Player dismissed from football team

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

Defensive back Josh Talbott, who redshirted last season as a true freshman, has been dismissed from the football team due to an unspecified violation of team rules, Associate Director of Athletics Bill Stevens said via email.

The Long Beach native was recruited to WSU by former outside linebackers coach Roy Manning as part of the Cougars 2017 signing class, according to

Talbott was rated as a three star recruit and turned down offers from University of Arizona, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Colorado, University of Florida, University of Oregon and others to attend WSU, according to

This story will be updated as information comes in.