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Freshman All-American transfers to WSU

Freshman All-American transfers to WSU

DYLAN GREENE, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

West Virginia University Freshman All-American defensive tackle Lamonte McDougle signed a letter intent Wednesday to transfer to WSU. McDougle won't be eligible to step on the field for the Cougars until 2019, but he will have three years of eligibility left when he does. McDougle played in all...

Athletes see dreams of making it to NFL come true

Athletes see dreams of making it to NFL come true

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

April 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The 2018 NFL Draft saw two WSU football players selected while a handful of other Cougars were signed as undrafted free agents. Below is a list of WSU players who will have a chance to prove themselves at the next level. Cole Madison With the first pick in the fifth round of the draft, the Green...

Falk drafted by Titans in sixth round

Falk drafted by Titans in sixth round

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

The wait is finally over, and former WSU quarterback Luke Falk will be heading to Tennessee. After two days filled with anticipation, Falk finally heard his name called on day three of the 2018 NFL Draft. In an interview with 710 ESPN Seattle earlier this week, Falk said he thought he would be...

Madison selected in fifth round of draft

Madison selected in fifth round of draft

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Former WSU offensive lineman Cole Madison was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Madison was the first pick in the fifth round, 138th overall and the first Cougar to be selected in this year's draft. He was a three-time All-Pac-12 Conference selection during...

Strong quarterback play highlights Crimson and Gray game

Strong quarterback play highlights Crimson and Gray game

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

April 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

It was an Air Raid kind of day at the Crimson and Gray game in Spokane on Saturday as both offenses exploded for a combined 428 yards through the air in the first half. The Crimson team defeated the Gray 34-24. Leading the Crimson was redshirt junior quarterback Trey Tinsley, and for the Gray it was...

A look at who will be leading Cougars in 2018: Part 4

A look at who will be leading Cougars in 2018: Part 4

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen columnist

April 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Sports

As the Cougars advance toward their 11th spring practice, the secondary and linebacker position groups are presumably a bit more solidified than the rest. These two groups bring back a great deal of experience from 2017, but like any position in football, it’s not just a one-man job. The football...

Football holds second spring scrimmage

Football holds second spring scrimmage

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Nine touchdown passes highlighted the second scrimmage of the spring for WSU football. Both sides of the ball struggled to find consistency, but Head Coach Mike Leach was encouraged by what he saw. “I think we’re ahead of schedule,” Leach said. “We’ve got a little more depth. We are able...

Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

Athletics accounts for half decrease in reserves

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Football, News, PDFs, Sports, Top-feature, Transparency, WSU

Newly released financial figures show WSU Athletics accounts for roughly half the drop in university savings, which administrators have used to justify system-wide spending cuts of 2.5 percent. Officials have traditionally said the athletics budget is separate from the university’s, and that athletics...

A look at who will be leading Cougars in 2018: Part 2

A look at who will be leading Cougars in 2018: Part 2

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

With about a week’s worth of spring practices under WSU football’s belt, coaches have thrown on the lab coats to experiment with their first-team groups. This week, we take a peek at the two offensive position groups who have new faces coaching them: the wide receivers and offensive lineman. The...

A look at who will be leading Cougars in 2018: Part 1

A look at who will be leading Cougars in 2018: Part 1

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen columnist

March 27, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Sports

Spring football is in full swing at WSU and the fresh faces far outnumber the upperclassmen with playing experience. Last week the Cougars strapped on their helmets for the first organized practices of 2018. Since they last took the field, the roster has seen dramatic overturn with the departure of...

Cougars add a graduate transfer quarterback

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

East Carolina University graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he will be joining the Cougars, adding experience to a position on the WSU team that is mired with young players. Minshew picked WSU over University of Alabama almost a month after rumors surfaced...

Player dismissed from football team

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

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...