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”.
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.
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 to tell us about WSU freshman QB Connor Halliday. He breaks down the 5 good reasons why Halliday is not a one game phenom, starting with athletic ability, which is nothing new when it comes to QB’s.
Washington State has lost 4 straight games to Oregon but that won’t stop backup WSU Cougars QB Marshall Lobbestael from being ready for Saturday. Jeff Tuel re-injured his left shoulder in the loss to OSU Saturday so Lobbestael will get his third start of the season.