the Pac 12 added another legendary coach. So long Mike Stoops, Rick Neuheisel, Dennis Erickson, and Paul Wulff. Say hello to Rich Rodriguez, Mike Leach and more to be added soon. Here are Brandon’s top 5 ways the Mike Leach hiring at Washington State will impact Steve Sarkisian and his Washington Huskies football team.
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.
Sources at ESPN offices in Bristol Connecticut are saying the Washington State Cougars Football program has HIRED Mike Leach as their new Head Football Coach. AS a Washington Huskies fan myself, I’ll be interested to see how Mike Leach and Steve Sarkisian do for recruiting in the state of Washington now.
MMQB from Insider Steve our Washington State Cougars blogger weighs in with his take on the 2011 Apple Cup between UW and WSU. He points out if Bill Moos and school president Elson Floyd do dismiss Paul Wulff as head coach, it would behoove them to take advantage of the momentum the program has created. Maybe Mike Leach or Kevin Sumlin as a replacement hire.
Insider Steve reports Mike Leach of Texas Tech will be the lead candidate as Head Coach of Washington State when Paul Wulff is fired. Without a doubt a hiring of Mike Leach would come with not only heavy baggage of his past indiscretions, but also intense criticism from the loyal Cougar fan base who are worried about WSU
Insider Steve our man with his pulse on the Washington State Cougars sports beat is back with another edition of the State Of The Cougs. The Cougars final game of the season, and biggest. Paul Wulff cannot hold anything back. This is Washington State’s bowl game. WSU must not allow Washington Huskies tailback Chris Polk the ability to run free.