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 and Washington State Cougars blogger Britton Ransford weighs in today with a fun little piece he was assigned. The top 5 most memorable WSU Cougars football moments he can remember in his lifetime. Big plays and stifling defense highlighted the 2003 Holiday Bowl. Who forgets the 1997 Ryan Leaf Apple Cup, or 2007 at UW Alex Brink’s last game?
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington State Cougars head basketball coach Dick Bennett. Insider Steve one of our Washington St. Cougars bloggers points out his Cougs career started in 2003, and he was there until 2006. The first order of business for Bennett and his WSU coaching staff was changing the culture and identity of Cougars basketball.
Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers tells us If the Dawgs ever need to dip into the PAST to grab players for their future the five guys he’d call upon would be. Nate Robinson, Brandon Roy, Spencer Hawes, Isaiah Thomas and Detlef Schrempf. He does have faith though with the likes of Tony Wroten, C.J. Wilcox, and Terrence Ross, the Huskies can be unstoppable!
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.
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.
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.
MMQB from Insider Steve our resident Washington State Cougars guru weighs in with his take on the Utah Utes vs. vs. WSU Cougars recap. On the one yard with momentum on the WSU side, Paul Wulff elected to take Conner Halliday, who just drove the offense 74 yards in 5 plays, and his offense off the field in favor of PK Andrew Furney. Why oh Why?
MMQB from Insider Steve our resident Washington State Cougars guru weighs in with his take on the Arizona St. Sun Devils vs. WSU Cougars recap. Coach Paul Wulff made the decision to pull Marshall Lobbestael if he couldn’t be effective. Conner Halliday was given the keys to the offense, and made big plays to Marquess Wilson to win big!