The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU head coach Jake Dickert motivates his team ahead of NCAA football game against Oregon, Oct. 21, in Eugene, Oregon.

Cougs land trio of veteran transfers

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor May 2, 2024

The Spring transfer portal season is in full swing. After losing a few depth pieces, the Cougs added to their secondary with a pair of Rebels and to their line with a former opponent in 2023. WSU secured...

Gardner Minshew talking with WSU S.I.D. Bill Stevens before throwing out the first pitch, April 26, in Pullman, Wash.

MOE: “Minshew Mania” is bigger than just one man

KEDZIE MOE, Editor-in-chief May 2, 2024

Gardner Minshew II stopped and stared. It was the end of the first quarter of the Crimson and Gray football game and, per tradition, the jumbotron lit up with a supercut of Cougar football greatness,...

WSU edge rusher Brennan Jackson celebrates a sack during an NCAA football match against Utah, Oct. 27.

Eight Cougs earn NFL opportunity on day three

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor May 1, 2024

As the current Cougs took the field Saturday for the Crimson and Gray Spring game, eight alumni heard their phone ring with a chance to pursue their NFL dream on day three of the 2024 NFL draft. The...

Quarterback Gardner Minshew II smiles for photos after fans storm the field following the Cougars victory over Oregon on Oct. 20 at Martin Stadium.

TAYLOR: Welcome home Gardner Minshew

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor April 25, 2024

The man, the myth, the legend Gardner Minshew II is returning to the Palouse. Minshew, the folk hero and face of Cougar football’s most successful season in recent memory, the 11-win 2018 season,...

WSU wide receiver Tsion Nunnally warms-up before the 2022 Spring Game, April 23, at Martin Stadium.

Pair of Cougar wide receivers enter transfer portal

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor April 17, 2024

On April 16, 2024, the Spring Transfer portal window officially opened for underclassmen and two WSU wide receivers have announced their intentions.  The first is redshirt sophomore Tsion Nunnally,...

John Mateer tries to fit the ball in a seem against Northern Colorado, Sept. 16.

New faces shine in first Cougar Spring scrimmage

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor April 9, 2024

The 2024 football season will be one with more turnover than one could imagine. From a nearly entirely new slate of opponents to a plethora of new skill players, WSU is a different team than a year ago....

John Mateer warming up his arm before WSU vs. Oregon, Oct. 21, in Eugene, Oregon.

Spring watch: key Cougar football position battles heading into Spring practice

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor March 27, 2024

The Cougs return no all-conference players heading into 2024, and as a result, countless position battles are beginning as Spring football practices roll around. With such a young team, let’s look at...

Jaden Hicks goes up to defend the ball, coming down with the interception to start the second half, Nov. 25, in Seattle, Wash.

Winners and losers from the NFL Draft Combine

IBRAHIM DANIEL March 27, 2024

The NFL Combine is a chance for collegiate football players to showcase their talents in front of NFL general managers and head coaches. Players go through five major drills such as; 40-yard dash, bench...

The Kibbie Dome, home of the Idaho Vandals

WSU football to cross border for pro day

ZACH THUMMEL March 27, 2024

In a social media post on Wednesday, the WSU football program announced they will host their Pro Day at the University of Idaho March 27. With the Taylor Sports Complex still under construction and...

Derrick Henry singed with the Baltimore Ravens in March.

THUMMEL: Derrick Henry signs with the Ravens … Baltimore fans rejoice

ZACH THUMMEL March 27, 2024

As an avid Baltimore Ravens fan, I watched injury after injury occur on the roster in back-to-back years. My main concern in the offseason was how Baltimore would address the running back depth, as...

Cougar legend Gardner Minshew II is placed fourth on all-time quarterbacks list.

Multiple former Cougars rewarded with contracts in NFL free agency

GABE KAIJA, Evergreen reporter March 22, 2024

Every offseason the NFL has its own version of Shark Week, with 32 hungry teams frenzying for new additions at the start of the free agency period. This year, multiple Washington State University alumni...

Washington Commanders quarterback, Sam Howell, scrambles during a game against the Arizona Cardinals at FedEx Field on September 10, 2023. 
Courtesy of flickr user dbking via Wikimedia

Seahawks trade for Sam Howell

LEVI COOVERT March 22, 2024

Seattle radio was abuzz March 14, when news broke that the Seattle Seahawks were sending two draft picks to the Washington Commanders in exchange for Quarterback Sam Howell. The Seahawks gave a third-round...

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